Your cart
Chat
Contact us
Close contact box
Connect ID #
669 445 839 3
Connect ID #
669 445 839 3
All finished with your chat session?

We’ll email you a transcript of this conversation for your records.

All of our representatives are
currently chatting with other customers.

Please enter your name.  
Please enter a valid email address. Why is this required?

For Tech Support, call 1-888-292-2575

Thank you, !
Our conversation will be emailed to
Chat Advisor Image

Your Advisor,

More about me
Please enter a question  
Don't wait on hold. We'll call you back when it's your turn to talk with the next available .
Please enter your name  
Please enter your phone number  

Please enter a message  

Calls may be recorded for training and quality control purposes.

We are located in Virginia USA.

All DACs

31 total items

Loading products...

Loading products...

Our articles and videos

TOP

Popular questions customers ask

DAC stands for “digital-to-analog converter”. The DAC chip found inside external DACs is what converts the incoming digital audio signals into an analog one. DACs will always have some form of digital input and analog output.

The incoming signal enters the DAC through one of its digital inputs. The signal then hits the actual digital-to-analog converter chip, at which point the digital 1s and 0s are converted into an analog signal. The signal then goes through the analog circuitry to the DAC’s analog outputs (like a 3.5mm headphone jack or unbalanced RCAs).

While you might not need a DAC, getting one is a great idea. DACs help you get the most out of your music files by cleaning the off the digital “grime”. Plus, most DACs have headphone amplifiers that provide clean power to headphones.

DACs are great for improving the sound of digital files. They help give your music more clarity, depth, and imaging. External DACs also can sport audiophile-grade headphone amplifiers, giving your favorite pair of cans all the clean power they need to sound their best.

Most external DACs feature built-in headphone amplifiers. These amplifiers have specialized circuitry for maximum performance and minimum distortion. They can also drive most headphones (including those with high impedances). Just check the specs to make sure the DAC you’re looking at will work for your headphones.