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A DAC (digital-to-analog converter) transforms digital files or streams into music. Learn how to choose the DAC that best meets your needs.
Many of us spend a lot of time listening to music or watching videos at our desks. Find out what gear you need for an incredible nearfield audio experience.
How to put together a home stereo system (and why you need one). Been listening to a single wireless speaker? Learn why having two speakers is so important.
What is a headphone amp and why do you need one? Learn about portable models that travel with your phone or laptop, as well as high-end models that bring out the best in expensive headphones.
AudioQuest DragonFly USB DACs give your sound quality a huge boost with a 32-bit DAC and a built-in headphone amplifier.
A review of Audioengine's pocket-sized D3 digital-to-analog converter.
Cambridge Audio's CXN is three components in one. It's a digital preamp, a network player, and a high-quality DAC that makes all your music sound its best.
How to make the most of Amazon's high-res and CD-quality music streams. Plus an in-depth review of the service by Jeff Miller, Crutchfield's headphone guy.
Sony's NW-A45 Walkman lets you take your high-res music files everywhere. It plays FLAC, WAV, DSD, and MQA files, and your can expand the onboard storage with a microSD card so you'll never run out of sweet-sounding tunes.