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Articles & Videos: Digital-to-Analog Converters

DAC buying guide
by Kramer Crane

A DAC (digital-to-analog converter) transforms digital files or streams into music. An external DAC gives you better sound than the one in your phone or computer. Portable DACs are primarily for headphones. Larger models are for home stereo. Learn how to choose the DAC that best meets your needs.

Steve Silberman from AudioQuest visited Crutchfield to share some techniques for hooking our computers up to our stereos and getting better sound.

Ben from Cambridge Audio talks about their brilliant digital-to-analog converter, the DacMagic Plus. It's designed to improve the sound from all your digital sources.

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.

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