NAD Presents DAC 1 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter!
An Affordable Wireless Solution to Enjoy Digital Music
on a Hi-Fi System
NAD Electronics, internationally recognized for high performance audio/video equipment, introduces the DAC 1 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter. The DAC 1 presents a simple solution to freely enjoy the world of computer music on a hi-fi system with the superb sound quality for which NAD is known.
The DAC 1's point-to-point wireless technology features a full audio bandwidth without audio compression. It does not require a Wi-Fi network connection and listeners can enjoy audio files stored on any computer within a 25- to 40-metre range. With an easy software-free setup, listeners can simply insert the Transmitter module into the USB port on a PC or Mac and connect the DAC 1 to a hi-fi system to enjoy 16/48 uncompressed audio files in flawless form.
Consisting of a two parts, the DAC 1's Transmitter and Receiver are paired to transmit digital signals between a PC or Mac and a hi-fi system. Acting as the computer's soundcard, the DAC 1 Transmitter wirelessly sends a digital signal to the Receiver, which then converts it into an analogue signal using an advanced premium Burr-Brown 24/192 DAC and OPAmps. A coax digital output is also included for downstream digital processing.
Internet radio and cloud services such as Spotify, Pandora, Last.fm, GrooveShark, and MOG are becoming more and more prevalent for avid music listeners. DAC 1 users can simply pick and choose audio tracks, create a playlist and hear all of their favourite internet-based music collections on a high performance system.
Several smartphone applications such as Apple's Remote App, JRiver's Media Center, or Twonky are all available and allow remote operation of computer-based media files. With a smartphone or iPad, the listener has a full user interface and 'fingertip' navigation for total control over music and video collections stored on a home media library or broadband-supported devices.
The DAC 1 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter is a simple solution that will satisfy music lovers who want computer audio with a quality hi-fi experience. Released Date: 06/09/11
The DAC 1 will be available from October 2011 - please click here for more information.