It’s simple. It’s fun! Your old outdated hi-fi can jump right into the world of computer music. A veritable feast of convenient options for listening to music now exists on the World Wide Web. From the worlds’ great FM radio stations, now on the internet, to “cloud services” like Spotify and MOG that offer better sound quality and more control over your music choices. Imagine: Jazz from Paris, news from London, Hip Hop from Detroit and Rock from New York and Los Angeles. NAD’s two-piece DAC 1 is a super simple way to listen to any music stored on - or streamed to - your PC or Mac. This point-to-point wireless technology features the full audio bandwidth and remains uncompressed for the best possible sound quality.
Just insert the DAC 1 Transmitter Module into the USB port on your computer. Now, in effect, the NAD DAC 1 is the sound card for your computer, and anything you can hear on your PC is digitally transmitted to your hi-fi! To enhance your experience there are several smartphone apps available to remotely operate your PC or Mac and deliver the rich user interface of the computer right to your fingertips. Imagine your computer can reside in the office, while you are both controlling and listening to the computer music wirelessly in your living room.
The DAC 1 Transmitter bypasses all the analogue circuitry in your PC and transmits directly to the DAC 1 Receiver connected to your hi-fi system, using the native digital format for the best possible sound. Once received at the DAC 1 Receiver, the digital signal is converted and sent as an analog signal to your stereo amplifier. There is also a coax digital output that allows downstream digital processing. Analogue conversion uses premium BurrBrown OPAmps and 24/192 DACs with selected passive components in a proprietary circuit. This attention to detail is unusual at the price and is the reason for NAD’s incredibly musical sound.
The DAC 1 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter brings a whole new world of musical experience and choice to your hi-fi experience. It may be the best money you have ever spent! Step into the 21st Century listening experience: just add NAD’s DAC 1 to your component stereo system and enjoy!
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