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USB DACs – all mouth, no trousers

  • Digital audio – it’s too computer-y.

    I blame USB.  It’s all mouth and no trousers!

    I’ve written an article about my frustrations with USB DACs for PSAudio’s new online publication, PSTracks.

    “For many, USB(-only) DACs are a one-way street. They offer a way into the world of digital audio, but once in, you’re on a narrow road headed toward a dead end…and you’re using a computer. And using a computer in the lounge room is akin to wearing ill-fitting trousers. They look like trousers, they walk like trousers…but they feel uncomfortable.”

    Read the whole shebang here.

    Written by John

    John currently lives in Berlin where he creates videos and podcasts for Darko.Audio. He has previously contributed to 6moons, TONEAudio, AudioStream and Stereophile.

    Darko.Audio is a member of EISA.

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