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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.

    John H. Darko

    Written by John H. Darko

    John is the editor of Darko.Audio, from whose ad revenues he derives an income. He is an occasional contributor to 6moons but has previously written pieces for TONEAudio, AudioStream and Stereophile. John used to live in Sydney. Now he lives in Berlin.

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