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NAD Digital Classic D 1050 - audio digital to analog converter

NAD has three new sleek-looking digital-audio components, including the D 3020 integrated amplifier, which is a new take on the old classic.

By May 2, 2013

MSRP: $499.00


A headphone amp and USB digital-to-analog converter for just $99 each

Schiit Audio doesn't mess around. It offers U.S.-made high-performance audio products for super-affordable prices -- and here are two that are even cheaper.

By January 12, 2013


A tiny USB digital-to-analog converter from AudioQuest

Can a $249 digital-to-analog converter/headphone amplifier deliver state-of-the-art sound? The Audiophiliac listens to the AudioQuest DragonFly to find out.

By July 1, 2012


Digital vs. analog audio: Which sounds better?

Even among audiophiles there's no consensus as to whether analog or digital sounds better.

By April 21, 2011


Digital pixels, analog yarn = Nintendo sweater

This Nintendo sweater vest is as nerdy as they come, and just as adorable.

By January 20, 2010


Apple Music vs. Spotify: Is there a difference in sound quality?

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

By July 5, 2015


When are more expensive cables worth it?

HDMI, USB, speaker, and other cables come in a wide variety of prices. Is it ever worth it to spend more? Actually, sometimes yes.

By June 20, 2015


New Lightning-powered headphones offer sneak peek at next generation of iPhone accessories

Headphones that plug into the the Lightning port of your iPhone, iPad or iPod and draw power from it are due to hit the market soon. Here's a preview of the JBL Reflect Aware, the Philips Fidelio M2L and the Fidelio NC1L.

By January 13, 2015


This just in: CDs are still a lot more popular than LPs

Despite rumors to the contrary, the CD format is still alive and kicking.

By January 24, 2015


Instead of a receiver, would a stereo integrated amplifier be a better alternative?

The Audiophiliac tests the NAD C 356BEE integrated amplifier.

By December 17, 2014