Wireless USB DAC 2

Carefully curated and cultivated, a digital music library is the road map to one’s life. No song is there by accident, and each one represents an intimate feeling or memory. Where once a person’s music library was trapped on their computer, the NAD DAC 2 sets it free. Our fun yet simple solution lets you listen to any music stored on your computer, with the option to stream it to your high performance NAD system. Point-to-point wireless technology also means you can plug in the two-piece DAC 2 and start enjoying the music on your computer, including 24/96 music files without compression or hassle.

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24/96 Point-to-Point Digital Streaming

Computer music meets audiophile sound. That’s what the DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter is all about. Our super simple and fun solution lets you listen to any music from your computer on your high performance NAD hi-fi system. Point-to-point wireless technology means you can just plug in the two-piece DAC 2 and start enjoying computer audio, including 24/96 music files without compression, with the least amount of fuss.

Anything your computer can do, we can do better.

You no longer have to pick your computer over your audio system when it comes to listening to your favourite digital tunes, Internet radio, or cloud services like Rdio, Spotify, Pandora, Last.fm, and Slacker. Spoil yourself with better sound quality and more control over your music. Streaming of HD audio files from your computer to your Hi-Fi is now simple. The DAC 2 includes everything you need to enjoy 24/96 studio quality music.

Wireless High Resolution Sound

The NAD DAC 2 becomes the sound card for your computer, and with 24/96 capability anything you can hear on your PC, including HiRes Audio, is digitally transmitted to your Hi-Fi! To enhance your experience several mobile apps are available to remotely operate your PC or Mac and deliver the rich user interface of the computer right to your fingertips. You don’t need a Wi-Fi network to enjoy Computer Audio at its finest.

Musical Sound

To achieve the best possible sound, the audio is digitally transmitted from your Mac or PC to the DAC 2, which then converts the digital signal to analogue using premium parts like Burr-Brown OPAmps and 24/192 Delta-Sigma DACs with selected passive components in a proprietary NAD circuit. There is also a coax digital output that allows connection to AVRs or outboard DACs.

Quality and Affordability

Our attention to detail and use of premium parts in the DAC 2 represents unusually good value. The DAC 2 is an easy and economical option that promises to boost the enjoyment of your existing component system. The DAC 2 brings a whole new world of musical experience to your hi-fi experience.

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Input

  • USB
  • 2.0

Outputs

  • Analogue
  • 2 x RCA Jacks
  • Digital
  • 1 x Coaxial RC Jack

General Specifications

  • Sample Rate
  • 96kHz/24 bit
  • THD+N
  • 0.05% (ref. 0dBFS)
  • Signal to Noise
  • >-80dB
  • Analogue Output Level
  • 2V
  • Coax SPDIF
  • 500mV ±50mV
  • Frequency Response
  • 20Hz to 48kHz ±0.5dB
  • Digital to Analogue Converter
  • Delta Sigma DAC
  • Time Delay
  • <18rms
  • RF Band
  • >2.4GHz
  • Transmission Range
  • 40m (line of sight)

Weight & Dimensions

  • Gross Unit Dimensions*
  • 135 x 35 x 70mm
    5 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 2 3/4″**
  • Transmitter
  • 73 x 35 x 15mm
    2 7/8 x 5/8 x 1 7/16
  • Net Weight
  • 0.38kg (0.80lb)
  • Shipping Weight
  • 0.62kg (1.35lb)

*Gross dimensions include feet, extended buttons and rear panel terminals.

**Non-metric measurements are approximate.

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