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Nad DAC1

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NAD DAC 1

Victor K, Crutchfield
12 May 2014
  • Summary: NAD DAC 1 works great but I would recommend Audio quest 6' cable
  • Pros: Works great just use a longer cable than supplied
  • Cons: None it's NAD
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GREAT little gizmo

Jeff H, Crutchfield
15 March 2014
  • Summary: This NAD wireless DAC does everything it claims to- streaming CD quality sound directly from your computer to your home audio system without a glitch. I was a bit skeptical at first, expecting a somewhat compromised sound from such a diminutive and inexpensive unit, but man was I surprised. What I heard was just a few millimeters off from the CD and if I hadn't done an A/B test, I might not have been aware of the difference.
  • Pros: Easy to use, bullet proof, clean pristine sound, inexpensive
  • Cons: Doesn't stream high def files- limited to 44k, 16 bit audio (CD quality)
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Really Happy

Gary L., Crutchfield
13 February 2014
  • Summary: After reading through the various reviews I was concerned about how easy to use or effective the DAC 1 would be. As it was bundled with my new NAD Integrated Amplifier I wasn't to concerned if it didn't perform to the standards I expect from NAD. I was already contemplating a future purchase of the NAD C 446 Digital Media Tuner, but it's totally not necessary now.
  • Pros: Easy to setup. Seamless transmission to my amplifier.
  • Cons: None that I've encountered.
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great nad dac 1

spw, Crutchfield
7 March 2013
  • Summary: Terrific DAC-Simple to connect-the music is very clear and sharp-Very impressed.
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Works wonderfully

George, Crutchfield
14 June 2012
  • Summary: wonderful product. Excellent sound. First one didn't work for some reason, red lights all the time. Crutch field tech and service process easy. Returned and received replacement that works flawlessly. Love this product and appreciate Crutchfield service.
  • Pros: excellent streaming audio sound
  • Cons: USB cord shouldn't be necessary. Should plug in directly
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WOW! DOUBLE WOW!

DeeZer, Crutchfield
4 June 2012
  • Summary: I purchased the NAD DAC-1 based solely upon the Crutchfield reviews I read. For many-many years, I have used a complete computer system as a jukebox to play my ever-growing MP3 collection. A typical setup would include an old Macintosh computer complete with monitor, keyboard and mouse. The fun was figuring out how to locate the aforementioned hardware with one of my four NAD integrated amplifiers without creating a monstrous array of equipment.
  • Pros: Quality sound distribution without the need for hard wiring to the amplifier.
  • Cons: None worth mentioning.
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Great Product! Can't find a mistake with NAD yet, lol!

M. D, Crutchfield
15 May 2012
  • Summary: Don't know why it didn't work well for some of the people on this review but it works very well for me. Get the right RCA cables such as Audioquest G-snake and u should be happy. The sound quality is so good that I'm mad that i didn't know about this product. Will blame it on Crutchfield lol, only kidding. If you have a computer and already have a home theatre system, u don't need speakers for your computer; get these and you're all good.
  • Pros: Ease and sound quality.
  • Cons: NONE.
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Works!

Oleander, Crutchfield
5 March 2012
  • Summary: This device works exactly as advertised. It allows me to transmit streaming radio from my computer to one of my stereo outfits in another room, and listen to MP3 and Wave files on a stereo system that doesn't have a USB port. Now, some reviews complained that the sound was a bit thin. I found that the sound out of the box was quite satisfactory, but it really opened up when I added a little Chinese tube buffer between the DAC receiver and the pre-amp. You might try that!
  • Pros: Easy to set up, silent, musical, effective.
  • Cons: Slightly inconvenient to have to switch between sound cards (the DAC and an M-Audio internal) to redirect the sound from the computer speakers to the stereo in another room (facilitated with a desktop shortcut), and it causes a slight buzz at times with a cordless phone (I just unplug the transmitter during phone calls). Nothing serious!
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