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 H. Darko

John lives in the NOW + HERE = NOWHERE. He derives an income from the ad revenues of DAR. John is also an occasional staff writer for Stereophile, 6moons and TONEAudio.

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