Overview: The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analog Converter lets
you wirelessly stream your high-resolution music from your computer (PC/Mac) to your Hi-Fi stereo system with high performance sound. The NAD
DAC 2 uses point-to-point 2.4GHz wireless technology which means you can just
plug in the two-piece DAC 2 and start enjoying computer audio from your home
entertainment system in minutes.
2.4GHz Wireless Connection: You don't need a Wi-Fi network to connect
the NAD DAC 2 to your computer and home audio system. The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analog Converter
uses point-to-point 2.4GHz wireless technology which features the full audio
bandwidth (20-20kHz) and remains uncompressed to maintain HD sound quality.
Simple Installation: The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB
consists of a wireless Receiver and Transmitter. Simply plug the DAC 2's
Transmitter into your computer's USB port and it becomes a sound card that
transmits your computer's high-resolution audio wirelessly to the DAC 2's Receiver, which
connects to your home receiver via a stereo analog or coaxial digital
Note: There are Channel switches (1-3) on the Receiver and
Transmitter. Make sure these switches are set to the same number.
Wireless USB DAC Transmitter: The DAC 2's Transmitter
consists of a mini-USB (type-B) connector with a mini-USB (type-B) to USB
(type-A) adapter cable. Using the included USB cable, the DAC 2's Transmitter
plugs into your computer's USB (type-A) port and bypasses all the analog circuitry in your PC
and then wirelessly transmits high-resolution audio directly to the DAC 2's Receiver, which is
connected to your hi-fi system, using the native digital format for the best
Wireless USB DAC Receiver: The DAC 2's Receiver consists of a
integrated Digital-to-Analog Converter with analog & digital audio outputs. Once the wireless
HD audio is received at the DAC 2's Receiver from the DAC 2's
Transmitter, the digital signal is converted and sent as an analog signal to
your home receiver through stereo analog audio outputs. There is also a coax
digital output that allows downstream digital processing.
24-Bit/192kHz DAC: To achieve the best possible sound, the DAC 2's
Transmitter digitally transmits the HD audio from your Mac or PC to the DAC 2's
Receiver, which then converts the digital signal to analog using premium
Burr-Brown OPAmps (TI PCM1781) and 24-bit/192kHz Delta-Signma DACs with selected passive
components in a proprietary NAD circuit.
Compatible Sampling Rates: The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB
Converter supports high-resolution audio sampling rates up to 24-bit/96kHz.
Audio Outputs: The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analog Converter
is fitted with both analog & digital audio outputs
- Analog Output: The NAD DAC 2 features one stereo audio RCA output
to connect to your home stereo receiver.
- Digital Output: The NAD DAC 2 features one coaxial digital output
to connect to your home theater receiver.
AC Power Supply: The NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analog
Converter includes an external AC power adapter.
Sample Rate: 96kHz/24-bit
THD+N: 0.05% (ref 0dBFS)
Signal-to-Noise: > 80dB
Analog Output Level: 2V
Coax SPDIF: 500mV +/- 50mV
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 48,000Hz (+/- 0.5dB)
Time Delay: <18ms
RF Band: 2.4GHz
Transmission Range: 131'
- W = 5.5"
- H = 2.0"
- D = 3.8125"
- W = 1.5"
- H = 0.625"
- D = 3.25"
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