Digital to analogue done properly
You may not even consider it, but most of us make use of at least one digital-to-analogue converter (or DAC) every single day. Any device that delivers digital sound – be it a smartphone or Blu-ray player, digital TV box, games console or portable music player – requires a DAC to convert its audio to an analogue signal before it is output.
Without a DAC, your digital music collection is nothing but a sizeable collection of “0s and 1s” (more on that shortly) that makes sense only within the digital domain. In short, DACs play a large part in making digital music worthwhile.
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