Hear DSD and High-Res Computer-Audio With Natural Musicality:
Award-Winning Naim DAC-V1 Features Analog Volume Control, Class A
Headphone Amp, Flexible Connectivity, Compact Size
The reviews and awards have it: Naim's DAC-V1 asynchronous USB DAC/digital preamplifier affords
listeners sumptuous sound, an audiophile-grade headphone amplifier, and
high-resolution computer audio experiences that bring music to
three-dimensional life. Featuring a newly optimized DSP code, DAC-V1 plays DSD as well as files up to 24-bit/384kHz via its high-speed asynchronous USB input. While DAC-V1 is made to handle modern digital needs, Naim gave
it a digitally controlled analog volume control for the utmost
performance. A precision-focused 40-bit SHARC DSP chip effortlessly
handles filtering and oversampling. DAC-V1's sleek looks and
compact size are tailored for unobtrusive desktop duties, yet its
versatility and natural musicality also place it right at home with your
main system. Selectable fixed or variable analog outputs add to the
flexibility, while five S/PDIF inputs for digital sources such as game
consoles, set-top boxes, and hard-disk servers mean that all of your
digital media will enjoy tremendous leaps in quality. And thanks to the
single-ended Class A headphone amplifier, which uses the preamp output
amplifier for headphone drive and results in the output current drive
automatically turned up five times for extra dynamic drive for all
impedances, DAC-V1 is a personal listening marvel.
"We plug our headphones in and are greeted with Naim's
signature sound, which balances the ability to be hard-driving, focused
and dramatic with the subtlety and finesse needed to handle more
delicate pieces of music."
– What Hi-Fi?, 5-star review
If you don't want to take our word for it, consider the praise bestowed on DAC-V1 by What Hi-Fi?, which gave it a rare five-star review and declared it a test winner in its field. Similarly laudatory, Hi-Fi Choice declared it "a package that's even greater than the sum of the parts – and a great value, too" in its Recommended review. AVForums, IT ProPortal, and Gramophone have also recognized the exceptional worth of the DAC-V1. Order from Music Direct today and experience it in your home. Your satisfaction is 100% Money-Back Guaranteed.
"Another masterful showing from Naim. It takes the good bits
from the pricier Naim DAC, adds an excellent asynchronous USB
implementation and a volume control and the result is a sound that's
good enough to let rip into most speakers."
– Hi-Fi Choice, Recommended review
"Just add speakers and a computer for the ultimate desktop system."
"If you listen to music most of the day, think about the hours
you'll spend rediscovering your favorite albums during your working
– MSN Tech