NAD’s DAC 1 Features Point-to-Point Wireless Audio

Affordable Wireless DAC Is Part of the Company’s Focus In Digital Audio

CEDIA Expo Indianapolis IN, September 7, 2011 -– NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announced their DAC 1 ($300 MSRP) an affordable Wireless Audio USB Digital-to-Analog Converter. As one of several new models in NAD’s leadership position in digital audio, the DAC 1 features Point-to-Point Wireless Audio that transmits uncompressed 16/48 music.

The DAC 1 is simple to install and easy to use and no wireless network is needed. The unit’s transmitter plugs directly into the computer’s USB port (PC or Mac) and it serves as a sound card to digitally transmit audio to the hifi system. Measuring a mere 5.3” x 1.38” x 2.75” and weighing less than a pound, the DAC 1 has a range up to 120 feet and can be expected to reach 75 feet in a typical home.

“With NAD, sound quality is always paramount so in the DAC 1, we used a Burr-Brown 24/192 DAC and OPAmps” explained Greg Stidsen, Director of Technology and Product Planning for NAD. “A coax digital output is also included for downstream digital processing. The DAC 1 is a simple solution that will satisfy music lovers who want digital audio from their computer yet with a quality hi-fi experience.”

Key Features of the NAD DAC 1:

  • Affordable
  • Simple to install – no wireless network card needed. Just plug into computer’s USB port
  • Convenient – compact size, transmits 75 feet in a typical home
  • High performance audio – quality Burr-Brown DAC and OPAmps
  • Universal – works with either PC or Mac with a USB Port


About NAD

Sold in over 80 countries, NAD Electronics is renowned for its award-winning line of high quality components for audio, home theater and custom installation applications offering outstanding performance, value and simplicity. NAD products are distributed in the U.S. by Lenbrook America.

NAD is exhibiting in Booth # 3014 at the CEDIA Expo September 8-10, 2011 at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana.

NAD/Lenbrook Corporate:

Mark Stone, Marketing
Phone: (800) 263-4666 ext 4422

NAD Website:

Media Relations:                                                                             
Peter Hoagland
5863 Old Dominion Court
Warrenton, VA 20187
Phone: (540) 349-9648


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