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Arcam rDAC

Arcam has form with digital-to-analogue converters. In fact, it invented the breed, because its Black Box was the first ‘offboard DAC’ (as they were then called) back in 1989. The idea of separating the DAC from the CD transport was

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Arcam rDAC

Arcam has form with digital-to-analogue converters. In fact, it invented the breed, because its Black Box was the first ‘offboard DAC’ (as they were then called) back in 1989. The idea of separating the DAC from the CD transport was

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Benchmark DAC1 USB

When this DAC arrived in the UK in 2007, it was practically in a gang of one. Funny to think it now, but the digital to analogue converter had almost completely died out. The Benchmark DAC1 was something of a

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Benchmark DAC1 USB

When this DAC arrived in the UK in 2007, it was practically in a gang of one. Funny to think it now, but the digital to analogue converter had almost completely died out. The Benchmark DAC1 was something of a

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Sony MDS-JB940QS

Launched in 1992, MiniDisc spent its early days in a dogfight with Philips’ now moribund DCC format, then pretty much disappeared off the scene. Despite its superb ergonomics, the format sounded so bad that its premature demise looked assured. But then,

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Sony MDS-JB940QS

Launched in 1992, MiniDisc spent its early days in a dogfight with Philips’ now moribund DCC format, then pretty much disappeared off the scene. Despite its superb ergonomics, the format sounded so bad that its premature demise looked assured. But then,