20 Best Sounding Dac [2022]

Are you looking for the best sounding dac? Based on expert reviews, we ranked them. We've listed our top-ranked picks, including the top-selling sounding dac.

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1 HiFiGo Audirect Atom2 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier High Resolution MQA DSD512 32bit/768kHz HiFi... HiFiGo Audirect Atom2 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier High Resolution MQA DSD512 32bit/768kHz HiFi...
2 SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC Wired Gaming Headset - Certified Hi-Res Audio - Dedicated DAC and... SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC Wired Gaming Headset - Certified Hi-Res Audio - Dedicated DAC...
3 Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset: THX 7.1 Spatial Surround Sound - 50mm Drivers - Detachable Mic -... Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset: THX 7.1 Spatial Surround Sound - 50mm Drivers - Detachable Mic...
4 Black Sabbath (2009 Remaster) Black Sabbath (2009 Remaster)
5 Topping D50s Bluetooth5.0 USB DAC HiFi Audio Decoder XMOS XU208 2 x ES9038Q2M DSD512 32Bit/768kHz... Topping D50s Bluetooth5.0 USB DAC HiFi Audio Decoder XMOS XU208 2 x ES9038Q2M DSD512 32Bit/768kHz...
6 TIDAL TIDAL
7 EPOS Audio GSX 300 External USB Sound Card (Black) EPOS Audio GSX 300 External USB Sound Card (Black)
8 NextDrive Spectra Portable USB DAC - The World’s Smallest 32-bit DAC Headphone Amp for Truly... NextDrive Spectra Portable USB DAC - The World’s Smallest 32-bit DAC Headphone Amp for Truly...
9 Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
10 Qudelix-5K Bluetooth USB DAC AMP with LDAC, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD, AAC (Dual ES9219 3.5mm... Qudelix-5K Bluetooth USB DAC AMP with LDAC, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD, AAC (Dual ES9219 3.5mm...
11 SURGICAL ONLINE 8 Hegar Medical Dilator Sounds Set 7.5inch Double Ended Instrument (Double Ended) SURGICAL ONLINE 8 Hegar Medical Dilator Sounds Set 7.5inch Double Ended Instrument (Double Ended)
12 Razer Kraken Tournament Edition THX 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset: Retractable Noise Cancelling... Razer Kraken Tournament Edition THX 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset: Retractable Noise...
13 Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset (2nd Generation) with Blue Voice, DTS Headphone 7.1 and 50 mm PRO-G... Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset (2nd Generation) with Blue Voice, DTS Headphone 7.1 and 50 mm...
14 True Blue True Blue
15 Surgilube Surgical Lubricant Sterile Bacteriostatic Jelly - 4.25 Ounces Each (Value Pack of 4) Surgilube Surgical Lubricant Sterile Bacteriostatic Jelly - 4.25 Ounces Each (Value Pack of 4)
16 Fosi Audio Q4 Headphone Amplifier Mini Stereo DAC 24-Bit 192 KHz USB Optical Coaxial to RCA AUX... Fosi Audio Q4 Headphone Amplifier Mini Stereo DAC 24-Bit 192 KHz USB Optical Coaxial to RCA AUX...
17 FiiO Q3 Amplifier Headphone Amp High Resolution DAC DSD512 for Smartphone/PC/Laptop/Home/Car Audio... FiiO Q3 Amplifier Headphone Amp High Resolution DAC DSD512 for Smartphone/PC/Laptop/Home/Car...
18 Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Lagoon Blue Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Lagoon Blue
19 1Mii DS600 Audio DAC HiFi Bluetooth 5.0 Receiver LDAC& AptX HD, USB DAC for PC Headphone Amp 3.5mm,... 1Mii DS600 Audio DAC HiFi Bluetooth 5.0 Receiver LDAC& AptX HD, USB DAC for PC Headphone Amp...
20 Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface, for the Guitarist, Vocalist, Podcaster or... Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface, for the Guitarist, Vocalist, Podcaster or...
Bestseller No. 1
HiFiGo Audirect Atom2 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier High Resolution MQA DSD512 32bit/768kHz HiFi...
  • Advanced Chip & MQA Decoding: The ES9218AC DAC chip uses hard-decoded DSD512 to support stronger decoding and lower distortion at 32-bit / 768kHz.
  • Available In Two Variants: The Atom decodes high-bit-rate audio on both Android and iOS. First a Lightning connector for Apple iOS devices(support...
  • Easy To carry: Atom 2 is a very compact device with a weight of 18 grams. It connects easily into your phone. The housing is made of copper-zinc alloy...
  • LED Bitrate Indicator: Atom 2 features a multi-colour LED light that glows in different colours as per the active file bitrate. It glows red for...
SaleBestseller No. 2
SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC Wired Gaming Headset - Certified Hi-Res Audio - Dedicated DAC and...
  • Optimal PS5 compatibility requires user to change settings on Sony PS5 – disable Sony 3D Audio and then increase default volume to 100%
  • Gaming's first certified Hi-Res audio system pairs premium speaker drivers with next-generation DTS surround sound to produce incredibly accurate...
  • Widely recognized as the best mic in gaming, Arctis ClearCast bidirectional microphone delivers studio quality voice clarity and background noise...
  • Premium adjustable ski goggle suspension headband distributes weight evenly, for maximum comfort during extended gaming sessions
  • Intuitive OLED menu and on-ear ChatMix dial allow for on-the-fly adjustments of game audio, voice settings, and more
SaleBestseller No. 3
Razer BlackShark V2 Gaming Headset: THX 7.1 Spatial Surround Sound - 50mm Drivers - Detachable Mic -...
  • The #1 Best-Selling Gaming Peripherals Brand: Source - The NPD Group, Inc. U.S. Retail Tracking Service: Gaming Keyboards, Gaming Mice, Gaming...
  • THX 7.1 Surround Sound Capable: Provides industry-leading audio realism for in-game immersion by providing accurate spatial audio information beyond...
  • Triforce Titanium 50mm High-End Sound Drivers: Outfitted with cutting-edge, 50mm drivers divided into 3 parts for individual tuning of highs, mids,...
  • All-Day Comfort: Oval, cooling gel-infused cushions that prevent overheating and pressure build-up
  • Detachable Razer Hyperclear Cardioid Mic: Tuned to have a more focused voice pickup area, get the most out of the mic with a with advanced voice...
SaleBestseller No. 4
Black Sabbath (2009 Remaster)
  • Shrink-wrapped
  • Audio CD – Audiobook
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 06/29/2022 (Publication Date) - Rhino/Warner Bros. (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 5
Topping D50s Bluetooth5.0 USB DAC HiFi Audio Decoder XMOS XU208 2 x ES9038Q2M DSD512 32Bit/768kHz...
  • Efficient Decoding Capability:USB of D50s supports highest DSD512 and PCM 32bit/768kHz.COAX and OPT of D50s supports hightest PCM 24bit/192kHz and...
  • Powerful Chip Combination: Customized Thesycon driver + XMOS XU208 + 2 x ES9038Q2M + 3 x OPA1612 for DAC.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 Hi-Res Audio Wireless HD: The D50s is equipped with a CSR8675 Bluetooth chip and supports audio encoding such as...
  • Multiple Output Methods:TOPPING D50s is a high performance desktop DAC with USB,coaxial,optical input and Line Out output.
  • The OPA1612 and LME49720 op amps form the L50s of the D50s, ensuring lossless transmission of signals. (The LME49720 op amp is equipped with an...
Bestseller No. 6
TIDAL
  • High Fidelity Sound Quality
  • High Definition Music Videos
  • Curated Editorial
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 7
EPOS Audio GSX 300 External USB Sound Card (Black)
  • Easy to install external sound card delivering high resolution audio for acoustic clarity and audio realism.
  • The EPOS Gaming Suite with advanced digital sound processing for Windows 10 lets you set 7.1 surround sound profiles for different games
  • Advanced noise cancellation and noise gate control with the EPOS Gaming Suite
  • Intuitive design: integrated hardware dial for volume adjustments customizable smart button to flip between sound modes or profiles and LED indicator...
Bestseller No. 8
NextDrive Spectra Portable USB DAC - The World’s Smallest 32-bit DAC Headphone Amp for Truly...
  • PREMIUM QUALITY DAC - Enjoy matchless portable Hi-Fi sound from ESS Technology's SABRE 9018Q2C
  • RAVE REVIEWS - Professional reviews around the web praise its price, size, soundstage and great sound across bass, mids and treble
  • NOT Compatible with iPhone or iPad; Plug-and-play connection with Windows, Mac, Linux and Android (Android may require USB OTG adapter, sold...
  • ULTRA PORTABLE - No batteries and slim design lets you connect to your smartphone or tablet and take it anywhere (adapter may be required, sold...
  • HI RES AUDIO - Supports PCM audio files up to 32 bits / 384 kHz and DSD up to Quad-rate 11.2 MHz
Bestseller No. 9
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Stoddard, Jason (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 383 Pages - 06/07/2015 (Publication Date) - Fake Reality (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 10
Qudelix-5K Bluetooth USB DAC AMP with LDAC, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD, AAC (Dual ES9219 3.5mm...
  • Dual ES9219 HiFi DAC 2.5mm Balanced (4V RMS) 3.5mm Unbalanced (2V RMS)
  • Qualcomm QCC5124 Bluetooth Chipset HFP / HSP / A2DP / AVRCP LDAC / aptX Adaptive / aptX HD / AAC
  • Bluetooth and USB DAC 96KHz/24bit with embedded double-precision equalizer
  • 500mA Li-Po Battery / 6~20 hours streaming
  • Plastic Body (Black) with anti-scratch UV Coating / Aluminium Clip (Dark Gray) / 52.8(H) x 26.7(W) x 15.6(D) mm (including Clip) / 25g
Bestseller No. 11
SURGICAL ONLINE 8 Hegar Medical Dilator Sounds Set 7.5inch Double Ended Instrument (Double Ended)
  • DIALATOR SOUNDS SET: 8pc Hegar Dilator Sounds Set 7.5" Double Ended Instrument dilator set designed for Bladder Control and pelvic floor exercises.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY INSTRUMENTS: The Hegar Dilator rods are round, slightly curved, and have a conal tip. They are versatile, easy to use and clean for...
  • MEDICAL GRADE STAINLESS STEEL: Forged from premium quality O.R. grade surgi steel, easy to clean, fully autoclavable and reusable. The steel...
  • PRECISE AND EASY TO USE: The high degree of flexibility and variety of sizes in this set makes it a great all in one kit with high value for the...
  • SURGICALONLINE QUALITY GUARANTEE: Assembled and inspected in the USA for premium quality, 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
SaleBestseller No. 12
Razer Kraken Tournament Edition THX 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset: Retractable Noise Cancelling...
  • THX 7.1 Surround Sound Capable: Provides industry-leading audio realism for in-game immersion by providing accurate spatial audio information beyond...
  • Sound Built for Immersive Gaming: Outfitted with custom-tuned 50 mm drivers
  • All-day Comfort: Oval, cooling gel-infused cushions that prevent overheating and pressure build-up
  • Retractable Noise Cancelling Microphone: An improved cardioid mic reduces background and ambient noises for crystal-clear communication
  • In-line Audio Controls: Includes an analog volume control wheel and mic mute switch
SaleBestseller No. 13
Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset (2nd Generation) with Blue Voice, DTS Headphone 7.1 and 50 mm PRO-G...
  • Detachable pro grade microphone featuring real time Blue Voice technology, including noise reducer, compressor, limiter and more for cleaner,...
  • Next gen 7.1 and object based surround sound for greater in game positional, distance, and object awareness during gameplay. Requires included USB...
  • Soft memory foam ear-pads with your choice of premium passive noise canceling leatherette or soft, breathable velour for supreme comfort
  • Built to last with a durable aluminum fork and steel headband. Impedance - 35 Ohm
  • Advanced PRO G 50 millimeter drivers deliver clear and precise sound imaging with improved bass response. Hear footsteps and environmental cues with...
Bestseller No. 14
True Blue
  • Audio CD – Audiobook
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 01/19/2010 (Publication Date) - Audio Wave Music (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 15
Surgilube Surgical Lubricant Sterile Bacteriostatic Jelly - 4.25 Ounces Each (Value Pack of 4)
  • Manufacturer: Surgilube
  • Surgilube Surgical Lubricant Sterile Bacteriostatic Jelly - 4.25 Ounces Each (Value Pack of 4)
Bestseller No. 16
Fosi Audio Q4 Headphone Amplifier Mini Stereo DAC 24-Bit 192 KHz USB Optical Coaxial to RCA AUX...
  • Fosi Audio Q4 is designed with PC-USB/optical inputs and coaxial and RCA/3.5MM headphone outputs can fit with most home audio system.(Q4 do not...
  • Easy to set up, no special software, app, or driver to install, a true plug-and-play digital audio adapter
  • 160mW RMS(32 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 KHz, 0.01% THD), with bass and treble control can be used as preamp or volume controller for your PC/MAC/Computer
  • Mini Compact D/A converter, stream bit-perfect 24bit/192KHz HD with low jitter, with output protect circuit, safe for your expensive audio system
  • Come with 5V USB power supply cable, optical cable, USB type B cable and 18-month warranty; Full metallic shell to ensure high quality
Bestseller No. 17
FiiO Q3 Amplifier Headphone Amp High Resolution DAC DSD512 for Smartphone/PC/Laptop/Home/Car Audio...
  • [Get lossless sound]: Tilizing AKM’s new efficient AK4462 VELVET SOUND DAC and XMOS XUF208 USB chip allowing it to easily support decoding up to...
  • [THX AAA amp technology]: With THX’s patented feed-forward error correction topology, the AAA amps have low distortion, high power and a pure,...
  • [Get 2.5/3.5/4.4mm headphone jacks]: Multiple interfaces headphone jacks. The Q3 portable DAC is equipped with 4.4mm/2.5mm balanced and 3.5mm...
  • [Compatible with Android and iOS devices]: Use with a Lightning to Type C converter for iOS devices, Q3 portable amplifier compatible with...
  • [Portable and powerful battery]: The headphone amps Q3's battery is 1800mAH, it means 10 hours battery life, enough for you to enjoy it for a long...
SaleBestseller No. 18
Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Lagoon Blue
  • Ultimate sound: Super portable wireless Bluetooth speaker with 360° bold, immersive, crystal clear sound and up to 15 hours of battery on a single...
  • Powered for adventure: rechargeable battery stays powered and pumping tunes for 15 hours on a single charge. Add the power up charging Dock (sold...
  • Super portable, waterproof & virtually indestructible: Ultimate Ears Boom 3 is seriously waterproof and floats. Boom 3 was born to get wet and is...
  • All-new magic button: play, pause, skip and control any streaming music directly on the Bluetooth speaker with one touch of a button. Or simply set up...
  • Partyup: use PartyUp on the boom & megaboom app to pair 2, 3, 4...And over 150 speakers and create the ultimate surround sound experience. You can...
Bestseller No. 19
1Mii DS600 Audio DAC HiFi Bluetooth 5.0 Receiver LDAC& AptX HD, USB DAC for PC Headphone Amp 3.5mm,...
  • [2*ES9038Q2M+BUF634*2] 1Mii audiophile grade HiFi DAC features 2*ES9038Q2M chips, THD+N as low as 0.00012%, SNR greater than 126dB and DNR up to...
  • [DSD512 & PCM 32Bit/768Khz] The XMOS XU208 gives DS600 USB DAC excellent decoding ability, USB supports DSD64-DSD512 and PCM of...
  • [XMOS XU208 & Customized Driver] The HiFi stereo audio desktop DAC utilizes second generation of XMOS XU208 USB receiver chip, equipped with...
  • [Bluetooth HiFi DAC] 1Mii DS600 is a Bluetooth receiver supports LDAC and APTX-HD in Bluetooth input mode, supports DSD512 LDAC, which upgrades your...
  • [HiFi Lossless Sound] 1Mii HiFi DAC supports USB/Optical/Coaxial in and 3.5mm AUX/RCA Out, you can connect it with PC, TV or CD player to enjoy HiFi...
SaleBestseller No. 20
Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface, for the Guitarist, Vocalist, Podcaster or...
  • Pro performance with the finest pre-amps - Achieve a brighter and a more open recording thanks to the best performing mic pre-amps the Scarlett range...
  • Get the perfect guitar take - There’s no need to sacrifice your tone with the high headroom instrument input when recording your guitar and basses....
  • Studio quality recordings for your music and podcasts - You can achieve professional sounding recordings with Scarlett’s high-performance converters...
  • Low-noise for crystal clear listening - Two low-noise balanced outputs provide clean audio playback. Hear all the details and nuances of your own...
  • Easy Start - It’s easier than ever to get up and running with your Scarlett with our online tool, Easy Start. Whether you’re looking to record or...

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FAQ:

Q: How to choose a DAC for home or portable audio?

A: Compatibility: When buying a DAC it’s important to ensure that the model you choose features connections compatible with your specific input and output devices. Sound adjustments. : Everybody has a different expectation from the DAC they buy. … Size and portability: In this context,DACs are categorized as either portable or desktop devices. …

Q: What is the best DAC?

A: AudioQuest Dragonfly Black. AudioQuest’s Dragonfly Black was my first standalone DAC,and it helped me to understand why this piece of audio gear is so important. Fiio Q5S. Fiio is best-known for its line of high-resolution audio players,but its Q5S is a fully-loaded designed to work with wired and wireless audio gear. Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus. …

Q: What is a DAC and do you need one?

A: You may not even consider it, but most of us make use of at least one digital-to-analogue converter (more handily known as a DAC) every single day. Built into the likes of computers, tablets and smartphones, the DAC is the fundamental key to unlocking the convenience of digital music. It converts the countless reams of digital information into …

Q: Do you need a DAC?

A: You might want to invest in a DAC. This will help you in certain scenarios. You will get high-quality decoding. Therefore, you will get a cleaner sound. If you have a power-hungry headphone, DAC will certainly help you. For pc users, the internal sound card suffers from electrical interference, jitter, and static noise.