The D1 by Audioengine is a bit kHz audio interface with a built-in digital- to-analog converter. Offering both USB and optical inputs, the D1 is ideal for. Audioengine D1 Back. Audioengine D1 Fantastic, plug-and-play sound for your computer and powered speakers. Crutchfield: Audioengine Desktop Audio. Find great deals for Audioengine D1 Premium bit DAC / Headphone Amp. Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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I got some static noise with a USB 3. Great entry level DAC. If your budget is higher than that there are plenty of better options of course. The question is how to play these files. We also tested the D1 with a variety of headphones and played everything at high levels without a hint of distortion. Digital to analog conversion: Performance The D1 is designed to aucioengine the sound of your audio system by utilizing higher quality DACs.

I also wanted it to look okay, but have a fairly small footprint. Isn’t the notion that it hits above it’s weight class a pro and not a con?

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Excellent for both Classical music and hot Jazz. I only use it with headphones and like that it can also be used with speakers. auxioengine

In fact, I wouldn’t say that there is any compromise in sound quality at all. Audioengine suggests a hour break-in time for optimal results. Recommend this device if you are trying to get higher quality audio from your PC.


I was listening via poor sounds cards, crummy PC speakers and mp3s on iPods. It is simpler f1 have the device do this than it is to attempt to use high precision components and add greatly to the cost.

To take advantage of this, you will need a USB power cord, but we believe the added improvement to be auvioengine. You may have to fiddle with settings in your respective music player.

Audioengine D1 Premium 24-Bit DAC

The d1, on the other hand was perfectly balanced at all levels. I have a vintage pair of Sennheiser HD’s that are ohms. It provides plenty of current that lower ohm headphones need. Used with studio monitors and Beyerdynamic DT ohm audioengie. Not at all, it still worked fine with them, and did dramatically improve them vs. It takes digital output from the computer and converts is to analog.

My digital audioengije opine that this time is used to create error correction tables in the DAC. The D1 is USB powered and features a built-in headphone amp making it a great solution as a portable headphone preamp as well.

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While the HiFiMan did look somewhat better, it looked kind of ugly from behind, and didn’t have a convenient spot on my desk. It’s almost cheap considering the aaudioengine and what it could do. The sound is clean and crisp, with no distortion. Yes, my password is: D1 Bit Digital to Analog Converter is rated 4.


In a lot of ways it kind of audioengije an almost tube like warmth, without the noise, difficult load management and unreliability you often get with tubes. Rated 5 out of 5 by damas from Great device, even better price! Nice Unit for the money Written by cutecob Published Mar 12, Sound on the D1 cut out when it was below 8 oclock I know there aren’t markings on the D1, I’ll explain belowbut was completely balanced and noise free at all levels. The Audioengine D1 has freed my digital music collection and taken it to the next level.

Like all Audioengine products, the D1 comes in a fairly plain box, practically designed to protect its contents. The digital input no longer works and the device keeps switching on and off. An great balance between sound quality and value. The sound is, as far as my ears can tell, identical to the original CDs.

This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Soundwise, I expected the HiFiman to sound better, but that turned out to not be the case at all. I don’t need any equalization – the sound audioengije that good.