NAD DAC 2 Wireless USB DAC

Model: Dac 2
  • Description
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Carefully curated and cultivated, a digital music library is the road map to one’s life. No song is there by accident, and each one represents an intimate feeling or memory. Where once a person’s music library was trapped on their computer, the NAD DAC 2 sets it free.
    Computer music meets hi-fi sound. That’s what the DAC 2 Wireless USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter is all about. Our super simple and fun solution lets you listen to any music stored on or streamed to your computer on your high performance NAD hi-fi system. Point-to-point wireless technology means you can just plug in the two-piece DAC 2 and start enjoying computer audio, including 24/96 music files without compression, with the least amount of fuss.

    Anything your computer can do, we can do better.
    You no longer have to pick your computer over your audio system when it comes to listening to your favourite digital tunes, Internet radio, or cloud services like Rdio, Spotify, Pandora,, and Slacker. Spoil yourself with better sound quality and more control over your music choices. Streaming of HD audio files from your computer to your Hi-Fi is now simple. The DAC 2 includes everything you need to enjoy 24/96 studioquality music now.

    Wireless High Resolution Sound
    The NAD DAC 2 becomes the sound card for your computer, and with 24 bit 96kHz digital capability anything you can hear on your PC, including Studio Quality HD Audio, is digitally transmitted to your Hi-Fi! To enhance your experience there are several smartphone apps available

    to remotely operate your PC or Mac and deliver the rich user interface of the computer right to your fingertips. You don’t need a Wi-Fi network to enjoy Computer Audio at its finest.

    Musical Sound
    To achieve the best possible sound, the Transmitter digitally transmits the audio from your Mac or PC to the DAC 2 Receiver, which then converts the digital signal to analogue using premium parts like Burr-Brown OPAmps and 24/192 Delta-Sigma DACs with selected passive components in a proprietary NAD circuit. There is also a coax digital output that allows connection to AVRs or outboard DACs.

    Quality and Affordability
    Our attention to detail and use of premium parts in the DAC 2 represents unusually good value. The DAC 2 is an easy and economical option that promises to boost the enjoyment of your existing component system. The DAC 2 brings a whole new world of musical experience and choice to your hi-fi experience.

  • Input

    USB: 2.0


    Analogue: 2 x RCA Jacks

    Digital: 1 x Coaxial RC Jack

    General Specifications

    Sample Rate: 96kHz/24 bit

    THD+N0.: 05% (ref. 0dBFS)

    Signal to Noise: >-80dB

    Analogue Output Level: 2V

    Coax SPDIF: 500mV ±50mV

    Frequency Response: 20Hz to 48kHz ±0.5dB

    Digital to Analogue Converter: Delta Sigma DAC

    Time Delay: <18rms

    RF Band: >2.4GHz

    Transmission Range: 40m (line of sight)

    Weight & Dimensions

    Gross Unit Dimensions*: 135 x 35 x 70mm

    5 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 2 3/4″**

    Transmitter: 73 x 35 x 15mm

    2 7/8 x 5/8 x 1 7/16

    Net Weight: 0.38kg (0.80lb)

    Shipping Weight: 0.62kg (1.35lb)


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