Audioengine Introduces Portable DAC/Headphone Amp for Enhanced Audio Experiences!



How do you feel about the audio coming out of your laptop? If you have ever used a headset with USB audio you know the quality difference an outboard DAC can make. Now AudioEngine is offering the D3 Premium 24-bit DAC system as a way to simply plug in a USB device and enhance your audio experience!

Here are the basics – you plug the D3 into a USB port, the you are good to go:

Easy setup
Setup is easy, and no special software is needed. The D3 plugs directly into a USB port on your Mac or PC and the output connects to headphones, Audioengine powered speakers, or any audio system.

Designed for the headphone enthusiast
With it’s high signal-to-noise ratio and low distortion, the D3 delivers sound quality generally heard only in more expensive DACs. The high-performance headphone amplifier was designed for a wide range of headphones and will satisfy even the most demanding headphone enthusiast.

See and hear the difference
The aluminum case of the D3 reflects traditional Audioengine design and the high-quality components and audio fidelity are typical of our commitment to great sound at affordable prices. The Audioengine D3 continues to close the gap between your computer music and home hi-fi, and even if you’re not an audio enthusiast they guarantee your music will sound better!

– Portable USB audio converter for Mac or PC
– Stream bit-perfect native 24/96 HD audio
– High-performance headphone amp included
– Plug-and-play, no drivers or software to install
– Connect headphones or any music system
– Easily drives low impedance headphones
– Computer OS volume control
– Asynchronous data transfer with dual master clocks
– Metal injection molded (MIM) aluminum case

Pricing and availability
You can buy the Audioengine D3 Premium 24-bit DAC direct or from for $189.

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About the Author

Michael Anderson
I have loved technology for as long as I can remember - and have been a computer gamer since the PDP-10! Mobile Technology has played a major role in my life - I have used an electronic companion since the HP95LX more than 20 years ago, and have been a 'Laptop First' person since my Compaq LTE Lite 3/20 and Powerbook 170 back in 1991! As an avid gamer and gadget-junkie I was constantly asked for my opinions on new technology, which led to writing small blurbs ... and eventually becoming a reviewer many years ago. My family is my biggest priority in life, and they alternate between loving and tolerating my gaming and gadget hobbies ... but ultimately benefits from the addition of technology to our lives!