You have to have room for this system but if you do, and the price is right, you need look no further.
There’s no better way to improve your desktop listening experience than adding a pair of external speakers, except by adding a DAC and speakers. Of course there are billions of choices but if you want the scoop on just one recommended setup that comes in at $422, you’ve come to the right place.
Simple and great-sounding describes this recommended desktop system.
Once you understand Roon’s hardware requirements (see Roon-ology: Hardware Basics) and you’re ready to shop, check this list.
If you want to know what Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) I’d buy if I was you, here’s the list. Short and sweet (I’m going to add a few more to sweeten the pot).
If you want to listen to digital music, either streaming or files, using your phone, you need a DAC. Luckily, your phone already has one inside. While you can use your phone as a music player, most everyone does, you can make your music sound better by adding an external DAC.