Digital/Analog Converters

Why, when and where do you need them?

 • You just purchased a new LCD or Plasma TV (Digital Output) and you need to get the sound through your Stereo System (Analog Input)? You need a DAC! 

 • Your new digital speaker system (Digital Input) won’t work with your old stereo receiver (Analog Output) You need an ADC! 

 • You have run out of digital inputs on your new home theater system and you want to connect your MP3 player that only has a digital audio output. You need a (DAC)!

What are these things?!

Digital to Analog Audio Converters (DAC's) convert either LPCM or Bitstream digital audio on Coax or Optical Toslink to Stereo Left/Right Audio. 

Analog to Digital Audio Converters (ADC's) convert Stereo Left/Right analog audio into LPCM Digital Audio for either Coax or Optical Toslink Input.

Learn More

More about analog and digital audio
Learning Your ADCs and Your DACs (Digital Analog Audio Converters)
Audio - analog and digital (PDF coming soon) 
Bitstream vs PCM (LPCM) when using a DAC or in your Home Theater Setup 
Common Analog/Digital conversion problems and solutions

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  • Analog to Digital Audio Converter, digital output
    280519 $93.23 $65.09 Add To Cart
    Analog to Digital Audio Converter.  Converts an analog stereo audio signal from L/R Input to Digital Coaxial or Toslink outputs  Supports uncompressed 2-channel LPCM digital audio signal output Supports output...
  • CE Labs DAC102
    DAC102 $20.00 Add To Cart
    CE Labs DAC102 Digital Toslink or Coaxial to Analog Stereo Audio converter. The DAC102 is a digital to analog audio converter allows you to use the best possible signals to drive your analog component. It is small and...
  • Premium DAC with DTS and Dolby Digital Decoding
    280515 $159.95 Add To Cart
    Premium Digital to Analog Audio Converter with DTS/Dolby Digital Decoding.  Dolby Digital Approved Converts coaxial or Toslink digital audio signals to analog L/R audio Select toggle switch is used to choose...
  • Audio Authority 979T
    979T $129.00 $116.10 Add To Cart
    Analog Audio to digital Audio Converter, Audio Authority 979T.  Converts analog audio signals to digital coaxial or digital optical audio. The 979T is a high quality ADC (Analog to Digital Converter), allowing for...
  • Digital to Analog audio converter with Dolby Digital
    40-DAC-D $153.00 $115.95 Add To Cart
    Digital to Analog audio converter with Dolby Digital Bitstream and PCM support.  40-DAC-D | The 40-DAC-D converts a digital audio signal source from a optical toslink jack and converts it to an analog stereo audio...
  • Digital to Analog Audio Converter with USB Audio Interface and Headphone Amplifier.
    280533 $148.20 $103.47 Add To Cart
    Digital to Analog Audio Converter with USB Audio Interface and Headphone Amplifier.  Delivers High Definition Audio from CD/DVD Players, Computers, Game Consoles, HDTVs, Network Music, etc, to Active Speakers,...
  • Audio Authority 979R
    979R $129.00 $116.10 Add To Cart
    Digital Audio PCM to Stereo Analog Audio Converter, Audio Authority 979R  Converts digital coaxial or digital optical PCM audio signals to analog L/R audio. The 979R is a high-quality DAC (Digital to Analog Converter),...
  • DAC-AMP-20
    DAC-AMP-20 $69.95 $39.95 Add To Cart
    The Extremely versatile DAC-AMP-20 is a USB DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) a Toslink DAC, and an Amplifier with both Headphone and Speaker Outputs. Read the Review from HomeTheaterShack.Its perfect for connecting a pair...