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Computer Audio Design ups the ‘less noise, more music’ ante with two new digital interconnects: the CAD USB Cable I & II

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In the world of analogue audio, there’s little doubt that a system’s sonic performance can be markedly constrained or improved by the quality of its various cables. But when it comes to digital audio, could there be even more to play for? Computer Audio Design’s (CAD) Scott Berry believes so, and has been putting his ideas to the test for some time before bringing two exceptional new USB interconnects to market.

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“The highest possible recommendation”: Roy Gregory is thoroughly convinced by Computer Audio Design’s Ground Controls in a recent Hi-Fi Plus blog

“For years, one of the best-kept secrets in hi-fi has been that the single most cost-effective upgrade you can make to any system (regardless of price or ambition) is to provide it with a dedicated AC supply equipped with a parallel, clean ground,” writes Gregory. “That might seem like a bold statement,” he acknowledges, “but consider the issues for a moment and the logic is unassailable.” Indeed it is, when we consider that the AC supply is basically the raw material from which our systems are striving to recreate the musical performance, while at the same time providing the sink down which all unwanted electrical noise is supposed to drain. “Which leads us directly to the crucial question of noise floor….”
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Less noise, more music: Computer Audio Design (CAD) introduces new GC3 Ground Control, three times the size of the original GC1

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Singled out as a ‘Hot Product’ at the 2016 Munich High End Show, Computer Audio Design’s Ground Controls tackle noise reduction at the level of signal ground and mains earth, with truly remarkable results. Now, just in time for the 2017 Munich High End Show, the original GC1 is joined by the new larger and more powerful GC3. 

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North West Audio Show 2016: Sunday 26th June

No plans for this coming Sunday? Great! Then you’ll be free to head over to the North West Audio Show 2016.

Now in its third year, the Northwest Audio Show is quickly becoming one of the highlights in the audiophile calendar with great exhibitors, top brands and a superb venue. With free entry and free parking to tempt you northwestwards, spend a day surrounded by the best in audio amid the beautiful settings of Cheshire’s Cranage Hall and Wychwood Park.

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Computer Audio Design unveils 1543 MKII DAC

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The world’s finest dedicated USB digital-to-analogue convertor has been upgraded. Computer Audio Design has announced a refit to its unique CAD 1543 DAC, now using proprietary EMI/RFI reduction materials, improved DAC circuit boards, single-crystal UP-OCC internal wiring and refined power supply filtering, to create the CAD 1543 MKII DAC.

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Computer Audio Design appoints David Denyer PR

David Denyer has been appointed by Computer Audio Design (CAD) for UK PR.

Launched in 2012, the British company is the brainchild of electrical engineer Scott Berry, who, despite being a self-confessed vinyl junkie, is on a mission to help computer music listeners achieve the best possible sound quality from hi-res music files.

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