Audio Dissection: Styleaudio CARAT-HD1V
USB audio is all the rage as audiophiles and their wannabe counterparts turn to massive and cheap harddisk storage for lossless digital music. We rode on the waves of the trend and baited one Korean option.
Music listeners have recently been turning towards external audio decoders for stereo use. USB PnP capabilities coupled with the luxury of space has allowed audio designers to improve on these USB DAC units. When EAX and DTS are all but a noisy hash, a little stereo for music may be more than welcome. We’ve come across a pretty interesting Korean option, and we take it apart, VR-Zone style.