Audioquest’s DragonFly converter brings high-end sound to laptops

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Audioquest DragonFly

Audioquest DragonFly

This week’s Electronic Jungle column: How much better can your digital library sound?

Aside from being a potential stunt double for the on-location filming of “The USB Flash Drive Story,” the AudioQuest DragonFly is an unlikely gateway device for the music lover who stashes tunes on a computer.

This USB memory stick look-alike is actually a highly sophisticated digital-to-analog converter that invigorates computer audio perhaps like no other device its size or price ($249). Followers of high-end audio, a niche market for sure, have exchanged celebratory full-body bumps since the day the DragonFly arrived. It is, indeed, a device that extends to the rest of the population an invitation to high-end sound.

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