£ 2300

If you like an exciting edge to your music, this pocket-sized DAC is for you

£ 1500

Best DAC £1200+, Awards 2012. This flexible DAC will bring great results for any upmarket system

£ 1295

The Elements doesn't quite live up to the sum of its parts

£ 990

Best DAC £700-£1000, Awards 2013. Chord has struck gold: a terrific performer for the money

£ 215

Awards 2012 Product of the Year - DACs. We still love this little device, but newer rivals have pushed it off top spot

£ 515

Lots to recommend it, but sound plays it safe

£ 350

Tries to bridge computer and hi-fi. Incomplete, but not without merit

£ 500

Got the budget? Got the system? Hear the Rega

£ 7930

It's not often we see a DAC with this kind of price tag, but this dCS justifies it

£ 400

Best DAC £300-£500, Awards 2012. A great product for a time, but more capable rivals have now overtaken it