AudioQuest DragonFly USB Digital-Audio Converter and Sydney Interconnect Sweepstakes

Register to win an AudioQuest DragonFly USB Digital-Audio Converter and Sydney Interconnect (MSRP $478) we are giving away.

According to AudioQuest:

Beautiful Sound ... From Any Computer: DragonFly is an affordable and easy-to-use device that delivers far superior sound by bypassing the poor quality sound card that is built into your computer. DragonFly is a sleek, flash drive sized Digital-Audio Converter that connects to a USB jack on a Mac or Windows PC, turning any computer into a true high- fidelity music source.

Whether you’re on the go or at home, listening on ear buds or connecting your computer to a stereo system, DragonFly reveals all the emotional expression and nuance that makes your favorite music, or movies, so enjoyable. However you connect it, DragonFly simply and easily makes any computer sound better.

Plays All Music Files: MP3 to 24-bit/192kHz
Drives Headphones Directly
Variable Output Drives Powered Speakers or Power Amp
Fixed Output Feeds Preamp or Receiver
Asynchronous Transfer Ensures Digital Timing Integrity
Two Clocks Enable Native Resolution Up To 24-bit/96kHz

For this special sweepstakes, included with DragonFly is a low-distortion AudioQuest Sydney analog interconnect cable with a 3.5mm "mini" plug at the DragonFly end and stereo RCAs at the other end. From AQ's Bridges & Falls series, Sydney is all that's required to connect DragonFly to a full-blown audio rig just like a traditional DAC or disc player, or directly to a power amplifier. Sydney employs superior materials and design, including solid Perfect-Surface Copper+ conductors, air-tube insulation, and AudioQuest's 3-layer Noise-Dissipation System for low distortion and high performance.

Click here for more info from Audioquest.

To enter the sweepstakes, all you need is an account on this website. If you don't already have one, click on the link labeled "register" at the bottom of this announcement or "Create new account" in the right column (under the ads). Then, enter a username and a valid e-mail address, and click on the "Create new account" button. A message will be automatically sent to the e-mail address you specified, which will include a link to activate the account.

You can enter once on,,, and/or No more than one entry allowed per website.

The final step (and only step for those who already have an account) is to log in and leave a comment right here on this announcement—any comment will do, as long as it's not profane or spam. Then, when the sweepstakes closes, a lucky commenter will be chosen at random to receive the prize. So post a comment, and good luck!

For complete sweepstakes rules, click here.

[This Sweepstakes is now closed.]

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E. Wilke's picture
DragonFly USB Sweepstakes

I have open USB ports, this would be a good use for one.

DAVEMCCOY's picture

It would be fun to try the dragonfly.  Dave

finesoundislife's picture
Cool Toy

That would be a wonderful addition to my collection of cool things.  Go sweepstakes, go.

digitaldomain's picture
AQ DragonFly

I'm just a commenter looking to get randomly lucky for this sweepstake.

hifiandrew's picture
yay gadgets

sounds like a nice little dac kissyes

donvuong28's picture

This would be cool

DetroitVinylRob's picture

Wow, would love to run a DragonFly!

Happy Listener! ;^)>

stereoGoodness's picture
would love . . .

. . . to compare against my current, more complex digital rig

mahirschman's picture

what a deal including Audioquest cables SWEET

hope I am the one

chan031's picture
My First Comment

Thanks for the chance Stereophile!

morserotonin's picture

This would be awesome for when I am traveling! 

aleatham's picture
audioquest Dragon

Please, Please, Please

aleatham's picture
Dragonfly Sweepstakes

Tired of being a loser---Please!

smorzando's picture
As an aspiring audiophile

this would be a welcom and useful addition.

BKinTheBK's picture
It puts the Dac in the basket

and sends it to brooklyn

WIlksFiveFive's picture
Sure would like to win.

Man, I never win anything. Like ever. I didn't win the lottery when I played (I've played TWICE even! And still no luck). Then I entered for the headphone amp earlier this year and didn't win that either. Some people get all the luck! Please, oh please Stereophile, pick me and turn my luck around.

Jammrock's picture

I could use a new portable audio card.

pmfwong's picture
The right compact package for earphone

I might win this package for my earphone listening on my PC. It looked right and wonder if it sounds right.

pmfwong's picture
The right compact package for my earphone

It looks right for earphone listening on my PC.

mplastow's picture

Want, need, now!

Drewmon's picture
Pretty cool

And entirely useful, would love to win it!

desmondjim's picture
Yes Please

I would love to try a USB DAC this looks like a winner to me.

PeterMooreSmith's picture

I'm in!

Ramcbey10's picture

Would make for a great addition!!!

stebaht's picture

Anything but Bleu

scardeal's picture
Pick me! Pick me!

Pick me! Pick me!

Brillix's picture
Big Fan of AudioQuest Products

Big Fan of AudioQuest Products

plst's picture
A nice way to start

Since I don't have the cash for a DAC1 USB lying aroung, this would be really nice to try.

corrective_unconscious's picture
Hmmm, more comments here than....

In a Bose thread.

batman44's picture
DragonFly Contest

This would Rock!

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