DAK 1 was founded in 1964 by a young Drew Alan Kaplan.
Running the company from his dorm room at UCLA, he became so popular that in '66, the dorm manager asked him to leave.
At the time, he gained his initial popularity selling cassette tapes, but he soon expanded into the full length mail order catalog that is still remembered by so many.
In '85 he introduced a 300 baud modem phone for contacting electronic bulletin
In '86, he introduced and
explained one of the first 8088, 128K PC clones. (Want to see the ad?
In '88 he had first electronic breadmaker to hit our shores, and
in '91, he was one of the first to introduce and explain CD ROM drives to America.
Fast forward to late 2012, and I got to take over for Drew, who decided it was time to retire and spend his days SCUBA diving. Just like he, I get a kick from finding new audio and electronic discoveries that just make life a little more efficient, fun and exciting (especially with regards to music!), and I hope you
I send out a newsletter about once a month reviewing some new gadget or a useful program. Thanks to the dedicated DAKonian community, we often have the buying power to secure factory direct prices. Our newsletter subscribers also get exclusive introductory discounts on new items.
Thanks for visiting, and let me know what you think!
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