Hugo 2 DAC Design

The Chord Hugo released in 2014 was a game changer in the DAC industry as we shared in 2014 here.  As Chord Electronics started the Hugo 2 DAC design, they looked for everything that could be improved upon with the original Hugo. Chord read the forums, listened to feedback from Hugo owners, and thus engineered flexible new features with next-generation…

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Chord Hugo vs Hugo 2 DAC Headphone Amp

Chord Hugo First Generation Chord Electronics released the Chord Hugo reference-level portable headphone amplifier three years ago at CES 2014. The Chord Hugo was a GAMECHANGER in Dac technology and sound as referenced here in my original blog post.   Chord continues to focus on creating a more convincing sonic replication for the listener, and…

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