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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Moon’s Old School Craftsmanship

Black Dragons & Sennheiser HD800 Review Working at Moon-Audio.com in Cary, NC a few days a week is fun, cool and keeps me in Chord Hugo DACs and Fostex TH900s headphones. If you see a “Will Work For HiFi” sign I’m probably holding it. I love working where a brilliant engineer (Drew Baird) thinks of…

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Chord Hugo Magazine at Moon Audio

New Chord Hugo Magazine Immediately after hearing Chord Hugo at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Moon-Audio.com founder Drew Baird began creating new Dragons. Dragons are audio cables that make even the best audio gear sound better. I’m a Moon Audio Ambassador. When Drew asked if I would like to help tell the story of Chord Electronics…

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Chord Hugo – How To Setup

Chord Hugo Setup Tips A popular question at Moon Audio is: “How do I setup Sound Properties for the Chord Hugo or any usb DAC on Windows & Mac?”.  We know why this question is so popular. Setting correct Sound Properties on Windows PCs or Apple Macbooks is how to achieve optimal Chord Hugo or other…

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Connect iPad & iPhone To Headphone Amps & DACs

iPad & iPhone – 3 Ways To Connect Amps & Dacs It’s easy to plug your Shure SE846 earphones or Fostex TH900 headphones into your iPad, iPhone or Apple laptop. To Connect earphones and in-ear-monitors: Select 3.5mm Stereo Rt Angle Plug Premolded from our “Connector” pulldown menu.   To Connect headphones: Select Oyaide ⅛” Diameter Stereo Plug when connecting Fostex…

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HiFi-Pathway – Finding your own

Open the timer that you have on your smartphone. Set it to 5 minutes counting down  and go to head-fi.org. Open your mind and senses and just pick a random review, thread or blog entry. Within seconds, if you’re anything like me and like most of us always on the lookout for new gear, you’re lost. When…

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Moon Audio Headphones Market Makers

Moon-Audio.com Headphones Market Makers There it was. I’d stumbled on a truth I knew – Moon-Audio.com was helping new headphones, DAC and high resolution music and media players gain traction, become known and establish brands. In the Google Trends chart above Moon-Audio.com searches tower above new brands or products being helped by Drew Baird and…

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Chord Hugo Color Guide Explanations

Do you have questions about the Chord Hugo and the color guide? Moon Audio receives alot of questions about the Hugo and the color guide weekly so we thought we would answer these live on the blog for everyone. First and foremost, the Hugo is a phenomenal product. As soon as I tried it at CES in…

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Chord Hugo – Audio Cable Solutions

The Chord Hugo is one of the HOTTEST USB DAC’s on the planet right now and everyone is talking about it.  In fact, I knew the Chord was something to talk about when I first heard it at CES in January. I immediately bought it and became a dealer.  More on WHY I knew the Chord Hugo…

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