Hugo 2

The Chord Hugo 2 is a landmark achievement in the world of portable DAC technology. This is a device made for every type of audiophile, featuring custom designed and fabricated FGPA DAC circuitry, audio filtering designs from the legendary Rob Watts, and a package that’s just as comfortable at a table as a coffee shop as it is on a desk at home. No matter where you go, Hugo 2 is the perfect compliment to your listening setup, large or small.


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Serious musical capability on tap
The Hugo 2 is ready to adapt to your needs – take it to your favorite coffee shop and jam with its integrated battery supporting you along, or plug it into your desktop system at home and kick back while controlling the unit with the included remote. Add Chord’s acclaimed FPGA DAC technology to the listening mix, and this very well could be the only DAC you’ll ever need.
Outstanding performance everywhere you go
With file format support that goes all the way up to 32-bit/768kHz PCM and DSD512, the Hugo 2 is a powerful DAC, capable of handling just about any music you throw its way. On top of all that ability, the Hugo 2 has input support for micro USB, Optical and Coaxial connections, and can deliver audio output via RCA and 3.5mm or 6.5mm headphone jacks.
Go even further with 2go
When the Hugo 2 is combined with Chord’s specially designed streamer, the 2go, you’ll gain the ability to stream your music via Bluetooth and WiFi (AirPlay, Roon Ready) to your portable DAC. The pairing of the 2go with the Hugo 2 makes for the pinnacle on-the-go HiFi experience that’s perfect for every audiophile.
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Useful info
- Product Specifications
Compatibility           | Roon Tested
                        | Bluetooth (Blue): 44.1kHz to 48kHz – 16bit

Audio inputs			| 2x 3.5mm Coaxial S/PDIF up to 384kHz (768kHz in dual mode)
                        | 1 x Optical/Toslink S/PDIF up to 96kHz
                        | 1 x Micro-USB up to 768kHz
				        | 1x Bluetooth (A2DP/AptX)

Audio outputs 			| 1 x ¼” jack headphone output
                        | 1 x 3.5mm jack headphone output
                        | 1 x stereo (L & R) RCA output

Sample frequencies      | PCM up to 768 kHz / 32-bits 
                        | DoP DSD256  
                        | Native DSD512  

Frequency response      | 20 Hz–20 kHz +/- 0.2 dB

Output impedance		| 0.0025 Ω

THD         			| <0.0001 % 1 kHz 3 V RMS 300 ohms

Signal to noise ratio   | 126 dB A-weighted

Channel separation      | 135 dB @ 1 kHz 300 ohms

Output power            | 94 mW at 1 kHz/300Ω
                        | 740 mW at 1 kHz/33 Ω
                        | 1050 mW at 1 kHz/8 Ω

Charging current        | 2 A

Operating voltage       | 5 V DC

Battery life 			| 12+ hours (approximately) playback time
                        | 2 x Rechargeable custom Enix Energies 3.7v 9.6Wh Li-ion (lithium-ion (2600mAh) batteries

Dimensions 		 		| 5.11" (W) x 3.97" (H) x 0.82" (D)

Weight					| 0lb 12.5oz

- What's in the box	
1 x Hugo 2 
1 x Power adapter with 4 plug adapters (US, UK, EU, AU)
1 x Micro-USB cable
1 x Optical cable 
1 x Short optical cable
1 x Micro USB to Micro-USB OTG cable
1 x Remote control
2 x AA batteries
1 x User guide

- Manuals and Downloads

- Warranty
The Hugo 2 is covered by a three-year warranty effective from the date of delivery. Batteries are covered for 18 months. 
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