Chord Electronics Hugo TT Desktop Headphone Amp w/ Advanced DAC

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Hugo TT is a highly tuned thoroughbred tabletop DAC / preamp capable of unearthing the most minor nuances and delivering stunning clarity.

With Hugo TT (tabletop), Chord has built on the extraordinary success of their genre-defining Hugo DAC / headphone amplifier. The new larger desktop-orientated device offers greater connectivity, including a USB-B input, XLR outputs, two quarter-inch headphone outputs, plus improved performance and features.

Compared to the more mobile Hugo, Hugo TT gains a new larger chassis, remote control, an alphanumeric LED display with input/sample rate data, and improved sonic performance thanks to supercapacitors.

Advanced sample rate capability

Hugo TT is ready to take advantage of today’s advanced studio-master-quality (DXD) music files allowing music lovers to experience music in true high definition, along with the best possible reproduction of CD-quality music. Hugo TT supports up to 32-bit / 384kHz audio via coax and USB, and 24-bit / 192kHz over optical, plus DSD64 on all inputs and DSD128 via coax or USB (all via DoP).

In a key upgrade over the original Hugo, Hugo TT benefits from a high-quality asynchronous B-type USB connection for both the SD and HD USB input. With two further digital inputs: a (new) BNC coaxial and optical (TOSLink), any connected component with a digital output can benefit from Hugo TT’s advanced sound quality.

Bluetooth®

To fully integrate with today’s digitally stored media, Hugo TT also has A2DP Bluetooth capability and uses a custom-made module with the aptX™ codec to feed a digital signal directly into the DAC circuitry, so even without cables, music can still be enjoyed.

Spartan 6 FPGA

Hugo TT retains the same high-performance Spartan 6 FPGA that enabled Hugo to redefine the DAC genre in 2014. It has the same specification and measured performance as its mobile sibling, a device that “broke all records” for dynamic range in leading UK Hi-Fi magazine, Hi-Fi World, in the summer of 2014.

Supercapacitors

Being a home-orientated device, Hugo TT has been designed to run continuously from the supplied charger, however Chord’s engineers have also improved the battery and added Supercap energy storage, a technology seen in F1 where supercacitors back-up the cars batteries by sharing the load and charge demands, thereby protecting them. They serve a similar purpose in Hugo TT, extending the battery life as well as improving dynamics and demanding transients in recorded music. 

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  • Chord custom FPGA DAC
  • 14-hour battery life
  • Transportable
    • Standalone preamp function
    • Solid aluminum chassis
    • IR remote control included
    • Hugo TT is entirely designed and manufactured in Great Britain
    • What's in the Box:
      • HUGO TT tabletop DAC / preamp
      • 1.5m 12v 0.5a switching power supply
      • 1.5m type-A-to-type-B USB cable
      • Compact remote control
    • Inputs:
      • HD USB input 32-bit / 384KHz and DSD128-capable (phone / computer / tablet playback; driverless on Apple® / Android™) (Requires driver installation on Microsoft Windows machines)
      • Driverless USB input 16-bit / 44 / 48kHz-capable (designed for tablets / phones with no high-resolution software)
      • Optical TOSLink 24-bit / 192kHz-capable
      • RCA coaxial input 24-bit / 384kHz-capable
      • A2DP / aptX Bluetooth 16-bit / 44 / 48kHz-capable (up to 5 m) 
    • Outputs:
      • 1/4" headphone (2)
      • 3.5 mm headphone
      • Stereo RCA phono output pair (unbalanced)
      • Fully balanced XLR connections
    • Compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, OS X, & Linux
    • Super capacitor storage
    • Configurable crossfeed
    • Supports 800Ω headphones
    • Galvanically Isolated USB
    • Dimensions: 9.25"w (235 mm) x 1.78"h (45 mm) x 8.86"d (225 mm)
    • Weight: 6.6 lbs (3 kg)
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