We have teamed up with those clever guys at Chord Electronics to give one lucky reader the chance to win a fabulous Chord Hugo Portable DAC/ headphone amplifier. The outstanding Hugo was reviewed by Chris Martens in issue 111 of Hi-Fi+.
Chris wrote, “All it takes is a few minutes of listening to the Hugo to recognise that it possesses that elusive ‘X’ factor, which marks the difference between very good products and truly special ones that touch on greatness. No one sonic characteristic steps to the foreground to define this product. “Hugo’s FPGA DAC supports 26k tap-length digital filters, whereas Chord says conventional DACs are limited to about 150 tap-length filters and claims even the largest commercial DAC chips offer ‘only about 250 taps’.”
This is currently the must-have high-performance portable DAC for the discerning audiophile on the go. A Hugo should set you back £1,400, but here’s how you can win one!
How many tap-length digital filters can the Chord Hugo support?
To answer, please visit Chord’s dedicated competition page at www.chordelectronics.co.uk/news-info.asp?id=215
Alternatively, send your answer on a postcard (including your name, address, and contact details) to:
Chord Hugo Competition,
The competition will run from September, 8th 2016 until November, 3rd 2016. The competition is open to everyone, but multiple, automated or bulk entries will be disqualified. The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries, will be contacted via email (where possible) and their name will be published in the magazine. The Editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Absolute Multimedia (UK) Ltd. is compliant with the Data Protection Act and UK laws apply. Our policy is such that we will not pass on your details to any third party without your prior consent.
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