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Originally Posted by zachchen1996 View Post
 

Apparently this external battery pack can output DC: 12V / 1.5A

 

http://www.ianker.com/product/79AN7906-BA

 

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Would this be safe to use as a charging device for the Hugo?


I use Version 1.0 of this unit to power my Tortuga LDR as well as my Adnaco S3B USB hub. Solid stuff from Anker.

 

Does this model also have the 5V USB output? That's what I use for the Adnaco USB (with a modded cable) and I can power 2 devices using a little over 2A.

 

http://www.amazon.com/20000mAh-Multi-Voltage-External-Netbooks-Notebooks/dp/B00B45EOYS

post #2867 of 9123

I got the Energizer XP18000a for charging my iBasso DX100, 12v @ 2A.  Will this work for the Chord Hugo as well?  This has a single USB @ 2A as well, even works at up to 20v for laptops :)

 

http://www.energizerpowerpacks.com/sg/products/xp18000a/

post #2868 of 9123
interesting chip the Atmel ATSAM3U1C, i was finally able to see the insides from a couple recent pictures posted here.
post #2869 of 9123
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Originally Posted by zachchen1996 View Post

Anyone know if the rca plugs that blue jeans cable uses will fit in the hugo?

 

On my revised chassis Hugo blue jeans cable's rca plug (audio output) will fit fine. But blue jeans rca won't fit Hugo's coaxial output though. 


Edited by SleepyOne - 5/13/14 at 1:45am
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Let's assume I own a Hugo.  Now, if my priorities are storage (at least 500GB) followed by (trans)portability, then is connecting Hugo to a laptop the only solution?  If so, what's the recommended connection method to a Macbook Pro?  I should mention that I have no desire to use a USB--SPDIF converter.

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How does the HUGO compare with the Concero HP / HD? Can it work as an spdif converter with digital out the same way as Concero?

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Originally Posted by kantana View Post
 

I got the Energizer XP18000a for charging my iBasso DX100, 12v @ 2A.  Will this work for the Chord Hugo as well?  This has a single USB @ 2A as well, even works at up to 20v for laptops :)

 

http://www.energizerpowerpacks.com/sg/products/xp18000a/

 

The charger for the Hugo states output should  be 12V at 0.6A. Based on this, I think the Energizer battery should work provided you have the right connector. I am no engineer :D

post #2873 of 9123
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Originally Posted by givemevinyl View Post

Let's assume I own a Hugo.  Now, if my priorities are storage (at least 500GB) followed by (trans)portability, then is connecting Hugo to a laptop the only solution?  If so, what's the recommended connection method to a Macbook Pro?  I should mention that I have no desire to use a USB--SPDIF converter.

You could just use the HD USB input - convenient and sounds great.

What format is your 500gb of music in? An alternative would be to use an idevice and a wireless hard disk like the seagate wireless plus and stream it via something like 8player.
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Originally Posted by vq_aus View Post


You could just use the HD USB input - convenient and sounds great.

What format is your 500gb of music in? An alternative would be to use an idevice and a wireless hard disk like the seagate wireless plus and stream it via something like 8player.

Other alternative is a Microsoft Surface PRO 512 Gb + a player like JRiver .  

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Edited by seeteeyou - 11/4/14 at 8:39pm
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OR... Geek Wave: A no compromise portable high-resolution music player.

 
 
The Geek Wave (reconfigured version) DAP + HUGO = Audio Nirvana.  :L3000:

 

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Originally Posted by bmichels View Post
 

Other alternative is a Microsoft Surface PRO 512 Gb + a player like JRiver .  

post #2877 of 9123
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Originally Posted by smial1966 View Post
 

That is great news for me, thank you, but it is not going to be cheap!

 

Only the higher price dap can do spdif out. 


Edited by audionewbi - 5/13/14 at 4:25am
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To early to tell whether it is any good or whether it will even happened.

post #2879 of 9123
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Originally Posted by SleepyOne View Post
 

To early to tell whether it is any good or whether it will even happened.

 

Personally, I really hope it doesn't happen.

post #2880 of 9123
Well, my Hugo is ordered and on the way. They certainly don't sit for long in UK dealers at the moment.
So, in anticipation, have been studying the specs. Slightly concerned that the USB input for tablets and smartphones is only 16/48 capable.
Which input will work for high-res files from an iphone or ipod? My plan was to use the new 128gb ipod Touch as the primary DAP ( when Apple release it).
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