Head Gear Reviews by highfell
  1. Chord Electronics Hugo 2

    5.00 star(s)
    I listened to Hugo2 as part of the U.K. Tour for ten days. Subsequently, I decided to buy one and so this review is as a result of listening for around two months now. @Relic has produced the definitive review, so mine won't focus on the machine's specs. Design The new interface with the coloured buttons make the unit easier to use. I find the new design slightly too much in your face, but that is kind of the modern way. The new design makes it easier to set up the unit and use the cross feed function or select the type of source eg coaxial...
  2. IFI SPDIF iPurifier

    5.00 star(s)
    What does the SPDIF iPurifier do ?     The goal of the SPDIF iPurifier is to clean up the jitter & electrical noise in digital input so that the DAC will more accurately convert it to the music output that you listen to. So what does it actually do ?     It re-clocks the digital audio signal, galvanically isolates the DAP from the DAC and uses a Femto clock to provide better timing of the bitstream, together with an ultra clean power source. It doesn't change the bit size though.   I was interested in trying it out because the SPDIF...
  3. Chord Hugo TT

    5.00 star(s)
    Introduction   Whilst I have always loved listening to music, it was only after I deciding to purchase a Valve Amplifier three years ago that I began my current obsession in listening to music through better & better equipment.   At home I tend to listen through my stereo system through speakers more than headphones by using my Hugo as a DAC and so the majority of my review is therefore using the TT as a DAC into my home stereo system.   I have a single ended Class A Amplification provided by a Fatman 202. I bought this to try and combat the...