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    Chord Hugo M Scaler



    Chord DAVE + the new Chord Hugo M Scaler. Dual 75ohm BNC connection.


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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    What cables are you demoing with? I upgraded from Ansuz C2’s to Ansuz DTC’s between my Blu2 and Dave and heard an improvement. Of course not enough to justify the difference in cost! I also replaced an Ansuz DTC USB with a DTC BNC between my Aurender N10 and the Blu2. BNC is better.
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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Quote Originally Posted by Leatherneck View Post
    What cables are you demoing with? I upgraded from Ansuz C2’s to Ansuz DTC’s between my Blu2 and Dave and heard an improvement. Of course not enough to justify the difference in cost! I also replaced an Ansuz DTC USB with a DTC BNC between my Aurender N10 and the Blu2. BNC is better.
    Just stock BNC for now. Will look into some others later.


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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    https://youtu.be/EJym6GGf2xg


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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Hi Mike !
    What power cord are you us in the Chord DAVEin the top photo ?
    thanks
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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Quote Originally Posted by Toomey View Post
    Hi Mike !
    What power cord are you us in the Chord DAVEin the top photo ?
    thanks
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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Than you !
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    A little listening at home to this combo.


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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Hey Mike, new speakers on hold but very curious about M scaler with the qutest vs. the hugo TT2. Other than 18 watt power capability -any other sonic differences or # of input or output differences that are important. My current Ayre QB-9 DSD is what I want to improve and replace. Lastly have you tried M scaler with any other DACs under 10K that I should consider?
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    Re: Chord Hugo M Scaler

    Quote Originally Posted by veindoc View Post
    Hey Mike, new speakers on hold but very curious about M scaler with the qutest vs. the hugo TT2. Other than 18 watt power capability -any other sonic differences or # of input or output differences that are important. My current Ayre QB-9 DSD is what I want to improve and replace. Lastly have you tried M scaler with any other DACs under 10K that I should consider?
    I have not. I really think the M Scaler + DAVE is the way to go. The new Hugo TT2 might be another option.


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