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  1. Chord Mojo Review

    Chord Mojo Review
    Chord Mojo Review I'm listening to Chord's new Mojo Digital Analog Converter (DAC) and amp as I write this. I've flown almost 4,000 miles to have THIS musical experience. My hand trembles a little as I hook Chord's new DAC to an Astell & Kern 120 II media player and a pair of JH 16Pro Freqphase In-Ear-Monitors (IEMs) with our Moon Audio Silver Dragon V1 IEM headphone cable. Here is what I hear... Dead quiet. You would be surprised how hard "dead quiet" is to create. We live in "noisy" times with signals and devices fighting each other for bandwidth...
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  2. Chord Mojo Rising

    Chord Mojo Rising

    Chord Mojo Rising Chord Electronics new Mojo DAC (Digital Analog Converter) reminds us how many musical revolutions started in England. The Beatles, Stones and Sex Pistols defined the music of their and our times. Chord Electronics, located in a pump house built in 1878 not far from London in the village of Maidstone, is creating a new portable digital music...
  3. Moon Audio's Old School Craftsmanship

    Moon Audio's Old School Craftsmanship

    Black Dragons & Sennheiser HD800 Review Working at Moon-Audio.com in Cary, NC a few days a week is fun, cool and keeps me in Chord Hugo DACs and Fostex TH900s headphones. If you see a "Will Work For HiFi" sign I'm probably holding it. I love working where a brilliant engineer (Drew Baird) thinks of new ideas and inspires a...
  4. Meet Drew Baird At RMAF

    Meet Drew Baird At RMAF

    Meet Drew at RMAF 10.2 - 10.4 Get your audio questions answered this weekend in Denver. Drew left early this morning for the Rocky Mountain Audio Festival.  "Drew Baird is a tremendous source of knowledge. He can guide you through the (audio) cable jungle. Since Drew has such a huge knowledge of a wide selection of amps, DACs (Digital Analog...
  5. Hack Headphones Contest 2015

    Hack Headphones Contest 2015

    Win A $1,000 Headphones Hack! * Hack Headphones Contest 2015  Entering is easy! 1. TAKE A PICTURE of your headphones and music setup. 2. POST your headphones + setup picture with hashtag #hackheadphones to: Twitter with "cc. @moonaudio" Hack Headphones Contest on List.ly Instagram Facebook and share with MoonAudio email to [email protected] 3. Best picture + "Why I want my...
  6. The Chord Hugo Story

    The Chord Hugo Story

    Learn how John Franks, Rob Watts and the Chord Electronics R&D team changed the world of music and sound with their revolutionary Digital Analog Converter (DAC named Chord Hugo) in our new Chord Hugo Magazine. 
  7. HiFiMan HE-6 headphones Review

    HiFiMan HE-6 headphones Review

    I have personally owned HiFiMan HE-6 headphones for about one year.  In my headphone review, I believe the HE-6 is truly, a pleasure to listen to, and definitely worth the purchase price of $1299. About 10 years ago (an eternity in the personal audio world), headphones weren't important or popular with "audiophiles".  Few companies managed to get their attention and much...
  8. Chord Hugo Magazine at Moon Audio

    Chord Hugo Magazine at Moon Audio

    New Chord Hugo Magazine Immediately after hearing Chord Hugo at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Moon-Audio.com founder Drew Baird began creating new Dragons. Dragons are audio cables that make even the best audio gear sound better. I'm a Moon Audio Ambassador. When Drew asked if I would like to help tell the story of Chord Electronics YES! was the immediate answer...
  9. Chord Hugo - How To Setup

    Chord Hugo - How To Setup

    Chord Hugo Setup Tips A popular question at Moon Audio is: "How do I setup Sound Properties for the Chord Hugo or any USB DAC on Windows & Mac?".  We know why this question is so popular. Setting correct Sound Properties on Windows PCs or Apple Macbooks is how to achieve optimal Chord Hugo or other Universal Serial Bus (USB) Digital...
  10. Hack Your Headphones on Curagami

    Hack Your Headphones on Curagami

    Hack Your Headphones We appreciate Moon Audio Ambassador Marty Smith calling our Hack Your Headphones idea "brilliant DIY marketing" on Curagami.com. Silver Dragon cable for Audeze headphones v3 a "Branded Hack" Ready To Buy - 1 of 3 ways to hack your headphones Since we build Silver, Black and Blue Dragon audio cables by hand it is easy to offer...
  11. Headphones Buying Survey

    Headphones Buying Survey

    In a recent, headphones buying survey, we asked, “What’s most important when you purchase a new pair of headphones?” It’s clear that the strengths and weaknesses of the headphones are very important when buying a new pair as we heard this response the most.   How do you define "strengths and weaknesses" in terms of headphones? Are you looking for information on...

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