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Chord Mojo DAC headphone amp

Special Price $479.00 Regular Price $599.00
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Chord Electronic’s Mojo (Mobile Joy) Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) and headphones amplifier is as Peter Hyatt notes a “game changer” in digital sound quality.

The Mojo DAC is small, smartphone-friendly, and powerful. Don’t let a reasonable price or the small size of the Chord Mojo stop you from experiencing the “110% satisfaction” noted by Jer and 1,000 other Chord Mojo buyers.


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Chord Electronics’ Mojo (Mobile Joy) digital to analog converter (DAC) and headphones amplifier create a new approach to high-end digital audio sound via headphones and in-ear monitors (IEMs). Chord’s Mojo magical “converter box” external DAC is as mobile as Apple’s iPhones, iPads or any Android smartphone, PC or pad. Chord’s mighty Mojo crystal clear audio is warm and detailed with soundstage breadth, and intimacy believed lost as analog-to-digital converters (ADC) gave way to digital-to-analog conversion.

While converting analog recordings to digital audio was inevitable digital audio can be harsh, brittle and about as inviting as binary number zeros and ones. What does a zero-order-hold (ZOH) have to do with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon anyway? The answer is nothing and everything.

The zero-order hold (ZOH) is a mathematical model of signal reconstruction performed by a conventional digital-to-analog converter (DAC) describing how a discrete-time signal is converted to a continuous-time signal by holding each sample value for one interval. Ref: Wikipedia

We leave it to founder and chief engineer Drew Baird to translate digital audio jargon into music and gear we need to buy. Drew loves discovering audio innovators such as Chord Electronics from Kent, England. seeks partnerships with fellow manufacturers who, much like Drew’s Dragon audio cables, make audio gear for an audiophile, music lover, DJ, and musician to hear the beauty, warmth, and memory trapped inside digital audio’s signal-to-noise ratio (i.e. our much-loved music). 

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Chord Mojo

Small Footprint = Portable

Despite the small footprint of Chord's Mojo, Chord's new DAC only needs a few hours to charge. And your Mojo can keep rising for 10 hours continuous listening! Even better, thanks to a separate Micro USB charging port, you can charge and play Mojo at the same time. External power banks can also be used to charge Mojo on the move so long as they have a 1 amp output.

Advanced Design

Designed and manufactured in England by Chord Electronics Mojo stands for 'Mobile Joy'. Chord says Mojo is a true reference-quality mobile DAC and high level headphone amplifier and Mojo's sound rivals DACs at twenty times the price. ( founder Drew Baird Agrees)

Mojo's ultra-compact design is based on Chord's Hugo, but Mojo uses a new Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA board making Mojo the most advanced DAC on the planet!

Mojo Easy

Chord's new Mojo is easy to operate. Mojo is devoid of bewildering number of switch options common on similar DACs.


Mojo drives any headphone between 4 ohms and 800 ohms (so most headphones). Mojo can drive two pairs of headphones simultaneously. Mojo works with any music file from 44.1kHz up to 768kHz and DoP DSD files: DSD 64; DSD 128 and DSD 256. 

Mojo Music Decoding

Mojo can play all of today’s music formats. Mojo delivers breath-taking realism from digital music files such as: PCM; WAV; AAC; AIFF; MP3 and FLAC. Chord's Mojo works with smartphones and music players such as Astell & Kern's AK380. Mojo even covers specialist high-resolution formats such as DoP DSD files: DSD 64; DSD 128 and DSD 256. Mojo’s three high-resolution digital input options comprise optical (to 192kHz), plus Micro USB and RCA (mini-jack) which operate at up to an incredible 768kHz.

Fully Automatic

Input selection is automatic: if more than one input is active they are prioritized as USB first, coax second, optical third. File frequency is shown by an indicator color option on the power switch, from 44.1kHz (red), 48kHz (orange) through a rainbow of colors to bright white for DSD.

The highly accurate low-distortion digital volume is controlled via two color-illuminated buttons. Many low-cost apps now make high-resolution music files playable from all smart phones. Mojo has three different high-resolution digital inputs: optical to 192kHz, plus USB and RCA (mini-jack) which operate up to 768kHz.

Advanced Battery Technology

Mojo utilizes new advanced high-temperature battery technology. Benefits of advanced batteries include faster re-charging (up to 20 hours faster than competitive DAzCs). Mojo Charging is via a standard USB port. Mojo can play music while it charges.

Mojo's charging Micro USB port has a battery status and charging indicator light. Mojo's casework is machined from solid aircraft-grade aluminum and has a hard Matt black fine finish that does not finger-mark. All inputs are denoted with a fine laser ablated permanent white lettering.


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Manuals and Guides
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Chord Electronics Mojo Portable DAC

  • Mojo is designed and built for smartphones. 
  • Works with your iPhone (with Camera Connection Kit + Dragon USB Cable), Android or Windows phone.
  • The size and design make it comfortable to carry.
  • Mojo is compatible with your Mac, PC, or Linux computer.
  • Includes three digital inputs - USB, Coaxial, and Optical.
  • 4 hour charge time to provide up to 10 hours use.
  • Pairs with headphones from 4Ω to 800Ω.
  • With two 3.5mm analogue outputs you and a friend can listen at the same time.
  • Mojo plays all files from 32kHz to 768kHz and even DSD 512.
  • Fully automatic and remembers the last used settings.
  • Case is lovingly machined from a single block of aircraft grade aluminium.
  • Mojo is entirely designed and manufactured in Great Britain.


  • 1 x Micro USB 768KHz/32-bit capable
  • 1 x 3.5mm jack coaxial 768KHz/32-bit capable
  • 1 X Optical Toslink 192KHz/24-bit capable
  • 1 X Micro USB charging port


  • 2. x 3.5mm headphone jacks

Technical Details

  • Output power @ 1KHz
  • 600 Ohms 35mW
  • 8 Ohms 720mW
  • Output impedance 75m Ohms
  • Dynamic range 125dB
  • THD @3V 0.00017%
  • Weight 0.4 lbs
  • Dimensions 82L x 60W x 22H (mm)
  • True reference grade mastering quality


  • 1 year

4.9 / 5.0
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Class leading sound quality for the reasonable price.
August 11, 2018
Amazing DAC
Amazing DAC for one of the best values available!
August 6, 2018
Total classic!!!!
The mojo has been legendary since it�s release !!!!
May 16, 2018
Great product worked better than the Oppo HA-SE
February 15, 2018
excellent product, nice price-performance ratio
January 23, 2018
Great! Husband loves it!
December 11, 2017
Portable DAC with amazing sound
Wow, my portable music listening really took a step up with the Chord Mojo. Its super portable, easy to use and sounds great. Plus, the price is even better, its very affordable.
November 2, 2017
Wish I could give it 10 stars
For me this Mojo amp truly is a game changer. I have it paired with an A&K120 and Shure SE846 iems.

The A&K and Shure IEMs were spectacular on their own and I couldn't have imagined the difference this amp would make - I had to experience it and I couldn't be happier
May 6, 2017
Really enjoying it!!!
I purchased the Chord Mojo and it really sounds fantastic.

I called the Moon Audio customer service number because I did not realize that I could not use a standard cable with the pairing of the Mojo with my Fiio X7. The help I received was fast and knowledgeable.

I was able to order the correct cable online and it was shipped to me even sooner than I had expected.

I can't imagine trying to figure all that out if I had purchased this from Amazon or somewhere without the product knowledge that Moon Audio has.

Outstanding product, exceptional customer service and product knowledge.

May 5, 2017
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Hard to believe what one tiny black box can do for your music. Exceeded my expectations. I've been using it in so many settings- at home, car, work, gym. I'm really enjoying quality music on the move. . Go get yours now!

Thanks so much to Drew for answering all of my questions.

You have a new customer.

Top notch on all levels!
March 23, 2017
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