There’s a Digital-to-Analog converter (DAC) inside your cellphone, however when you’re critical about its audio efficiency, you’ll wish to substitute it with an exterior DAC and amplifier. The Chord Mojo 2 replaces the unique Chord Mojo DAC launched in 2016, and comes with up to date internals, extra options, higher battery life, and lots extra.
The Mojo 2 is created from aluminum with a black anodized end and now has 4 colourful buttons on the entrance, in comparison with three on the previous model. The brand new fourth button accesses the Mojo 2’s large new characteristic: a lossless Digital Sound Processor (DSP).
It’s known as the UHD DSP, and Chord says the tech inside it’s a world-first. The 104-bit customized Digital Sound Processor (DSP) contained in the Mojo 2 runs at 705/748kHz for pin-sharp accuracy. It additionally lets you tune the sound to your liking, with 18 steps of adjustment per frequency masking high and low treble, plus low and mid bass, all with none lack of sound high quality.
Moreover the UHD DSP has a extra exact quantity management, a crossfeed characteristic with 4 levels to present you management over the spatial impact, no matter your headphones. That is one other new facet of the Mojo 2, as Chord says it’s appropriate for nearly any headphones, so don’t assume it’s important to personal the most costly pair for it to make an enormous distinction to your listening enjoyment.
On one finish of the Mojo 2 are twin 3.5mm headphone jacks so you may pay attention with a good friend, and on the opposite are the system connections. A USB Sort-C has been added to the MicroUSB connector, together with an optical/coax port too. It may be related to your cellphone (Android by USB Sort-C, or an iPhone offered you utilize an adaptor), your pc, or any music participant. The battery inside has a barely bigger capability than the previous mannequin and will final for round eight hours, however the large change is quicker charging and higher warmth administration.
The Chord Mojo 2 is out there now for 449 British kilos, or about $600. Count on a U.S. value round $600, similar to the unique Mojo. Alternatively, you may see a collection of cheaper DACs in your cellphone right here.