Chord Electronics Anni Stereo Headphone Amplifier
Chord Electronics Anni Stereo After the ultra-successful introduction of the QUTEST DAC and also the matching HUEI Phonostage in the series, Chord decided to complete the set with the ANNI headphone amplifier. The ANNI finishes off the system as a superb headphone amplifier using ultima technology usually only found inside Chord’s full-size hifi amplifiers.
The new ANNI can also be utilized as an ultra-compact desktop integrated amplifier utilizing ULTIMA technology. The technology has been developed into a desktop format for the first time and is capable of powering both high-performance headphones and speakers.
The compact amplifier forms part of the QUTEST range and seamlessly complements the resolving abilities of the multi-award-winning QUTEST standalone DAC and HUEI phono stage. As a system, the QUTEST components provide an unrivaled desktop audio solution that is perfectly supported by the compact QSS (Qutest Stand System).
Key features of ANNI:
- Compact CNC-milled chassis
(Robust high-grade aluminum)
- Dual-feed-forward error-correction topology
(Correcting any distortion in the signal by the amplifier)
- 10 W of ULTIMA amplification
(Capable of driving any headphones as well as powering compact loudspeakers with error-monitoring)
- Two-stage gain control
(Provides extra flexibility, with a wide range of desktop monitors)
- QUTEST range power adaptor
(Used to power Qutest and Huei from a single power source when used as a full system)