Chord Electronics Huei

Chord Electronics
Introducing Huei, a remarkable phono preamp that seamlessly integrates turntables into our amplifiers, drawing on 30 years of expertise in amplifier construction. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail in Great Britain by Chord Electronics, Huei exemplifies exceptional craftsmanship.

Designed to meet the highest standards for turntables, Huei offers both Moving Magnet (MM) and Moving Coil (MC) compatibility, accommodating a wide range of cartridges. Its comprehensive range of gain and impedance-matching options ensures versatility, with convenient front-panel controls providing easy access to these adjustable features.

Redefining the standard for Chord Electronics phono preamps, Huei incorporates cutting-edge design elements, including an ultra-low-noise microprocessor control. This innovative addition enables precise control over essential functions, accompanied by a convenient memory function. Huei empowers you to fine-tune your listening experience with multiple impedance-matching options, an eight-stage switchable gain, and a toggleable rumble filter, ensuring comprehensive compatibility and an enhanced audio journey.
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Created with meticulous attention to detail using solid aircraft-grade aluminum billet, Huei showcases a sleek design reminiscent of our highly acclaimed Qutest DAC. The captivating top-mounted viewing window provides a mesmerizing glimpse into the illuminated inner workings of the electronics. Additionally, Huei proudly presents our signature polychromatic control spheres, a unique characteristic shared by our digital products. These elegantly illuminated front-panel spheres grant direct access to Huei's gain and impedance settings, allowing seamless cartridge selection between MM and MC options, as well as convenient control over the on-board rumble filter.

Huei seamlessly integrates turntables into Chord Electronics' systems, as well as other setups, offering both unbalanced (RCA) and balanced (XLR) outputs along with RCA inputs. To ensure optimal performance, a high-quality 12V external power supply is thoughtfully included.

Elevate your vinyl listening experience with Huei by Chord Electronics, a stylish, practical, and high-performance solution. Immerse yourself in the rich and warm sound of your cherished records like never before.

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Supported cartridges: Moving magnet and moving coil

Inputs: 1x Stereo unbalanced RCA input

Outputs: 1x Stereo unbalanced RCA output, 1x Stereo balanced XLR output

Input Impedance: Moving magnet: 47,000Ω Moving coil: 100Ω – 3,700Ω, 12-step user selectable

Gain Range: Moving magnet: 21dB – 42dB, 8-step user selectable Moving coil: 49dB – 68dB, 8-step user selectable

Input Noise: 1.1nV/Hz

Max Output Voltage RMS: 20v RMS

Equalisation Response: RIAA Curve

Equalisation Accuracy: +/- 0.1dB

Frequency Response: RIAA Curve = 12Hz to 25kHz

Rumble Filter: Rausch Slope -24dB per octave below 50Hz

Output Impedance: 520Ω (resistive)

Input Power Supply: 12v – 100v to 240v 50/60Hz PSU

Product Type: Phono Stage

lwh: 45x160x88

Weight: 657g

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