Chord Hugo 2GO
The 2go streamer/server transforms the abilities of the Hugo 2, adding both Ethernet and wireless streaming, plus 4 TB of microSD card storage to the award-winning DAC/pre/headphone amp
2go is a high-performance streamer/server that transforms the Hugo 2 DAC into a fully featured Wi-Fi- and Ethernet-enabled device with up to 4 TB of solid-state library playback, bringing the proven sound quality benefits of our award-winning Hugo 2 DAC technology to network audio.
2go benefits from 2x 2 TB-rated microSD card slots for digital storage and playback, enabling Hugo 2 as a high-capacity digital music server (using MPD), in addition to its music streaming abilities. Crucially, when using 2go with Hugo 2, (once charged) all forms of digital playback can benefit from battery power alone, negating the need for external power supplies for the ultimate in purist audio.
2go contains highly advanced miniaturised electronic engineering that, in keeping with all our amplifiers and DACs, uses proprietary British technology. Adding 2go to Hugo 2, creates the most sonically advanced compact music streamer available today.
Wireless convenience (2.4GHz Wi-Fi and A2DP Bluetooth) combine with the stability and performance of wired (Gigabit) Ethernet connectivity, the latter offering set-up-free plug and play operation. 2go also benefits from comprehensive audio interfacing and offers Tidal, Qobuz and Internet radio playback with Spotify (and others) earmarked for the future. 2go is also Roon Ready, offers gapless audio and DoP/Bit Perfect support, as well as being fully DLNA-compliant (server/renderer) and AirPlay-ready.
A key feature of 2go is its auto-switching input function: every audio interface is always on, therefore switching between inputs is as easy as hitting ‘play’ on the chosen control point app; 2go convenience-switches between all its inputs automatically, giving a seamless user experience when playing music from different sources or even streaming services.
Firmware, v1.5.0, is now available
Further to our Gofigure update communication last week, 2go’s latest firmware, v1.5.0, is now available. It has been sent today (11.00 BST/10.00 UTC) as an over-the-air (OTA) update and can be activated using the settings menu within the Gofigure app. Details of the improvements can be found below.
Please ensure any relevant demo units have been updated and kindly ensure that you have the latest version of Gofigure, iOS v2.08(22) and Android v1.2.126, before attempting to update any devices.
You’ll need to activate the new firmware using Gofigure. The process may take a few minutes depending on internet speeds. To help, you can follow our instructional video immediately below, which is available on our YouTube channel.
Finally, we’re pleased to say that the update means 2yu will now be shipping in the coming weeks. Please contact your relevant sales team member to find out more about this exciting new addition to the portfolio.
The key features include improved radio station and playlist support, with faster access over Wi-Fi through caching, a playlist generator for the Quick Play function, plus enhanced status messaging and stability.
The new playlist generator feature allows Gofigure to scan any SD card/s inserted into 2go or Poly for music and create playlists for every stored album, giving a quick and easy way to play all stored albums without the need for either a Wi-Fi connection or another app.