Kent’s Chord Electronics has launched its first compact desktop integrated amplifier. Named Anni, the amp comes equipped with range of connectivity and is the latest addition to Chord’s Qutest range, joining a standalone DAC, Huei phono stage and a dedicated QSS (Qutest Stand System) rack.

Chord Qutest range

Chord Electronics’ Qutest range in full swing with a dedicated amp, DAC and phono stage in a purpose made stand

Anni is built around the company’s proprietary ULTIMA circuit topology with 10W on offer, driving a dual-feed-forward error-correction circuit for headphones and compact loudspeakers.Chord Anni rear panel

Front panel outputs include 3.5 and 6.35mm headphone jacks which can both be driven together, joined by a pair of 4mm loudspeaker sockets and two live-level (RCA) analogue inputs on the rear panel, alongside a socket for its supplied 15V external power supply.

Available now and priced at £1,195, visit Chord Electronics’ website to find out more.