Ican help you here biker. First off some of the verbage does need to be changed on Vinnies website because it refers mostly to the 4GEN imod.
Since the 4gn used the headphone out the unit could be charging at the same time (great for burn-in) even if you dont leave the power plugged in while listening (adds noise to the system)
You can safly use you wall chargers, apple docks (for charging only) etc but DO NOT PLAY ANY AUDIO FROM THE iMOD thru regular dock connection
. These stock type connections do not have the black caps in the cable and will send voltage via your audio in jacks on whatever you are using. (reciever, amp etc)This can cause a major problem with both your gear and speakers so dont try it.
I use my stock dock for chargeing only and run completly on Battery power which is what Vinnie prefers.
Ok the issue of burn-in the only way to do this is Ken at ALO have special dock cables with power supplies attached to them so you can use AC power to burn-in and then unplug the wall power for normal listening. I think that will be available soon if not already. check the alo page: http://www.aloaudio.com/imod/5gimod.html
And of course by the end of the month Ken is trying to have the ultimate iMOD dock made from nice woods using the V-caps which are supposed to bring th imod up a few more pegs closer to the grail of holy tone we are all searching for. If I left anything out let me know.
If I messed anything KEN or VINNIE come on down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!