yeah,...until you touch it and it scars the way-to-fragile finish...
Do you know if dignis has released a case for the ak120 yet?....with moleskin case, i suppose it does not work with the right angle jack through the headphone hole at the back....any news were outside of japan i can get the van nuys case?
Dunno about Dignis (but afterall they're the ones making the AK120 cases anyway??) however there seem to be more colours for the AK120 case now (taken from Fujiya's website) :-
As for Van Nuys, not as far as I know. Japan only.
Yupp totally agree ... i never ever go up to 50 only once when I was listening to a classical piece which had really wide dynamic range. Generally I i listen between 26-35.
Wow 50 is really loud .... when i auditioned the 4r i never even went above 40. Makes me really wonder if the difference in shape and size of individuals' ears actually have an effect on perceived loudness.
Anyway thanks a lot. Just wanted to get a sensing to see if i was listening too loud .... cos every time I try to justify to my female friends the worth of the ak120 i would turn the volume up to 30 for them ... and on 3 out of 3 times got scolded crazy for turning it up so high. So was worried i might be listening at levels too high ... haha okok i guess i'm still safe then haha
Generally females have better hearing than males. Not all the time but a lot of the time.
Full RWA S or B mod turn the AK players into transports only so you have to use an amp with them. But yeah, sticker shock syndrome. Then again if it is rivalling desktop setups then value is relative to the beholder
For many people the AK120 is the best balance of capacity, portability, user interface, and sound quality. But the sound quality is hampered by the portability. Better amps do exist, for those who are willing to pay for and lug them and are necessary for very hard to drive phones.
I use the AK120 90% of the time directly plugged into my UERM's, but I ordered a bigger amp for the office for the last word in detail and extension.