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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    Hello- I owned a Pono player for 4 months and liked it a lot, great sound easy to use. I sold  the the Pono on Ebay and bought a AK 100II from a fellow headfi-er around April. I like the AK 100II better, the sound of the AK100II is more refined, but the Pono is a tad warmer or musical sounding...
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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    A used AK 100II in the Headfi classifieds for $630 with a remote. I'm not related to the seller. 
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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    awesome sauce,thanks.. Man I sure love my Ak100II. 
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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    Howdy- I like to listen to all of my music on shuffle. If I go to folder play all with the shuffle mode on, will that shuffle play the music both on my internal HD and on my SD card together on my AK 100II?    Thanks 
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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    Howdy- I bought this case for my AK 100II and it works great. http://www.ebay.com/itm/181328992035?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&var=480339026286&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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    Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II

    Howdy- I just bought a used AK 100II from a fellow headfi-er, I decided to sell my pono and keep the AK 100II, can anybody please tell me if it's worth the $495 for the RAWAK 100II mod?    Thanks 
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    The Pono Player Impressions Thread

    Thanks, can someone please recommend a good pair of headphones that can be used as portable headphones,over the ear, for portable use like when I'm out walking the dogs, that can be wired as balanced headphones? the only ones that come to mind are the Sennheiser HD-25 or HD-26, I need a pair...
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    The Pono Player Impressions Thread

    Can someone please tell me if I bought a load of snake oil with this cable for my Pono. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pono-Player-Headphone-Cable-Balanced-Mode-For-Any-Headphone-/121551933197?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c4d0f4f0d I've been using that balanced cable with my Pono and my Audio...
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    The Pono Player Impressions Thread

    Here's the reply I got from Vinnie at RedWine Audio:      Hi Robert,   I was considering modding the Pono, but I just don't have the time at the moment or in the next few months.  We've been extremely busy.   I prefer the sound of the modded AK players to the stock Pono.  But Pono is a...
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    The Pono Player Impressions Thread

    Howdy- has anybody compared the Pono player to a Red wine modified Astell and Kern player? to hear which sounds best? Just curious, I own a Pono player and I don't own a Astell and Kern player, but they come up on Ebay often, I may consider getting one so I can compare it to my Pono player. I...
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    The Pono Player Impressions Thread

    I need recommendations for a good sounding boom box or portable battery powered cordless speaker  to use with my pono while on the road in hotel rooms, at the beach and at the pool, something that plays loud and clear. Thanks. 
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    PONO - Neil Youngs portable hi-res music player

    Howdy- I just bought a Pono player and I want to upgrade my headphones to the Sennheiser HD-25-1's   is it worth it to buy a balanced cable for the Senn. Hd-25-1's to use with the Pono? I want to go with the HD-25's because I need a good sounding headphone for portable use and get the best sound...
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    Wadia 170 iTransport owners club

    Hello- I'm really confused from reading all the previous posts,what can I do to get the best SQ out of my Wadia 170i? I'm using the 170i,Apple WAV files,Ipod Classic 160gb,Signal Cable Coax to my Benchmark Dac. My Oppo DVD player playing CD's through the Benchmark still sounds better than the...
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    Wadia iTransport iPod Dock Gets Bit-Perfect Digital from iPods!

    Howdy- will somebody plez post their thoughts on how the Wadia 170 Ipod Transport sounds? I bought one but can't hook it up yet untill we move into our house in 2 weeks. Cheers, Robert
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    Wadia iTransport iPod Dock Gets Bit-Perfect Digital from iPods!

    Howdy- here's an email I got from Wadia sales on the Wadia 170 iPod Transport today at 12:56PM Robert, They are on their way to Music Direct right now. They left our factory yesterday and should be to Music Direct by the end of this week or the first part of next. Thank...
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