Astell&Kern Launches KANN ALPHA Digital Audio Player
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Hmm, this one should be able to handle some planars. :)
 
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This does look interesting. I was holding out for a hopeful future SR 35 or something as such but perhaps this will do---Astell and Kern has really been busy as of late.
 
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This is like ...the death of 2.5mm. The Inventor of 2.5mm moving to 4.4mm......... OK i may be exxagerating a bit but I think it does signal the phasing out of 2.5mm balance out
 
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Is not dead, it has the two, 2.5mm and 4.4mm,i love the philosophic conclusions in this forum....
 
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OMFG 4.4mm at last !!!!
Now they just need an EQ/PEQ thats does more than look pretty 🤔 or just allow Neutron FGS

Call it KANN EQ 😁👍
 
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Now they just need a EQ/PEQ thats does more than look pretty 🤔 or just allow Neutron FGS

Call it KANN EQ 😁👍
Yes! Slow but steady! At last they are doing digital filters and 4.4mm. Hopefully Neutron will follow suit soon enough
 
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I wonder if the sound signature of the Alpha will be as good as or better than the Cube. What I liked about the Cube was how crisp and clear it was.
 
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I'd get this if only to support AK for going 4.4 lol - big win. Are you planning on implementing it on future models as well?
 
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I'd get this if only to support AK for going 4.4 lol - big win. Are you planning on implementing it on future models as well?
probably not yet, the Kann line up seems to be their experimental line
 
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A&K, 4 4mm? I am still sleeping or is it real? I said to my self... cool. It was only a matter of natural course of life, many DAP Manufacturers were already adapting 4.4.
 
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This is like ...the death of 2.5mm. The Inventor of 2.5mm moving to 4.4mm.........
It's even worse: This signals the death of both 3.5mm jacks and XLR connectors. I'm going to have a trash a pile of stuff now ...
 
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