The Astell & Kern AK240
Jun 17, 2019 at 4:48 PM Post #8,941 of 9,107

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Does anybody still do mods for the ak240?
 
Jun 18, 2019 at 6:59 AM Post #8,942 of 9,107

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I will never buy AK products again, I am located in Dubai and my AK240 is not longer working, following up with Customer service guy (eddy.park@iriver.com) from past 6 months, even after multiple followup he takes months to replay and nothing is moving.

My AK240 is just paper weight now.
 
Jun 18, 2019 at 11:37 AM Post #8,943 of 9,107

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So far, the AK120 MkII, AK240, AK300, AK320, AK380 are all still able to stream fine.

They're already great purchases and I'd probably purchase them now at their current pricing rather than wait until they're at the price the original AK100 is now (which is what was being said above).

AK320 is surely the best value though - the same as the AK380 minus DSD processing engine - at around £500 on ebay. People are still asking high prices for the AK380 and AK240 because those people paid a lot and are unwilling to let them go too cheaply - so often the case with top models, no matter if they were superceded by non-top models.
 
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Jun 19, 2019 at 1:22 AM Post #8,945 of 9,107

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Why not get it fixed by someone else? What's wrong?

It do not power on, did try all the tricks like hard boot, etc.

Please suggest other options and getting it fixed.
 
Jun 19, 2019 at 4:33 AM Post #8,947 of 9,107

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Not sure which tool is required to undo screws, also do we get spare battery?

if I put it on charge for long time whole unit heats up but do not power on, no luck with computer also.
 
Jun 21, 2019 at 10:35 AM Post #8,950 of 9,107

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Ahh...no, not a screwdriver. The 2 screws on the bottom are actually very small Allen Head screws (6 sided hex). To remove the back a small suction cup will help. Best done by somebody who is familiar with opening similar devices like Samsung phones which also have adhesively attached back panels.

it's a "t-6" size (pretty small)...best to pick up a cheapo electronic gadget toolset, just recently got a nice oria set with coupon for $10
 
Jun 21, 2019 at 10:56 AM Post #8,951 of 9,107

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Not sure which tool is required to undo screws, also do we get spare battery?

if I put it on charge for long time whole unit heats up but do not power on, no luck with computer also.

i guess i should have directly answered you :)
as I wrote
it's a "t-6" size (pretty small)...best to pick up a cheapo electronic gadget toolset, just recently got a nice oria set with coupon for $10

and yes, you can get a battery for $20 or so (use a coupon) from aliexpress
 
Jun 22, 2019 at 11:44 AM Post #8,952 of 9,107

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Ahh...no, not a screwdriver. The 2 screws on the bottom are actually very small Allen Head screws (6 sided hex). To remove the back a small suction cup will help. Best done by somebody who is familiar with opening similar devices like Samsung phones which also have adhesively attached back panels.

Many screwdriver sets (mini or standard size) come with hex, or torx bits/ends that will be the right tool. Just a difference in use of terminology between us.
 
Jul 22, 2019 at 12:01 PM Post #8,953 of 9,107

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Posso usare questo adattatore per usare l'uscita bilanciata 2.5 dell'AK240? Grazie per le risposte
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https://www.amazon.it/gp/aw/d/B078YKMYHK?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_image
 
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