by Warren Chi, Scot Hull, Michael Liang and Michael Mercer
The Astell & Kern AK120. It may not be the flavor-of-the-month anymore, and the hype might finally be dying down. Good! Now we can get down with some real talk about this “audiophile” DAP.
We had thought about reviewing it, but no, just about everyone’s mother has reviewed it by now. So instead of some glossed-over review-speak, a regurgitated press release, or a glorified sales brochure, we’re simply going to speak freely.
Is the AK120 is worth the money? Is it all that and a bag of chips? Here is a candid look at how we really feel about the AK120… Audio360 style. There are no punches pulled, and there is no courtesy extended.
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