Robert Koda

Robert Koda


Robert Koda is another enduring partner of AE, surpassing a decade-long relationship. Robert Koch is a perfectionist. He is never hurried. He is clearly immersed in the art of amplification. His Takumi series is widely acclaimed around the world despite the few official reviews. This is a bespoke quality that simply speaks for itself. His RK K10 and K15 preamps are widely sought because of their coherence and smoothness without compromising resolution and transients. They easily integrate with other brands of amplifier as well.  The Takumi MC ONE phone stage utilises proprietary circuitry of RIAA curve invented by Robert himself that minimises distortion during equalization.  The introduction of the Takumi K160 flagship mono amplifier is simply the best of the best in the AE founder’s experience.  On listening, you wouldn't bother asking if this is solid state or tube design because you are completely swept up in the sentimental domain of music. RK designs will always move you, be it a simple Japanese vocal like Miyuki or a full symphonic setup showcasing Stravinsky's Firebird. It is intended to consistently deliver music, and with it, awe.

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