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¤899.00
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Astell & Kern
¤2,999.00 ¤3,598.00
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<b>Astell&Kern Layla II by JH Audio Special Editon with OPUS#1 High Resolution Audio Player & Extreme Audio Headphone Splitter</b>... <br> <br> (Custom-made Balanced Armature Driver 4 Lows+4 Mids+4 Highs Total 12 Drivers Each) <br> <br> Jerry Harvey Audio custom earphones world's leading creator and collaboration Astell&Kern The siren series In-ear monitors are named after famous rock songs about women. Jerry Harvey Audio produced a special version of the Roxanne tuned for the Astell&Kern in 2016. The collaboration was so successful that the two companies will now release two more models. <br> <br> The first new model is the Layla. This all new flagship model is nothing short of stunning visually as well as sonically. The second in the "Sirens Series" line, it is worthy of being named after possibly the most famous love song in Rock history. Recorded By Eric Clapton, with his band Derek and the Dominos and released in 1970 on Layla and other Love songs. Layla was inspired by Clapton's unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend George Harrison. <br> <br> Full carbon Fiber Body with "Burnt" titanium Bezel and Carbon Fiber logo Insert. <br> <br> <b>SoundrIVe Technology (Quad Driver Technology)</b> <br> Layla was equipped with soundrIVe Technology, using Jerry Harvey Audio's proprietary mini quad drivers. Layla has a triple quad driver (12 drivers) configuration that offers the widest frequency range you'll ever hear. <br> <br> <b>FreqPhase Technology / Stainless Steel Tube Waveguide</b> <br> FreqPhase corrects Time and Phase of multiple Drivers. The Waveguide ensures each driver signal arrives within 0.01 milliseconds, resulting in a Phase coherent IEM. <br> <br> <b>Specification: </b> <br> Frequency Response- 10Hz to 23kHz <br> Input Sensitivity- 117dB @ 1mW <br> Impedance- 20 Ohm <br> <br> read more

Astell & Kern
¤999.00-¤899.00
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<b>Astell&Kern AK T1P by Beyerdynamic with FiiO A5 (E12 2016 Edition) Portable Headphone Amp & Extreme Audio Headphone Splitter</b...> <br> <br> -Tesla Transducers<br> -5 Hz to 50 kHz Frequency Response<br> -126 dB Maximum SPL<br> -32 ohms Impedance<br> -Includes 2.5mm Balanced Cable<br> -Includes 3.5mm Audio Cable<br> -Includes 3.5 to 6.3mm Adapter<br> -<b>Handmade in Germany</b><br> <br> Developed through a collaboration with Beyerdynamic, the Astell&Kern AK T1p Special Edition Headphones use high-efficiency Tesla technology in a semi-open circumaural design to deliver a frequency response of 5 Hz to 50 kHz into a 32 ohm load with a maximum SPL of 126 dB. The headphones can be used with portable high-resolution audio devices such as mobile players, smartphones, tablets, and more.<br> Furthermore, an additional 2.5mm balanced cable for Astell&Kern portable audio devices is included with a 3.5mm audiophile-grade cable. Just like all of Beyerdynamic's headphones, the AK T1p is handmade in Germany with the utmost attention to detail.<br> <br> <b>Ideal for High-Resolution Playback</b><br> With its open design, the AK T1p is particularly capable when it comes to reproducing the full musical wealth offered by high-resolution audio files. Instruments and voices separate from the headphones and create a virtual soundstage<br> <br> <b>Perfection "Made in Germany"</b><br> The AK T1p is manufactured entirely by hand in Heilbronn. Additional attenuation at the heart of the Tesla driver eliminates even the last traces of resonance in the high frequency range. Beyerdynamic has also optimized the geometry of the baffle design and replaced the single-layer baffle material with a more stable, high-tech compound. This reduces the vibration of the material to a minimum, which in turn delivers even clearer sound combined with precise bass<br> read more

Astell & Kern
¤1,899.19 ¤1,899.20
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Player Unit Only for Astell and Kern Blue Note 75 Anniversary Box Set - No Display Rack. Astell and Kern AK240 Blue Note 75 Portab...le High-Resolution Audio Player Anniversary Box Set - Limited Edition The limited edition Blue Note 75th Anniversary Package from Astell and Kern combines 75 legendary Blue Note jazz albums remastered and pre-installed on a special, Blue Note branded AK240 high-resolution audio player with a hardbound book filled with original album art and Richard Havers' new book, Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression. In addition to the pre-loaded music on the AK240, each remastered album is delivered on a microSD card in an acrylic glass case with original album artwork and stacked in a decorative display tower. Five of the Blue Note albums make their exclusive high-resolution audio debut with this release, including Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers' Mosaic, Tina Brooks' True Blue, Don Cherry's Complete Communion, Andrew Hill's Point Of Departure, and Bobby Hutcherson's Components. The AK240 media player and USB DAC supports a wide variety of audio formats including WAV, FLAC, ACC, MP3, WMA, OGG, and more in addition to DSD. It is equipped with a dual DAC Cirrus Logic CS4398 chip that allows for native DSD playback, meaning it does not need to convert DSD files to WAV prior to analog conversion. The AK240 can be controlled via its 3.3-inch AMOLED touch screen and features a physical volume knob. The unit has 256GB of internal storage, and supports microSD cards up to 128GB, for a total of 384GB of potential storage. Thanks to its streaming capabilities, you are not limited to playback of songs you have on your device, as it can stream tracks from your Mac or PC connected to the same wireless network. read more

Astell & Kern
¤1,299.00-¤899.00
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Astell&Kern; AK300 Portable Digital Music and Media Player (Midnight Black) with Fidue A83 FB Extreme Audio Edition IEM with Balan...ced Output Connector -Media Player & USB DAC -Supports WAV, FLAC, APE, OGG, MP3 & More -Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Support -DSD to PCM Playback -24-Bit 192 kHz Bit-to-Bit Playback -4.0" WVGA (480 x 800) Touchscreen -64GB of Built-In Storage -20-Band Parametric EQ -Voltage-Controlled Crystal Oscillator -AKM AK4490 DAC read more

Astell & Kern
¤2,999.00 ¤3,499.00
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<b>Astell&Kern Layla by JH Audio Special Editon with OPUS#1 High Resolution Digital Audio Player & Extreme Audio Headphone Splitte...r</b> <br> <br> (Custom-made Balanced Armature Driver 4 Lows+4 Mids+4 Highs Total 12 Drivers Each) <br> <br> Jerry Harvey Audio custom earphones world's leading creator and collaboration Astell&Kern The siren series In-ear monitors are named after famous rock songs about women. Jerry Harvey Audio produced a special version of the Roxanne tuned for the Astell&Kern in 2014. The collaboration was so successful that the two companies will now release two more models. <br> <br> The first new model is the Layla. This all new flagship model is nothing short of stunning visually as well as sonically. The second in the "Sirens Series" line, it is worthy of being named after possibly the most famous love song in Rock history. Recorded By Eric Clapton, with his band Derek and the Dominos and released in 1970 on Layla and other Love songs. Layla was inspired by Clapton's unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend George Harrison. <br> <br> Full carbon Fiber Body with "Burnt" titanium Bezel and Carbon Fiber logo Insert. <br> <br> <b>SoundrIVe Technology (Quad Driver Technology)</b> <br> Layla was equipped with soundrIVe Technology, using Jerry Harvey Audio's proprietary mini quad drivers. Layla has a triple quad driver (12 drivers) configuration that offers the widest frequency range you'll ever hear. <br> <br> <b>FreqPhase Technology / Stainless Steel Tube Waveguide</b> <br> FreqPhase corrects Time and Phase of multiple Drivers. The Waveguide ensures each driver signal arrives within 0.01 milliseconds, resulting in a Phase coherent IEM. <br> <br> <b>Specification: </b> <br> Frequency Response- 10Hz to 23kHz <br> Input Sensitivity- 117dB @ 1mW <br> Impedance- 20 Ohm <br> <br> read more

Astell & Kern
¤3,548.33
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<b>Astell&Kern Rosie by JH Audio with FiiO A5 (E12 2016 Edition) Portable Headphone Amp & Extreme Audio Headphone Splitter</b> <br...> <br> -Custom-Made Balanced-Armature Drivers<br> -10 Hz to 23 kHz Frequency Response<br> -17-Ohm Impedance<br> -Variable-Bass Output<br> -Two Detachable Audio Cables<br> -Includes Five Sets of Silicone Eartips<br> -Carry Case<br> <br> Developed through collaboration with Jerry Harvey Audio, the black Astell&Kern Rosie In-Ear Monitor Headphones allow you to hear the music how the recording artist and mix engineer intended it to sound, utilizing audio devices such as mobile players, smartphones, tablets, and more.  Featuring six custom-made dual-low, dual-mid, and quad high-balanced armature drivers per side, the in-ear monitors have a variable-bass output, which is adjustable from the cable, and delivers frequency ranges from flat bass response up to +15 dB (10 to 100 Hz).  Some additional features are an integrated 4th-order crossover, triple bore with stainless-steel tubing, noise isolation of -26 dB, and the included Moon Audio IEM cables; one 3.5mm unbalanced and one 2.5mm balanced. Five sets of silicone eartips, a screwdriver, cleaning brush, and carry case are also included.<br> <br> read more

Astell & Kern
¤400.00
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Astell&Kern is the ultimate portable high-fidelity audio system capable of studio Mastering Quality Sound (MQS) Mastering Quality ...Sound (MQS) is an acronym of collective lossless & high-resolution audio source formats, typically in 24-bit/44 to 192kHz of bit/sampling rates. Because MQS delivers about 6.5 times more detail than a conventional CD format (16bit/44.1kHz), listeners can enjoy a better and a more realistic sound quality. 24-bit/44 to 192kHz is the music industry norm used in the mastering process during sound production. However, the result of high resolution music files has to be compressed down to 16bit/44.1kHz so it can be stored into a single CD due to the memory storage shortcomings (~700MB). To produce the MP3 format, the high-resolution audio is compressed even further to 128 to 320kbps for the convenience of file size. These compressions remove the enormous amount of the details of the original recording because of memory storage limitations and listeners will never be able to hear the details. AK100 MKII MKII is the lower output impedance version of the AK100 MKII with 3?. Equipped with the same high-performance Wolfson WM8740 24bit/192kHz DAC found in the AK100 MKII. Playback single-layer DSD formats with the version 2.30 system software. One of the world's highest performing 24-bit/192kHz stereo DAC AK100 MKII is the world's first portable digital audio device equipped with the Wolfson WM8740 DAC. Users familiar with LINN, ARCAM, and other high-end audio equipment (AV Receivers) actually have been listening to the Wolfson WM8740 high-performance 24-bit/192kHz Stereo DAC at home. With the Wolfson WM8740 DAC, the AK100 MKII achieves highest level of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and the lowest level of the total harmonic distortion (THD) performance. And with the WM8740 DAC, the signal to noise ratio of 110dB found in the AK100 MKII significantly improves sound quality. read more

Astell & Kern
¤2,999.00
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<b>AK240 BlueNote 75th Anniversary Limited Edition</b> <br /> Astell&Kern, the leading hi res portable music player that boasts st...udio sound quality, has announced a special package partnership with Blue Note Records to commemorate the record company's 75th anniversary in the world of Jazz and Blues. <br /> <br /> 75 legendary Blue Note jazz albums that have been remastered in the Hi-Res digital format. Especially, five Blue Note albums make their exclusive hi-res audio debuts with this release: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers' Mosaic, Tina Brooks' True Blue, Don Cherry's Complete Communion, Andrew Hill's Point Of Departure, and Bobby Hutcherson's Components. <br /> <br /> <br /> The gorgeous collection spans Blue Note's storied history, from Thelonious Monk's first sessions in 1947 to GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz phenomenon Gregory Porter's Liquid Spirit. Each album, in high resolution on a microSD card, in an acrylic glass case with original album artwork stacked in a beautiful, decorative tower that can be placed next to your home system for an elegant, luxurious display. <br /> The lavish collection includes the Blue Note branded Astell&Kern AK240 high-resolution portable audio player, a special hardbound book filled with original album art (front and back cover) for the 75 titles, as well as Richard Havers' new book, Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression. <br /> Due to the Nature of this product, this item can be replaced with identical item only. Once box is opened, no return will be accepted due to music files. read more

Astell & Kern
¤1,399.00
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<b>Astell&Kern AngieII by Jerry Harvey Audio Special Editon with FiiO A5 Portable Headphone AMP (FiiO E12 2016 Edition) </b><br> <...br> The Astell & Kern Angie II is the collaborative effort to form a perfect cohesion of sound with the JH Audio IEMs and Astell & Kern media players. <br> The Siren Series IEMs allow you to hear the music how the Recording Artist and Mix Engineer intended.<br> read more

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¤400.00
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<b>AK240SS The clear sound of stainless steel</b> <br> <br> Unlike the previous iterations that employed duralumin, the Astell&K...ern AK240SS is constructed with stainless steel to take full advantage of its inherent benefits. Due to the extremely difficult processing techniques and high costs when compared to aluminum, stainless steel is generally reserved to high-end timepieces. We at Astell&Kern have created the most special version of the AK240 to date using stainless steel to bring you only the best. <br> <br> One aspect of Hi-Fi and car audio absolutely cannot be overlooked. The ground eliminates noise that is inevitably generated by electrical signals in all products with electric circuits. Because the ground is one of the factors that can dramatically affect sound, it must not be neglected in Hi-Fi audio equipment such as the AK240.   <br> <br> On the contrary, the AK240SS takes advantage of the entire pure stainless steel body as ground for a marked improvement in sound quality over the previous iteration through more ground points on a wider area. <br> <br> Without any changes to the hardware or firmware, you will be able to experience a clearer, more focused sound previously unheard in the standard AK240. <b></b> <br> <b></b> <br> <b>Astell&Kern 240 Cradle (New Model PEM12)</b> <br> <br> Using the same Aluminum Body as the AK240, PEM12 can be used as a docking station, but also a USB DAC and charging station.  Silver-plated OFC cable was adopted and the cable thickness has been changed to meet each line's purpose. <br> read more

Astell & Kern
¤499.95
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Main Features: - Three Channel or Four Channel compatible architecture design. - A total of 8 gold-plated DIP sockets for OPAMPs a...nd Buffers allowing for opamp or buffer rolling. - 3 Gain settings for impedance matching. - Bass boost to enhance bass performance. - Powered by dual 9V batteries, or the P5 power supply. - High output power, 660mW+660mW into 32? when powered by batteries, or 1000mW+1000mW into 32Ohm when powered by the P5 power supply. - CNC engraved aluminum housing, which can be opened with just one screw. - Come with iBasso P5, P5 PS, rubber feet, copper connection cable, and OPAMP rolling kit. Specifications: Power Source?Dual 9V batteries or P5 PS Frequency Response: 16Hz~80KHz /-0.2dB Signal to Noise Ratio?-121dB (A-wt.) Crosstalk: -72dB@32Ohm Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.0018% (with 32Ohm loading) Output power: 660mW+660mW into 32Ohm when powered by 9V batteries, or 1000mW+1000mW into 32Ohm when powered by the P5 PS Bass: 0dB/+6dB at 100Hz Gain: 0dB/+4dB/+9dB Battery Life: depends on the OPAMP and BUF combination Battery Charge Time: 8~16 hours with the P5 PS External Power supply: +/-15V Recommended Headphone Impedance: 8~300Ohm Case dimension: 2.87W x 4.84L x 0.94H (inch) 73W x 123L x 24H (mm) Weight: 201g or 7.1oz (without batteries) read more

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¤999.00
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<b>Astell&Kern Balanced Cable by Crystal Cable</b></p> ? The Astell&Kern Balanced Cable is a unique cable allowing the portable AK...240 to be used as a high-end source audio player by perfectly matching the AK240 to an audio system.?</p> As a reflection of Astell&Kern's luxuriousness, the cable features handmade, precision-crafted aluminum alloy connectors that deliver the most faithful reproduction of audio from the AK240. Connect the AK240 to a variety of amplifiers using the Astell&Kern Balanced Cable and enjoy the magnificent sound quality of original studio recordings achieved by Astell&Kern. </p> The Astell&Kern cables made by Crystal Cable offer the same construction, metallurgy and quality as the other Crystal cables. Also, every Crystal Cable comes with a laser engraved serial number. </p> <b>? Crystal Cable Company Profile ? </b></p> Dutch cable specialist Crystal Cable designs and manufactures the thinnest high-end wires possible from one of Europe's most ambitious R&D laboratories. Its philosophy of less is more, is echoed throughout the audio community and to this end, all Crystal Cables are painstakingly designed to extract maximum resolution and ultimate neutrality. </p> <b>? Interconnect cable by Piccolo Diamond ?</b></p> The cable has a solid silver-gold core, helically wound in two thin layers of Kapton insulation, covered in a sliver screen and transparent Teflon jacket. Based on aerospace and military developments, hi-tech materials like Kapton and Peek are employed for insulation. Crystal Cable relies exclusively on advanced in-house silver-gold metallurgy and perfect termination by custom machinery. </p> <b>? Neutrik Connectors ?</b></p> The Astell&Kern Balanced Cable features Neutrik connectors that are renowned in the field of high-end audio equipment for their stable performance and excellent durability. read more

Astell & Kern
¤3,499.00
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Everything you need for the ultimate listening experience. This bundle includes: AK380: offers the truest and most natural sound p...ossible. The AK380 offers the most authentic sound from any digital music format with enhanced features that are sought-after by Pro-Audio. Some of its features include playback of up to 32bit/384kHz, native DSD (up to 5.6MHz) playback, 20band Parametric EQ, Femto Reference clock, 256GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot, plus more! AK T1p: these semi-open back headphones are a collaboration between beyerdynamic and A&K that provide distinguishing, spacious sound, offer luxury grade surface finish and also include detachable cables. read more

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¤4,198.00
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Everything you need for the ultimate listening experience. This bundle includes: AK380: offers the truest and most natural sound p...ossible. The AK380 offers the most authentic sound from any digital music format with enhanced features that are sought-after by Pro-Audio. Some of its features include playback of up to 32bit/384kHz, native DSD (up to 5.6MHz) playback, 20band Parametric EQ, Femto Reference clock, 256GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot, plus more! AK300 Series Amp: an amplifier that supports high-impedance headphones and high-gain output while remaining faithful to the original sound. read more

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¤2,399.99
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It just feels right There's something satisfying about handling the Astell & Kern AK380. It's a beautifully crafted digital music ...player, with angled edges that create an interesting interplay between shadow and light. The aircraft-grade aluminum body feels light but strong and substantial. When I held the AK380, it felt like a top-of-the-line digital music player. And the AK380's stellar performance confirmed it. Astell and Kern AK380 High-performance audio The AK380 features dual digital-to-analog converters (DACs), one for each stereo channel. This ensures outstanding detail and dynamic range, an absolutely quiet background, and a spacious soundstage. These powerful AKM AK4490 DACs do native conversion of Direct Stream Digital (DSD) files. You also get bit-perfect playback for PCM-based files up to 32-bit/384kHz. And you might be surprised at just how much detail this player can reveal with your CD-quality and compressed music files, too. AK Connect app The Astell & Kern AK Connect app, available from Apple App Store and Google Play, opens up a whole world of options for your AK380. It easily connects your player to your Wi-Fi network. That means you can wirelessly stream audio (including hi-res audio) to and from your multi-room audio system, other Astell & Kern players, or your smartphone or tablet. And you can not only stream to and from a DLNA networked PC, but you can also download files directly from the computer. The clock also makes the AK380 an ideal USB DAC. Plug it into your computer, and the AK380 will bypass your PC's noisy audio section entirely, for clear sound from your music files and streaming sources. The AK380 features a 256GB internal memory - ideal for the larger files sizes of hi-res audio. The microSD card slot can handle up to 128GB cards, for total storage of up to 384GB. read more

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Astell&Kern; AK240 Case Exceptional AK240 Leather Case In order to raise the bar of the AK240 even higher, much attention was devo...ted to the selection of leather for the case. Minerva leather, originated from Badalassi Carlo was chosen for the case. Badalassi Carlo was made by Professor Carlo Badalassi, who is known for his excellent skills with leather. Unlike modern methods, he uses a traditional method of making leather that requires extensive time and devotion. His reputation is well-known among top expensive brands due to his focus on the leather quality over quantity. The leather case for the AK240 was made from a process called Full Vegetable Tanning. This traditional method has been used in Italy for over 200 years. The process brings out the special characteristic of leather while creating a natural tanning look. A variety of trees and plants are involved in this tanning process which takes about 40 days to complete and only the most experienced professionals in Italy possess the skills to do it. This special leather material has a lot of oil in it that will allow the leather to shine the more it is used. Many tests and trials have been done with the creation of the leather case in order to highlight the unique design of the AK240. read more

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¤2,899.00
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The AK380 Portable Hi-Fi Audio System from Astell&Kern is a media player and USB DAC that supports a wide variety of audio format...s including WAV, FLAC, ACC, MP3, WMA, OGG, and more in addition to DSD. It is equipped with a dual DAC AKM AK4490 chip that allows for native DSD playback, meaning it does not need to convert DSD files to WAV prior to analog conversion. The AK380 Amp supports high-impedance headphones and high-gain output while remaining faithful to the original sound. The AK380 can be controlled via its 4.0" WVGA touch screen and features a physical volume knob. The unit has 256GB of internal storage, and supports microSD cards up to 128GB, for a total of 384GB of potential storage. Thanks to its streaming capabilities, you are not limited to playback of songs you have on your device, as it can stream tracks from your Mac or PC connected to the same wireless network. 32-bit 384 kHz Bit-to-Bit Playback-All of the AK380's circuit design, including the digital-analog converter (DAC), is ready for 32-bit processing to handle 32-bit music natively. The result is the AK380 plays up to 32-bit, 384 kHz, any 24-bit music files, or double layer DSD 5.6MHz natively, without down sampling, conversion, or compression. Equipped With a Femto Clock to Deliver True Original Sound Astell&Kern implemented a voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO) high-precision clock with a reference jitter value of 200 femto seconds. Femto clocks are commonly used in high-end audio systems, and the clock is measured in high-precision femtosecond units (one quadrillionth of a second) The AK380 utilizes a VCXO, or a voltage-controlled crystal oscillator, is a type of crystal oscillation device that creates oscillation frequencies. read more

Astell & Kern
¤3,499.00
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The AK380 Portable Hi-Fi Audio System from Astell&Kern is a media player and USB DAC that supports a wide variety of audio form...ats including WAV, FLAC, ACC, MP3, WMA, OGG, and more in addition to DSD. It is equipped with a dual DAC AKM AK4490 chip that allows for native DSD playback, meaning it does not need to convert DSD files to WAV prior to analog conversion. The AK380 can be controlled via its 4.0" WVGA touch screen and features a physical volume knob. The unit has 256GB of internal storage, and supports microSD cards up to 128GB, for a total of 384GB of potential storage. Thanks to its streaming capabilities, you are not limited to playback of songs you have on your device, as it can stream tracks from your Mac or PC connected to the same wireless network. 32-bit 384 kHz Bit-to-Bit Playback-All of the AK380's circuit design, including the digital-analog converter (DAC), is ready for 32-bit processing to handle 32-bit music natively.  The result is the AK380 plays up to 32-bit, 384 kHz, any 24-bit music files, or double layer DSD 5.6MHz natively, without down sampling, conversion, or compression. Equipped With a Femto Clock to Deliver True Original Sound Astell&Kern implemented a voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO) high-precision clock with a reference jitter value of 200 femto seconds.  Femto clocks are commonly used in high-end audio systems, and the clock is measured in high-precision femtosecond units (one quadrillionth of a second)  The AK380 utilizes a VCXO, or a voltage-controlled crystal oscillator, is a type of crystal oscillation device that creates oscillation frequencies. read more

Astell & Kern
¤999.00
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KANN: ONE PLAYER TO RULE THEM ALL KANN is here to lead the portable high-res audio industry to a whole new level. Astell&Kern's ex...perience with technology and portable devices makes it possible for the KANN to offer dynamic power and performance. KANN is the complete all-around portable high-res digital music player with powerful output and studio quality sound. read more

Astell & Kern
¤1,299.00
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<br> The silver <b>AK120 II Portable High Definition Sound System</b> from <b>Astell & Kern</b> is a pocket-sized audio system cap...able of studio Mastering Quality Sound (MQS) support and playback. As a high-definition digital music format, MQS delivers distortion-free sound without data loss by operating at 24 bits and sampling at a rate from 96 to 192 kHz. MQS sources are commonly saved as a lossless 24-bit WAV or FLAC files during mastering. The AK120 II also supports 5.6 MHz DSD playback by converting/downsampling to 176 kHz PCM. <br>The AK120 II has an integrated dual-channel Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC and balanced output to provide exceptional sonic quality and detail. It can also be used as an external DAC when connected to a Mac or PC via USB. Additional DAC support for CD player or other digital device via optical DAC. <br> <br>The 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen provides smartphone-style control over playback, while the brushed aluminum body and volume wheel provide a smooth analog feel. The built-in battery recharges via USB and lasts for up to 12 hours of playback. The AK120 II ships with a protective case and micro-USB cable. <br> read more