|Price incl. VAT||£840.90|
|Price excl. VAT||£700.75|
|Extended warranty + 1 year £84.10 Extended warranty + 1 year||
|Return products within two months £42.05 Possibility to return products within two months||
FLAC player Astell & Kern AK300 is derived from models AK320 and AK380 and share with them a common goal, namely to convey the truest possible audience recitation of portable audio. Compared with these models uses only one D / A converter, making it more affordable. It still is the ultimate in portable music players.
The Astell & Kern AK300 is a FLAC player derived from the company's flagship models - the AK320 and AK380. They all share the same goal, that is to deliver the truest and most natural sound possible. Because it uses a single D/A converter, the praised 32-bit AKM AK4490, it is a more affordable yet still a top-of-the-line portable music player.
The heart of this player is a single D/A converter, the praised AK4490. It decodes audio formats up to the resolution of 192 kHz / 24 bit. It also supports DSD 64/128 which it converts to PCM 176 kHz / 24 bit. The AK4490 is equipped with a high-precision clock with a reference jitter value of 200 femtoseconds. That enables it to create more accurate frequency values, make fine jitter corrections, and reproduce analogue sound closer to the original source than ever.
Compared to conventional graphic equalisers, the AK300's improved parametric EQ is much more accurate and enables detailed fine-tuning. To achieve this, it offers twenty bands which can be adjusted in ±0.01 dB steps. The new DLNA interface also comes with a lot of improvements. It features a lot more options that allow streaming or listening to music stored on your PC or NAS. Playback can be controlled by your phone or tablet and music can be transferred between all devices wirelessly.
4" WVGA (480 × 800) touchscreen
WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE (Normal, High, Fast), AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
PCM: 8kHz ~ 192kHz (8/16 / 24bits per Sample)
DSD: DSD64, Stereo / DSD128, Stereo
Asymmetrical: 1.98 Vrms / Symmetrical: 1.98 Vrms
up to 24bit / 192kHz Bit to Bit
USB Micro-B (for power and data transfer (PC & MAC))
Headphones (3.5 mm) / Optical output (3.5 mm) / Balanced output (2.5mm, only a 4-pole version is supported)
802.11 b / g / n (2.4GHz)
±0.075 dB (20Hz ~ 20kHz
±0.56 dB (10Hz ~ 70 kHz)
Signal / noise ratio:
116 dB @ 1kHz, unbalanced / 116 dB @ 1kHz, symmetric
130 dB @ 1kHz, unbalanced / 1350B @ 1kHz, symmetric
Total harmonic distortion:
0.0008% @ 1kHz, unbalanced / 0.0007% @ 1kHz, symmetric
0.0007% 800Hz 10kHz (4: 1) Unbalanced
0.0006% 800Hz 10kHz (4: 1) symmetric
Balanced output 2.5 mm (1 ohm) / 3.5 mm headphones (2 ohms)
Clock jitter of 30 ps (type), a clock with an accuracy of 200 femto seconds
3100 mAh 3.7 V Li-Polymer
64 gigabytes (NAND) + microSD (Max 128 gigabytes)
Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10 (32 / 64bit), Mac OS X 10.7 or later
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