|Price incl. VAT||£3,933.89|
|Price excl. VAT||£3,278.24|
|Extended warranty + 1 year||
He wants the absolute best of what the market of portable audio exists? FLAC player AK380 is a masterpiece of brand Astell & Kern, known for his passion for precision audio processing. Its parameters and capabilities not only to meet the most demanding audiophile, but also professionals from within the recording studios, working with recordings in "raw" format of 384 kHz / 32 bit.
So he wants the absolute best that's on the market of portable audio players? The FLAC player AK380 is a masterpiece by the brand Astell & Kern, well known for their passion for precision audio processing. For uncompromising Hi-Fi quality this flagship model has a dual D / A converter AKM AK4490, which support signals of up to 384 kHz / 32-bit native support and DSD unique internal clock. All this and many other technical innovations makes the AK380 still the most faithful and accurately portable player in history. Its features and capabilities not only to meet the expectations of the most demanding audiophile, but is also highly rated by professionals from within the recording studios, working with recordings in "raw" format of 384 kHz / 32 bit.
The Astell & Kern AK380 natively manages DSD formats, eliminating the need to convert the signal to PCM. Each channel is a dedicated standalone converter chip, which in conjunction with a balanced output ensures unsurpassed filing stereo. AK380 is also the first player in the world equipped with an internal reference clock that pulses at 200 femtoseconds. This helps to achieve negligible degradation of periodic signals and accurate audio decoding. After installing the drivers, the AK380 can be used as an external D / A converter via the USB port decode formats to resolution 384 kHz / 32 bit or DSD 11.2 MHz.
EQ is dedicated to enabling standalone audioprocessor parametric settings that compared to conventional graphic equalizer considerably more accurate. Equalizer AK380 works with twenty new bands instead of the original ten, one step from 0.5 db was reduced to 0.1 dB. Refinements also DLNA interface, which added a lot of options that allow streaming and listen to music stored on a PC or NAS. Playback is also possible to control a phone or tablet with the application AK Connect App and music can be between devices to freely transferred. The player has an extremely solid metal body. Touchscreen control button adds pressure sensitive.
4 "WVGA (480 × 800) touchscreen
PCM 8 kHz ~ 384 kHz (8/16/24/32 bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64 (2.8 MHz 1-bit), Stereo / DSD128 (1 bit 5.6 MHz), Stereo / DSD256 (1 bit 11.2 MHz), Stereo
Unbalanced 2.2 Vrms / Symmetrical 2.3 Vrms
AKM AK4490 x2 (Dual DAC)
up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit a Bit
USB Micro-B (charging and data transfer) / Mod: MTP (Media Device)
Headphones (3rd5 mm) / Optical (3rd5 mm) / Symmetric (second5 mm, 4-pin)
802.11 b / g / n (2.4GHz)
V4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, APTX)
±0.053 db, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz ± 0.56 db at 10 Hz ~ 70 kHz
130 db @ 1 kHz, unbalanced / 135 db @ 1 kHz, symmetrical
THD + N:
0.0008% @ 1 kHz, unbalanced / 0.0007% @ 1kHz, symmetric
Symmetrical 2.5 mm (1 ohm) / 3.5 mm headphones (2 ohms)
30 ps (Type)
200 femto seconds
3400 mAh 3.7 V Li-Polymer
256 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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