-Astell and Kern AK100MK2 Media Player

Our Price £499.95 RRP £699.99 Save: £200.04
SKU
31822
Astell & Kern provide the ultimate in portable high-fidelity audio systems, capable of playing back high-resolution (up to 24bit/192kHz) music files. The AK100 is the entry model in their range of products.
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-Astell and Kern AK100MK2 Media Player


Astell & Kern provide the ultimate in portable high-fidelity audio systems, capable of playing back high-resolution (up to 24bit/192kHz) music files. The AK100 is the entry model in their range of products.

The Astell & Kern AK100 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 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 significantly improves sound quality.

The AK100 is equipped with dual microSD card slots and supports up to 96GB of storage space. To playback large high-resolution music tracks, it is essential to have enough storage space in the AK100. With 32GB of built-in internal memory and the dual 32GB high-speed microSD card slots, a total of 96GB of music files can be saved on the AK100

You can also make use of the Wolfson WM8740 DAC with the optical-in feature of the Astell&Kern and use it as an external DAC, Connect the Astell&Kern to an optical-out port of your computer or a CD player using a TOSLINK optical cable and plug it to the optical-in of the Astell&Kern. The digital music files will be converted by the Wolfson WM8740 DAC and enjoy a further improvement of your music listening experience.

  • High resolution portable media player
  • Supports bitrates of up to 24bit/192kHz
  • WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, APE, MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG file support
  • 32GB internal memory, with two additional micro SD card slots for maximum capacity of 96GB
  • Touchscreen interface
  • More Information
    Brands Astell and Kern
    Product Specifications
    • Dimensions (HxWxD) in mm
    79mm x 59.2mm x 14.4mm
    • Digital Output
    Optical
    • D to A Converter
    24bit Wolfson WM8740
    • SD Card Slot
    Dual Micro SD, supporting 32GB
    • Weight
    122g

    Warranty information for Astell and Kern:

    Astell and Kern

    Astell and Kern products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 12 months on all Astell and Kern products.

    This guarantee applies to all Astell and Kern Products media players. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.

    
    • HiFix is a holding of Hi-Fi Excellence Ltd
    • VAT No. 585 1698 93
    • Company No. 2540830