Astell & Kern AK70 Hi-Res Music Player & DAC

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  • $ 599

Astell & Kern AK70 hi-res music player and DAC uses 24bit 192kHz bit to bit playback and its DAC is based on market-proven CS4398 chips of Cirrus Logic which has been used for years in hi-fi audios. This player takes 32bit audio and downsamples it using a sample-rate converter. AK70 supports the 2.5 mm 4-pole balanced output that has been in use since the second generation of Astell & Kern players. The balanced output type removes noise for a better listening experience.

  • CS4398 Single DAC 
  • 24bit 192kHz bit to bit play
  • Balanced output
  • Supports USB Audio (Digital Out)
  • AK Connect App
  • Metal Body (Aluminum)
  • CD-Ripper (Support)
  • Balanced-type output which removes noise and can increase output due to its double transmitting signals
  • Can be used with a variety of balanced earphones and headphones made for Astell & Kern
  • Supports 3.5 mm 3-pole unbalanced output w/ compatibility w/ a variety of hi-fi earphones and headphones
  • Can connect diverse digital-input portable amps through USB to AK70
  • Can transfer DSD in native through DoP
  • Can convert DSD into PCM for output for portable amps that do not support DoP
  • Can be connected w/ a portable amp with an OTG cable (not included)
  • Can be used w/ a USB DAC that can double as an embedded sound card by connecting w/ a PC / Mac through the USB port
  • Can play back DSD data simply by connecting w/ a PC
  • Can use the AK70 as a USB DAC
  • Allows users to rip CDs w/ ease by linking w/ the AK DC-RIPPER
  • Comes equipped w/ AK Connect feature that can be connected w/ network-ready Astell & Kern devices
  • Appointed w/ wireless networking DLNA (Ver. 1.0) which makes it easy to work w/ NAS / PC on the same network and through an AK Connect app supporting smartphone / tablet computer
  • PCM: 24bit 192kHz bit to bit
  • DSD: DSD to PCM; DSD64 / 128 to PCM 24bit 176kHz
  • DAC: CS4398 x 1 (single DAC)
  • USB DAC: max 24bit 96kHz (UAC 1.0)
  • USB Audio: DSD (DoP): ~ 5.6MHz; PCM: ~ 384kHz
  • AK Connect: support
  • AK CD-RIPPER: support
  • Built-in Memory: 64GB
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