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Digital Audio Player Astell&Kern AK100 II


The AK100 MkII is the entry-level model, and its party tricks include expandable storage and support for DSD files.

Product Description

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Detail :

The AK100 II is the second generation high resolution portable audio player from Astell and Kern.  Enhancing nearly every internal and external element of their previous players the AK100 II is capable of remarkable sonic performance.  Full high resolution audio support of 24 Bit / 192 kHz and DSD formats.   This flagship player has Astell and Kern reaching closer than ever to their goal of delivering the music as the artist intended it to be heard.

Equipped with a single Cirrus Logic CS4398 digital to analog converter chip and both single-ended and balanced outputs.

Expandable memory allows you to take your entire music collection with you.  In addition to the on-board memory of 64 GB, the AK100 II supports an additional micro SD card, up to 128GB, making the internal memory expandable to 384GB.  This is critical when you are dealing with high resolution audio files that can quickly fill your storage capacity.

An all new and even more intuitive and responsive touch screen interface makes the AK100 II a breeze to use and makes finding your favorite tracks fast and easy.  Album art is also supported so it can display your favorite albums art while you listen.

Wirelessly stream your high resolution music files from your Mac or PC directly to your AK100 II, AK120 II or AK240 with the Astell&Kern MSQ Streaming Server software.   Now you don’t have to worry about filling up your internal memory or putting every file you have onto your device.  With the MSQ Streaming Server, you get the album with album art streamed directly to your device.  Easy to set-up and easy to enjoy!

Tech Specs

3.31 inch WVGA (480×800) AMOLED Touch Screen

Supported Audio Formats:

WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE (Normal, High, Fast), AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF

Sample Rate:

FLAC, WAV, ALAC, AIFF: 8 kHz – 192 kHz (8/16/24 bits per sample)

DSD Native: DSD64(1 bit 2.8 MHz), Stereo/ DSD128 (1 bit 5.6 MHz),

Output Level:

Stereo Unbalanced 2.0 Vrms/ Balanced 1.7 Vrms (Condition No Load) (updated)


Cirrus Logic CS4398 x 1(Single DAC)

Decoding: Supports up to 24bit / 192kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
Charging Interface: Micro USB Type-B
Interface: USB 2.0 IN, 2.5mm Balanced Out, 3.5mm single-ended/Optical Out
Audio Performance
Frequency Response:

±0.023 dB (Condition: 20 Hz – 20 kHz) Unbalanced & Balanced /Response

±0.3 dB (Condition: 10 Hz – 70k Hz) Unbalanced & Balanced

Signal to Noise Ratio:

116 dB @ 1 kHz, Unbalanced / 117 dB @ 1 kHz, Balanced


130 dB @ 1 kHz, Unbalanced / 135 dB @ 1 kHz, Balanced


0.0007% @ 1 kHz, Unbalanced / 0.0005% @ 1 kHz, Balanced


0.0004% 800 Hz 10 kHz (4:1) Unbalanced/ 0.0003% 800 Hz 10 kHz (4:1) Balanced

Output Impedence:  1ohm
Clock Jitter: 50 ps
Power and Battery

3,250 mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery

Continuous Playback Time Up to 14 hours (Standard – MUSIC: FLAC, 16-bit, 44kHz, Volume 37, EQ Off, LCD Off))
Charge Time About 6.5 hours

Additional Information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 30 x 30 x 10 cm


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