Astell&Kern AK70 Mk2 Hi Res Portable


Reg. price £599.00

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The AK70 has been reborn as the AK70 MKⅡ through Astell&Kern's accumulated know-how. Dual DAC now separates the left and right audio channels plus higher audio output with the same refined sound signature of Astell&Kern.

The advantage of a dual DAC player has now become available to everyone. The AK70 MKⅡ is the first model from Astell&Kern to be equipped with a dual DAC for under a thousand dollars. Its separated channel circuit design offers less noise and interference, yet adds more fidelity and audio output power, to create a bigger sound stage with clearer imaging when paired with your favorite cans or speakers.

With a substantial power output of 4.0Vrms from the balanced output, the AK70 MKⅡ can drive a wide range of heavy, hard-to-drive headphones without a problem thanks to Astell&Kern's latest audio design technology. While maintaining the natural and neutral tone and sound signature Astell&Kern is famous for, the newly designed audio circuit creates authentic sounds by exceeding previous Hi-Fi Audio specifications, including SNR, Crosstalk, and THD+N, over previous models.

The powerful AK70 MKⅡ's sound quality is sure to please even the most discerning music aficionado. AK70 MKⅡ delivers superb Hi-Fi audio quality in a pocket-sized portable, a must-have feature for listeners who want high quality sound any place and anytime. No need to compromise with lossy, compressed music anymore. The ergonomic body design fits nicely in the palm of the hand, making operation a smooth, one-handed experience.


Model AK70 MK?
Body Color Noir Black
Body Material Aluminum
Display 3.3inch WVGA (480 x 800) TFT LCD
Supported Audio Formats WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
Sample rate PCM : 8kHz ~ 192kHz (8/16/24bits per Sample)
DSD : DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo / DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz)
Output Level Unbalance 2.0Vrms / Balance 4.0Vrms (Condition No Load)
DAC Cirrus Logic CS4398 x2 (Dual DAC)
Decoding Support up to 24bit / 192kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
Input USB Micro-B input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
Outputs PHONES (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth V4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXtm HD)
Dimensions 2.47 ”(62.8 mm) [W] x 3.81 ”(96.8 mm) [H] x 0.59 ”(15.2 mm) [D]
Weight 5.29 oz (150 g)
Feature Enhancements Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)
Audio Performance
Frequency Response ±0.11dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance / ±0.09dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance
±0.5dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Unbalance / ±0.5dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Balance
Signal to Noise Ratio 118dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 119dB @ 1kHz, Balance
Crosstalk 136dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 138dB @ 1kHz, Balance
THD+N 0.0005% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0005% @ 1kHz, Balance
IMD SMPTE 0.0003% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalance / 0.0003% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Balance
Output Impedance Balanced out 2.5mm (3ohm) / PHONES 3.5mm (1.5ohm)
Clock source
Clock Jitter 45ps (Typ)
Capacity 2,500mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery
Built-in Memory 64GB [NAND]
External Memory microSD (Max 256GB) x1
Supported OS Windows 7,8,10 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up

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