The passing year of 2015 was rich in events, including the market for portable Hi-Fi players did not stand still. The year of Astell&Kern premium brand was especially fruitful and eventful: in summer we released our flagship AK380 and the thinnest Hi-Fi player AK Jr. And now, on the eve of the New Year holidays Astell & Kern introduced to the American market a new model AK320.
Externally, this new player is some kind of combination of the flagship of the line with elements of the junior model – AK Jr. Let’s not forget that Astell&Kern is, first and foremost, studio quality sound. The new AK320 hi-fi player, released after the flagship AK380, which is more affordable for a wide range of audiophiles, perfectly copes with this task. It features the same dual DAC used in the flagship model. The AK320 supports bit-by-bit audio processing with a maximum encoding quality of 24 bits, 192 kHz.
Audio playback in original quality
Support of bit-by-bit encoding with maximum quality 24 bits, 192 kHz PCM
DSD to PCM conversion
Double digital-to-analog converter AKM AK4490
USB DAC function
High precision clock Femto Clock + VCXO
AK Connect application for DLNA wireless network connection
Touch Home button on the metal case
Supports accessories: amplifier, cradle, CD ripper
It is not a secret that all the products of Korean brand belongs to the premium segment and high price category. The brand is completely devoted to sound, it is constantly improving in this field and creates new models of players and headphones, using only the highest quality materials and the most advanced technology. The new player, the “little brother” of the flagship – Astell&Kern AK320 definitely deserves your attention. The player has already gone on sale, with an estimated retail price of 134,000 Dollars.