Astell & Kern AK380 High End Digital Audio Player Black Edition

Astell & Kern

The evolution of a masterpiece, AK380 ~ Black Edition

  • The Evolution of a Masterpiece. The purpose of Astell&Kern is to keep the sound quality as close as possible to the original. The AK380 geared for the pro sound group and audiophiles who demand the very best. A masterpiece, we introduce 'AK380' to you. In order to become a device the professionals want, we decided that make a bold move which was to restart all processes from the beginning. The device the professionals want, now AK380 is the start.

  • 32bit/384kHz Bit to Bit Playback Native DSD Playback 20Band EQ/0.1dB steps VCXO Reference Clock(200 Femto Seconds) Extendible Docking connector AK Connect App Metal-touch sensor Home button

  • Model: AK380

    Body Color: Meteoric Titan

    Body Material: Aircraft Grade Duralumin

    Display: 4inch WVGA (480 x 800) Touchscreen

    Supported Audio Formats: - WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE(Normal, High, Fast), AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF

    Sample rate: PCM : 8kHz ~ 384kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo/ DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz) Stereo

    Output Level: Unbalance 2.2Vrms / Balance 2.3Vrms (Condition No Load)

    DAC: AKM AK4490 x2 (Dual DAC)

    Decoding: Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding

    Input: USB Micro-B input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)

    Outputs: PHONES (3.5mm) / Optical Out (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)

    Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)

    Bluetooth: V4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP)

    Dimensions: 3.14 ”(79.8 mm) [W] x 4.42 ”(112.4 mm) [H] x 0.70 ”(17.9 mm) [D]

    Weight: 8.11 oz (230 g)

    Feature Enhancements: Firmware upgrades supported (OTA) Clock source:

    Clock Jitter: 30ps(Typ)

    Reference Clock Jitter: 200 Femto Seconds

    Battery: Capacity: 3,400mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery

    Memory: Built-in Memory: 256GB [NAND]

    External Memory: microSD (Max 128GB) x1

    OS Supported OS: Windows XP, Windows 7,8 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up