Astell & Kern KANN Digital Audio Player

Astell & Kern

Astell & Kern KANN Digital Music & Media Player is a powerful headphone amplifier featuring 32bit 384kHz Bit to Bit Playback, Native DSD, and 64GB Memory, 2 Type SD Card Slots and USB Type-C Fast Charging.

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  • Astell & Kern KANN Digital Music & Media Player

    This Powerful Headphone Amplifier featuring 32bit 384kHz Bit to Bit Playback, Native DSD, Nand 64GB Memory, 2 Type SD Card Slots and USB Type-C Fast Charging.

    KANN Features:

    • Built-in Powerful Analog Amplifier
    • 32bit, 384kHz - bit to bit play
    • Native DSD
    • Line OutPut (Analog Out)
    • USB Audio (Digital Out)
    • AK ConnectApp
    • 2-Type SD Slot
    • USB Type-C - Fast Charging
  • The NEW Single DAC, AKM4490

    Uses the same chip in the 300 Series Players (AK300, AK320, AK380)

    32bit/384kHz Bit to Bit Playback & Native DSD Playback

    No compression. No upsample. No conversion. Exact Digital Music.

    More Power with Extended Battery Life

    3.5 times more power output with high-gain setting

    6200mAh battery. Up to 14 hours. Double any other A&K portable player!

    USB 3.0 Type-C Connection

    First portable to offer Type-C USB. Allows for faster charging and data transfer compared to micro USB connection.

    Dual SD Slots

    1 micro and 1 full size SD card slots for more storage than ever before!

    Various Output Options

    Dedicated line out, both Balanced (2.5mm) and Unbalanced (3.5mm)

    Dedicated headphone out, both Balanced (2.5mm) and Unbalanced (3.5mm)

    • Body Color: Astro Silver, Eos Blue
    • Body Material: Aluminum
    • Display 4inch WVGA(480x800) Touch Screen
    • 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 / DSD256 (1bit 11.2 MHz), Stereo
    • Output Level
      • Phone Out: Normal - Unbalance 2 Vms / Balance Vrms (Condition No Load), High - Unbalance 4 Vrms / Balance 7 Vrms (Condition No Load)
    • Line Out: Unbalance 2 Vrms / Balance 2 Vrms (Condition No Load)
    • DAC: AKM AK4490 x 1 (Single DAC)
    • Decoding: Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
    • Input: USB Type C input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC))
    • Connection Mode: MTP(Media Device)
    • Outputs: Phone Out / Line Out: PHONES(3.5mm) / Balanced Out(2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
    • USB Audio: micro USB Connection / PCM : Up to 32bit 284kHz / DSD 2.8/5.6MHz
    • Wi-Fi: 11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
    • Bluetooth: 0 (A2DP,AVRCP) / aptX HD
    • Dimensions: 80" (71.23mm)[W] x 4.56" (115.8mm)[H] x 1.01" (25.6mm)[D]
    • Weight: 83oz (278.7g)
    • Operating temperature: -5C ~ +45C (23F ~ 113F)
    • Feature Enhancements: Firmware upgrade supported (OTA)
    • Frequency Response:
      • Phone Out:
        • ±0.067dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance / ±0.067dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance
        • ±0.75dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Unbalance / ±0.75dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Balance
      • Line Out
        • ±0.07dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance / ±0.07dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance
        • ±0.75dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Unbalance / ±0.75dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Balance
      • S/N
        • Phone Out: 110dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 109dB @ 1kHz, Balance
        • Line Out: 116dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 117dB @ 1kHz, Balance
      • Crosstalk
        • Phone Out: -108dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / -130dB @ 1kHz, Balance
        • Line Out: -135dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / -135dB @ 1kHz, Balance
      • THD+N
        • Phone Out: 0.004% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0008% @ 1kHz, Balance
        • Line Out: 0008% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0007% @ 1kHz, Balance
      • IMD SMPTE
        • Phone Out: 0.0008% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalance / 0.0008% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Balance
        • Line Out: 0006% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalance / 0.0006% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Balance
      • Output impedance:
        • Phone Out
          • PHONES 3.5mm (0.65ohm)
          • Balanced out 2.5mm (1.3ohm)
        • Line Out
          • PHONES 3.5mm (1.9ohm)
          • Balanced out 2.5mm (5ohm)
        • Clock Jitter: 30ps(Typ) / Reference Clock Jitter (VCXO Clock) 0.2ps(Typ)
        • Reference Clock Jitter 2ps(VCXO Clock)
        • Built-in Memory: 64GB[NAND]
        • External Memory: microSD(Max. 256GB) x 1 / SD(Max. 512GB)
        • Capacity: 6,200mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery
        • Supported OS: Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10(32/64bit)
        • MAC OS X 10.7 and up