KANN is a portable audio player that brings to new heights Astell & Kern's recognized technological expertise in the field of authentic High End portable sound, in addition to an unprecedented industrial design in the rest of the lines Product of the brand. This makes the demanding user able to have an output level of 7 Vrms when the KANN is connected through its high gain balanced jack, which allows you to excite not only high impedance headphones without the need for an external amplifier but even Low impedance speakers. In the area of digital compatibility, this is a portable player capable of performing a bit-by-bit reproduction of PCM signals 32 bits / 384 kHz and DSD up to DSD256 (sampling frequency of 11.2 MHz), thus filling the aspirations Of lovers of high resolution. The new Astell & Kern is also characterized by great scalability via USB Audio, specifically through its Micro USB port, which allows you to convert the output signal according to the characteristics of the socket, which supports the DoP (" DSD over PCM "and PCM while providing uninterrupted music playback by charging your battery from a USB-C port while connected to the aforementioned USB Audio device. In the area of connectivity, it should also be noted that KANN supports the DLNA v1.0 protocol, which makes it easier to operate with PC / NAS units connected to the same network with system management entrusted to the AK Connect app. As standard in Astell & Kern, there is an internal memory of high capacity - 64 GB - easily expandable with other 512 GB thanks to the two slots for SD cards (both standard and micro SD) incorporated.
• Very high performance portable audio player.
• High power internal amplifier with 4 output levels.
• Capable to reproduce bit-bit PCM signals up to 32 bits / 384 kHz.
• Capable to reproduce bit-to-bit DSD signals up to DSD256 (11.2 MHz).
• Equipped with 1 Asahi Kasei Microdevices AK4490 D / A Converter
• Bluetooth v4.0 compatible.
• Built-in USB DAC functionality.
• Balanced analog output.
• Internal 64 GB + external memory (optional) up to 512 GB via SD.
• Wireless connectivity via DLNA 1.0 via AK Connect app.
• Frequency response of 20-70,000 Hz, +/- 0.75 dB (balanced mode).
• -135 dB crosstalk (balanced mode).
• Signal to noise ratio of 116 dB (balanced mode).
• Reference synchronization clock with jitter level of 0.2 ps.
• Dimensions: 71'23x115'8x25'6 mm (W x H x D).
• Weight: 278.7 g.