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Astell & Kern AK XB10

Portable Bluetooth Amp w/ DAC
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Astell & Kern AK XB10 Details

Astell & Kern AK XB10 Portable Bluetooth Amplifier with DAC
  • aptX™ HD technology
  • Dual Audio Output
  • iOS & Android Compatible
  • Hands-free Function

The AK XB10 uses aptX™ HD technology, the latest Bluetooth codec from Qualcomm. 24-bit HD audio that was simply not possible with previous Bluetooth technologies can now be fully enjoyed with aptX™ HD.

Along with DAC, amp, and essential components of fine audio, the AK XB10 delivers a distinctive difference in sound from conventional Bluetooth products.

Qualcomm® aptX™ HD
The AK XB10 is Capable of transmitting up to 24-bit/48 kHz audio that is faithful to the original audio file.

Perfect Sound
The AK XB10 is equipped with a Hi-Fi DAC capable of reproducing high-quality sound up to 24-bit/192 kHz. Its analog amplifier was tuned using Astell&Kern’s own sound technologies to complete the package.

Dual Audio Output
The AK XB10 is equipped with both 3.5 mm unbalanced & 2.5mm balanced audio outputs.

iOS & Android Compatible
The AK XB10 is compatible with all iOS, Android, and many other Bluetooth devices. It supports the SBC, aptX™, and aptX™ HD codecs for Android devices and the AAC codec for iOS.

Handsfree Function
The AK XB10 supports voice calls and features a built-in microphone: you can receive calls when using earphones without a microphone. There is no need to turn off the Bluetooth function before answering a call or unplug your earphones from the AK XB10 and connect them to your phone.

Design Concept
The AK XB10’s design was inspired by Astell&Kern’s principal design motif of light and shadow. With this design concept, the AK XB10 was shaped to mimic the appearance of the scattering of light from a star (astell in Greek means star).

Additional Information

Name Astell & Kern AK XB10
Sub Title Portable Bluetooth Amp w/ DAC
Manufacturer Astell & Kern
Manufacturer Part# AKXB10

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General Specifications :

  • Model: AK XB10
  • Body Color: Black
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 1.97" (50 mm) x 1.97" (50 mm) x 0.48" (12.3 mm)
  • Weight: 0.81 oz (23 g)
  • Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.1, Class2
  • Bluetooth Profile: A2DP (multi), AVRCP, HFP, HSP
  • Frequency Band: 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz ISM Band
  • Range: Maximum of 10 meters
  • Operating Temperature: -10°C ~ 45°C (23°F ~ 113°F)


  • Codec: SBC, AAC, aptX™, aptX™ HD
  • Port: 2.5mm balanced / 3.5 mm unbalanced
  • Output Level: 2.5mm balanced : 1.8Vrms / 3.5 mm unbalanced : 0.9 Vrms


  • Battery Type: 350mAh 3.7V lithium polymer rechargeable battery
  • Hours of Operation: Approximately 5 hours for music playing and phone calls
  • Standby Time: Up to 300 hours
  • Charging Time: Approximately 2 hours
  • Charging Method: Micro USB 5Pin (charging 5V 2A)