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Astell & Kern AK Jr

Portable High-Resolution Audio Player
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Regular Price: $499.00

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Astell & Kern AK Jr Details

Astell&Kern AK Jr Portable High-Resolution Audio Player: like carrying a small concert in your pocket

  • The AK Jr simplifies complex features of Hi-Fi audio to a smartphone-like experience.
  • The simplified design exemplifies the original concept of the AK Jr.
  • The raised screen provides secure grip and slims down the profile from 8.9mm to 6.9mm.
  • The full aluminum body and textured aluminum volume wheel allows smooth one-handed operation.

The Astell&Kern AK Jr gives you the opportunity to comfortably listen to high resolution audio, anytime and anywhere.

Although the Astell&Kern players were portable their relatively large size made them less convenient for some. The AK Jr’s compact design delivers the highest sound quality while fitting comfortably in your pocket.

Increased output and lower impedance
The AK Jr's output level of 1.95 VRMS represents a 14% increase over the AK100's 1.5 VRMS. Our engineers have reduced the output impedance to 2 Ohms for a significant gain in sound fidelity from the AK100’s 22 Ohms.

As the AK Jr supports many various types of earphones and headphones, a separate amplifier is unnecessary.

The AK Jr supports DSD, the digital audio format widely considered to be the next-generation in high resolution audio. Listen to a greater range of audio through DSD.

The AK Jr can also function as an external DAC (sound card) when connected to a PC or Mac via USB. When playing music stored on a computer, the AK Jr delivers the same high level of audio quality while eliminating the need for a built-in sound card.

Full Touchscreen
The AK Jr features a 3.1-inch LCD touchscreen that is about 1.4 times larger than the AK100’s LCD. The smartphone-like full touch capabilities offer responsive interface and the larger screen displays more information.

64GB + 64GB microSD
The AK Jr features 64GB of memory to store more music than ever before. Supporting microSD cards up to 64 GB, the AK Jr is capable of offering a whopping total storage capacity of 128 GB!

The combined 128GB of internal memory and external microSD card capacity is capable of holding more than 1,250 high resolution audio. (Based on one, 4-minute song @ 24 bit/96 kHz, taking up 90MB)

Additional Information

Name Astell & Kern AK Jr
Sub Title Portable High-Resolution Audio Player
Manufacturer Astell & Kern
Manufacturer Part# AKJR-64GB-SLV

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  • Color: Sleek silver
  • Body Material: Aluminum
  • Display: 3.1inch WQVGA (240 x 400) Touchscreen
  • Supported audio formats: WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE(Normal, High, Fast), AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
  • Sample rate: FLAC, WAV, ALAC, AIFF : 8kHz ~ 192kHz (8/16/24bits per Sample) / DSD : DSD64 (1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo (DSD to PCM) 1.95Vrms
  • DAC: Wolfson WM8740 x1 (Single DAC)
  • Decoding: Support up to 24bit/192kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
  • Input: USB Micro-B input(for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : UMS(USB Mass Storage)
  • Outputs: PHONES (3.5mm)
  • Bluetooth: V4.0
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 4.6" x 2.08" x 0.35"
  • Weight: 3.28 oz
  • Feature enhancements: Firmware upgrades supported (F/W file copy)
  • Frequency response: ±0.04dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) / ±0.3dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz)
  • Signal to noise ratio: 112dB @ 1kHz
  • Crosstalk: 120dB @ 1kHz
  • THD+N: 0.005% @ 1kHz
  • IMD SMPTE: 0.0006% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1)
  • Output Impedance: 2ohm
  • Clock jitter: 50ps (Typ)
  • Battery capacity: 1,450mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery
  • Built-in memory: 64GB [NAND]
  • External memory: microSD (Max 64GB) x1
  • Supported OS: Windows XP, Windows 7,8 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up