Astell & Kern KANN Portable Music Player

£899.00

Description

One player to rule them all

Astell&Kern’s KANN provides a new power standard for mobile music performance. Combining a high-quality audio player and a high-performance amplifier, KANN draws on the technological expertise of Astell&Kern, the leading Portable Hi-Fi Audio manufacturer.

Focusing on a strong output and crystal-clear sound, the all-in-one KANN offers the following features.

 

Truly powerful, high-quality output

Astell&Kern has introduced a new product design that cleverly incorporates a high-performance amplifier into a player for a perfect merger of two independent devices. Supporting the output of 7Vrms when connected via high-gain balanced output, the KANN not only drives high-impedance headphones without an additional amplifier, but also reliably reproduces high-quality sound with low-impedance speakers.

 

The glittering space-based ‘Astro Silver’ and ‘Eos Blue’
representing the goddess of dawn embody the strong 
yet soft features of KANN.

The innovative volume wheel makes one-hand control 
easy. By positioning the main control buttons to the 
bottom of the front panel, convenient music search
and quick home screen operation are intuitive.

 

General Specifications
Model
KANN
Body Color
Astro Silver, Eos Blue
Body Material
Aluminum
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 / DSD256(1bit 11.2MHz), Stereo
Output Level
[Phone Out] Normal: Unbalance 2Vrms / Balance 2Vrms (Condition No Load)
High: Unbalance 4Vrms/ Balance 7Vrms (Condition No Load)
[Line Out] Unbalance 2Vrms / Balance 2Vrms (Condition No Load)
DAC
AKM AK4490 x1 (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 384kHz / DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth
V4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
Dimensions
2.80 ”(71.23 mm) [W] x 4.56 ”(115.8 mm) [H] x 1.01 ”(25.6 mm) [D]
Weight
9.83 oz (278.7 g)
Feature Enhancements
Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)