Astell & Kern A&ultima SP1000 Portable Music Player

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Description

All New High-End, A&ultima SP1000

Astell&Kern is proud to introduce the A&ultima SP1000.
The A&ultima SP1000 is a one-of-a-kind, high-end,
powerful flagship high resolution music player equipped with the latest advanced features.

A true flagship high-resolution music player
First Astell&Kern player to feature an octa-core CPU for outstanding response and performance
High Definition HD5 display to create the best viewing experience
Innovative new Multi-function Wheel
Rigid stainless steel/Copper housing

The A&ultima SP1000: delivering the ultimate Astell&Kern technology.

 

Get Both High Output and Vivid Sound

Traditional audio has suffered from noise and
distortion as power output is increased.
Astell&Kern’s advanced audio design and signal
management technologies used in the A&ultima
SP1000 brings more power output with less noise
and minimal distortion.

Independent DACs for the left and right audio 
channels provide a wider soundstage and better
stereo separation.
Each AK4497EQ DAC provides rich and vivid audio
reproduction, allowing the listener to enjoy the
sound as it was meant to be heard.

 

General Specifications
Model
SP1000
Body Color
Stainless Steel / Copper
Body Material
Stainless Steel / Copper
Display
5inch (720 x 1,280) Touchscreen
Supported Audio Formats
WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, 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
Unbalance 2.2Vrms / Balance 3.9Vrms (Condition No Load)
CPU
Octa-Core
DAC
AKM AK4497EQ x2 (Dual DAC)
Decoding
Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
Input
USB 3.0 Type-C input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
Outputs
PHONES (3.5mm) / Optical Out (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth
V4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
Dimensions
2.98 ”(75.8 mm) [W] x 5.2 ”(132 mm) [H] x 0.64 ”(16.2 mm) [D]
Weight
Stainless Steel : 13.64 oz (386.6 g) / Copper : 13.68 oz (387.9 g)
Feature Enhancements
Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)
Audio Performance
Frequency Response
±0.062dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance / ±0.061dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance
±0.68dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Unbalance / ±0.67dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Balance
Signal to Noise Ratio
120dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 122dB @ 1kHz, Balance
Crosstalk
138dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 143dB @ 1kHz, Balance
THD+N
0.0005% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0008% @ 1kHz, Balance
IMD SMPTE
0.0004% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalance & Balance
Output Impedance
Balanced out 2.5mm (1ohm) / PHONES 3.5mm (2ohm)
Clock source
Clock Jitter
30ps(Typ)
Reference Clock Jitter
200 Femto Seconds
Battery
Capacity
3,400mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery
Continuous Playback Time
Up to 12 hours (Standard – MUSIC: FLAC, 16-bit/44kHz, Volume 75, LCD Off)
Charge Time
About 2 hours (Standard – 9V/1.67A Fast charging)
Memory
Built-in Memory
256GB [NAND]
External Memory
microSD (Max 256GB) x1