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Astell & Kern SP1000 Copper High-Resolution Music Player

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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.

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

New Intuitive User Interface

The A&ultima SP1000 features a revamped interface design which provides music playback from the home screen to give users a more music-centric experience. By placing the power button on the Multi-function wheel located on the side of the A&ultima SP1000 instead of on the top, users can control the volume and turn the LCD screen ON/OFF, all with one simple control. The A&ultima SP1000 features a bezel-less design to maximise screen size. The high-definition HD5 grade display delivers a vibrant and engaging viewing experience. Song and player information is sharp, colourful and easily to read

on the larger, brighter screen.

Faster Charging, Quicker File Transfer

Next generation USB Type-C support allows file transfer speeds up to 10Gbps and supports both data transfer and charging from the same cable, the USB 3.0 protocol transfers data twice as fast when compared to other Astell&Kern players. Charging with a fast charger (at 9V/1.67A) takes only two hours and allows up to 12 hours of continuous playback.

Clear Concept

The A&ultima SP1000 is like a natural gemstone carefully refined by professionals. Knowing that sound is reflected from mass, like light is reflected from a surface; Astell And Kern designed the A&ultima SP1000 like a gemstone with reflective features on its surface. The crown-patterned volume wheel on the right corner is similar in appearance to a cut gemstone, which reflects light from various angles. The sophisticated volume wheel on A&ultima SP1000 not only delivers visual and textual details with precision, but allows convenient, one finger ON/OFF control and fine volume control with the addition of both push and turn features.

The external chassis of the A&ultima SP1000 is made of rugged Stainless Steel/Copper that resists ageing and external shock. The A&ultima SP1000 is the ultimate music player, crafted in an artistically designed metallic setting.

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Model SP1000
Body Colour 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 2x (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 (WxHxD) 75.8mm x 132mm x 16.2mm
Weight 0.3kg
Feature Enhancements Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)
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 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)
Built-in Memory 256GB [NAND]
External Memory MicroSD (Max 256GB) x1
Supported OS Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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