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Astell & Kern KANN Alpha Blue Portable Audio Player

Astell & Kern

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players such as the Astell & Kern Kann Alpha must deliver hi-res music in a portable design – and it delivers this in spades. It is a powerful and talented machine.

KANN ALPHA, the third product in the KANN series of Digital Audio Players. While the goal of the Astell&Kern KANN line is to provide ultra high power output to drive any headphone or IEM, KANN ALPHA has not forgotten the essence of being a portable DAP, so you can enjoy a near-perfect sound experience wherever you are.

  • Tick The first Astell&Kern DAP to feature a 4.4mm balanced output
  • Tick Complete separation of balanced lines to provide noise-free output
  • Tick Crosstalk of 141dB and top-notch audio performance through a complete circuit redesign
  • Tick Powerful 12Vrms ultra-high output support
  • Tick 14 ½ hours of continuous playback
  • Tick Equipped with the latest version of Bluetooth, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Tick Artistic design and ultra-precision metal shaping technology that Astell&Kern has perfected

Design Concept
The design of KANN ALPHA shows the beauty from the combination of delicate details and the substantial weight from its powerful performance.
Asymmetric triangles that resemble the identity of Astell&Kern surrounds the volume wheel on the solid, sturdy, bold and column-like body of the player.
Considering the hexagon as an extension of a triangle, we started with the top side of the player based on the hexagon.
The altered shape of the top section was created by pressing the hexagon shape together.

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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General Specifications

Model KANN ALPHA
Body Colour Urbanely Blue
Body Material Aluminium
Display 4.1inch HD 720 x 1280 Touch Display
Supported Audio Formats WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF, MQA
Sample Rate PCM : 8kHz ~ 384kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo혻 / DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz), Stereo / DSD256(1bit 11.2MHz), Stereo
Output Level High: Unbalanced 6Vrms / Balanced 12Vrms (Condition No Load)
DAC ESS ES9068AS x2 (Dual DAC)
CPU Quad-Core
Decoding Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit-to-Bit Playback
Input USB Type-C input (for charging PC & MAC)
Outputs Unbalanced Out (3.5mm) / Optical Out(3.5mm)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth V5.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, Qualcomm® aptX HD, LDAC)
Dimensions 2.68 ”(68.3 mm) [W] x 4.60 ”(117 mm) [H] x 0.98 ”(25 mm) [D]
Weight about 11.14 oz (about 316 g)
Feature Enhancements Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)

Audio Performance

Frequency Response ±0.021dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalanced / ±0.024dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balanced
Signal to Noise Ratio 116dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / 117dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
Crosstalk -128dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / -136dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
THD+N 0.0003% @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / 0.0005% @ 1kHz, Balanced
IMD SMPTE 0.0003% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalanced / 0.0003% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Balanced
Output Impedance Unbalanced Out 3.5mm (0.8ohm) / Balanced out 2.5mm (2.0ohm), 4.4mm(1.8ohm)

Clock Source

Clock Jitter 25ps(Typ)
Reference Clock Jitter 250 Femto Seconds(VCXO)

Battery

Capacity 5,600mAh 3.8V Li-Polymer Battery
Playback Time About 14.5 hours (Standard : FLAC, 16bit, 44.1kHz, Vol.80, LCD Off, Low Gain)
Charge Time About 3.5 hours (9V/1.67A Fast Charging) / 5hours (5V/2A General Charging)

Memory

Built-in Memory 64GB (NAND)
External Memory microSD (Max. 1TB) x1

OS

Supported OS 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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