The Astell & Kern KANN is a perfect blend of style, design and stunning performance at an incredible price!
KANN is here to lead the portable high-
Astell&Kern’s experience with technology and portable devices makes it possible for the KANN to offer dynamic power and performance. KANN is the complete all-
KANN, the first Astell&Kern product, is equipped with a line-
KANN also supports Astell&Kern’s 2.5-
KANN is capable of bit-
To increase flexibility of use, you can connect additional USB Audio to KANN via the micro USB port. KANN allows output conversion according to the specifications of the external USB Audio that supports DoP (DSD over PCM) or PCM, and provides continuous music playback with charging via the Type-
* USB audio (Digital Out) output is available only when digital input is possible through USB.
* DoP (DSD over PCM): This is a standard for transferring DSD data to USB interface. This standard sends DSD data by mounting them onto PCM data frames.
* To link KANN with an external USB Audio, an OTG cable (purchased separately) is required.
* The separately purchased cable connecting the OTG cable to an external USB Audio must be appropriate for the specification of the USB Audio
Body Colour Astro Silver, Eos Blue
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-
/ Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
Outputs [Phone Out, Line Out] PHONES (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-
Bluetooth V4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptX™ 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)