Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima

£3,199.00



Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima

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The ultimate AK player,  Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima offers supreme high-end audiophile performance .

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

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Description

Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima

The ultimate AK player,  Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima offers supreme high-end audiophile performance .

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 it’s the 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 with innovative new multi-function wheel and rigid stainless steel or copper housing

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

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

Astell & Kern SP1000 Ultima

Model
SP1000
Body Colour
Onyx Black / Stainless Steel / Copper
Body Material
Onyx Black, Stainless Steel : Stainless Steel / Copper : 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
Onyx Black, 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
3,700mAh 3.8V 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
OS
Supported OS
Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up

Brand

Astell & Kern

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Additional information

Colour

Copper, onyx black, Stainless Steel