Astell&Kern Announce AK240

Astell&Kern Announce AK240

  • January 15, 2014
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Astell & Kern have announced that they will be launching an ultra high end portable DAP and the end of March, begining of April.

The AK240 marks an expansion of A&K’s range of portable audio players and builds on the success of the AK100 MKII and AK120.

In addition to a brand-new look, the AK240 includes a series of new features not currently offered by any other high-res portable players on the market.

The new features include 256GB internal memory and one microSD card slot supporting up to 128GB of microSD card storage – resulting in a total of 384GB of music storage. It also boasts a twin Cirrus DAC chip and balanced output for those wanting to use it on their existing home audio system and playback HRA (High Resolution Audio).

A dual-core processor allows the AK240 to handle requests and play high-res audio files with no lag time, while users will also be able to connect to music download sites directly from the player.