Astell&Kern A&futura SE200 3-DAC Digital Audio Player (DAP)
At a price tag that’s just barely above its predecessor (the SE100), the SE200 comes with more bells and whistles than a marching band. It features a groundbreaking triple digital-to-audio converter (DAC), six digital filters, and an intuitive LED indicator.
Groundbreaking 3-DAC Design
The AK4499EQ and ES9068AS are two flagship digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that are impossible to choose between. So why choose at all? The SE200 includes both (one AK4499EQ and two ES9068ASs), freeing you from the tyranny of choice.
You can’t just shove three DACs together and expect them to get along. Their circuits are likely to interfere with one another, resulting in crosstalk and distortion. This is why the SE200 dedicates different amps to each DAC, separating the signals to ensure top-notch, noiseless sound.
On-the-Fly DAC Switching
Unlike digital audio players (DAPs) that are limited to one DAC, the SE200 allows you to switch between DACs on the fly, matching your music to the DAC that suits it best.
Further Customization With DAC Filters
Customizing your sound doesn’t end with DAC switching. Choose among six digital filters to enhance the way your music sounds: Natural Tone, Acoustic Tone, Traditional Tone, Harmonic Sound, Acoustic Sound, and Traditional Sound. Natural Tone, for example, features a super slow roll-off and no echo for a natural sound, while the Acoustic Sound features a short delay sharp roll-off for enhanced bass.
Two heads are better than one. Eight heads are even better than that. The SE200’s octa-core processor operates blazingly fast, eliminating lag-time in file transfers, processes, and boot times.
Leave the Charger Behind
Forgetting your charger at home is an unrivaled modern hardship. The torment. The anguish. The grim realization that at some miserable point during the day you will be without. Save yourself from all that with the SE200. Its 3,700mAH Li-Polymer battery goes for a whopping ten hours.
Tons of Space
With 256GB of internal memory and up to 1TB of external memory, you’ll never have to decide which tracks come and which tracks stay behind.
Intuitive LED Indicator
The SE200 features a volume wheel with a neat trick up its sleeve. It indicates the bit-rate of the current track with a splash of LED color: red for 16bit, green for 24bit, blue for 32bit, and purple for DSD.
Would you die a little if we told you that MP3 files deliver just 10% of original studio recordings? That’s one-tenth of the nuance, depth, and richness that the artist intended for you to hear. MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) files, on the other hand, deliver the full, uncompressed sound of the original master recordings in all their richness. The A&futura SE200 supports this technology, delivering the best possible version of the music you love.
Open App Service
With Asterll & Kern’s Open App Service, users can install APK music streaming apps such as Tidal, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, Apple Music, SoundCloud, and more to their devices. There’s an ocean of music out there. Open the (streaming) floodgates!Specs
Package Weight 1.2 lbBox Dimensions (LxWxH)6 x 4 x 2.1"