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A&norma and A&futura from Astell&Kern

Astell&Kern has introduced two new portable player series: the A&norma standard and A&futura premium ranges

A&norma standard and A&futura premium players from Astell&Kern

The A&futura SE100is equipped with a Sabre ES9038Pro DAC. The SE100 can handle up to 32bit/384kHz PCM audio and can play Quad DSD natively.

A&norma standard and A&futura premium players from Astell&Kern

The SE100 features an aluminum alloy and produces 4.1 Vrms (balanced output) from its built-in amp only and features an Octa-core CPU, 127mm touch screen, 128GB internal storage, support for fast charging and up to 10 hours of music play.

The SR15 uses the Cirrus Logic CS43198 and features a Quad-core CPU. The A&norma SR15 can play back up to 24bit/192kHz PCM audio and DSD natively. All of these features are packaged in a solid aluminum alloy body that resembles the AK70 series.

The A&futura SE100 is $1,699 and the A&norma SR15 $699.

To learn more click www.astellnkern.com

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  • Reply
    Dave Hattey
    24th May 2018 at 6:10 pm

    One ups the other crazyness

  • Reply
    31st July 2018 at 5:49 pm

    How do they sound?

    • Reply
      Paul Rigby
      31st July 2018 at 6:01 pm

      I haven’t been able to obtain any units just yet, Steven, but I’ll put in a request and see what happens.

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