Astell&Kern A&futura Series SE100 Player (Titan Silver)

Astell&Kern A&futura Series SE100 Player (Titan Silver)

Astell&Kern A&futura Series SE100 Player (Titan Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • Bit-to-Bit DSD Playback
  • Utilizes ESS SABRE PRO DAC
  • Lag-Free Operation with Octa-Core CPU
  • Listen with 3.5mm or 2.5mm Headphones
  • Supports Data Transfer & Charge via USB
  • High-Precision VCXO Clocking
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • 2-Hour Charge Time for 11 Hours of Music
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Astell&Kern SE100 overview

  • 1Description

Boasting the ability to play bit-to-bit DSD playback, the Titan Silver Astell&Kern A&futura Series SE100 is a portable audio player for audiophiles and hi-fi enthusiasts. Utilizing an ESS SABRE ES9038PRO DAC, the player provides low harmonic distortion, high dynamic range, and bit-to-bit playback over an 8-channel DAC.

Listen to multiple formats, including WAV, OGG, APE, and yes, DSD (DSDnative, DSD128, and DSD256). Look at the 5" touchscreen while doing so—it provides a resolution of 720 x 1280, the better to promote its intuitive user experience.

Speedy transfer and lag-free operation is made possible by the octa-core CPU, which also allows for fast booting times and a detailed sonic reproduction of your music files. Hear music through the 3.5mm unbalanced phone jack, or the balanced 4-pole 2.5mm jack, which provides an even more pristine experience. If battery performance is important to you, you'll be pleased by the SE100's ability to play for 11 hours at a time off a two hour fast-charge—though the fast-charger is available separately, and thankfully, the unit boasts a USB 3.0 port. This allows you to transfer data from your machine while charging all the while.

ESS SABRE PRO DAC
The SABRE PRO series offers high dynamic range (DNR) with impressively low levels of total harmonic distortion plus noise (THD+N) in a 32-bit, 8-channel DAC. All SABRE PRO DACs feature ESS's patented 32-bit HyperStream DAC technology, which delivers professional-level sound quality and performance.
Quality Amps for Low-Noise Performance
The SE100 sports 4.1 Vrms of balanced output power with 123 dB of SNR (signal to noise ratio). At the same time, the noise level on single-ended cable is even lower, producing 122 dB of SNR. 
High-Precision Clock
A voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO) high-precision clock has been utilized to bring a performance of 800 femtoseconds.
Octa-Core CPU
The A&futura SE100 is equipped with an octa-core CPU. This allows the player to produce the exact musical detail present in the original recording without distortion and provides quick, lag-free operation. The machine sports faster booting times, speedy file transfers, lag-free processing, and an intuitive user interface.
Bit-to-Bit DSD Playback
The A&futura SE100 supports native bit-to-bit DSD playback up to 11.2 MHz. The music is played back bit-for-bit, just as the artist and engineer intended for it to be heard.
Other Features at a Glance
  • ES9038PRO 8-channel DAC
  • 32-bit bit-to-bit playback
  • USB Type-C 
  • File transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps 
  • Supports data transfer and charging from the same cable 
  • Charging with a separately-available fast charger (at 9V/1.67A) takes only two hours and allows up to 11 hours of continuous playback 

 

UPC: 821566016645
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Astell&Kern A&futura Series SE100 Player (Titan Silver)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Astell&Kern SE100 specs

    Audio
    DAC 1 x ESS SABRE ES9038PRO 32-Bit
    Audio Resolution PCM: 8 ~ 384 kHz / 8-Bit
    PCM: 8 ~ 384 kHz / 16-Bit
    PCM: 8 ~ 384 kHz / 24-Bit
    PCM: 8 ~ 384 kHz / 32-Bit
    DSDNative: 2.8 MHz / 1-Bit
    DSD128: 5.6 MHz / 1-Bit
    DSD256: 11.2 MHz / 1-Bit
    Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.038 dB (Unbalanced Headphone Out)
    10 Hz - 70 kHz ± 0.074 dB (Unbalanced Headphone Out)
    20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.028 dB (Balanced Headphone Out)
    10 Hz - 70 kHz ± 0.03 dB (Balanced Headphone Out)
    Impedance 1 Ohms (Balanced Headphone Out)
    1.5 Ohms (Unbalanced Headphone Out)
    THD + N 0.0007% at 1 kHz (Unbalanced)
    0.0006% at 1 kHz (Balanced)
    Maximum Output Voltage 4.1 Vrms
    Signal to Noise Ratio 122 dB (Unbalanced Headphone Out)
    123 dB (Balanced Headphone Out)
    Clock Jitter 800 fs
    Crosstalk 138 dB at 1 kHz (Unbalanced Headphone Out)
    144 dB at 1 kHz (Balanced Headphone Out)
    Custom Equalizer Yes
    Performance
    CPU  Octa-Core
    Internal Storage Capacity 128 GB
    Maximum Storage Capacity 528 GB
    Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
    Display 5" LCD (720 x 1280 Resolution)
    Operation Method Physical Buttons, Touchscreen, Volume Wheel
    Media Support
    FM Tuner No
    Video Recording No
    Video Playback No
    Formats Supported Audio: WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
    Connectivity
    Wireless Bluetooth 4.1
    Bluetooth Codecs aptX HD
    Connections USB Type-C
    1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Headphone
    Optical (3.5 mm)
    2.5 mm Balanced Headphone
    Built-In Mic No
    Power
    Battery 1x Built-In Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Battery 3700 mAh
    Providing up to 11 Hours per Charge for Audio Playback
    Charger USB 2.0
    Charging Time Full Charge: 2 Hours
    General
    System Requirements Operating System
    Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
    Mac OS X 10.7
    Water Resistance None
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.0 x 5.2 x 0.6" / 75.8 x 132.7 x 15.3 mm
    Weight 8.5 oz / 241 g
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    Package Weight 1.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 5.2 x 2.0"

    Astell&Kern SE100 reviews

    A&futura Series SE100 Player (Titan Silver) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super detail; rich, layered bass. Smooth and neutral sounding, detailed, bass slam, clear, extended treble, and a vast sound stage. Audiophile level player, need decent 'phones and good source files to reveal full potential of player, but also forgiving to lower quality, mp3. Rich, smooth, neutral sound signature.
    Date published: 2018-10-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power, Detail, Musicality This player sounds wonderful. Must have top 'phones. Will not repeat favorable reviews on net, suffice it to say that with the right ear/head phones, this is a top audiophile experience.
    Date published: 2018-09-24
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