The new absolute reference in portable audio. Signed by the charismatic South Korean firm Astell&Kern, world leader in the matter, the A&ultima SP3000 It is a small jewel of technology that also happens to be the first product of its kind with a body manufactured in 904L stainless steel, that is, the same one used in the manufacture of high-end wristwatches. perfect fusion of innovation and luxury, the brand’s new flagship portable player is an exquisite combination of form and function that redefines what is possible in portable players. Thus, the A&ultima SP3000 is the first realization of its category that includes a duplicate audio circuitryread with a complete separation of balanced and unbalanced outputs, in order to achieve the purest possible sound reproduction.
He is also the first to use the new conversion “chip” D/A reference AK4499EX from the Japanese Asahi Kasei in an elaborate topology called HEXA, which separates digital from analog signal processing. Of the new Astell&Kern we must also highlight the presence of a powerful 8-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 6125 and support for wireless streaming “Hi-Res” aptX-HD and LDAC, to which is added support for files encoded in PCM up to 32 bits/768 kHz, DSD up to DSD512 and MQA. Approved Roon Readythe A&ultima SP3000 incorporates the exclusive scheme ReplayGainwhich allows the user to always maintain the same volume level while listening, thus avoiding annoying signal peaks and drops.
All this is completed by a exceptional power and comfort thanks to the combination of a crown control that imitates that of wristwatches, a new 5’46” high definition display screen and a state-of-the-art user interface, qualities that also allow this sensational portable player to become at the main source of a top-level Hi-Fi system. Another exclusive engineering element of the South Korean firm, the TERATON ALPHA technologyhas been further refined for the A&ultima SP3000 to achieve the no more va noise reduction from the power supply and maximizing efficiency of the latter and the amplification circuitry. Finally, let us point out that this fabulous portable player is supplied as standard with a high-quality leather case manufactured by ALRAN, a renowned French specialist in the field since 1903.