Astell&Kern A&norma SR25 MKII Digital Audio Player

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Features

  • Dual DAC Cirrus Logic CS43198 / Quad-Core CPU
  • Replay Gain function to uniformly adjust volume playback from sound sources up to 24-bit/192 kHz
  • Versatile connectivity with the addition of 4.4mm balanced output support
  • Energy-efficient design resulting in 20 hours of continuous playback
  • Supports two-way Bluetooth (v4.2) and high-definition codecs (Qualcomm® aptX™ HD, LDAC)
  • AK File Drop for easier wireless file transfers
  • Extra internal silver-plated shielding, to protect from electromagnetic interference
  • Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)
  • Playback time about 20 hours, charge time about 2.5 hours
  • 3.6inch HD Display (720 x 1,280) TFT LCD
  • 64GB Built-in memory and support for micro SD extension up to 1TB
  • New Mercury Dark Silver finish and a more defined volume wheel

In the Box

  • A&norma SR25 MKII Digital Audio Player
  • USB Type-C cable
  • Screen protector
  • Manual

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Description

Please note this item is ordered on demand from the supplier and may take longer than our usual 2 - 4 working days to arrive.

True to the core values of Astell&Kern, high fidelity sound lies at the heart of the SR25 MKII, delivering exceptional audio performance to a diverse range of music lovers. The most distinctive feature of the Astell&Kern A&norma product line is its compact form factor. However, the SR25 MKII offers more detailed sound than its predecessor, allowing the clear expression of each and every instrument and vocal note.

The SR25 MKII offers more versatile connectivity options with the addition of a 4.4mm balanced output for the first time in an A&norma player, LDAC, as well as Qualcomm® aptX™ HD, which support and deliver true audiophile sound quality.

Not all DACs sound the same

The SR25 MKII delivers improved performance across the board compared to the SR25, including bass response, dynamic range, soundstage, imaging and more.

The SR25 MKII utilizes Astell&Kern's latest audio design technology for clear and natural high-resolution sound with more clearly defined upper and lower ranges providing listeners with a deeper, more rounded sound.

The SR25 MKII is capable of bit-to-bit playback for files up to 32bit/384kHz and Native DSD up to 11.2MHz, allowing for uncompressed sound quality, staying true to the artist’s original intention, in high-resolution and with minimal distortion.

With seamless playback performance supporting Native DSD256 up to 32bit/384kHz, you will derive even more pleasure from your music. 

Multiple Output Options

The SR25 MKII supports 4.4mm balanced output. With 2.5mm, 3.5mm and 4.4mm output options, you can connect an even wider variety of devices.

The 4.4mm balanced output provides improved dynamic range and bass response, supports a wide soundstage, offers clear imaging, and captures subtle details in the audio source.

Excellent Continuous Playback Time

No need to worry about battery life. The SR25 MKII can play continuously for 20 hours* with just one full charge, thanks to its optimized, energy-efficient circuitry.

* Music in FLAC format, 16 bit, 44.1 kHz, unbalanced, volume at 50, EQ Off, LCD Off

Silver Plating Shield Can

Astell&Kern products apply shield cans so that noise and electromagnetic interference, which occur when the countless parts are in operation, do not affect the audio block.

The SR25 MKII has taken it a step further by applying highly conductive, hyper-pure silver plating on the existing shield cans for perfect shielding that provides excellent audio performance.

Wireless Hi-Fi Sound Through BT Sink

The newly introduced BT Sink function connects the SR25 MKII to an external device via Bluetooth, similar to connecting a smartphone with a BT speaker.

Music from an external device, such as a smartphone can now be played back in high-quality on the SR25 MKII using the BT Sink function.

AK File Drop to Enjoy Wireless Transfers

The new AK File Drop function in the SR25 MKII makes files transfers easier and more convenient.

Using AK File Drop, you can freely transfer files wirelessly through a PC, smartphone, or FTP program located on the same network.

Music file management is now possible with a cableless, wireless solution.

ReplayGain Automatically and Uniformly Adjust Playback Volume

ReplayGain, which adjusts sound sources with different volumes to an identical level, has been applied. Now, enjoy your own playlists seamlessly through the ReplayGain feature on SR25 MKII.

The A&norma SR25 MKII inherits the overall design identity of the A&norma SR25 model, highlighting the rhythmic freedom of music through the harmonious combination of design elements.

The top and bottom edges of the bezel are angled, giving the impression of a smaller rectangle floating freely inside the chassis. The pattern on the side is designed to draw attention to the volume wheel whilst conveying an impression of sound.

MQA and Open App support

Astell&Kern’s latest user interface and support for Open App service is included in the SR25 MK II, which adds Android APK support, allowing users to install additional music streaming services to their player by simply copying and installing the corresponding APK file for the music service they wish to add. Services supported include Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Tidal, SoundCloud, Qobuz, SiriusXM, Tune-In, myTuner, Bandcamp and Deezer (supported streaming services varies by country). Offline content for supported apps can be stored in either internal or external player memory so you can listen to your favourite music streaming service tracks on the go.

The SR25 MK II supports MQA, and with a full decoder built-in, can unfold all the way to the original resolution of the file. MQA playback is supported both via downloaded MQA audio files and through the Tidal app, allowing users to stream high-resolution audio via Tidal Masters.

 


 

 

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