All New High-End, A&ultima SP1000
Astell&Kern is proud to introduce the A&ultima SP1000.
The A&ultima SP1000 is a one-of-a-kind, high-end,
powerful flagship high resolution music player equipped with the latest advanced features.
A true flagship high-resolution music player
First Astell&Kern player to feature an octa-core CPU for outstanding response and performance
High Definition HD5 display to create the best viewing experience
Innovative new Multi-function Wheel
Rigid stainless steel/Copper housing
The A&ultima SP1000: delivering the ultimate Astell&Kern technology.
Get Both High Output and Vivid Sound
Traditional audio has suffered from noise and
distortion as power output is increased.
Astell&Kern’s advanced audio design and signal
management technologies used in the A&ultima
SP1000 brings more power output with less noise
and minimal distortion.
Independent DACs for the left and right audio
channels provide a wider soundstage and better
Each AK4497EQ DAC provides rich and vivid audio
reproduction, allowing the listener to enjoy the
sound as it was meant to be heard.
New Intuitive User Interface
The A&ultima SP1000 features a revamped interface design which provides
music playback from the home screen to give users a more music-centric
By placing the power button on the Multi-function wheel located on the side
of the A&ultima SP1000 instead of on the top, users can control the volume
and turn the LCD screen ON/OFF, all with one simple control.
The A&ultima SP1000 features a bezel-less design to maximize screen size.
The high-definition HD5 grade display delivers a vibrant and engaging viewing
experience. Song and player information is sharp, colorful and easily to read
on the larger, brighter screen.
Body Color: Onyx Black / Stainless Steel / Copper
Body Material: Onyx Black, Stainless Steel : Stainless Steel / Copper : Copper
Display: 5inch (720 x 1,280) Touchscreen
Supported Audio Formats: WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF, MQA
Sample rate: PCM : 8kHz ~ 384kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo
/ DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz), Stereo / DSD256(1bit 11.2MHz), Stereo
Output Level: Unbalance 2.2Vrms / Balance 3.9Vrms (Condition No Load)
DAC: AKM AK4497EQ x2 (Dual DAC)
Decoding: Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
Input: USB 3.0 Type-C input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
Outputs: PHONES (3.5mm) / Optical Out (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
BT: V4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
Dimensions: 2.98 ”(75.8 mm) [W] x 5.2 ”(132 mm) [H] x 0.64 ”(16.2 mm) [D]
Weight: Onyx Black, Stainless Steel : 13.64 oz (386.6 g) / Copper : 13.68 oz (387.9 g)
Feature Enhancements: Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)