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Astell Kern AK HC4 Hi-Fi DAC Adapter Cable Type C to 3.5mm 4.4mm Earphone

Astell Kern AK HC4 Hi-Fi DAC Adapter Cable Type C to 3.5mm 4.4mm Earphone

Brand: Astell & Kern

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Astell & Kern AK HC4 offers a Hi-Fi USB DAC cable product range for a true Hi-Fi experience on smartphones and PCs


The Hi-Fi sound provided by Astell&Kern's design, which was completed in a small size, has won praise from countless audiophiles and media.


Astell & Kern AK HC4 continues the advantages of its highly acclaimed predecessors, delivering even more perfected sound in various usage scenarios through advanced design. Featuring Dual Output, compatible with most IEMs and headphones, the AK4493S DAC for true Hi-Fi sound, and Digital Audio Remaster technology, it brings the level of Hi-Fi sound previously exclusive to Astell&Kern's digital audio players to the AK HC4. Enjoy Hi-Fi sound like never before.

General Specification:

  • Body Material: Aluminum
  • Body Color: Moon Silver
  • DAC: AKM AK4493S
  • 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

  • Input: USB Type-C (Supports UAC 1.0 and UAC 2.0)
  • Output: 3.5mm (Unbalanced), 4.4mm (Balanced, Only 5-pole supported)
  • Output Level: Unbalanced 2Vrms / Balanced 3Vrms (Condition No Load)
  • Dimensions: 29.5mm[W] x 64.5mm[H] x 14.5mm[D]
  • Weight: About 1.09oz (31g)

Audio Specifications:

  • Frequency Response:

±0.062dB (Condition : 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalanced │ ±0.063dB (Condition : 20Hz~20kHz) Balanced
±0.066dB (Condition : 20Hz~70kHz) Unbalanced │ ±0.067dB (Condition : 20Hz~70kHz) Balanced

  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 118dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced │ 118dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
  • Crosstalk: -134dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced │ -136dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
  • THD+N" 0.0005% @ 1kHz, Unbalanced │ 0.0009% @ 1kHz, Balanced
  • IMD SMPTE: 0.0005% 800Hz 10kHz (4:1) Unbalanced │ 0.0004% 800Hz 10kHz (4:1) Balanced
  • Output Impedance: Unbalanced Out 3.5mm (0.9ohm) │ Balanced Out 4.4mm(1.6ohm)


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