Astell & Kern Acro CA1000 music player with amplifier function

Astell & Kern has expanded its best music player product range with the new Acro CA1000 headphone amp. The highlight of the audio system was not only the flagship stuffing but also the possibility of using it as a compact headphone amplifier.

Astell & Kern Acro CA1000 best music player

Acro CA1000 is equipped with a 4.1-inch touch screen, which displays a standard digital player. The headphone amp has 256 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded using microSD-cards up to 1 TB. According to the manufacturer, the headphone amplifier is compatible with the DSD512 standard and is capable of playing a 32-bit audio stream at a frequency of 384 kHz. The Quad ES9068AS digital-to-analog converter is responsible for such outstanding audio capabilities.

It will be one of the best music player with balanced 2.5 and 4.4 mm and 3.5 and 6.35 mm unbalanced headphone jacks. The headphone amplifier provides a battery with a capacity of 8400 mA, which is enough for 10.5 hours of continuous operation. Using the BT Sink function, the player can be connected to a smartphone.

Astell & Kern Acro CA1000 price and availability

The Acro CA1000 headphone amp audio system is priced at $2,199 and is finally available to buy on the and websites.


  • Dual-band (2.4/5 GHz) Wi-Fi
  • AK Drop lets you freely transfer files through a PC, smartphone, or FTP
  • Coaxial, Optical, and USB Type-C digital inputs
  • Analog component connection via RCA input
  • USB Type-C 2.0 PD for faster recharging
  • Durable aluminum shell with an angular design and analog metal volume wheel
  • Dimensions: 5.9 x 4.1 x 1.8″ / 148.8 x 104.9 x 45 mm
  • Weight: 32.4 oz / 919.0 g

Last year, Astell & Kern introduced the A & norma SR25 MK II portable music player with aluminum chassis that measures 63.5 (W) x 108.3 (H) x 16.1 (D) millimeters, weighs around 178 grams, and is priced at $749.

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