Author Topic: Astell & Kern ACRO L1000 desktop amplifier, headphone amp and DAC  (Read 271 times)

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The ACRO L1000 is a desktop amplifier, headphone amp and DAC, complete with an eye-catching aluminium design. It will arrive in the UK later this month and cost 799.

Tucked behind the large angled volume wheel you'll find 2.5mm, 3.5mm, 6.5mm and XLR audio outputs, plus speaker terminals for connecting to desktop speakers. A USB input allows you to connect your PC or Mac.

As you'd expect, the ACRO L1000 can play hi-res audio files up to 32bit/384kHz without downsampling, thanks to two AK4490 DACs (as found in the AK380) and a 32-but CPU. The L1000 also supports native DSD playback up to 11.2MHz.


Read more at https://www.whathifi.com/news/astell-kern-acro-l1000-hi-res-desktop-amp-and-dac#kWquxRixCHgx7OQ2.99

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Re: Astell & Kern ACRO L1000 desktop amplifier, headphone amp and DAC
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2018, 04:08:55 PM »
I really like the design of this. It's basically a volume knob with a bonus amp.
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Re: Astell & Kern ACRO L1000 desktop amplifier, headphone amp and DAC
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2018, 07:28:44 PM »




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