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Astell&Kern Ultima SP2000

A&ultima SP2000 is the third player released in the A&ultima lineup. A&ultima SP2000 features newly developed audio circuitry and amplifier design.

$3499.00

Next Level, A&ultima SP2000

Stainless Steel and Copper body finishes for the best acoustics
Dual DAC of AK4499EQ from AKM
Native playback of 32bit/768kHz PCM and DSD512 without compression or loss
Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4/5GHz)
Twice the Amount of Internal Storage of Previous Flagship Models
Improved Audio Output Power and Greater Acoustic Details

Newly designed audio circuit

The SP2000 is the first Astell&Kern player to use separate, independent audio channels between the Unbalanced and Balanced outputs. This design offers much more power than ever before, with 6 Vrms for Balanced output and 3Vrms for Unbalanced output. With this design, the SP2000 offers the ultimate audio experience as Astell&Kern's newest flagship player.

General Specifications
ModelSP2000
Body ColorStainless Steel / Copper
Body MaterialStainless Steel : Stainless Steel / Copper : Copper
Display5inch (720 x 1,280) Touch display
Supported Audio FormatsWAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF, MQA
MQA playbackServices(Tidal Masters), Local files, External USB, MQA-CD(ripped)
Sample ratePCM : 8kHz ~ 768kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo
/ DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz), Stereo / DSD256(1bit 11.2MHz), Stereo / DSD512(1bit 22.4MHz), Stereo
Output LevelUnbalanced 3.0Vrms / Balanced 6.0Vrms (Condition No Load)
CPUOcta-Core
DACAKM AK4499EQ x2 (Dual DAC)
DecodingSupport up to 32bit / 768kHz Bit-to-Bit Playback
InputUSB 3.0 Type-C input (for PC & MAC)
OutputsUnbalanced Out (3.5mm) / Optical Out (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
BTV4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
Dimensions3.00 ”(76.3 mm) [W] x 5.19 ”(132 mm) [H] x 0.61 ”(15.7 mm) [D]
WeightStainless Steel : 14.49 oz (410.8 g) / Copper : 15.25 oz (432.4 g)
Feature EnhancementsFirmware upgrades supported (OTA)
Audio Performance
Frequency Response±0.015dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalanced / ±0.010dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balanced
±0.050dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Unbalanced / ±0.030dB (Condition: 20Hz~70kHz) Balanced
Signal to Noise Ratio124dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / 125dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
Crosstalk-138dB @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / -144dB @ 1kHz, Balanced
THD+N0.0005% @ 1kHz, Unbalanced / 0.0004% @ 1kHz, Balanced
IMD SMPTE0.0003% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalanced & Balanced
Output ImpedanceUnbalanced Out 3.5mm (1.5ohm) / Balanced out 2.5mm (1ohm)
Clock source
Clock Jitter25ps(Typ)
Reference Clock Jitter200 Femto Seconds
Battery
Capacity3,700mAh 3.8V Li-Polymer Battery
Continuous Playback TimeUp to 8 hours (Standard - MUSIC: FLAC, 16-bit/44.1kHz, Unbalance, Volume 80, EQ OFF, LCD OFF)
Charge TimeAbout 2.5 hours (Standard - 9V/1.67A Fast charging)
About 5 hours (Standard - 5V/2A General charging)
Memory
Built-in Memory512GB [NAND]
External MemorymicroSD (Max. 1TB) x1
OS
Supported OSWindows 7,8,10 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up