The Astell&Kern A&Norma SR25 player is the entry ticket into the world of HD players from the South Korean manufacturer. It succeeds the excellent Astell & Kern A & norma SR15 from which it takes the double Cirrus Logic DAC, but brings a clock optimized to support PCM streams up to 32 bits / 384 kHz, as well as DSD256 files. The double balanced and unbalanced headphone output is retained to ensure good adaptability of any headset or pair of headphones.
The main design concept of A & norma SR25 is intersecting rectangles. The slight angle and pronounced slope emphasize the free shapes and colors that fill the space. At any angle, no matter in which hand you hold the player, the grip remains comfortable and there is no overlap of the display. The theme of the rectangles of the front is also present on the rear glass panel. The pattern on it looks three-dimensional, reflecting light from different angles. The new design of the A & norma SR25 incorporates radical changes without losing the balance between optimal user experience, look and feel and maintaining the identity of the A & norma design. The harmonious combination of these various design aspects symbolizes the rhythmic sensation and freedom of music. The new SR25 is ideal for one-handed operation, regardless of whether in which hand do you hold it. The angle of the front screen and the extra space around it give you the perfect grip.
The Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 hearing aid player offers simplified management thanks to its 3.6 “touch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Navigation in the menus and the music library is always carried out intuitively and quickly. listening, the volume is adjusted very precisely thanks to the large stroke potentiometer located on the side of the player.
Bluetooth aptX HD et LDAC
In addition to WiFi, the Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 audiophile player also has a Bluetooth controller to facilitate music streaming to headphones or a pair of wireless headphones. This controller supports the aptX HD and LDAC Bluetooth codecs to optimize the transmission rate with compatible sources. Of course, the SBC and AAC codecs are also needed to ensure a perfect pairing of any headset or pair of headphones.
The Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 audiophile player operates under a version of Android 9.0 specifically optimized for direct transmission of audio streams to the DAC, without the slightest digital modification. The integration of this Android system and WiFi, allow the Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 HD player to install many applications. Thus, when connected via WiFi, the Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 player allows listening to many online music services such as Spotify, Qobuz, Deezer, Roon or even Tidal, with of course the support of MQA files for this. last. Finally, the powerful 4-core processor of the Astell & Kern A & norma SR25 ensures smooth navigation, even with resource-intensive applications.
The bass is confident, firm, beautifully textured, without overlaps where it should no longer be. Wednesdays are quite pronounced, which brings a slightly brighter sound and thanks to them, the listener’s ears are given an unusually large amount of information. However, there is no shouting or exaggeration of the middle zone. The heights are crystal clear, sparkling, with a very good structure, not unpleasantly sharp or excessively smooth.
A simple USB connection using the high-speed USB Type-C port allows the Astell&Kern A&Norma SR25 to be used as a music library and / or preamp via USB. A & norma SR25 streams DSD files unchanged in DoP mode (DSD over PCM), or converts DSD to PCM on output if the receiving device does not support DoP.
Finally, to accompany you on all your trips, the Astell&Kern A&Norma SR25 has a rechargeable battery offering up to ‘to 21 hours of autonomy. When the battery is empty, recharging is done using the USB-C port. This practical port can also be used to use the Astell & Kern A & audio player.norma SR25 as a USB DAC with a Windows or MAC computer.
The new Astell&Kern A&Norma SR25 goes with the times and does not forget about wireless technology. In addition to the WiFi interface, it also supports Bluetooth, including all the highest quality codecs on the market – aptX HD, LDAC. Thanks to the Open APP function, you can also install your own streaming services, such as TIDAL or SPOTIFY, on the device. In their environment, you can then store music for offline listening in situations where you do not have a WiFi network.
Astell & Kern is the dream of many nomadic music lovers with its most prestigious music players. With the Astell&Kern A&Norma SR25 this dream becomes accessible for a lower price than a high-end smartphone. Astell & Kern offers us a very beautiful object, very compact and with successful ergonomics.
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