Astell&Kern SE100 Portable Audio Player

SE100 Portable Audio Player

The radically different sound, A&futura SE100

A&futura is a premium line of players with advanced features that bring the original performance to life.

The SE100, the first model of A&futura, is designed for you to feel the quality of premium Hi-Fi from the moment you hold it.

  • Radically different sound by ES9038 Pro 8-channel DAC
  • Next Level performance with Octa-core CPU
  • 5-inch display with HD screen resolution and improved user interface
  • Similar audio block design of SP1000 for premium Hi-Fi audio performance

A&futura SE100 is the first step in your premium audio journey.

Premium value that you can feel in your hands

A&futura SE100 shows our dedication to provide both premium quality and value to our listeners including an eye-catching design. It features a 5-inch touchscreen, Octa-core CPU, and the best audio performance in its league.

Astell&Kern is committed to delivering the original performance as the artist intended you to hear and the SE100 is a symbolic example of this vision and effort.

A&futura SE100 introduces an 8-channel DAC chip. 8-channel DACs have previously only been available for premium home audio systems, pro-audio workstations, and recording studio equipment. It is making a debut for the first time in an Astell&Kern portable system.

Your favorite tunes will now sound fundamentality different with even greater dynamic range and refined sound.

There are many audio companies that talk about 'technologies', yet Astell&Kern is the only brand that talks about 'progress' in the audio experience.

General Specifications
  • Model - SE100
  • Body Colour - Titan Silver
  • Body Material - Aluminum
  • Display - 5inch (720 x 1,280) Touchscreen
  • Supported Audio Formats - WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
  • 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
  • Output Level - Unbalance 2.0Vrms / Balance 4.1Vrms (Condition No Load)
  • CPU - Octa-core
  • DAC - ESS SABRE ES9038PRO 8channel
  • Decoding - Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
  • Input - USB 3.0 Type-C input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
  • Outputs - PHONES (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
  • Wi-Fi - 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • Bluetooth - V4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
  • Dimensions - 2.98” (75.8 mm) [W] x 5.22” (132.7 mm) [H] x 0.6” (15.3 mm) [D]
  • Weight - 8.5 oz (241 g)

Audio Performance

  • Frequency Response
    • ±0.038dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance
    • ±0.028dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance
    • ±0.074dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Unbalance
    • ±0.030dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Balance
  • Signal to Noise Ratio - 122dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 123dB @ 1kHz, Balance
  • Crosstalk - 138dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 144dB @ 1kHz, Balance
  • THD+N - 0.0007% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0006% @ 1kHz, Balance


  • Capacity - 3,700mAh 3.8V Li-Polymer Battery
  • Continuous Playback Time - up to 11 hours (Standard - MUSIC: FLAC, 16-bit/44kHz, Volume 75, LCD Off)
  • Charge Time - About 2 hours (Standard - 9V/1.67A Fast charging)


  • Built-in Memory - 128GB [NAND]
  • External Memory - microSD (Max 400GB) x1

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