Astell&Kern Balanced Cable
The Astell&Kern Balanced Cable is a unique cable allowing the portable AK240 to be used as a high-end source audio player by perfectly matching the AK240 to an audio system. As a reflection of Astell&Kern's luxuriousness, the cable features handmade, precision-crafted aluminum alloy connectors that deliver the most faithful reproduction of audio from the AK240. Connect the AK240 to a variety of amplifiers using the Astell&Kern Balanced Cable and enjoy the magnificent sound quality of original studio recordings achieved by Astell&Kern. The Astell&Kern cables made by Crystal Cable offer the same construction, metallurgy and quality as the other Crystal cables. Also, every Crystal Cable comes with a laser engraved serial number.
Crystal Cable Company Profile
Dutch cable specialist Crystal Cable designs and manufactures the thinnest high-end wires possible from
one of Europe’s most ambitious R&D laboratories.
Its philosophy of less is more, is echoed throughout the audio community and to this end, all Crystal Cables are painstakingly designed to extract maximum resolution and ultimate neutrality.
Crystal Cables, The Power and the Glory
This interconnect cable from Crystal Cable will influence your complete system! It will offer
excellent performance and carries a strong recommendation especially for portable DAC like
The highlights of this cable are purity, extreme bandwidth, lightening responses and accurate tonal
– Gabi Rijnveld
Interconnect cable by Piccolo Diamond
The cable has a solid silver-gold core, helically wound in two thin layers of Kapton insulation,
covered in a sliver screen and transparent Teflon jacket. Based on aerospace and military
developments, hi-tech materials like Kapton and Peek are employed for insulation. Crystal Cable
relies exclusively on advanced in-house silver-gold metallurgy and perfect termination by custom
Repeatable, consistent, flawless every time. Crystal Cables are ultra-thin, ultra flexible and have the highest RFI and EMI rejection ratio on the market. This construction not only looks attractive, it also gives optimum electrical behaviour and close to perfect shielding. The proprietary sliver/gold conductors have the lowest micro-distortion in its price range. While low-cost solutions tend to neglect the low range while emphasizing the highs, Crystal Cable wires ensure excellent overall resolution that enhances the entire range of frequencies.
The Astell&Kern Balanced Cable features Neutrik connectors that are renowned in the field of high-end audio equipment for their stable performance and excellent durability.
Astell&Kern Balanced Cable / PEF21
AK240, AK120Ⅱ, AK100Ⅱ
Crystal Cable Silver / Gold 1.5mm
Pin XLR Cable
European system (Pin (2) = HOT / Pin (3) = COLD)
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