Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T All-In-One Head-Fi System

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Astell&Kern All-In-One Head-Fi Desktop Audio System ACRO CA1000T

The world’s first device to feature a dual-tube triple amp system and the latest ESS flagship DAC. Designed for audio connoisseurs, the ACRO CA1000T pushes the sonic limitations beyond that of a standalone headphone amplifier with additional terminals for multiple connections.

The versatile ACRO CA1000T provides compatible I/O terminals that can satisfy the diverse needs of audio enthusiasts who want to build a complete head-Fi system. By providing XLR and RCA output, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth to connect external audio devices and speakers, the ACRO CA1000T consolidates all your premium audio connections into one device.

ACRO CA1000T goes beyond the limitations of a fixed headphone amp with its ideal Head-Fi audio system that can be setup anywhere you want and can run independently from its internal battery supply.

The ACRO CA1000T offers detailed headphone sound thanks to its built-in high-power headphone amp that does not require a connection to other devices. It is an all-in-one Head-Fi audio system that provides great connectivity with external audio devices and speakers thanks to its diverse range of input/output ports, allowing you to easily enjoy network audio playback and music streaming.


  • Powerful desktop headphone amplifier with digital audio player capabilities.
  • Easily drives high impedance headphones with 4-step gain levels with maximum 15Vrms output.
  • Features 3.5mm, 6.35mm unbalanced, and 2.5mm 4.4mm balanced headphone output to handle a wide variety of headphones.
  • World’s first use of flagship ESS ES9039MPRO Dual-DACs.
  • An array of digital/analogue inputs and outputs ensures it can be at the heart of any hi-fi set-up.
  • Supports high-resolution audio playback up native DSD512 and 32bit/768 kHz.
  • Triple Amp System with dual Triode KORG Nutube tubes to fine-tune your sound.


  • Model: AC1000T
  • Body Colour: Rich Grey
  • Body Material: Aluminium
  • Display: 4.1-inch, 720 x 1280 px touchscreen
  • Supported Audio Formats: WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
  • Sample rates: PCM 8 kHz ~ 768 kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample), DSD Native, DSD64 (1 bit 2.8 MHz), Stereo / DSD128 (1 bit 5.6 MHz), Stereo / DSD256 (1 bit 11.2 MHz), DSD512 (1 bit, 22.4 MHz) Stereo
  • Output Level: Headphone Out: [Low] Unbalanced 2Vrms / Balanced 4Vrms (Condition No Load), [Mid] Unbalanced 4Vrms / Balanced 8Vrms (Condition No Load), [High] Unbalanced 6Vrms / Balanced 12Vrms (Condition No Load), [Super] Unbalanced 8Vrms / Balanced 15Vrms (Condition No Load)
  • RCA Out: 2Vrms (Condition No Load)
  • XLR Out: 4Vrms (Condition No Load)
  • CPU: Quad-core
  • DAC: ESS ES9039MPRO x2 (Dual-DAC)
  • Vacuum Tube: KORG Nutube 6P1 x2
  • Decoding: Support up to 32bit / 768kHz Bit to Bit playback
  • Headphone Outputs: Unbalanced (3.5mm, 6.35mm) / Balanced (2.5mm, 4.4mm)
  • Analogue Inputs: RCA (Stereo pair) x1
  • Analogue Outputs: RCA (Stereo pair) x1, XLR (Stereo pair) x1
  • Digital Inputs: Coaxial x1, Optical x1, USB(Type-C) x1
  • Digital Outputs: Optical(3.5mm) x1, USB(Type-C) x1
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
  • Bluetooth: V5.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD, LDAC)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 104.9 x 45 x 155.8
  • Weight: 980 g
  • Feature Enhancements: Firmware upgrade supported (OTA)


  • 1 x Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T
  • 1 x USB-C to USB-A Cable
  • 1 x Screen Protector
  • 1 x Quick start guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card

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