Astell&Kern launches special edition headphone, AK T5p, in collaboration with Beyerdynamic

Astell&Kern launches special edition headphone in collaboration with Beyerdynamic | Tech Coffee House

Astell&Kern, a global leader in portable high-resolution audio players and accessories, announces a new closed-back headphone, the AK T5p 2nd Generation, produced in partnership with world-famous headphone manufacturer Beyerdynamic.

AK T5p 2nd Generation headphone, is the latest collaboration between Beyerdynamic, the renowned German manufacturer with almost a century of headphone making heritage, and Astell&Kern, market leader in premium portable music players. Beyerdynamic has tuned the AK T5p 2nd Generation for Astell&Kern’s portable players, to deliver the best-in-class details, peerless clarity across all frequencies, and an excellent bass reinforcement.

The AK T5p uses Beyerdynamic’s Tesla Technology™ transducers for high efficiency and low impedance. The headphones come with specially designed, audiophile-grade detachable cable. Each cable is made of four 99.8% pure silver cables and four OCC copper cables braided together. It is designed to present the exact characteristics of the headphone’s Tesla Technology™ drivers, with balanced and natural sound. The cable is terminated in a 2.5mm 4-pole balanced connector to match the balanced headphone out on Astell&Kern players.  A 2.5mm to 3.5mm adapter and a quarter-inch connection adaptor are also included. No more sharp highs or too much bass, this unique cable bring perfect balance to your music listening experience.

Astell&Kern launches special edition headphone in collaboration with Beyerdynamic | Tech Coffee House

The headphones, handmade in Heribronn Germany, uses premium quality sheepskin for ear pads and headbands for excellent comfort, even for long listening sessions. This culminates in a superb and comfortable listening experience from any audio source including smartphones, laptops and tablets. A decorative black metal face plate on the headphone, and a carrying case completes the design and function of these headphones.

Pricing and Availability
AK T5p 2nd Generation is available in Singapore at a recommended retail price (RRP) of S$1,799 (including GST) at authorized retailers including AV One, Connect IT, E1 Personal Audio, Jaben, Music Sanctuary, Stereo Electronics, and Treoo.com.

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