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