Astell & Kern, along with Ibasso, FiiO and Hifiman have pretty much dragged the DAP market from out of its darkened sulky cave it has lived in for the last 7 years since the launch of the iPhone. DAP’s are cool again according to iRiver and the Astell & Kern brand has given us some stellar and cool “must have ” products such as the AK100, AK120 and the fiscal and audiophile behemouth – the recently launched AK240. Yet somewhere in that trail blazing awesome line up stands something of an ‘ugly duckling’, the USB and portable AMP/DAC, the AK10.

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The AK10 by Astell & Kern
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