Astell&Kern ZERO1 In-Ear Headphones
Astell&Kern ZERO1 In-Ear Headphones
Open-back headphone designs are often higher-performance but have poor noise isolation and leak sound. Closed-back designs provide better noise isolation and leak less sound.
Over-ear headphones sit over your ear and surround your ear with a ring of padding. On-ear headphones are padded but rest on top of your ear. In-ear monitors are worn inside your ear canal.
Speakers and headphones use a device called a 'driver' to create sound. Different types of drivers have different strengths and weaknesses, but can all produce great sound. Common varieties include dynamic, planar magnetic, and electrostatic.
Dynamic, Planar Magnetic, Balanced Armature
Connectivity refers to the method in which the headphones connect to the audio source. Headphones can be either wired or wireless.
Astell&Kern AK ZERO1
The New Standard for Hybrid Sound
The AK ZERO1 is a brand-new In-Ear Monitor product from Astell&Kern. Astell&Kern strives to inspire and bring enjoyment to all through the magnificence of experiencing music as close to the original sound.
We worked tirelessly to find ways of helping more people enjoy the pleasure of music and strive to develop sound as true to analog as possible.
AK ZERO1 is the first model that offers the sound that only Astell&Kern can provide.
- Three Different Types of Drivers
- Perfectly Harmonized Driver Structure
- Highest Cross-Over Network Management
- Acoustic Chamber created using 3D Printed Technology
- Precise CNC Machined Metal Housing
- Hi-Fi Grade Pure Silver-Coated OFC Cable
- Hand Crafted in Japan
ZERO is a number that represents the reference point, and it also means the beginning.
Astell&Kern, the global leader in the Hi-Fi portable audio market, introduces a new In-Ear Monitor product from the starting point of "ZERO".
AK ZERO1 is a new start for Astell&Kern and aims to be the new standard for In-Ear Monitors.
By building on our experience in IEM manufacturing from “ZERO,” we push to make ZERO1 a truly best in class product and a market leader in the Hi-Fi IEM arena.
|We create the perfect balance by considering different preferences.||We believe that wherever you are, the highest quality should be fulfilled as purely and honestly as possible.||We embark on new challenges to break new boundaries and enter a new era.|
The Hybrid IEM with Each Driver's AK Sound Distributed Harmoniously
The hybrid IEM AK ZERO1 focuses on combining the sounds of three unique driver technologies into one IEM.
Composed of a Micro Rectangular Planar Dynamic Driver, two BA drivers, and a 5.6 mm Dynamic Driver, the AK ZERO1 harmonizes the characteristics of each driver to deliver the most natural sound to your ears.
An ideal frequency response was created through the Cross Over Network, which is designed based on a thorough understanding of each driver’s parameters. At the same time, each driver is carefully placed in the optimal 3D position, enclosed in specifically designed acoustic chambers manufactured with precise 3D printing technology.
By implementing this, we eliminated unnecessary movement and resonance of the drivers to ensure a stable performance.
The housing, which is designed with Astell&Kern's unique advanced aluminum-refining technology, keeps resonance to a minimum and creates the highest-quality sound.
Special Micro Rectangular Planar Dynamic Driver, Crisp and Dynamic Treble Sound
The Micro Rectangular Planar Dynamic Driver is a specially developed driver with highly advanced technology that allows a planar driver, normally a very difficult driver to scale down, to be applied to in-ear monitors.
Dual Custom Balanced Armature Driver, Transparent Vocal Sound
Two BA drivers are made using custom coil parameters and offer crystal-clear vocals with super-low distortion.
Single 5.6mm Dynamic Driver, Rich and Deep Bass Sound
The 5.6 mm Dynamic Driver has been created through a fully automated, error-free process, ensuring rich, controlled and deep low frequencies.
Hi-Fi Grade Pure Silver-Coated OFC 4 Core Cable (3.5mm Plug)
The Pure Silver-Coated OFC cable maximizes the performance of the Hybrid IEM AK ZERO1. It has been exquisitely crafted with high-purity silver plating and copper, and the aluminum plugs give it even more class.
The MMCX connector provides the best quality, offering a long-lasting stable performance.
*4.4mm balanced cable sold separately.
Made in Japan
The Hybrid IEM AK ZERO1 is meticulously manufactured and assembled by highly experienced engineers in facilities in Japan to the highest of tolerances, achieving the highest quality possible.