VELVET SOUND news, events and exhibitions
EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
HIGH END MUNICH 2019
HIGH END 2019: 9. - 12. MAY
Come and experience the results of AKMs 30 years of audio IC and process development for audio. At HIGH END 2019, AKM will show the latest flagship "VELVET SOUND | VERITA" AK4499 DAC. This utilises a custom process in AKMs IC manufacturing which is specialised for sound quality. This technology must be heard to be believed.
Demonstrations in our room will include the latest high-end audio DAC solutions for HiFi and portable systems. AKM staff will be available to meet with you for detailed technical discussions about AKM’s new technology solutions. AKM will be hosting meetings by appointment at MOC München.
Venue: MOC München, Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 München, Germany
Booth#: Hall 4 T13
Date: 9th-12th May 2019
Please fill in the reservation form below to apply
or contact an AKM sales representative to schedule an appointment to request a time.
Latest flagship audio DAC, the VERITA AK4499, achieving THD+N: -124dB and S/N: 140dB
It is the latest, “VELVET SOUND | VERITA”, product, following the prior generation flagship DAC, AK4497. AK4499 adopts Current Output architecture, which is the first among AKM products. It achieves the world’s highest class of low THD+N and high S/N. Mass Production starts from May, 2019.
Ultra-low power HiFi D/A converter for Bluetooth headphones: AK4331 (stereo) / AK4332 (mono)
As more consumers switch to wireless Bluetooth headphones, high-resolution audio transmission technology improves. Following this trend, AKM has released AK4331 and AK4332, 32-bit DACs, with built-in headphone amplifier. They achieve high quality sound with low power consumption and long playback time.
EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
About VELVET SOUND
VELVET SOUND is a sound philosophy and brand concept for AKM’s next-generation audio devices, featuring new chip architectures and core technologies.
The new circuitry found in VELVET SOUND devices is designed to maximize dynamics and ensure pure, unaltered audio data, prioritizing the accurate capture and reproduction of the source material in order to achieve high performance and rich musicality. These devices were designed specifically for the high-resolution digital audio era.
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