Premium Audio New Products

2014/07/01 (updated 2015/01/13)


Premium Audio New Products D/A Converter, A/D Converter and Sampling Rate Converter

AKM has developed a new product D/A converter, A/D converter, the sampling rate converter. Employing the new generation architecture "VELVET SOUND", these products are equipped with advanced features and the industry's highest level specifications appropriate for the high-resolution digital audio new era.

These new products are most suitable for the Network Audio focusing on sound quality, SACD player, high-end/Pro audio system corresponding the high-resolution sound source.

They are scheduled to start sample shipments and production followed by VERITA AK4490 launched already.

[D/A Converter(DAC)] 5 products

VERITA AK4490 | 120dB 768kHz/32-bit 2ch New Generation Flagship Premium DAC

AK4452/AK4454/AK4456/AK4458 | 115dB 768kHz/32-bit 2/4/6/8ch New Generation Premium Multi-channel DAC Series


[A/D Converter(ADC)] 8 products

AK5572/AK5574/AK5576/AK5578 | 120dB 768kHz/32-bit 2/4/6/8ch New Generation Premium Multi-channel ADC Series

AK5552/AK5554/AK5556/AK5558 | 115dB 768kHz/32-bit 2/4/6/8ch New Generation Premium Multi-channel ADC Series


[Sampling Rate Converter(SRC)] 2 products

VERITA AK4137 | 188dB 768kHz/32-bit 2ch New Generation Flagship Premium SRC

AK4136 | 140dB 384kHz/32-bit 2ch New Generation Premium SRC


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VELVET SOUND is a brand concept of, “sound philosophy”, given to AKM’s new generation of audio devices and, “new architecture & core technologies”. A new circuit is designed to, “balance the amount of information and intensity”, and, “focus on the original sound”, to achieve rich musicality and high performance. This circuit contains specifications and features suitable for the high-resolution audio era.

About "Audio 4 ProTM"

Audio 4 ProTM products are designed for pro audio equipment, including mixing consoles, electronic musical instruments and sound effectors, meeting the highest sound quality standards of recording studios. Audio 4 ProTM products range provides world-leading performance with high quality sound, winning trust within professional audio industry.

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