What makes AKM different?
There are many audio ICs other than Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) around the world. So which IC should be selected?
One of the important factors is the sense of security that cannot be offered only from the specifications in the data sheet when customers are examining a product.
Here, we will introduce the reasons why AKM audio ICs are so popular.
Extensive experience and market performance
Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) has introduced numerous audio ICs to the world by using the ΔΣ modulation technology for audio ICs as the basis since the late 1980s when music digitization became more widespread. The total number of products shipped has exceeded 3.5 billion, and more than 2500 customers have adopted this system in all sound-related fields.
It is used not only for high-end audio and consumer audio, but also for Hollywood recording sites, where strict specifications are required, as well as for electronic musical instruments, making it an indispensable device for realizing the world's highest level of entertainment.
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Consistently high-quality philosophy
In designing audio systems for sound production that are requested by consumers, the audio ICs that maximize the system's capabilities are essential.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) offers circuit technologies including VELVET SOUND (*) that has a particular emphasis on sound quality, as well as audio ICs that have been refined due to our expertise in low distortion and low noise.
(*) VELVET SOUND is a brand name of "sound philosophy" given to AKM's new-generation audio devices and technology "architecture" and "core technology" that realize it.
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Versatile product lineup
Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) offers a wide range of products in ADCs, DACs, and CODEC.
In addition, our product lineup that is tailored to the requirements of home audio, portable audio, and in-vehicle audio enables us to propose solutions to meet the needs of various applications.
In this manner, AKM will never miss adaptation to formats and functions that suit the times.
For more information on AKM's Audio IC lineup, please click here.
For the information on the VELVET SOUND technology, our market performance, please click here.