Astell & Kern Futura SE100 Music Player

Astell & Kern Futura SE100 Music Player

The radically different sound, A&futura SE100


A&futura is a premium line of players with advanced features that bring the original performance to life.
The SE100, the first model of A&futura, is designed for you to feel the quality of premium Hi-Fi from the moment you hold it.


Radically different sound by ES9038 Pro 8-channel DAC
Next Level performance with Octa-core CPU
5-inch display with HD screen resolution and improved user interface
Similar audio block design of SP1000 for premium Hi-Fi audio performance


A&futura SE100 is the first step in your premium audio journey.

  • Specification

    General Specifications


    Model : SE100
    Body Color : Titan Silver
    Body Material : Aluminum
    Display : 5inch (720 x 1,280) Touchscreen
    Supported Audio Formats : WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF, MQA
    Sample rate : PCM : 8kHz ~ 384kHz (8/16/24/32bits per Sample) / DSD Native: DSD64(1bit 2.8MHz), Stereo / DSD128(1bit 5.6MHz), Stereo / DSD256(1bit 11.2MHz), Stereo
    Output Level : Unbalance 2.0Vrms / Balance 4.1Vrms (Condition No Load)
    CPU : Octa-core
    DAC : ESS SABRE ES9038PRO 8channel
    Decoding : Support up to 32bit / 384kHz Bit to Bit Decoding
    Input : USB 3.0 Type-C input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)) / Connection Mode : MTP (Media Device)
    Outputs : PHONES (3.5mm) / Balanced Out (2.5mm, only 4-pole supported)
    Wi-Fi : 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
    Bluetooth : V4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, aptXTM HD)
    Dimensions : 2.98 ”(75.8 mm) [W] x 5.22 ”(132.7 mm) [H] x 0.6 ”(15.3 mm) [D]
    Weight : 8.5 oz (241 g)
    Feature Enhancements : Firmware upgrades supported (OTA)
    Frequency Response : ±0.038dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Unbalance / ±0.028dB (Condition: 20Hz~20kHz) Balance, ±0.074dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Unbalance / ±0.030dB (Condition: 10Hz~70kHz) Balance
    Signal to Noise Ratio : 122dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 123dB @ 1kHz, Balance
    Crosstalk : 138dB @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 144dB @ 1kHz, Balance
    THD+N : 0.0007% @ 1kHz, Unbalance / 0.0006% @ 1kHz, Balance
    IMD SMPTE : 0.0006% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Unbalance / 0.0005% 800Hz 10kHz(4:1) Balance
    Output Impedance : Balanced out 2.5mm (1ohm) / PHONES 3.5mm (1.5ohm)
    Clock Jitter : 800 Femto Seconds
    Reference Clock Jitter : 250 Femto Seconds

    Battery Capacity : 3,700mAh 3.8V Li-Polymer Battery

    Continuous Playback Time : up to 11 hours (Standard - MUSIC: FLAC, 16-bit/44kHz, Volume 75, LCD Off)
    Charge Time : About 2 hours (Standard - 9V/1.67A Fast charging)
    Built-in Memory : 128GB [NAND]
    External Memory : microSD (Max 400GB) x1
    Supported OS : Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10 (32/64bit), MAC OS X 10.7 and up
  • Features

    Premium value that you can feel in your hands


    A&futura SE100 shows our dedication to provide both premium quality and value to our listeners including an eye-catching design. It features a 5-inch touchscreen, Octa-core CPU, and the best audio performance in its league.


    Astell&Kern is committed to delivering the original performance as the artist intended you to hear and the SE100 is a symbolic example of this vision and effort.

    A&futura SE100 introduces an 8-channel DAC chip. 8-channel DACs have previously only been available for premium home audio systems, pro-audio workstations, and recording studio equipment. It is making a debut for the first time in an Astell&Kern portable system.

    Your favorite tunes will now sound fundamentality different with even greater dynamic range and refined sound.

    There are many audio companies that talk about 'technologies', yet Astell&Kern is the only brand that talks about 'progress' in the audio experience.


    Maximum Output


    It is common knowledge in the audio industry that the amplifier plays a critic