Astell & Kern AK Recorder PRF11
The AK Recorder is a modular recorder designed to be used in combination with any AK300 Series (AK380, AK320 and AK300) music player and delivers live-quality recording and playback of singing and instrumentals.
- First of its kind in a portable recorder.
- DSD 5.6MHz recording.
- Supports professional condenser microphones.
- Granular control of microphones and pre-amplifier Gains.
- Interface that spans both the analog and the digital.
- Digital limiter for professionals.
- Peak hold & low cut filter.
- Supports a number of recording capabilities including pre-recording.
True Recording Capabilities
Astell & Kern wanted to go beyond merely listening to music to creating it. With the help of the ultimate technology that is represented in Astell & Kern player, we envisioned a product beyond any product that will fulfill the highest possible synergy.
The AK Recorder, which refers to a combination of any AK300 Series device and the Recorder Module, provides you with a whole new level of product. The AK Recorder is a professional recorder that provides you with studio-quality sound, the ultimate goal of all Astell & Kern products.
No matter AK300 Series product you choose, you will be surprised to find an aesthetically pleasing design and be able to take advantage of the advanced recording technology in the AK Recorder. Take your first transformational step from music consumer to music producer by combining the AK Recorder with any Astell & Kern Portable Player. The AK Recorder features professional functions never before possible in a portable recorder.
The AK Recorder is capable of recording sounds in a variety of ways.
You can record live sessions, vocals and speech, as well as both analog and digital sounds by connecting it with other devices.
|Model||PRF11 / AK Recorder|
|Body Color||Meteoric Titan|
|Recording Channel||2 channel, Stereo recording|
|Audio Inputs||mini XLR 3pin type MIC/LINE x2(L/R), AES3 x1(L), 3.5mm MIC/LINE x1|
|mini XLR 3pin map||1 : Ground(G) / 2 : Positive(+) / 3 : Negative(-)|
|Key Interface||MIC / LINE1 / AES3 select key x1, MIC2 / LINE2 select key x1, Phantom Power select key x1 (off / 5V / 48V)|
|Battery||4,700mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery|
|Continuous Recording Time||about 4hours (24bit/96kHz WAV, External Mic & Phantom Power 48V)|
|Dimensions||3.17 ”(80.7 mm) [W] x 5.01 ”(127.4 mm) [H] x 1.17 ”(29.9 mm) [D]|
8.85 oz (251 g)
Recording Bit Rate
|WAV : 16 / 24 / 32bit, DSD64, DSD128|
|44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 / 352 / 384kHz|
|10Hz ~ 40kHz|
A/D Dynamic Range
|113dB A-weighted bandwidth|
Equivalent Input Noise
|MIC : -126dBu, 150ohm source, A-weighted filter|
|MIC : 0.0004% max (1kHz, -15dBu) / LINE : 0.0006% max (1kHz, -15dBu)|
|MIC : 9 to 60dB, 3.0dB increments / LINE : -96 to 22dB, 0.5dB increments|
Low Cut Filters
|40 ~ 240Hz in 10Hz steps @ 6,12,18,24dB/oct|
Compressor & Limiter
|0 ~ -10dBFS, 1:2 ~ 1:20; Limiter, 1~1,000ms attack time, 10~2,000ms release time|
5V / 48V
DPA SC4061 MIC
|Sensitivity, nominal, ±3dB at 1kHz||6mV/Pa; -44dB re. 1V/Pa|
|Equivalent noise level, A-weighted||Typ. 26dB(A) re. 20µPa(max. 28dB(A))|
|S/N ratio(A-weighted), re. 1kHz at 1Pa(94dB SPL)||68dB(A)|
|Total harmonic distortion(THD)||< 1% THD up to 123dB SPL peak; < 1% THD up to 120dB SPL RMS sine|
|Dynamic range||Typ. 97dB|
|Max. SPL, peak before clipping||144dB|
|Power supply||Phantom Power 5V|
|Microphone diameter||0.21 ”(5.4 mm)|
|Microphone length||0.5 ”(12.7 mm)|
|Cable length||5.9 ft(1.8 m)|
|Weight||0.26 oz(7.5 g)|
|Temperature range||-40°F to 113°F(-40°C to 45°C)|