Astell & Kern Announce AK Solaris X Collaboration With Campfire Audio

The popular manufacturer who has delivered some of the finest digital audio players is making a surprising new release for 2021. Astell and Kern have teamed up with Campfire Audio in order to deliver a modified version of their Solaris model. The Solaris X presents a new tuning and a new handcrafted shell, featuring new artwork.

The AK Solaris X is a culmination of Campfire Audio’s technology. Its hybrid system integrates a balanced BA driver and an optimized dynamic driver to faithfully deliver Astell&Kern’s deep and rich sound.

  • Specially tuned by Campfire Audio for A&K
  • Hybrid system: Dual BA Drivers & Single Dynamic Driver
  • Custom BA driver design (smaller in size than predecessor)
  • Campfire’s T.A.E.C. Technology
  • 3D printed Acoustic Chamber
  • 4N Pure Silver Litz Cable
  • MMCX Connector
  • Handcrafted IEM made in the USA


  • Transducer Type: Specially Customed New Single BA Driver + T.A.E.C [High], Single Updated Custom BA Driver [Mid], Specially Tuned 10mm Dynamic Driver [Mid + Low]
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz~20kHz
  • SPL: 95dB @ 1kHz : 9.16mVrms
  • Impedance: 8.1Ohms @ 1kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: Less than 1%

Astell & Kern KANN ALPHA Urbanely Blue

In addition to the announcement of the Solaris X, A&K has also revealed a new color for the KANN Alpha.

The Solaris X and KANN Alpha Urbanely Blue will be available on July 16, 2021. Pre-orders begin on July 1st.

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