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Astell&Kern AK T8iE MkII In-Ear Earphone

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Astell&Kern AK T8iE MkII In-Ear Earphone

  • Updated MkII version features new Silver-Plated Cables & Voice Coil assembly

  • Hand-assembled in Germany

  • Extremely wide frequency range with crisp bass, well-balanced mids and crystal-clear highs

  • Features the miniaturised version of the Tesla technology found in the flagship Beyerdynamic T1 and AK T5p

  • Single dynamic driver eliminates phase problems and loss of sound quality frequently faced by multi BA systems

  • High precison gold plated MMCX connectors

  • Anantomically shaped for maximum comfort and best possible fit

  • Includes additional 2.5mm balanced cable for use with AK players and leather case for protection



New, improved voice-coil

The AK T8iE MkⅡ introduces a brand new voice-coil for a superb listening experience, drawing on all the heritage and audio excellence beyerdynamic has pioneered since 1924. Keeping the perfectly tuned acoustic signature of the AK T8iE, the new voice-coil increases reliability and lowers distortion to a minimum. Each voice coil is carefully inspected and adjusted by hand, using a digital microscope camera with 40x magnification.

High-grade transparent silver-plated cables
The AK T8iE MkⅡ is supplied with high-grade silver-plated fiber cables with coaxial construction, a strong upgrade from standard copper cables.
To ensure highest wearing comfort, the cables are skin-friendly and ultra flexible. The transparent sleeve effectively reduces cable noise. All conductors are made from high purity silver/copper alloy (Ag–Cu–alloy) for the purest sound. The cable material is specially fabricated for the new AK T8iE MkⅡ. For ultimate strength, the cables are reinforced with high tension aramid fiber cores.

High precision gold-plated MMCX connectors

The high precision MMCX system consists of tolerated, perfectly fitting components ircluding or sucr as : plugs, sockets and toothed washers.Low electrical resistance prorides the best audio performance possible. High reliability for daily use.

Great flexibility

Besides the standard 1.3m cable with the general-purpose 3.5mm plug there is an additional balanced cable for Astell&Kern devices(works with AK70 / AK100 Ⅱ /
AK120 Ⅱ / AK240 / AK300 / AK320 / AK380). It provides a balance output with its specific 2.5 mm 4-pole terminal. A leather case stores the in-ears safely for transport.

Technical Specifications

Additional Information

Package Contents
  • iRiver Astell&Kern AK T8iE MkII In-Ear Earphone
  • 3.5mm unbalanced cable
  • 2.5mm balanced cable
  • Genuine leather case
  • 5 pairs of ergonomic silicone eartips
  • 3 pairs of Comply foam tips (1 pair each of S, M and L)
  • Shirt Clip
Colour Black
Warranty 1 year (local)
Product Weight (g) 7
Availability Available
Product Type Earphone
Style/Type Universal In-Ear
Driver Configuration 1-Driver (Dynamic)
Frequency Response (Hz) 8 – 48,000 Hz
Impedance (Ω) 16 ohm
Sensitivity 109 dB SPL
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) <0.2 %
Headphone Design Closed-Back
Microphone None
Cable Style Detachable (MMCX)
Input Connectivity 3.5mm stereo
Cable Length (cm) 130
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