Astell & Kern ACRO L1000 is a hi-res desktop amp and DAC

Think of Astell & Kern and you probably think of portable music players. The company has made a habit of turning out Award-winning audio players, capitalising on the growing popularity of high-spec, hi-res machines.

But the company has also made occasional forays into other areas - a CD ripper, an all-in-one system and a desktop music player - and now a new desktop audio range is on the way. Astell & Kern ACRO is the name of the range, and the ACRO L1000 is the first product to be revealed.

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