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Astell&Kern

Activo - CT10

EMI Starting from ₹ 1,339.

Buy Headphones on EMI

Go for an easy EMI scheme which allows you to pay for your orders over a convenient period. A minimum purchase value of Rs. 500 is required to avail the EMI facility and the facility can be availed for tenures of 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

This payment method is currently only available for customers using credit cards issued by Kotak, Axis, ICICI, IndusInd, HDFC, HSBC, SBI, AMEX, RBL & STANC Banks.

After checking out, Select the "Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking / EMI" option, which will then direct you to the PayU Payment gateway. Select your card and check the installment value and the overall interest charged on the transaction. 

The interest rate charged varies from bank to bank. Here is a summary of the interest rates:

Bank Min Amount (INR) 3 Months 6 Months 9 Months 12 Months 18 Months 24 Months
KOTAK 500 12% 12% 14% 14% 15% 15%
AXIS 2500 12% 12% 13% 13% 15% 15%
ICICI 1500 13% 13% 13% 13% 15% 15%
INDUSIND 2000 13% 13% 13% 13% 15% 15%
HDFC 3000 13% 13% 14% 14% 15% 15%
HSBC 2000 12.50% 12.50% 13.50% 13.50% 13.50% -
SBI  2500
14%
14%
14%
14%
- -
AMEX
5000
15%
15%
15%
15%
- -
RBL
500
13%
13%
13%
13%
13%
13%
STANC
2000
13%
13%
14%
14%
15%
15%

These are annualized interest rates charged on a monthly reducing balance, which means that the principal amount is reduced with every EMI and the interest is calculated on the outstanding balance.

No processing or convenience fees are charged on any EMI transactions.

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Minimum Order value for EMI eligibility varies from Bank to bank. 
  2. EMI purchases need to be made on a single credit card and cannot be split across multiple cards.
  3. EMI monthly schedules begin from the next card billing statement post the transaction date as determined by your bank.

  

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This product is eligible for a replacement if the return request is raised within 7 days of delivery, and ONLY in the unfortunate event that it is found to be defective. This policy is not applicable to customers who are not happy with the product.

Once the manufacturing defect has been confirmed by our inspection team, we will provide a replacement of the originally ordered product. In case of replacements not being available, you can choose another variant, full store credit or a full refund will be provided.

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Designed in
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Ideal for
Audiophiles

Best Suited for
Portable Use

1 Year of
Warranty

Bluetooth with
aptX HD

10 Hours of
Battery Life

Cirrus Logic
CS4398 Chip

Upto 400 GB
of Storage

DESCRIPTION

LET'S START THE CONCERT

A collaboration between Astell&Kern and iRiver brings forth a new music player — The Activo CT10. Enjoy a sound output as true as if the music is being played live in front of you. Unlike other portable devices, these do not compress the sound output but give a detailed and fuller sounding experience. In short, a music concert anytime and anywhere you go.

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MINIMALISTIC DESIGN, ADVANCED HARDWARE

The Activo CT10 has a minimalistic design and compact size that fit perfectly in one's hand. The side buttons & volume control wheel give you the freedom to control the sound without having to reach into your pocket. The CT10's chassis is fitted with Astell&Kern’s TERATON, a compact module combining advanced hardware technologies. It includes a clock generator, power, amplification and high-end DAC for high-quality sound.

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IT'S REALLY EASY TO USE

These come with an interface that is quite similar to a mobile phone which makes them easy to use. With the swipe menu, you can quickly move from one menu to another while also customizing the shortcuts, so you can control the way you use your device seamlessly. Also built-in is the 8 pre-set filters and customizable 10-band EQ.

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STREAM MUSIC ONLINE & OFFLINE

The CT10 lets you stream music on-the-go. Along with the built-in Tidal app, you can also install additional approved apps such as Qobuz, Deezer, Spotify, Amazon Music, SoundCloud and more. You can store thousands of songs on the microSD card supporting up to 1TB of expandable storage.

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WITH BLUETOOTH, WIFI & USB, EVERYTHING'S POSSIBLE

Thanks to Bluetooth (with aptX HD) and WiFi, you can connect to earphones, headphones and speakers as well as upgrade your player with OTA updates. From accessing your music libraries on your smart devices to music stored on WiFi-enabled/ DLNA compatible systems, everything is made possible. You can turn your Activo CT10 into a USB DAC by connecting it to a computer or use it as a soundcard.

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SPECS

AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS
DAC CHIP Cirrus Logic CS4398
OUTPUT LEVEL 1.85 Vrms
HI-RES SUPPORT 24-bit/192kHz
THD+N 0.0005%
SNR 115dB
DATA INTERFACE USB 2.0 Micro B Type
CPU QUAD CORE
CHARGER 5V 2A
BATTERY 2.500mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer
WIFI 2.4GHz
SUPPORTED FILE FORMAT MP3, WAV, FLAC, WMA, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF, MQA
SAMPLE RATE FLAC, WAV, ALAC, AIFF: 8kHz - 192kHz (8/16/24bits per Sample) DSD: DSD564/128/256 Stereo (DSD to PCM)
DECODING Support upto 24bit/192kHz Bit to Bit Coding
SUPPORTED INPUT USB Micro-B input (for charging & data transfer (PC & MAC)
SUPPORTED OUTPUT Phones (3.5 mm)
BLUETOOTH VERSION v4.1 apt-X HD
BATTERY LIFE Up to 10 hours
HEADPHONE JACK 3.5mm
BUILT-IN STORAGE 16GB [NAND]
EXTERNAL MEMORY microSD (upto 400gb)
WEIGHT 112g
SCREEN RESOLUTION 3.4in LCD
TOUCHSCREEN Yes
DIMENSIONS 9.3 x 6.5 x 1.5cm
IN THE BOX
BOX CONTAINS 1. Activo - CT10 Music Player
2. 5-Pin Micro-USB Cable
3. Quick Start Guide
4. Warranty Card

COMPARISONS

 

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Warranty
Screen Size 3.4inch 2.7inch 3.2inch
Weight 112g 136.8g 99g 147g
DAC Chip CS4398 ESS ES9218P AK4490EN
Sample Rate 24-Bit/192kHz 32bit/384kHz 32bit/384 kHz
Battery Life 10 Hours 21 Hours 45 Hours 10.5 Hours
Balanced Outputs 2.5 mm
Digital Outputs Micro USB USB-C USB-C
Balanced Outputs 16 GB 0 GB 16 GB 0 GB
External Storage 1 x microSD 1 x microSD 1 x microSD 1 x microSD
Output level 1.85 Vrms 80 MW @ 32 Ohm Unbalanced 180mW@16 Ohms/106 MW@32 Ohms Balanced 212 MW@16 Ohms/120 MW@32 Ohms
Signal to Noise Ratio 118dB 117dB
Bluetooth Version v4.1 v4.2 v4.2 v4.2
Bluetooth Codecs aptX HD aptX, LDAC & AAC aptX HD & AAC aptX, LDAC and AAC
Tidal Streaming
Downloadable Apps
MQA Support
Expert Verdict "If you want a dedicated PMP with direct access to Spotify or Tidal, the Activo CT10 should be a great entry-level option. Sonically, it’s a five-star player when used with wired headphones."
What Hi-Fi
The Q1 is feature-packed at any price. I love the Q1’s big buttons, easy to use GUI and hardware interface, nice screen, solid body, and quality sound."
Headfonics

"A great player which goes directly in our recommendation list. It’s a very solid choice. Sound quality is top-notch, build quality is astounding."
Heafonia

FAQS

DOWNLOADS

  • CT10 User Guide - English

  • CT10 MAC OS Driver

    CT10 is compatible with MAC OS X 10.7 and up.

    http://www.android.com/filetransfer

    How to install:
    1. Disconnect device from computer
    2. Download the file transfer driver at Android File Transfer site link above.
    3. Install the file downloaded with the provided instructions by Android.
    4. After installation is complete, connect the device to the computer.

    Warranty & Media Reviews

    1 Year Warranty

    Don't sweat it, this Activo CT10 comes with a 1 year warranty from Astell&Kern that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

    Read more about Astell&Kern's warranty in India.

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    PRODUCT AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

    DFA AWARDS
    July, 2018

    Customer Reviews

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    Excellent sound quality
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    Beautiful Activo CT 10
    We are happy to hear that you got exactly what you wanted.