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Astell&Kern - Pathfinder

Astell&Kern

Astell&Kern - Pathfinder

IEMs with 2 DD + 3 BA Drivers
Sale price₹ 159,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 189,999
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Warranty & Services

This Astell&Kern - Pathfinder comes with a warranty from Astell&Kern that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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7 DAY EASY EXCHANGE

The Astell&Kern - Pathfinder is eligible for Easy Exchange within 7 days of delivery. Your exchange request will be accepted only once. We want to make sure that you end up with a product that you 100% love. 

An exchange will be allowed only if the product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

You will receive full Store Credit in your Headphone Zone account so that you may choose another product from our website which would be more suited to your needs. Refunds will NOT be possible under our 7 Day Easy Exchange Policy.

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Bajaj Finserv

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

Zest Money

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

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AXIO

Tenure available: 3 or 6 Months
Eligibility: All above 21 years of age
Transaction value: Available on all orders below Rs. 60,000/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0

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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

In case you receive the Astell&Kern - Pathfinder with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective 
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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No Cost EMI Options

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
  1. Valid from 1st October to 10th October
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹750 on a minimum order value of Rs 2,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.
  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹2,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

100% Buyer Protection

Once you receive your pre loved purchase, you get 48 hours to inspect and let us know if it's not as per the specs and images in the listing.

If the product you received is not functional, we will pick it up and send it back to the seller and you can choose to get a full refund or store credit.

7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

All bundled products are covered by the Headphone Zone 7 Day Replacement Guarantee.

However, you cannot return any item in the case you do not like it. If one item is defective - you will get a free replacement for that item. No refund or store credit will be given.

Please keep the product in its original condition with all accessories & packaging for a successful return. We may contact you to assess the damage or defect before issuing a replacement.

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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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EMI Options through UPI / Debit / Credit Cards


Tenure available: 3, 6 and 9 Months
Eligibility: Above 18 years of age, Credit Card NOT Required
Transaction value: Available on all orders
Payment Gateway: Please choose Snapmint Cardless EMI at checkout

Tenure Interest% Downpayment Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,000 ₹ 40,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,000 ₹ 20,000 ₹ 0
9 Low Cost EMI ₹ 40,000 ₹ 14,016 ₹ 6,080

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0

EMI Options through Other Credit Cards


Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 54,582 ₹ 3,748
6 14% ₹ 27,766 ₹ 6,596
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
18 14% ₹ 9,906 ₹ 18,316
24 14% ₹ 7,682 ₹ 24,369
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 18,754 ₹ 8,791
12 13% ₹ 14,291 ₹ 11,489
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 18,907 ₹ 10,166
12 15% ₹ 14,441 ₹ 13,296
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 18,907 ₹ 10,166
12 15% ₹ 14,441 ₹ 13,296
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 18,793 ₹ 9,134
12 13.50% ₹ 14,328 ₹ 11,940
18 13.50% ₹ 9,869 ₹ 17,642
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 18,830 ₹ 9,471
12 13.99% ₹ 14,365 ₹ 12,382
18 14.99% ₹ 9,981 ₹ 19,655
24 14.99% ₹ 7,757 ₹ 26,170
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 18,754 ₹ 8,791
12 12% ₹ 14,216 ₹ 10,590
18 12% ₹ 9,757 ₹ 15,628
24 12% ₹ 7,532 ₹ 20,762
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 18,907 ₹ 10,166
12 15% ₹ 14,441 ₹ 13,296
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 53,333 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 26,667 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 18,831 ₹ 9,478
12 14% ₹ 14,366 ₹ 12,391
18 15% ₹ 9,982 ₹ 19,668
24 15% ₹ 7,758 ₹ 26,189

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DELIVERY & SHIPPING

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Important Information about Pre-Orders

1. What is a Pre-Order product?
A Pre-order product is a product that we especially order for you from the brand. Once you place an order with us, we will order it from the brand for you.

2. How do I know when the product will be delivered?
There is a rough timeline on the product availability and once it has been confirmed with the brand, we will inform you. 

3. Do you order the product from the brand as soon as I place the order?
We do not immediately order the product but add it in the upcoming order.

4. Will you be giving me updates?
Once we have ordered the product and have a confirmed timeline, we will give you an update.

5. I’d like to make changes to/cancel my order?
You can only cancel/make changes to your order until we place the order with the brand. Since the product is specifically being ordered for you, we will be unable to cancel/make changes once we order the product from the brand.

Pre-Owned Delivery Timelines

Pre-owned products are listed by our customers who wish to trade up to their next gear. We do not pick up their product and keep at our warehouse.

Instead we co-ordinate the sale from pickup to delivery ensuring seller convenience and buyer protection. Delivery can take 5-7 days because of the following process that we follow:
  • Contact the Seller that his/her product has sold. This can take 1 day in case the seller is busy
  • Check seller's availability to arrange a pickup of the product. Accordingly generate the pickup.
  • Handling time for packing and pickup delays may take another 1-3 days
  • We have partnered with Blue Dart for express deliveries, however, based on the seller and your location, deliveries can usually take anywhere between 1-3 days.

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Designed & Made
in the USA

1 Years of
Warranty

3 BA + 2 Dynamic
Drivers

Balanced Sound Signature

Headphones with a Balanced sound signature presents a precise sound and an enriching listening experience, where sounds are naturally presented without extreme emphasis on any region. With a pair of headphones with this sound signature, you can hear audio with clarity and detail. The sound is vivid and revealing, a perfect mixture of instruments and vocals, lows, mids, and highs. This sound signature works for most music listeners who like switching between various music genres like Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Folk and Pop.

Ideal for Audiophiles

These Wired Earphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of Wired Earphones like these. You can expect these Wired Earphones to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these Wired Earphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These Wired Earphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Best Suited for Portable Use

The ability to carry your favourite headphone around is priceless for those who value them. These headphones and devices offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further. Designed to be trusty companions, these headphones and devices are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability + hi-fidelity.

Metal build

The longevity of your headphone/devices is strongly affected by its build quality, and a poorly built pair is more susceptible to breaking in a short amount of time. This is even more important for the listener who travels with their headphones/devices frequently, as wear and tear are more probable.Headphones/devices built with metal and metal components usually tend to last longer and can withstand wear and tear and potential damage. Modern processes allow all kinds of precious and durable metals to be used while making devices and offer a longer lifetime for users.

Tangle-Free Cables

Every time you reach for the headphone cables to connect them to your headphones, and no matter how neatly you wrapped them up, they end up in a giant Gordian knot of frustration. Tangled cables are the bane of modern existence, and everyone owning a wired pair of headphones or IEM can attest to this. With advances in cable making techniques and radical approaches to manufacturing, there are now several solutions to this universal problem. You get Flat cables, Mesh Design cables, cables coated with exterior covers and cables designed with a zipper style design to avoid Tangle and attempt to solve the issue.

Replaceable Cables

A pair of headphones with a replaceable cable has many benefits, and one of them is if the connecting cable has a problem, it doesn’t mean that you have to buy a new one. If the connecting cable gets pulled or damaged, you can replace it and keep using your good-old headphones or IEMs. This way, your headphones will be protected and will last longer. With the advancements in cable manufacturing, you now get a variety of replacement cables with various termination options, lengths and quality.

Astell&Kern and Campfire Audio collaborate to introduce the all-new PATHFINDER IEM

Astell&Kern and Campfire Audio have again collaborated to present us with another superior IEM - the PATHFINDER. Leveraging expertise from the juggernauts in the IEM space, PATHFINDER features two Dynamic drivers and three BA drivers to deliver a highly engaging listening experience. PATHFINDER also utilises the newly designed acoustic chamber from Campfire Audio, creating a faster and more powerful low-frequency response without unwanted masking. The exterior includes a stainless steel faceplate and precision-milled aluminium shell to give it a sleek and sophisticated look. PATHFINDER comes with three Silver-Plated Copper cables enabling the earphones to reach their full performance potential. The combination of the design of Astell&Kern, which expresses the purity of authentic sound with its philosophy of light and shadow’ and the that of Campfire Audio, which showcases its awe of nature, gave birth to the Mountain Peak inlay design.

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FEATURES A HYBRID DRIVER ARRAY WITH 2 DD + 1 DUAL-CHAMBER BA AND 2 CUSTOM BA DRIVERS

The new PATHFINDER from Astell&Kern and Campfire Audio utilises a hybrid driver configuration, providing wide frequency response and a perfect balance of realistic sound. PATHFINDER embeds a unique Dual-Chamber BA Driver from Knowles for smooth midrange. This Dual Chamber BA driver is one of its kind with a single coil and employs two individual diaphragms for a warm and life-like midrange. PATHFINDER also includes two BA drivers for the top end and embeds two dynamic drivers with a hybrid diaphragm to produce a perfect bass and dynamic midrange creating a balanced sound. A Radial Venting Acoustic Chamber, newly developed by Campfire Audio, is also applied to the Dual Custom 10mm Dynamic Drivers and is housed in a 3D-printed chamber that allows the PATHFINDER to deliver a defined low and midrange.

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Enjoy Extended highs with the Tuned Acoustic Expansion Chamber (T.A.E.C.) Technology

Campfire Audio has developed a Radial Venting Acoustic Chamber to induce immersive harmony of dynamic drivers delivering control of all drivers with minimal shifts. To ensure that the highs are well extended and do not sound too sharp or cause fatigue, the Astell&Kern Pathfinder employs a Tuned Acoustic Expansion Chamber (T.A.E.C.) Technology. The volume of space available in the front of the driver is carefully adjusted for optimum driver performance. This highly advanced system creates a direct passage between the drivers and your ears for unparalleled audio clarity. When paired with the T.A.E.C. (Tuned Acoustic Expansion Chamber), newly customised Dual Balanced Armature Drivers offer clear and precise expressions that enable you to listen to high frequencies without fatigue or distortion through a specially devised audio technology.
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Hand Assembled In Portland With Stainless Steel Faceplates And Features 3D Printed Interiors

Astell&Kern PATHFINDER is hand-assembled in a workshop in Portland, Oregon, with stainless steel faceplate and precision-milled quality aluminium shell. The shells are further anodised into a pitch-black Night Sky colour. The stainless steel parts and aluminium shells increase the PATHFINDER's durability, and suppress unnecessary vibrations for minimal distortion, and offer a secure fit. With careful attention to design, the Astell&Kern PATHFINDER ensures sonic excellence. The acoustically optimised interior featured in the PATHFINDER is 3D printed, enabling each driver to deliver top-notch audio performance. Because of this 3D-printed interior, the drivers offer a coherent and seamless listening experience.
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Bundled With Silver-Plated Copper Cable And Accompanied With Various Accessories

PATHFINDER comes with three Silver-Plated Copper cables allowing the earphones to reach their full performance potential. The silver-plated OFC copper Litz cable is made in a new flat design, with enamelled silver-plated copper wire conductor to offer better audio transmission. The flat cable design makes it tangle-free and can be wound for manageable storage. This cable comes with Beryllium Copper MMCX connectors which are more resilient against daily wear and tear than regular brass connectors. In the box, you get a 2.5mm Silver Plated Copper Cable, a 3.5mm Silver Plated Copper Cable and a 4.4mm Silver Plated Copper Cable. It also comes with different sizes of ear tips - five pairs of Final Audio E-Type Tips (XS/S/M/L/XL), three pairs of Campfire Audio Marshmallow Earphone Tips (S/M/L), and three pairs of Silicon Earphone Tips (S/M/L) along with a cleaning kit, a leather zipper case and earphone tips, and a cable storage pouch.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Astell&Kern - Pathfinder comes with a 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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