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    Acoustic Research AR-M2 Digital Audio Player with Headphone Amplifier & DAC - Refurbished

    • Portable music player fully dedicated for high-resolution audio
    • Comprehensive high-resolution music format support
    • Audiophile-oriented flagship class Burr-Brown DAC chip
    • Class-A headphone amplifier able to drive high-end headphones
    • Up to 9 hours of continuous audiophile-grade music playback
    • Acoustic Research AR-M2

      Refurbished unit in excellent condition repackaged with original accessories or accessories from compatible models and brands.

      Take music listening to higher levels with the revolutionary Acoustic Research M2 digital audio player. Fully dedicated for high-resolution audio the M2 is able to play FLAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, AIFF, Monkey's Audio, DSD and DXD contents. Armed with built-in headphone amp, high-performance DAC and a multitude of advanced the M2 is the all-in-one product you need for a genuine portable high-resolution music experience.

      This is the best high-res player we’ve heard so far

      What HiFi? Sound & Vision

      Through the flagship grade Burr-Brown PCM1794A DAC and best-in-class high slew rate headphone amplifier, it is capable to unleash the full potential of your high-resolution music clips through high-end headphones. Equipped with further reference grade elements the AR M2 powers even the most demanding headphones with clarity, power and stamina.

      Equipped with 64GB built-in memory and flexible storage supporting micro SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. AR M2 also offers USB OTG media playback support, USB OTG Thumb Drive and USB Hard-disk capability enabling virtually unlimited expansion.

      Up to 9 hours of continuous audiophile-grade high-resolution music playback on a single charge. Also able to play while charging via USB or mains power source making listening with the Acoustic Research M2 DAP a never ending pleasure.

      Discover sonic perfection.


      Acoustic Research M2 DAP

       

      Audiophile Experience
      Unleashing the full potential of high-performance headphones with built-in Class-A headphone amplifier and audiophile-oriented DAC chip the M2 DAP brings music listening to a whole new level. Designed to be more powerful than many portable headphone amplifiers AR M2 is the choice for listening with high-end headphones on the go.

      Comprehensive Support
      Able to cater for any high-resolution music format available, AR M2 offers media support for WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, APE, DSD, DXD and more.

      Android Bypass
      Android offers a good control OS but the audio framework causes serious damage to sound quality. To get around this AR developed a dedicated Hi-Res Lossless path for the M2 DAP, totally bypassing the Android OS.

      Virtually Limitless Expansion
      Equipped with 64GB built-in memory and flexible storage supporting micro SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. AR M2 also offers USB OTG media playback support, USB OTG Thumb Drive and USB Hard-disk capability enabling virtually unlimited expansion.

      Everlasting Design
      With a high-performance quad core processor capable of being upgraded to handle new formats, strong metal construction and virtually unlimited memory expansion, the M2 is built for a long-life.

      Extended Playback
      Up to 9 hours of continuous audiophile-grade high-resolution music playback on a single charge. Also able to play while charging via USB or mains power source making listening with the M2 DAP a never ending pleasure.

       

      Acoustic Research M2 DAP

       

      REVIEWS

       

      What HiFi? Sound & Vision Evaluates AR M2 Digital Music Player - Excellent

      What HiFi? Sound & Vision

      “If you're looking for a premium portable high-res player, then the M2 deserves a listen.”


      TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

      Power

      • Built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer battery 3.7V
      • USB power (from a computer via supplied USB connector cable)
      • AC/DC power (5V/2A)

      Hardware

      • Dimensions: 136.5 x 71.1 x 15 mm (H/W/D)
      • Weight: 245g
      • 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
      • 3.5mm stereo line-out
      • Micro USB connection
      • Wireless connectivity: Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)

      USB Drive

      • Capacity: About 55GB usable (some memory space has been reserved for operating system, applications and system recovery)
      • Connection: USB 2.0, High-speed capable
      • Memory expansion: /microSD card slot (supports micro SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards up to 128GB)
       

      Acoustic Research M2 DAP

       

      FEATURES

      • Comprehensive high-resolution media support (WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, APE, DSD, and DXD)
      • Audiophile-oriented flagship class Burr-Brown PCM1794A DAC
      • Class-A headphone amplifier able to drive high-end headphones
      • Future-proof high-performance quad core processor
      • 64GB built-in memory plus flexible storage expansion through Micro SDXC
      • Up to 9 hours of continuous audiophile-grade high-resolution music playback

       

      PACKAGE INCLUDES

      • Acoustic Research M2 DAP
      • USB connector cable
      • AC/DC power adaptor with interchangeable plugs
      • Quick start guide
      1. BrandAcoustic Research
      2. ColourBlack
      3. Manufacturer Warranty1 Year
      4. GTIN4897050510834
      5. Part NumberAR-M2
      6. Product TypePortable Audio Player
      7. Recommended useHi-Fi;Portable audio system
      8. DownloadsThe following files are available for download: Acoustic Research AR-M2 Firmware Update 2.5.1 Acoustic Research AR-M2 Firmware Update Instructions
      9. Included AccessoriesUSB connector cable AC/DC power adaptor with interchangeable plugs Quick start guide
      10. Product WeightMale
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