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Elekit Tube Amplifier

Elekit Tube Amp

Koichi Futatsumata, a Japanese designer and founder of Case-Real studio, was commissioned by electronics manufacturer EK Japan Co., Ltd. (Fukuoka, Japan) to design an amplifier that will appeal to a younger age bracket. After months at the drawing board, Futatsumata created the Elekit Tube Amp, a vacuum tube hybrid stereo amplifier. Featuring two front-mounted aluminum dials, a low 10 x 10 watt output, tone control stage, typical input and output jacks, the simple and elegant Elekit Tube Amp will no doubt attract many audio enthusiasts.

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Elekit Tube Amp

Koichi Futatsumata, a Japanese designer and founder of Case-Real
studio, was commissioned by electronics manufacturer EK Japan Co., Ltd.
(Fukuoka, Japan) to design an amplifier that will appeal to a younger
age bracket. After months at the drawing board, Futatsumata created the Elekit Tube Amp,
a vacuum tube hybrid stereo amplifier. Featuring two front-mounted
aluminum dials, a low 10 x 10 watt output, tone control stage, typical
input and output jacks, the simple and elegant Elekit Tube Amp will no
doubt attract many audio enthusiasts.

Concept pictures

Elekit Tube Amp front view

“Elekit
traditionally manufacture affordable, high-end audio equipment in kit
form. Fatsumata was commissioned to design an amplifier that would be
sold ready-assembled to appeal to a younger generation.”

Features:

  • Vacuum tube hybrid stereo amplifier
  • Tone control stage / Tubes (2x 6SN7GT), Power amplifier stage / Semiconductors (IC)
  • Rated output power of 10 + 10 Watts
  • Rated power consumption at 38W
  • Rated power source of 100V AC 50-60Hz
  • Rear RCA jacks / 560mV (For component type player), Side mini phone jack / 180mV (For portable music player)
  • Frequency response – 5Hz – 50kHz (-3dB)
  • Features automatic sleep mode (with no input signal)
  • Measures W265 x H103 x D151 (millimeters, including projections)
  • Weighs 2.6kg

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