Japanese electronics company EK Japan announces the release of its 22 (tu:tu:) Hybrid Tube Amplifier, designed by Koichi Futatsumata. Set to drop in October 2010, the amplifier will see a retail price of ¥73,500. Some information behind the piece is offered below, with further insight through the 22 (tu:tu:) site.
Wrapping our technology with a quality form” — it is the kind of product we have long wished to make. “22”(tu:tu:), our new hybrid amplifier, is IT, and has finally been brought to a reality through collaboration with Mr.Koichi Futatsumata. The utmost simplicity pursued in his design, backed up by our technology, is believed to not only satisfy ELEKIT lovers but also serve a variety of lifestyle scenes and interests. Opening up a new horizon in ELEKIT — this is our aspiration behind.
Source: A Lab on Fire