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Korg Nu:Tekt HA-S Nutube Headphone Amplifier Kit (Nutekt) DIY Build

Original price was: £149.00.Current price is: £145.00.

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Build your very own Headphone amplifier

A DIY kit that does not require any soldering.

  • Headphone Amp Kit
  • Nutube Equipped
  • Analogue Vacuum Tube Warmth
  • Switch between Pristine or Warm Sound
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Korg Nu:Tekt HA-S Nutube Headphone Amplifier Kit

The HA-S kit allows you to build your very own portable headphone amplifier. Without the need for any soldering the kit is fun, easy to build and the end result is a warm and analogue tone provided by the Nutube Valve.

HA-S

A Pristine, Compact Sound Amplifier You Build Yourself

The HA-S is a Nutube equipped DIY Headphone amp kit that will let you enjoy the highest quality audio anywhere. No soldering is required, so even if you are new to the world of DIY, you will be able to assemble the HA-S to add a warm, analogue tube-driven signal boost to any sound source in no time!

Build your own Headphone amplifier

Build your own Headphone amplifier

This DIY HA-S kit allows you to build your very own Headphone amplifier in an easy and fun way, without any soldering needed. Not only that, it provides the authentic vacuum tube sound that audiophiles know and love.

Built-in Nutube

Built-in Nutube

Nutube is a new and revolutionary fully analogue vacuum tube developed by Korg INC. and Noritake Itron Corporation. The same as a conventional vacuum tube, Nutube is constructed with an anode, grid and filament, and operates as a complete triode tube, effectively generating the response and same rich harmonic characteristics of conventional vacuum tubes in a more compact, stable and energy-efficient way.

The transparent case of the HA-S delivers a glimpse into this technology; allowing the glow of the tube to be visible at all times.

Energy efficiency

The filament of the Nutube is powered by a DC to DC converter, which consumes less electric current and thus allows for a longer battery life than other vacuum tube equipped amplifiers. The design is so efficient that the HA-S can drive the Nutube with a line voltage of 26 V using only two A4 batteries., for a rich and authentic vacuum tube sound.

Sound possibilities

Sound possibilities

The HA-S has a special NFB (Negative Feedback) switch, that allows you to choose from a high fidelity clean and pristine sound, or a warmer, more harmonically rich sound as expected from a vacuum tube.

When the NFB switch is OFF, the harmonics present in the Nutube (triode tube) will be amplified to create a sound rich in harmonics, warmth and textures. When the NFB switch is ON, the distortion ratio and frequency characteristics will be modified, creating a really detailed and clean sound.

further sound modification

For further sound modification, we have included two OP amp options for the output: the premium audio oriented “MUSES01” and the industry-standard “NJM4580”, both from JRC. These can be easily replaced so even the most purist audiophiles will be able to customise and adapt the sound of their HA-S to their heart’s content.

For advanced users who want to customise their amplifier, even more, the circuit diagrams are readily available, making it really easy to change discrete components and make your own and unique headphone amp matching your desired tone and performance -, the possibilities are endless!

Korg Nu:Tekt HA-S Specifications:

Vacuum Tube:

Nutube 6P1
Connections:
INPUT/OUTPUT stereo minijack
Controls:
volume, internal NFB (Negative Feedback) switch
Output impedance:
10Ω、recommended load:15Ω or more
Power:
2 alkaline AA batteries
Autonomy:
approx. 9 hours
Dimensions (W x D x H):
111 × 65 × 29mm
Weight:
110g(without batteries)
Included items:
manual