Nattawut Uamkruea, blogger and audio gear maker who passionate in vacuum tube, audio & music.
Producing electronics projects since high school. Seriously upgrade and modify vintage audio equipment for “Real Sound” concept.
He is a co-founder of Soundaries and Sentimental Studio, all audio solution provider.
Experienced and lively explore the listening rooms & audio shops in Japan as his most favorite to do.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Japan Audio Trip 2015 (June 19 - 22, 2015) Part 2 of 3

My second day in Japan (June 20, 2015).

Thanks Mr Stefano Bertoncello, one of my favorite blogger that gave me a contact

of Mr Takeshi Mikami : Vintage Vanguard.

We've found this website for a long time and plan to visit someday ...

Our dream come true, Mr Takeshi accept our appointment and

his time available for us couple hours before he going out.

We took train to Yokosuka area and walk around there to find his house ;)

Mr Takeshi Mikami brought us to see all of his systems.

Western Electric 15B, 24A with all 555 horn drivers and Jensen Field Coil speaker.

Many cool WE amplifiers, great experience for us.

Cool 2 tonearms turntable.

Next room for MONO lp, use JBL Hartsfield,  Electrovoice Georgian IV, 

Voigt Domestic Horn, Lowther TP-1.

And use bi-amp with all speakers. 

Next room using Telefunken 085a and Tannoy Monitoy 12 

for main speakers to listen Stereo lp.

Next for Rock & Roll with JBL 4350 and D31050.

Next for stereo too with Westrex Acousticlens 20/80, 

Lancing Cellular Horn System, Western Electric 757-A Monitor System.

Partridge MC step up transformer.

The last room we start with Avant-Garde Nouvelle-Vague Quintet 

and the speaker that I want to hear the most, Klangfilm Eurodyn.

Plasma tweeter.

Neumann cutter machine for use as playback turntable.

That day we met Okinawa guy, who came here for listen to Mr Mikami's systems too.

Thanks Mr Takeshi Mikami so much for made our dream came true.

You are the real collector and smart matching the systems.

"We Will Rock You" from your system still in my head ;) 


  1. Your blog is very interesting !
    Do you know something about Takeshi Mikami dont update his blog fo 2 year ?

    1. Hello,

      I don't know but he still update on facebook everyday!