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.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Farewell to Japan Triode Meeting #1 in 2017

Just back to Thailand.

This event is meaningful for me. Thanks so much for Japan team and organizer.

Every systems gave me unforgettable experience.

Hope to join with everyone again in the future.

Finally, it's my pleasure to met Mr Hirokuni Michimori.

One and only Japanese guy who had lecture session in European Triode Festival 2008.

With "Zero Bias Triode Amplifiers" topic.

He still has many great knowledge and very polite like Japanese way.


Sunday, May 14, 2017

Japan Triode Meeting #1 : Day 3

Third day, it's time to go to Mr Kichiryu Moriyama's shop.

This is a large shop that selling many great and rare woods and the wall of sound existing here.

This audio system use all Japanese made drivers and the sound so incredible.

Amplifier is STC 4212 single ended tube amplifier.

And next to Moriyama-san's house. Use the speaker system same as Machida-san.

300B push pull amplifier.

Very beautiful Teragaki Sigma 5000 turntable.

Second house is new place that recent build for this meeting.

Mr Yusuke Onimaru, owner of large ceramic factory.

His Western Electric speaker system also amazing too.

Cozy and comfortable, nice for relax with good music everyday.

Another of his system with using ceramic as a cabinet.

Evening with farewell party.

Finally with demo 2 audio systems, WE13A by Yasushi Sasamoto and WE16A by Julien Sullerot.

Back to sleep with dream for my next audio system.


Friday, May 12, 2017

Japan Triode Meeting #1 : Day 2

Second day, split to small teams for visit 3 great audio systems.

Start from Mr Kazuaki Machida in Fukuoka who winding transformer and inductor by himself.

His system using all WE drivers & horns.

Driven by 300B single ended amplifiers that stay behind speaker system.

6J5G pre-amplifier like in Kiyohara-san's temple.

Next is Bar "Note" of Mr Shinzo Nogami. Not too far from Fukuoka airport. 

Nice place with nice music. Using Westrex 20/80 speakers with BTH tube amplifiers.

Tim de Paravicini help him to repair his EMT930.

Last place is Mr Tsutomu Kanno's system in Kitakyushu. Owner of Kanno Laboratory.

Using many of WE horns in system with some of his products and Tannoy Autograph.

Kanno 597 tweeter, smooth as silk.

WE300A single ended amplifiers.

Some of his transformers that ever produced.

All systems are producing very good sound along the day.

Thanks a lot to great Japanese hosts for this worthwhile time


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Japan Triode Meeting #1 : Day 1

I'm honor to be one of participants for Japan Triode Meeting #1 in Fukuoka, Japan.

This is first time for 4 Thai people that came to international audio meeting.

So many smart guys and full with knowledge along the day.

I just summarize for this meeting shortly for the first day.

Today we're in Eitsu Kiyohara's place, who owns a great temple with many beautiful things.

Seem like set up day with many audio systems in this place.

This is a very large speaker system that contain with all Western Electric field coil drivers.

Each side has 2 x TA-4181A, 2 x WE555 with WE16A, WE555 with KS12025 and WE597.

Single ended DHT with all handmade transformers.

6J5G pre-amplifier.

2 of Garrard 301 in large & heavy wood plinth.

Other system with Altec 515, Altec 287 with 1003B and WE597.

V503 tube single ended amplifier.

WE13A replica with WE555 of Sasamoto-san from Osaka.

Tungar tube power supply for WE555.

Diatone PM610 fullrange speaker in TQWT cabinet.

Driven by 6C33C-B OTL amplifier.

6 p.m., Jean Hiraga, Kiyohara-san with Japan team and Lenco Heaven team 

had speech & open the meeting before dinner.

Great audio designer : Tim de Paravicini and great audio blogger : Stefano Bertoncello.

Jean Hiraga assemble fullrange speaker in open baffle by himself.

listening test.

Eitsu Kiyohara is a very nice, funny & polite man.

To be continue for tomorrow.