Each the HA-S headphone amp and the OD-S overdrive pedal are geared up with Korg’s Nutube tech. That is the tiny vacuum tube part that drives the Volca Nubass analog synth. However even earlier than the Nubass was introduced, Nutubes had been a recognized commodity due to the amp and pedal Korg is formally asserting at present. It, or at the very least phrase of it, had made the rounds due to music-focused information retailers.
Neither of those two gadgets require any soldering to assemble, so that they’re positive for novices and professionals alike. For the extra adventurous, there are a whole lot of potentialities for additional modding, and Korg offers circuit diagrams that will help you alongside the best way. Plus, the Nutube in each offers a totally analog spine for each audiophiles and guitar gamers.
The HA-S headphone amp package shall be accessible in February for $350. Korg says the OD-S overdrive pedal will go on sale subsequent month too, however the firm is not asserting pricing simply but. If that sounds too expensive for you, however you continue to need to strive your hand at DIY music gear, the NTS-1 synth is offered for $100.