Not currently on display at the V&A

Scientific-fidelity stereo amplification system

Amplification System
1985 (designed), 1992 (made)
Place Of Origin

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Pre-Amplifier
  • Amplifier
  • Amplifier
Materials and Techniques
3 valves, stainless steel, teflon, with gold-plating
Object history
Made using industrial means but hand finished, and intended by the designer as an "audio sculpture". The technology has been superceded by smaller and cheaper components but it is used here for aesthetic ends. To date only 12 sets have been made. Acquired for display in the"Technology as an Aesthetic" area of the Twentieth Century Gallery 1992.
Accession Number
W.24:1 to 3-1992

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record createdFebruary 8, 2008
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