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Tubecore surpasses its funding goal by 500% on Kickstarter

Tubecore Duo hits funding goal in first 48 hours, surpasses it by 500% with over 1 week remaining
By: Charles Gantt | Audio, Sound & Speakers News | Posted: Sep 5, 2013 12:32 am

Today, Tubecore announced that it has surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal by more than 500 percent, raising almost $100,000 with more than 8 days remaining. The Tubecore Duo is a home audio system that is based off of a Raspberry Pi and a tube-based audio amplifier.




The device is capable of streaming music over Wi-Fi and features built-in XBMC compatibility. The entire project is open source and is built with the hardware hacker and modder in mind. "The Duo's cabinet design is based on mid-century design principles," says co-founder and main designer Jason Perkins, "delivering more for less, allowing us to guarantee the hand-crafted cabinet for a lifetime. For a simpler user experience, the Duo utilizes a simple one source interface to control all onboard system features."


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