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Fatman iTube 452

Fatman iTube 452
alaScore 77

3 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Fatman iTube 452. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Fatman iTube 452 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

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Expert review by: Alan Sircom (

Fatman iTube 452 review


Known for adding valves to Apples, Fatman has unveiled a 'serious' £1,500 integrated

Hugely entertaining in the right system, delivering a creamy-rich valve sound that makes you want to tap your feet and turn up the loud button to the max

Bass limitations ; Dock needs to be more intuitive ; Not enough inputs for hi-fi use

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Nate Lanxon (

Fatman iTube 452 review


A tribute to the advantages of valve-based amplifiers, offering stunning sound quality in a package that will make even transistor amp fans weak at the knees

Incredible sound quality with certain types of music ; Stunning design and build

Comparatively poor iPod dock ; Valves are extremely fragile

If you solely enjoy your electronic and dance music, give it a miss. But if you adore the musical worlds of vocals, classical, acoustic, jazz, soul, folk and even rock, this is a terrific performer, and testament to the sonic advantages valves can offer

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: (

Fatman iTube 452 Integrated Tube Amplifier with ValveDock


You may have heard of a relatively new comer to the audio component business, a little company called Fatman. Since its inception in 2006, Fatman has captured the interest of iPod owners with its high performance, tube-based amplifiers and docks...