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Astell&Kern AK380: the new Stainless Steel Package

“The unwavering strength of stainless steel” No, its not the dramatic introduction for a new super hero film but Astell&Kern, announcing a new AK380 wrapper

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It can’t help itself, though. Steel obviously inspires dramatic inspiration, “A strong, non-corrosive metal that does not easily bend or damage,” said the company, slightly breathlessly.

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Followed by, “A metal that can restore damage through polishing.” We can rebuild it? We have the technology?

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The new AK380 Stainless Steel Package includes both the AK380SS and the PAF11 Amp in Stainless Steel as well as a carrying case.

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The guts of the device remains the same, as might expect. There’s only 200 examples of this new “non-corrosive” device, though. And you’re going to have to pay for it too and pay big. The price is £4,800. There were two HERE the last time I looked.

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