Fatman's Mothership amplifiers really are out of this world

Anyone that watched my video review of the Fatman Fatboy speakers the other month will be well aware of just how gorgeous – and pricey – their products can be. If you thought £500 for a pair of speakers was extreme, wait until you find out how much Fatman are charging for their new tube valve amplifier, dubbed The Mothership. With that name, they could be charging my firstborn child, really.

As you can see, there’s three units involved in the almighty Mothership, the iTube Control preamp, which boosts the source signals, which are in turn picked up by the twin iTube Enginerooms…