Company History

The Company started with two small U.S. east coast custom amplifier makers. In 2001, Richard Wugang family brought in much needed capital, marketing expertise and industrial capability to the company. Richard Wugang, a former banker, audiophile and vintage classic amplifier collector, took the lead for the new company and recruited a few top US designers and engineers and expanded product lines into amplifiers, vacuum tubes, speakers and audiophile grade capacitors.

Today, Sophia Electric is a major tube amplifier manufacturer in the US audiophile market and also has many clients in European/Asian countries. We are looking forward to adding dealers and distributors worldwide to expand our markets to the next new level.

Sophia Electric designers:
Sophia Electric tube amplifiers are designed by Richard Wugang and his father Dr. DWU and hand made by Richard Wugang family and company in the USA.

Dr. DWU, electrical engineer and mechanical engineer, collector of vintage radio, audio tubes and tube amplifiers, designed most of the Sophia Electric amplifiers alone with Richard Wugang and Anne W.J..

X. HE, electrical engineer, former top technical engineer for MCI WorldCom, is a Sophia Electric top designer and manager.

Anne W.J., a former German Siemens manager, is a Sophia Electric designer and manager.

And a few designers/engineers' names are not being listed here.

Sophia Electric is a research oriented company. Sophia Electric engineers have had intensive studies on the earlier Western Electric, RCA, Klangfilm/Siemens, UTC designed tubes, transformers, tubes amplifiers and speaker systems before started Sophia Electric's innovative designs. At Sophia Electric, we optimized transformers, tubes, capacitors, wires for each circuit we have designed.

Every Sophia Electric amplifier has magic.

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