All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers

All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers

(Book). Explores all manufacturers and de-mystifys the inner workings of tube amps. All new material from the amp guru Gerald Weber. Tons of empirical data that de-mystify the inner workings of tube amps to help you get the most from your amps! You will learn how tube amps work, electronic concepts, how different types of tubes work, the anatomy of a gain stage, how to resurrect a dormant tube amp, how to do a cap job correctly, modifications to preserve your amp, how to voice an amp and tune the reverb, how to build an amp, recover a cabinet, re-grill a baffleboard, how to buy a vintage amp; and common wiring mistakes and idiosyncrasies found in vintage amps. And you get a couple of hundred pages of Questions and Answers sectioned off into Fender, Gibson, Marshall, Danelectro/Silvertone, Vox, Other American, Other British and Miscellaneous Topics. You will learn the six dreaded tone killers and how to avoid them, the top ten amp-tone tips, and how to fine-tune your entire amp setup. In short, you will have the knowledge needed to squeeze your amp's performance from lame to insane.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0964106035
  • UPC: 884088324469

JJ Electronics T-12AX7-S-JJ Vacuum Tube ECC83 Electric Guitar Power Amplifier

JJ Electronics T-12AX7-S-JJ Vacuum Tube ECC83 Electric Guitar Power Amplifier

This tube has a well balanced, colorful tone with strongly defined lows, mids and smooth highs. It allows for more clean head-room than higher gain 12AX7s. In overdrive, it is smooth and strong with well defined lows and mids. When pushed into overdrive it offers clean distortion with well balanced lows and mids. The JJ 12AX7 is well suited for all types of music and playing styles. It is also highly recommended for studio pre-amps and hi-fi gear

  • Brand: JJ Electronic
  • ASIN: B0002M728Y
  • UPC: 844632022081

Vacuum Tube Circuit Design: Guitar Amplifier Power Amps

Vacuum Tube Circuit Design: Guitar Amplifier Power Amps

The power amp transforms the carefully crafted signal voltages served up by the preamp stages into the punch and sizzle that defines a guitar amplifier's character. It is in the power stage that the designer orchestrates the nuances of touch and tone in an environment of vacuum tubes and circuit components being pushed to their limits. Written for electronic engineers and professional amp builders, Guitar Amplifier Power Amps moves beyond simplistic advice and cookbook solutions to present a complete guide to the theory and operation of single-ended and push-pull power amplification. From the phase inverter input to the loudspeaker output, every aspect of circuit design is rigorously explained and thoroughly explored. Find out what happens when Class A1 and Class AB1 circuits are overdriven to distortion levels never imagined by Frederick Terman or the Radiotron Designer's Handbook. Discover step-by-step how to design phase inverters and power amps to achieve your specific design goals. The dynamics of power amp distortion create the heart and soul of an amplifier. Guitar Amplifier Power Amps helps you get the most out of it.Free online calculators to supplement the material presented in the book are posted on the publisher's website at ampbooks.com.

  • ASIN: 0976982242

Tube Guitar Amplifiers Volume 1: How Tubes & Amps Work

Tube Guitar Amplifiers Volume 1: How Tubes & Amps Work

Volume 1 of the most complete and practical modern reference on tube guitar amplifiersThe first three chapters of this unique book cover introductory topics such as basic electronic circuits and passive components (resistors, capacitors, inductors), the building blocks of tube amplifiers. Audio amplifiers are also investigated as “black boxes”, from the outside perspective, and important concepts such as spectra, gain, bandwidth and distortion are introduced.Chapters four to six explain operational principles behind vacuum tubes (diodes, triodes, tetrodes and pentodes), and their use as rectifiers and active amplification components in guitar amps.The rest of the book progresses through various stages of guitar amps, from input circuits and preamplifier stages, through tone control circuits and analog effects, to output or power stages.After the in-depth coverage of tube power supplies, single-ended output stages (triode, pentode and “ultralinear”) are covered first, followed by phase inverters and push-pull circuits.Various types of negative feedback are explained, together with their benefits and drawbacks. The associated controls such as “Presence”, “Resonance” and “Texture™” are also discussed, using Peavey ValveKing 212 amp as a case study.Despite claim...

  • ASIN: 0980622352

JJ Electronics T-EL84-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube EL84/6BQ5 Power Matched Pair

JJ Electronics T-EL84-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube EL84/6BQ5 Power Matched Pair

JJ's EL84 is a great replacement for guitar amps or hi-fi. EL84/6BQ5, Available in Singles, Matched Pairs or Matched Quads - please select from list.

  • Color: Matched Pair
  • Brand: JJ Electronic
  • ASIN: B003FO89CE
  • UPC: 609722123105

Vacuum Tube Circuit Design: Guitar Amplifier Preamps, Second Edition

Vacuum Tube Circuit Design: Guitar Amplifier Preamps, Second Edition

An in-depth understanding of preamp circuits is essential to creating a guitar amplifier design that stands out from the crowd. It is here that the designer gets a first crack at setting the amp's gain, frequency response, and distortion limits. Written for electronic engineers and professional amp builders, Guitar Amplifier Preamps moves beyond simplistic advice and cookbook solutions to present a complete guide to the theory and operation of triode and pentode voltage amplification. From the guitar pickup to the second stage grid, every aspect of circuit design is rigorously explained and thoroughly explored using real-world examples from Ampeg, Fender, Gibson, Laney, Marshall, Matchless, Orange, and Vox. The frequency shaping and distortion created in the first amplification stage affect the entire signal chain. Guitar Amplifier Preamps helps you get the most out of it.Free online calculators to supplement the material presented in the book are posted on the publisher's website at ampbooks.com.

  • ASIN: 0976982269

JJ Electronics T-6V6-S-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube Spiral Filament Matched Pair

JJ Electronics T-6V6-S-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube Spiral Filament Matched Pair

Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 14W)6V6Available in Singles, Matched Pairs or Matched Quads - please select from list.

  • Color: Matched Pair
  • Brand: JJ Electronic
  • ASIN: B003FO67WI
  • UPC: 609722122849

Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 1

Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 1

Building your own vacuum tube guitar or bass amplifier from scratch is truly an exciting experience. This book describes the detailed construction of five vacuum tube amplifiers. The construction of these amplifiers is described in full detail with chassis drilling templates, component installation, wire-by-wire hook-ups and schematics. The amplifier projects included in this book are: Sonic MA1 (two tube amp, late 1950s design with a solid state rectifier) All American 4 (four tube amp, early 1960's design using common radio tubes found in "All American 5" radios made between 1947 and 1971) Champ Amp (classic replica of a 1950s Fender amp with a single ended 6v6 output tube) Deluxe Amp (classic replica of a 1940's Fender amp with push pull 6V6 tubes) Bassman (classic replica of a 1950s Fender amp with push-pull 6l6 tubes) 120 pgs, spiral bound. 0.7 lbs 8.5" x 11"

  • ASIN: B004C7QAX8

JJ Electronics T-6L6GC-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube Beam Power AMP Matched Pair

JJ Electronics T-6L6GC-JJ-MP Vacuum Tube Beam Power AMP Matched Pair

Octal power tube (Max Plate Watts = 30W)This Slovakian tube has colorful lows, loose / easy-going mid body and a brightly shining chime for the highsIn overdrive, it offers a tight and focused bite with crisp, bright and well-defined articulation.

  • Color: Matched Pair
  • Brand: JJ Electronic
  • ASIN: B003X5HE08
  • UPC: 609722122795

Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 2

Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 2

The follow up to Volume 1 in the series, covering more advanced amplifier construction projects for the experienced builder. Includes detailed plans for the following five classic tube amplifiers: Deluxe (5E3) 15 watt amp with push-pull 6V6's Bassman (5F6A) 50 Watt amp with push-pull 6L6's AC30 Top Boost 30 watt amp with quad push-pull EL84's with Top Boost Mods - minus Vibrato circuit Plexi Super Lead (1959) 100 watt amp with quad push-pull EL34's with master volume mod Twin Reverb (AB763) with quad push-pull 6L6GC's with Black Face mods 135 pages, spiral bound, 0.7 lbs, 8.5" x 11"

  • ASIN: B004FKGVTA
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In this 2-part video presentation, I discuss the characteristics and evolution of the vacuum tubes used in vintage and modern guitar amplifiers. Beginning with Triodes, the general design, strengths, and weaknesses of each type of tube will be discussed, and terms like secondary emission, parasit...

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How Vacuum Tubes Work

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I edited and annotated the original 28 minute film "Electronics at Work" down to 3.5 minutes. The annotations help explain how electronic vacuum tubes flow electrons to amplify guitar signals and rectify AC to DC.

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Tube Amps 1: Why Tube Amps?

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