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B-337B-337Item ID: 005241Radio Tube Manual
Reprint of early manual giving data and basing diagrams on tubes from 00A through octals and loctals. Includes types BA and BH, Sparton 182B and 183, and 2 pages on early Western Electric types. 35 pages, 0.3 lbs, 5.25 x 8.25"
B-341B-341Item ID: 005242Radios That Work For Free
By: K.E. Edwards An experimenter’s handbook on crystal radios, this book includes instructions and theory for building many different crystal radio circuits. 40 pages, 0.5 lb, 5.5 x 8.5"
B-357B-357Item ID: 005245Atwater Kent Radio Parts List
A companion book to the 1928 A.K. Service Manual (B-356), this reprint shows chassis views and parts identification for all the models listed above. Spiral bound. 64 pages, 0.5 lb., 9 x 11"
B-373B-373Item ID: 005246Radio-Craft 50 Years of Radio
Edited by: Hugo Gernsback A reprint of Gernsback’s 1938 special issue of Radio-Craft magazine which commemorated the first 50 years of radio. Contains the reminiscences of radio pioneers DeForest, Sarnoff, Conrad, Crosley, McMurdo Silver and others, as well as the famous Gernsback predictions for the next 50 years. Also details the progression of the vacuum tube, mileposts in television and famous early radio circuits. 144 pages, hundreds of photos. 1.2 lbs.
B-534B-534Item ID: 005248Radio Manufacturers of the 1920s Vol. 2, softcover
By Alan Douglas. This monumental 3 volume work offers an outline history for each of the major radio manufacturers of the 1920s. It features the company principals and their factories, the financial ups and downs of the industry, and hundreds of pictures of radios produced up to 1930. Each volume over 250 pages, 2 lbs. Soft cover. Volume 2 covers Freed Elsemann through Preiss.
B-624B-624Item ID: 005253Radio Set Socket Layout Guide 1921 - 1935
This reprint of a 1935 RCA publication shows tube complement, chassis layout and date of manufacture for thousands of radios produced by over 100 different manufacturers. It also contains a tube data chart and base diagrams for RCA receiving tubes. It is very useful for identifying unknown model numbers or determining which tubes belong in a set. 256 pages, 0.9 lb, 5 x 8.25"
B-673B-673Item ID: 005254Crystal Set Handbook
By Philip N. Anderson A practical how-to" book of crystal radio construction. Contains a simple oat box projectformulas for coil inductance and coil Qa procedure for measuring coil capacitance and theory for L-C circuit matching. 130 pages0.5 lb5.25" x 8.25".
B-697B-697Item ID: 005257Radio, Wireless Telephone and Wireless Telegraph Equipment
High quality reprint of early (1920s) Montgomery Ward catalog of wireless equipment. 32 pages of radios, kits, tubes and books as available 70 years ago. Sorry, you can't order from this catalog! 0.2 lbs, 7" x 9.5", 33 pages.
B-755B-755Item ID: 005259Zenith Radio Service Manual and Parts List
Re-print of early Zenith service manual. Includes schematics and parts lists for Zenith radios made from 1928 through 1939. Offers help with alignment procedures, antenna alignment, and gives parts lists along with tube layouts on most models. 510 pages, 2.6 lbs, 8.5 x 11"
B-758B-758Item ID: 005260Elements of Electricity and Radio
Re-print of the original basic electricity and electronics course from the US Navy. Has chapters on mathematical principals (everyone’s favorite!), to elementary definitions and ohms law, to applications of vacuum tubes. Also has commonly used charts and tables. If you’re interested in electronics, but need to start at the beginning, this book is for you. Great WW II stuff; over 50 years old, but still pertinent information. 205 pages, 0.7 lbs, 6 x 9"
B-822B-822Item ID: 001415RCA Receiving Tube Manual (RC-30)
A high quality reprint of the 1973 RCA Receiving Tube Manual (Technical Series RC-30). Includes tubes not found in RC-19, for example: 6CA7/EL34, 5AR4/GZ34, 6DJ8, 6DN7, 6LF6, 6KG6A/EL509, 6550, 7189, 7591 and the 7868 to name a few. Also includes pictures and industrial receiving tubes. 760 pages, 2.0 lbs, 5.25" x 8.25"
B-695B-695Item ID: 001395The Ultimate Tone, Volume 1
This is the book that jump-started the boutique tube guitar amp business. Learn the truth about tube preamp design and modification; see how tube power amps work and can be made more reliable; see how reverbs and effects loops work and better ways to configure them; learn why some amp brands are easier to service and to mod than others; see how simple switching circuits are but how capable they can be. Tube data for the common types used in guitar and bass amps is provided, along with a discussion of stage set-up and player ergonomics. Spiral bound, 395 figures. 368 pages, 2.5 lbs, 8.5" x 11"
B-963B-963Item ID: 001454The Guitar Amplifier Player's Guide, Dave Zimmerman
An instruction and reference manual for musicians. The Guitar Amplifier Player's Guide is the definitive musician's instruction and reference manual. Designer and boutique amp builder Dave Zimmerman takes you step-by-step through the journey of understanding great amp tone and how to achieve it by making simple tweaks to your current rig. Never before published Speaker Ohms and Power Tubal Tone charts along with a glossary of Tonal Terms and in-depth discussion of Cords and Cables makes this unique guide a must all for all player - novice and pro. Softbound. 307 pages
B-891B-891Item ID: 001421The Ultimate Tone, Volume 3
Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to build a Bassman, Champ, Plexi, an 800, AC-30, Bulldog or Portaflex? Or you wanted to build an SVT with off-the-shelf parts? How about a master-volume amp that doesn't change tone with the master setting? Everything you need to know is right here, including: proper grounding techniques, wiring methods, and mechanical considerations. Eighteen chapters cover the "iconic" amps everyone knows and loves, with schematics and layouts for each, along with the technical history of the product.
B-707B-707Item ID: 001399How to Service Your Own Tube Amp
A well organized and easy-to-understand approach to guitar amplifier repair covering basic electronics, reading schematics, understanding tubes and transformers, tube biasing and use of test equipment. Also provides 10 troubleshooting flowcharts, voltage charts for typical amplifiers, and many modifications that you can do yourself. 250 pages, 2.3 lbs, 8.5" x 11"
B-946B-946Item ID: 001442The Ultimate Tone, Volume 6
The evolution of guitar amp circuits becomes a revolution! TUT6 takes you through advanced DC Power Scaling methods; reveals the secrets of Dumble amps; explores the truth about high-gain preamps; demonstrates how to build Z-B-X push-pull power amps with a single power tube; simplifies the design of 400W+ tube amps - methods that can be applied to any power level; presents class-G tube amps where 100W of output has the same waste heat as a 25W amp; explores modern mains control and sustain circuitry. 312 Pages, 404 figures, spiral bound, 9" x 11"
B-884B-884Item ID: 001418London Power DIY Speaker Cabinets for Musical Instrument Applications
Speaker cabinet design is mysterious to most people, but it doesn't have to be - especially when it comes to speakers for musical instruments. Cabinet evolution is described culminating in Kevin's own designs built by London Power, based on 20+ years of experience and input from expert speaker designers. Resonant and non-resonant cabinets are explored, along with the choice for building materials, finishes, woodworking techniques, installing grill cloth, and the use of wheels and handles. Driver selection and mixing is detailed, covering driver impedance, power ratings and wiring.
B-772B-772Item ID: 001410The Ultimate Tone, Volume 2
The achievement of great, live sound is the premise used to explore modern high-gain guitar pre-amps, proper treatment of acoustic instruments, tube vocal PAs; dynamic bass gear, all types of tube, semi, hybrid and alternative power amplifier design, power supply mods that are "toneful", simple switching methods, speaker cabinet design, getting the most from effects loops and chains, and, modular stage monitoring systems that work! Spiral bound. 200 figures. 250 pages, 1.9 lbs.
B-913B-913Item ID: 001425The Ultimate Tone, Volume 5
Every part of your system contributes to your Ultimate Tone, so every part is important. TUT5 delineates, in clear language, the function of each electronic component in a circuit, and how alterations to the value of each part affect the final sound. Gain stage voicing, interstage attenuator optimization, sustain restoration for clean and distorted tones, power amp and preamp "tone generators", simple boost pedals, amp selectors and power conditioners are all covered, with designs using off-the-shelf parts.
B-932B-932Item ID: 001434The Ultimate Tone, Volume 4
Outlines, in schematic form, many approaches that achieve the goal of power scaling, super scaling and power management. A complete history and discourse on the technology outlines how to implement multiple power scale controls, alternative circuit forms and system impacts. Further tutorials outline the methods for super scaling, with both fixed and variable boost ratios, using both solid-state and tube methods.