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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.
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B-949B-949Item ID: 001444Ultimate Bench Warrior
Amp guru Lee Jackson covers: tools of the trade; the basics of soldering; different tube types, with specs and histories; electronic symbols; amplifier modifications from gain stages to adding reverbs; schematics of solidstate circuits and power supplies and more. Features 180+ photos and illustrations.
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B-663B-663Item ID: 001390A Desktop Reference of Hip Vintage Guitar Amps
Gerald Weber answers questions about vintage guitar amplifiers on topics such as biasing for output tubes and easy modifications. He includes an analysis of Fender® classics such as the Tweed Champ, Tweed Deluxe, Deluxe Reverb, Super Reverb and others. Also included are schematics for Ampeg®, Fender®, Gibson®, Hiwatt, Magnatone, Marshall®, Rickenbacker, Silvertone and Vox® amps. 500 pages. 1.5 lbs, 6" x 9"
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B-917B-917Item ID: 001427Ampeg "The Story Behind the Sound"
Ampeg 'The Story Behind the Sound' By Gregg Hopkins & Bill More This is an excellent book detailing the history of Ampeg and related companies as well as providing interesting information on the people who made the company what it is. Include 200 photographs of Ampeg products as well as photos of musicians who used them. Highly recommended! 288 pages, 2.5 lbs, 11.0" x 8.6" x 0.8"
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B-773B-773Item ID: 001411Tube Amp Talk for the Guitarist and Tech
A compilation of articles written for Vintage Guitar magazine from 1993 to 1996. Includes sections with articles on servicing your guitar amp, modifications, and also includes a "Trainwreck" section full of articles written by Ken Fischer for Vintage Guitar. Foreword is written by Billy F. Gibbons. 537 pages, 2 lbs, 6" x 9"
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B-688B-688Item ID: 001393The Amp Book: A Guitarist's Introductory Guide to Tube Amplifiers
Covers what an amp is, how an amp works and what to look for in an amp. Includes history of tube amps from 1932 to the present with detailed information on the evolution of amps both internally and externally. Fender®, Gibson, Gretsch, Vox, Ampeg as well as others are covered. 64 pages, 0.6 lb, 8.5" x 11"
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B-749B-749Item ID: 001407Tonnes of Tone
A collection of projects for electric guitar and bass players. Save money by building your own acoustic preamp; build a two-channel tube preamp for guitar, and more. Construct a 15W tube power amp or a true class-A solid state amp. The "experimenters power supply" is excellent for tinkering with tube circuits, containing separate AC heater, DC heater plate and bias supplies. Build a wide range tremolo circuit and an all-tube reverb unit. Circuit operation, construction, & layout guidelines are provided. Every project uses easy to find parts. 105 pages, 1.0 lb, 8.25" x 11"
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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.
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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.
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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
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