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Tube 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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$24.95
Getting the Most Out of Vacuum Tubes
Getting the Most Out of Vacuum Tubes By Robert B. Tomer Types and causes of tube failures, what to expect from tubes, testing methods, and all about tube maintenance programs. 160 pages, 0.6 lbs, 5.5" x 8.5"
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$14.95
Electron Tube Locator
A comprehensive listing of receiving, transmitting, and industrial tube types manufactured in the US and Europ with References to sources of complete data. Includes tube functions, filament/heater characteristics and basing diagrams. Lists approximately 12,000 different tube types. Contains over 300 pages of data and diagrams. 326 pags, 1.5 lbs, 8.5" x 11".
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Electron Tube Resume
Electron Tube Resume By George H. Fathauer An abridged version of the 'Electron Tube Locator' covering the designation system used by major tube manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe. Includes equivalent tables for U.S. VT types and early Navy types. 30 pages, 0.3 lbs, 5.5" x 8.5"
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$3.00
An Approach to Audio Frequency Amplifier Design
An Approach to Audio Frequency Amplifier Design First published in 1957 by the Valves and Electronics Department General Electric Company of England, this book covers the essential details and circuit diagrams of a wide range of audio frequency amplifiers from a 5 watt ultra-linear to an 1100 watt Class AB2 amplifier. All designs are based on vacuum tubes. Full parts list accompanies each schematic. 126 pages, 0.6 lb, 6" x 9".
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$18.95
Sound Advice from Gerald Weber
Sound Advice from Gerald Weber
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$29.95
Saga of the Vacuum Tube By Gerald F.J. Tyne
The most comprehensive history of the thermionic vacuum tube. Contains hundreds of photos and essential facts to assist in identifying tubes made prior to 1930, and traces the evolution of tube development with histories of the manufacturers. Truly a classic! 494 pages, 1.4 lbs., 5.5" x 8.5"
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$17.95
Tubes and Circuits by Bruce Rozenblit
Tubes and Circuits, is the most comprehensive and up to date text on vacuum tube audio currently available. Join Transcendent Sound's Bruce Rozenblit as he takes the reader on a journey from the basics up through advanced designs. Vacuum tube operation is completely explained from the chemistry of tubes through the electric fields that control them, how they work and how they fail. Essentials of DC and AC circuits are covered as well as some of the most useful circuits in tube audio. Single-ended and push-pull transformer output stage theory is also presented.
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$29.95