Vacuum Tube Guitar and Bass Amplifier Theory By Tino Zottola Describes the history and operation of vacuum tubes as well as how they are used in guitar/bass amplifier circuits. Amplifier electrical and physical layout is then examined. The factors affecting amplifier sound are also described. Included in the appendices is useful data such as: resistor and capacitor codes, vacuum tube electrical data, wire gauge table, and musical scale frequency chart. 59 pages, 0.6 lb., 8.5" x 11".
Design and Construction of Tube Guitar Amplifiers by Robert C. Megantz A complete yet easy-to-understand explanation of how to design, modify, construct, and test tube amps. Profusely illustrated, the book uses graphic aides and basic algebra and scientific principles to teach you everything you need to know to fully understand tube guitar amp technology from both technical and musical perspectives. 162 pages, softcover, 0.7 lbs, 7" x 10".