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(Book). Already known as the bible of tubes and tube amps, The Tube Amp Book is now even better! This deluxe revised edition contains 40% new material, with. (Book). There's a huge amount of hype and mythology surrounding tube amplifiers in the guitar world. For years, experts have argued over the tiny details of. Following is a list of "must have" books for the serious tube amplifier designer. Some of them are long out of print, and can only be obtained from used book.

Wiring Parasitics. Class-AB Biasing.

Making the Notch Go Away. Fender Amp Mods. Silverface Filament and Bias Circuits. Late 60s and Later Silverface Bias Circuits.

Improved Fender Biased Circuit. Alternative Bias Circuit Sourcing. Lead Dress for Improved Hum Cancellation.

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Tonal and Dynamic Enhancement Mods. Silverface Power Supply Enhancements. Silverface Signal Path Enhancements. Balance of Overall Overdrive Characteristics. Hot Blackface-style 6L6 Pentode Ratios. Extreme Single-Channel Blackface Performance.

British Super Tweed Reverb. Deluxe Reverb: The Stranglehold Variation.

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Low-End bandwidth Extension. Reprint published by Audio Amateur Press, A classic text, but hard reading. For advanced folks only.

Principles of Power - Kevin O'Connor. A good tutorial on tube power amp design.

Pulse Electronics - Raphael Littauer. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number Mainly geared towards pulse generation, but has some good tube amplifier information.

Reproduced and distributed by RCA in America. This is a little blue book, much smaller than the 4th edition only pages , but it contains quite good information, and is well worth getting if you don't have the 4th edition, or even if you do have it. This edition is long out of print and is seldom seen for sale.

This book is the "granddaddy" of them all. If you understand everything in this book, you will be a true guru. Published by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation, It contains a wealth of information, including pictures, schematics, and a full section on Celestion speakers.

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Published by Groove Tubes Audio, There is also a newer 4. Get this book for the extensive collection of schematics and cool amp pictures, ignore the sales pitches and especially the tech info, as much of it is incorrect. This is your best schematic reference book.

This book is a good source of detailed circuit design and tube amplifier modification information. The companion book, Principles of Power, is also good.

Published by The Bold Strummer, Ltd. A book on all things Vox, very well done.

The Tube Amp Book by Aspen Pittman (2003, Paperback, Deluxe)

Published by Newnes, Butterworth-Heinemann, Ltd. An excellent tube theory book, highly technical, but relatively easy to understand. It contains a lot of the math behind tube circuits, but in easy-to-understand form. Tabled data in his books are the result of measurements of actual circuits. Design options are those used by Kevin over the past decades, and are "known-good" circuits.

Easy Understanding Electronics has its own language of schematics, symbols and mathematics. Hobbyists can find these intimidating. Kevin explains the essence of circuit operation in easy-to-understand language that conveys respect for the reader and the subject. We all learn together. Depending on where you are on your own path of enlightenment, Power Press has books that start right at schematic symbols; others that use text only; or most, that assume some schematic reading abilities.

Myths Debunked Audio design is often clouded in "mystical secrecy" - particularly in musical instrument amplifier design circles.

Kevin O'Connor's books "clear the smoke away" and reveal the simplicity of most designs and modifications. Many have gained ideas and their courage from TUT.This book brushes the surface of just about every topic related to guitar amplification, tone, and all sorts of "voodoo" related to the topic.

I haven't seen this book yet, but based on the quality of the first Blencowe book, I reocmmend it sight unseen! Variants on 12ax7 Common-Plate transfer Specs.

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This is an excellent little book with very good, easy-to-understand theory and troubleshooting tips. So very few of the authors of books on music electronics are capable of adequate technical writing, including those who have Electrical Engineering degrees and have worked in the industry for decades.