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Books by Kevin O’Connor. Mar 1, 5. Morgan Jones’ Valve Amplifier is a bit technical and it’s regarding “amplifiers”, not just guitar amplifiers so theres a lot of things that doesn’t matter in guitar amplification. The current goal is to gain a level of understanding to basically know the function of every component in classic amp circuits.


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Mar 1, 9. Feb 29, 2. Contact Us 11 am – 6 pm, M-F amps londonpower. Connog 1, 7. Every part of your system contributes to your Ultimate Tone, so every part is important. I have some background in electronics, and have a fair understanding of the topic. The optimization of interstage attenuators is clearly conno using proven repeatable techniques that let the circuit builder “see” where sustain is being lost, and how it can be restored.

TUT3 is more construction oriented and has good tips the ultimate tone kevin o connor grounding and other wiring techniques.


Do you already have an account? The ultimate tone kevin o connor for telling us about the problem. Kevin is an audio designer, author and speaker, known for his proprietary methodology called Power Scaling, and for his eleven books on audio subjects.

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Login or Sign Up. The orange drops may be a fine cap but he sells kits for old Fenders to replace all kvein parts on the board.

Learning the ultimate tone kevin o connor each component contributes to the sound is the key to success.

Might all be great but I’m into vintage amps and vintage buyers don’t want to see orange on a BF Fender board. Feb 29, 3. At the opposite extreme, I’d prefer to avoid something that is all math usually I’ll ignore the more difficult math and only come back to it if I need to the ultimate tone kevin o connor calculate something.


View the Media Kit. It would be nice if no part of tbe system ulimate the tone or moved us away from the tone we desire, but sometimes this seems inevitable. Books that spend a few pages on what a resistor is and then only a brief blurb on how a tube works drive me crazy I’d include the Hunter and Mitchell book in that category. I have a BSEE degree and decades of experience in electronics and found his writing to be VERY difficult to understand if not down right wrong in some areas. Join the HC Newsletter.

I’m going to start reading the ultimate tone kevin o connor after I finish my book on beginner woodworking. Mar 1, BaxtercatMar 1, Ryan Downs added it Aug 06, HCStraubMar 2, Utlimate to Read saving….

Thomas marked it as to-read Jan 13, It’s a great book. I recently read John Rider’s Inside the Vacuum Tube, and though a lot of the information in the beginning was very basic, and throughout the book he repeats many ideas, overall it did increase my understanding of tubes. I’ve been tinkering with electronics since I was a teenager, about 25 years ago.

Refresh and try again. Also has construction chapters for several popular amp models, which I also find useful for mod ideas.