How do tube amps work?

Answer With digital technology reinventing sound creation, the pairing of vacuum tube science and guitar amps remains an "old school" staple for guitarists who crave saturation over distortion.Building a ... Read More »

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What is the difference between Fender tube amps vs. Vox tube amps?

Since 1947, Fender tube amps have been a staple of the music industry, made famous by legendary guitarists like Eric Clapton, David Gilmour and Eric Johnson. Ten years later, in 1957, VOX launched ... Read More »

What is the best combo of volts to amps to kill pernicious weeds like thistles with a cattle prod type device as a 50k taser doesn't work due to ultra low amps?

Volts and amps are linked by a mathematical principle known as Ohm's law. Ohm's law states that V=IR where V is voltage, I is current (amps) and R is resistance. In general, biological systems are ... Read More »

DIY Class A Tube Amps?

Class-A amplifiers are used to convert a low-voltage AC signal into a high-voltage AC signal. Class-A amplifiers introduce very little distortion when amplifying an input signal. Because audio amp... Read More »

How to Use an Oscilloscope With Tube Amps?

Tube amplifiers produce a high-power AC electrical signal. To analyze the output waveform, frequency, and voltage characteristics at the tube amplifier output, a special device called an oscillosco... Read More »