Preamp Tube Stages in Guitar Amps?

Answer Tube amplifiers are the preferred method of amplification for guitar players the world over. Though the technology is old, tubes still provide many desirable characteristics that guitar players see... Read More »

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Can I use a tube preamp and a solid state preamp in the same chain?

You can connect a tube preamp and a solid state preamp in the same audio chain. However, you must pay careful attention to the gain levels on each device to avoid feedback.References:Ovni Labs: Pr... Read More »

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 »

Can I hook a guitar preamp to a power amp?

A preamplifier, or preamp, is an electronic device which prepares the signal for a main amplifier. Whether you have a guitar or an electronic violin, every preamp needs an amp. This is the case bec... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Guitar Preamp?

Amplifiers have three stages: preamp stage, power stage and output stage. The preamp processes the signal and influences the tone of the instrument. When recording an instrument directly to a recor... Read More »