Incorporate the tube sound into your home audio system Learn how to work with vacuum tubes and construct high-quality audio amplifiers on your workbench with help from this hands-on resource. The TAB Guide to Vacuum Tube Audio: Understanding and Building Tube Amps explains tube theory and circuit analysis. Seven ready-to-build projects feature step-by-step instructions, detailed schematics, and layout tips. You'll also find out how to tweak the project designs and engineer your own custom-built, high-performance amps. Coverage includes: Principles and operational theory behind vacuum tubes Tube nomenclature, applications, and specifications Circuit layout, connections, and physical construction Planning, component testing, and documentation Power supplies for vacuum tube circuits Preamplifier and power amplifier circuits Performance measurement Safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures Optimizing a design to meet your objectives
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Jerry Whitaker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Imprint: TAB Books Inc
Dimensions: Width: 18.80cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 23.10cm
ISBN 10: 0071753214
Publication Date: 01 November 2011
Audience: General/trade , Professional and scholarly , General , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In Print
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Jerry C. Whitaker is Vice President of Standards Development at the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Washington, D.C. He was previously President of Technical Press, a consulting company based in the San Jose area. Whitaker has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for over 30 years, with specialization in communications. He is the former editorial director and associate publisher of Broadcast Engineering and Video Systems magazines, and a former radio station chief engineer and television news producer. Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers, an SBE-certified professional broadcast engineer, a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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