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The translation of the Book into English continues!

Here are the chapter on amps available so far:

  • Some thoughts on "How does it work?" vs. "How does it sound?"

10.9 Overall operating characteristic

10.9.1 Is there really a "tube-sound" or a "transistor-sound" as such? poteg-10-09-1-tube-vs-transistor-sound

10.9.2 What's in a Watt? poteg-10-09-2-tube-watts-vs-transistors-watts

10.9.3 Coupling capacitors et al.: an elusive question ... or is it?? poteg-10-09-3-coupling-capacitors

10.9.4 What's in a sound? poteg-10-09-4-sound-event-vs-auditory-event


  • A comparison of the "Big Three" (and more): Fender, Marshall and Vox!

10.10 Comparative analyses

10.10.1 ... for they knew what they did? poteg-10-10-1-comparative-analyses

10.10.2 Stage topology poteg-10-10-2-topology

10.10.3 Headroom charts poteg-10-10-3-headroom-chart

10.10.4 Comparison of nonlinear distortions poteg-10-10-4-distortion-comparison

10.10.5 Audibility of nonlinear distortion poteg-10-10-5-distortion-audibility

10.10.6 Comparison of Frequency responses poteg-10-10-6-frequency-responses

10.10.7 Comparison of VOX, Fender & Marshall poteg-10-10-7-vox-fender-marshall

10.10.8 Modeling amps poteg-10-10-8-modeling-amps


  • A discussion on tubes in themselves:

10.11            Tube data

10.11.1 Nomenclature poteg-10-11-1-tube-data-nomenclature

10.11.2 Triodes poteg-10-11-2-double-triodes

10.11.3 Power tubes poteg-10-11-3-power-tubes

10.11.4 Tube parameters poteg-10-11-4-tube-parameters