A Forum for civilized discourse on tube amps, and tube & hifi audio. Dedicated to Kevin O’Connor’s ‘The Ultimate Tone’ book series. Learn about Power Scaling. Ultimate Tone books by Kevin O’Connor. «on: August 24, , am». I’ m thinking about purchasing these books, but holy crap they’re expensive. 29 Feb So I’m wondering if the Kevin O’Connor’s The Ultimate Tone series would be a good set of books to get. One thing that puts me off is they are.

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The Ultimate Tone Books – Are they worth it?

The Ultimate Tone Books – Are they worth it? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. You must log in or sign up to reply here. RonsonicMar 1, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Your name or email address: The Undersea Network Nicole Starosielski. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Hopefully I’ll find some books to take me to the next level. Mar 1, 8. 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.

These texts self reference each other. This book “The Ultimate Tone” is the first in a series of books explaining musical instrument vacuum tube amplifiers. Throughout the series he examines the “iconic” circuits and points out what about the circuits give the tone that it is known for, and how that improvements can be made on the circuit, in regards to safety, reliability, noise reduction, and tone.

Much of its information is accessible to hobbyists of low- to moderate-skill, while other parts require some schematic reading fluency and circuit knowledge. The Filter Bubble Eli Pariser. I’ve been tinkering with electronics since I was a teenager, about 25 years ago.

Not sure what to think and since there are enough of them to offset the cost of a build, I want to make sure I’m making a good investment.

Merlin tells the what, the how and the why very well. I don’t have the later one’s in the series. Reading in order not necessary. Thanks for all the responses. Please enjoy the information on this site, and don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.

Author Post time Subject Direction: Antenna Theory Constantine A. Buy the selected items together This item: Want to Read saving…. Giuseppe Loriga marked it as to-read Jan 04, Replacement transformer data is provided for the two Hammond Mfg. The books are very detailed and informative, with the aim of the reader already having a fundamental grasp of electricity and electronics, perhaps tye some experience in tube amplifiers.

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ECistheBestMar 1, Refresh and try again. If I still have it I should page through it again. The orange drops may be a fine cap but he sells kits for old Fenders to replace all the parts on the board.

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TUT – The Ultimate Tone

And over the years I’ve built some pedals and recently began tinkering with amps. TUT3 is more construction oriented and has good tips on grounding and other wiring techniques.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Channel, reverb, effects, lead boost, mute and speaker switching are explored. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun. All posts 1 day 7 days 2 weeks 1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year K by: From my reading so ton – books, downloaded PDFs, and website – I continue to learn, but often it’s a matter of only picking up a couple of new tidbits of information every few pages.

Ultimate Tone, Volume I by Kevin O’Connor

What’s perfect is something in the middle that goes into the theory in cpnnor depth, has enough math to demonstrate a point and for reference, and also covers the practical application. Nate rated it it was amazing Oct 22, So it’s good to have the info at your finger tips to reinforce what you’ve learned as a cross reference. Lots of great info. Tube and solid-state effects loops and reverb loops are investigated, with relative performance issues highlighted.

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