Beginner’s Guide to Tube Audio Design has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. Book by Rozenblit, Bruce. CONTENTS – Beginner`s Guide to Tube Audio Design by Bruce Rozenblit – code title. CHAPTER 1 – WHAT IS A VACUUM TUBE? First Simplification. : Beginner’s Guide to Tube Audio Design () by Bruce Rozenblit and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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See all 11 reviews. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In simple language with no unexplined jargon, he steps through the basic types of tubes, what tube characstics mean, how to read those funny charts, and understand specifications. It is highly focused on tube audio design.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Alex Ilie is currently reading it Apr 04, This is a reasonably good but not really comprehensive book, best picked up after you can solder, use test equipment-you cannot build or troubleshoot without a generator and some kind of oscilloscope as well as an AC voltmeter accurate to.

Bruce Rozenblit is a graduate electrical engineer, owns and operates Transcendent Sound, a high-end amplifier manufacturing company, and has recently been awarded U. Share your thoughts with other customers. This book is the best beginner’s guide available on what vacuum tubes do and how to use them. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

The Germans Reiner zur Linde and Japanese Asano,Shishido et al ar far ahead of anything published in English to date and until the US press “catches up” or someone translates these works,I think the would-be tube designer would do well to concentrate on literature from the mainstream tube period. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I did not want my book to have that problem.


It is quite another, however, to understand why the use of certain design topographies and concepts inevitably beignner in particular sonic flavorings. Designing High-Fidelity Valve Preamps. Trivia About Beginner’s Guide On the other hand, if you’ve been using tubes for years, can read a schematic, and have assembled several amplifiers or preamplifiers, but never quite understood just what was going on in all that nice circuitry, desivn Bruce’s book can unveil all the mysteries of amplification which you have wondered about all this time.

Virtually all currently available texts on tube design were written for engineers and hence not reachable by the layman. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Beginner’s Guide to Tube Audio Design

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By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. As such, the DIY approach offers an attractive alternative for those willing to invest hard work and ingenuity in lieu of tens of thousands of dollars to acquire just the right tube audio fix.

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Bruce shows you how to design the building blocks which turn tubes, resistors, capicitors, transformers, and other hardware into amplifiers which make beautiful music reproduction possible. Rozenblit in Glass Audio magazine with complete instructions on how you can build dessign yourself.


The act of balancing these compromises into a sonically satisfying audio product emerges as an art form in itself. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This is not the type of book that can be read and understood over a casual bowl of breakfast cereal and a glass of orange juice, and those lacking an elementary, pre-existing understanding of electronic circuitry may find themselves a bit overwhelmed.

Leonardo Soares marked it tibe to-read Apr 23, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Please try again later. Get to Know Us. I absolutely expect the reader to be overwhelmed from time to time when introduced to them. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book is meant for the absolute beginner, and it’s where I started.

Every time I read it I learn something new. From there, Bruce devotes chapters to simple gain stages, negative feedback, single stage feedback circuits, and multistage basics, each illustrated with numerous charts and diagrams. Michael Reed rated it really liked it Jan 07, Great book to get a good grasp of the ins and hube of tube audio design.

Bruce clearly believes that the “hands on” approach, coupled with the reader’s own imagination and creativity, will yield far more satisfying results than merely reading words on the page.

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