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Valve and Transistor Audio Amplifiers

Valve and Transistor Audio Amplifiers Author John Linsley Hood
ISBN-10 9780080520414
Release 1997-11-17
Pages 208
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The audio amplifier is at the heart of audio design. Its performance determines largely the performance of any audio system. John Linsley Hood is widely regarded as the finest audio designer around, and pioneered design in the post-valve era. His mastery of audio technology extends from valves to the latest techniques. This is John Linsley Hood's greatest work yet, describing the milestones that have marked the development of audio amplifiers since the earliest days to the latest systems. Including classic amps with valves at their heart and exciting new designs using the latest components, this book is the complete world guide to audio amp design. John Linsley Hood is responsible for numerous amplifier designs that have led the way to better sound, and has also kept up a commentary on developments in audio in magazines such as The Gramophone, Electronics in Action and Electronics and Wireless World. He is also the author of The Art of Linear Electronics and Audio Electronics published by Newnes. Complete world guide to audio amp design written by world famous author Covers classic amps to new designs using latest components Includes the best of valves as well as best of transistors



Understand Amplifiers

Understand Amplifiers Author Owen Bishop
ISBN-10 9780080519883
Release 1998-07-16
Pages 180
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Understand Amplifiers is a readable introduction for those with little previous knowledge of the subject. The theme of amplification is central to many branches of electronics. Consequently there is a large and confusing array of amplifier types intended for a wide range of applications. This book describes amplifier types, how they work, their properties, advantages and disadvantages, and applications. Amplifiers are treated with the minimum of mathematics and lots of illustrations. Owen Bishop is a prolific author of books for those interested in electronics, including experimenters, students and practising engineers. Essential introduction to a key subject for students and circuit designers Complements Newnes titles on audio amps from Duncan, Self, Jones & Hood Concise and practical: a book you can really read cover to cover



Building Valve Amplifiers

Building Valve Amplifiers Author Morgan Jones
ISBN-10 9780080966397
Release 2013-11-07
Pages 662
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Building Valve Amplifiers is a unique hands-on guide for anyone working with tube audio equipment--as an electronics hobbyist, audiophile or audio engineer. This 2nd Edition builds on the success of the first with technology and technique revisions throughout and, significantly, a major new self-build project, worked through step-by-step, which puts into practice the principles and techniques introduced throughout the book. Particular attention has been paid to answering questions commonly asked by newcomers to the world of the valve, whether audio enthusiasts tackling their first build or more experienced amplifier designers seeking to learn about the design principles and trade-offs of "glass audio." Safety considerations are always to the fore, and the practical side of this book is reinforced by numerous clear illustrations throughout. The only hands-on approach to building valve and tube amps--classic and modern--with a minimum of theory Design, construction, fault-finding, and testing are all illustrated by step-by-step examples, enabling readers to clearly understand the content and succeed in their own projects Includes a complete self-build amplifier project, putting into practice the key techniques introduced throughout the book



Valve Amplifiers

Valve Amplifiers Author Morgan Jones
ISBN-10 9780080966403
Release 2012
Pages 686
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Reviews of previous editions: Jam-packed with theory, circuit analysis, and DIY basics, it will walk you through all stages of design so that you can create your own wonders. Jones is an ex-BBC engineer with a cool writing style and you'll find it a no-pain education. Hi-Fi News and Record Review Valve Amplifiers is an extremely well written book, containing a wealth of information that all audio designers and builders will find useful. Glass Audio Valve Amplifiers is a market leader for one simple reason: in this specialist area it is recognized as the most complete guide to valve and vacuum tube amplifier design, modification, analysis, construction and maintenance. It is truly the all you need to know guide, and enables audio and circuit designers to succeed with their valve amplifier designs and projects. This book enables readers to understand, create, reconfigure and personalize high-end, audiophile quality amplifiers. Following a step-by-step approach to design, with little maths and lots of know-how, it starts with a brief review of electronic fundamentals relevant to valve amplifiers, simple stages, compound stages, linking stages together, and finally, complete designs. The new material included in this Fourth Edition ensures this book will stay at the top of any audio designer's or enthusiast's reference list. What's new: Chapter 1: Charge amplifiers Chapter 2: Additional circuits, semiconductor constant current sources expanded Chapter 3: Entire new section on noise Chapter 4: Lots of new measurements to explode or explain audio folklore Chapter 5: Astonishingly quiet, but cheap and simple HT supply Chapter 6: New power amplifier Chapter 7: New hybrid balanced RIAA stage, attenuator law faking VA3's focus was on distortion, but in VA4, focus is pushed towards background noise reduction. If that wasn't enough, there's more explanation, more measurements, more references, and plenty of new one-liners, any one of which might save hours of trouble. * The practical guide to analysis, modification, design, construction and maintenance of valve amplifiers * The fully up-to-date approach to valve electronics * Essential reading for audio designers and music and electronics enthusiasts alike



Audio Power Amplifier Design Handbook

Audio Power Amplifier Design Handbook Author Douglas Self
ISBN-10 9781136123658
Release 2012-10-12
Pages 624
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This book is essential for audio power amplifier designers and engineers for one simple reason...it enables you as a professional to develop reliable, high-performance circuits. The Author Douglas Self covers the major issues of distortion and linearity, power supplies, overload, DC-protection and reactive loading. He also tackles unusual forms of compensation and distortion produced by capacitors and fuses. This completely updated fifth edition includes four NEW chapters including one on The XD Principle, invented by the author, and used by Cambridge Audio. Crosstalk, power amplifier input systems, and microcontrollers in amplifiers are also now discussed in this fifth edition, making this book a must-have for audio power amplifier professionals and audiophiles.



The Art of Linear Electronics

The Art of Linear Electronics Author John Linsley Hood
ISBN-10 9781483105161
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 348
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The Art of Linear Electronics presents the principal aspects of linear electronics and techniques in linear electronic circuit design. The book provides a wide range of information on the elucidation of the methods and techniques in the design of linear electronic circuits. The text discusses such topics as electronic component symbols and circuit drawing; passive and active semiconductor components; DC and low frequency amplifiers; and the basic effects of feedback. Subjects on frequency response modifying circuits and filters; audio amplifiers; low frequency oscillators and waveform generators; and power supply systems are covered as well. Electronics engineers, and readers with an interest in linear electronics design but with minimal experience in the field will find the book very useful.



Worked Examples in Basic Electronics

Worked Examples in Basic Electronics Author P. W. Crane
ISBN-10 9781483225296
Release 2014-05-12
Pages 292
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Worked Examples in Basic Electronics provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of electronics. This book covers a variety of topics, including resistanceā€“capacitance coupled voltage amplifier, low-frequency amplification, radio-frequency amplification, transistors, oscillators, electron ballistics, and transmission lines. Organized into 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of voltage amplification factor. This text then discusses the differences between the volt-ampere characteristic of an actual junction diode and that predicted by the equation. Other chapters consider the factors that affect the choice of the optimum load for a class A transformer-coupled power amplifier using a triode and a pentode. This book discusses as well the relative merits of two types of amplifier circuit commonly used as r.f. input stages. The final chapter deals with the two methods of producing a standing wave ratio of unity on a concentric feeder terminated with a load that is not equal to it characteristic impedance. This book is a valuable resource for engineers and technicians.



Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook

Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook Author CHAS MILLER
ISBN-10 9780080520421
Release 2000-04-10
Pages 288
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Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook is not only an essential read for every professional working with antique radio and gramophone equipment, but also dealers, collectors and valve technology enthusiasts the world over. The emphasis is firmly on the practicalities of repairing and restoring, so technical content is kept to a minimum, and always explained in a way that can be followed by readers with no background in electronics. Those who have a good grounding in electronics, but wish to learn more about the practical aspects, will benefit from the emphasis given to hands-on repair work, covering mechanical as well as electrical aspects of servicing. Repair techniques are also illustrated throughout. This book is an expanded and updated version of Chas Miller's classic Practical Handbook of Valve Radio Repair. Full coverage of valve amplifiers will add to its appeal to all audio enthusiasts who appreciate the sound quality of valve equipment. A practical manual for collectors, owners, dealers and service engineers Essential information for all radio and audio enthusiasts Valve technology is a hot topic



Audio Electronics

Audio Electronics Author John Linsley Hood
ISBN-10 9781483140803
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 364
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Audio Electronics provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of audio electronics. This book discusses the parallel development in the various transducers and interface devices used to generate and reproduce electrical signals. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an overview of the basic method of digitally encoding an analog signal that entails repetitively sampling the input signal at sufficiently brief intervals. This text then examines the major attraction of the FM broadcasting system to allow the transmission of a high quality stereo signal without significant degradation of audio quality. Other chapters consider the conventional practice to interpose a versatile pre-amplifier unit between the power amplifier and the external signal sources. This book discusses as well the requirements for voltage gain stages in both audio amplifiers and integrated-circuit operational amplifiers. The final chapter deals with the significance of the power supply unit. This book is a valuable resource for professional recording and audio engineers.



High Performance Audio Power Amplifiers

High Performance Audio Power Amplifiers Author Ben Duncan
ISBN-10 0080508049
Release 1996-11-14
Pages 463
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Power amplifiers and their performance lie at the heart of audio engineering and provide some challenging problems for the engineer. Ben Duncan's experience, as an audio consultant, analog electronics designer and author, give him an unique insight into this difficult but rewarding field. Linking analog electronics, acoustics, heat and music technology; high-end hi-fi and professional PA and recording studio use; theory, modelling and real-world practice; design and repair; the old and the new, the mainstream and the specialised, this comprehensive guide to power amps is a core reference for anyone in the industry, and any interested onlookers. Ben Duncan is well known to many users of audio power amplifiers around the world, both professional and domestic, through his articles, reviews and research papers on music technology in the UK and US press, and through his part in creating several notable professional power amplifiers. Since 1977, he has been involved in the design of over 70 innovative, high-end audio products used by recording and broadcast studios, on stages, in clubs and by the most critical domestic listeners - as well as creating bespoke equipment for top musicians. Born in London, he has travelled widely but has lived mainly in Lincolnshire, home of his family for over 150 years. He is twice co-author of the book Rock Hardware in which he has chronicled the history of rock'n'roll PA. Reprinted with corrections September 1997 Comprehensive and colourful real-life guide Based on wide experience of audio and music technology Well-known and prolific author in the hi-fi and pro-audio press



Design Techniques for Integrated CMOS Class D Audio Amplifiers

Design Techniques for Integrated CMOS Class D Audio Amplifiers Author Adrian I Colli-Menchi
ISBN-10 9789814704267
Release 2016-07-22
Pages 256
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This invaluable textbook covers the theory and circuit design techniques to implement CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor) class-D audio amplifiers integrated circuits. The first part of the book introduces the motivation and fundamentals of audio amplification. The loudspeaker's operation and main audio performance metrics explains the limitations in the amplification process. The second part of this book presents the operating principle and design procedure of the class-D amplifier main architectures to provide the performance tradeoffs. The circuit design procedures involved in each block of the class-D amplifier architecture are highlighted. The third part of this book discusses several important design examples introducing state-of-the-art architectures and circuit design techniques to improve the audio performance, power consumption, and efficiency of standard class-D audio amplifiers.



Build Your Own AF Valve Amplifiers

Build Your Own AF Valve Amplifiers Author Rainer Zur Linde
ISBN-10 0905705394
Release 1995
Pages 252
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To many people, the thermionic valve or electron tube is history. However, whether it is nostalgia, interest in the technical parameters, the appeal of a gleaming amplifier chassis with softly glowing valves, respect for the technical know-how of an earlier generation, or perhaps the firm conviction that the sound of a valve cannot be bettered, it is a fact that the valve is making a come-back. The book contains, apart from construction projects for preamplifiers, power amplifiers, and two amplifiers for musical instruments, information on the operation of electron tubes, while the first chapter gives a short history of the valve.



Valve Amplifiers

Valve Amplifiers Author Books, LLC
ISBN-10 1155603141
Release 2010-05
Pages 140
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 46. Chapters: Tube sound, Valve audio amplifier - technical, Valve RF amplifier, Valve amplifier, Mesa Boogie Mark Series, Vox AC30, Fender Champ, Single-ended triode, Marshall Bluesbreaker, Virtual Valve Amplifier, Fender Blues Junior, Valve transmitters, Marshall 1959, Circlotron, Marshall JTM 45, Epiphone Valve Junior, Marshall JCM800, Danelectro Amp-in-case, Fender Bassman, Williamson amplifier, Milbert Amplifiers, Marshall Major, List of valve amplifier designs, Mullard 5-10, Doherty amplifier, Danelectro Commando. Excerpt: Tube sound (or valve sound) is the characteristic sound associated with a vacuum tube-based audio amplifier. The audible significance of tube amplification on audio signals is a subject of continuing debate among audio enthusiasts. Many electric guitar, electric bass, and keyboard players in a range of popular, rock, funk, blues, reggae and jazz genres also prefer the sound of tube instrument amplifiers or preamplifiers. Before the commercial introduction of transistors in the 1950s, electronic amplifiers used vacuum tubes (known in Great Britain as "valves"). By the 1960s, solid state (transistorized) amplification had become more common because of its smaller size, lighter weight, lower heat production, and improved reliability. Tube amplifiers have retained a loyal following amongst some audiophiles and musicians. Some tube designs command very high prices, and tube amplifiers have been going through a revival since Chinese and Russian markets have opened to global trade-tube production never went out of vogue in these countries. Audiophiles disagree on the relative merits of tube and solid state amplification. Some prefer the sound produced with tube amplifiers on the grounds that it is more natural and satisfying than the sound from typical transistor amplifiers. Typically, in sound reproduction syst...



Audio Engineering Know It All

Audio Engineering  Know It All Author Douglas Self
ISBN-10 0080949649
Release 2009-03-06
Pages 936
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The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! Audio engineers need to master a wide area of topics in order to excel. The Audio Engineering Know It All covers every angle, including digital signal processing, power supply design, microphone and loudspeaker technology as well as audio compression. A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors Includes such topics as fundamentals, compression, and test and measurement The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume



Audio Electronics

Audio Electronics Author John Linsley Hood
ISBN-10 0750643323
Release 1999
Pages 375
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Audio Electronics is a unique electronics text in that it focuses on the electronics of audio design and explores the principles and techniques that underly the successful design and usage of analog and digital equipment. The second edition includes new material on the latest developments in the field: digital radio and television, Nicam 728, and the latest Dolby noise reduction systems. John Linsley Hood is responsible for numerous amplifier designs that have led the way to better sound, and has also kept up a commentary on developments in audio in magazines such as The Gramophone, Electronics in Action and Electronics World. Up-to-date material on the latest technological developments John Hood is a well-known and respected commentator on this industry



Designing Audio Power Amplifiers

Designing Audio Power Amplifiers Author Bob Cordell
ISBN-10 9780071640251
Release 2010-09-22
Pages 640
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Master the art of audio power amplifier design This comprehensive book on audio power amplifier design will appeal to members of the professional audio engineering community as well as the hobbyist. Designing Audio Power Amplifiers begins with power amplifier design basics that a novice can understand and moves all the way through to in-depth design techniques for the very sophisticated audiophile and professional audio power amplifier designer. This is the single best source of knowledge for anyone who wants to design an audio power amplifier, whether for fun or profit. Develop and hone your audio design skills with in-depth coverage of these and other topics: Basics of audio power amplifier design MOSFET power amplifiers and error correction Static and dynamic crossover distortion demystified Understanding negative feedback and the controversy surrounding it Advanced negative feedback compensation techniques Sophisticated DC servo design Audio measurements and instrumentation Overlooked sources of distortion SPICE simulation for audio amplifiers, including a tutorial SPICE transistor modeling, including the EKV model for power MOSFETs Thermal design and the use of ThermalTrak transistors Four chapters devoted to class D amplifiers Supplemental material available at www.cordellaudio.com includes: * Ready-to-run amplifier simulations * Key transistor models * Other bonus materials Make Great Stuff! TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.



Transistor audio amplifiers

Transistor audio amplifiers Author Dwight V. Jones
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822013562129
Release 1968-01
Pages 267
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Transistor audio amplifiers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Transistor audio amplifiers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Transistor audio amplifiers book for free.