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And the book’s layout is good, comprising ten chapters, the first chapter covering power transformers and the last, voltage control input AC voltage control. Wem Publishing 13 Oct. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Find Rare Books Book Value.

Designing Power Supplies for Tube Amplifiers

Having now taken the plunge I have no hesitation in recommending it. But if we place a power resistor s in parallel with the resistor string, the LM and zener can still get the current they require. Pages with related products.

Blencowe was a Brit, not just because his first name is Merlin. Wem Publishing- Amplifiers, Vacuum-tube – pages. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Stereo and mono, octal and 9-pin printed circuit boards available.

Designing Power Supplies for Valve Amplifiers is a unique guide to the operation and designong design of linear power supplies, especially for valve equipment. Also other stuff like how to get rid of diode noise in rectifiers the best. In fact, it was only in reading his explanation of calculating heatsink requirements that my eyebrows began to knit, my forehead furrowed.


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B when I see a diagram of how to wire up a 78L12 linear regulator with an extra diode to get a He also knows that the audio circuitry makes different demands on a power supply and that tube audio makes extra demands, because of higher voltages involved.

Save your search to a want list and we’ll notify you by e-mail as soon as we locate a match. This book is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to build their own guitar amp projects, or just for getting a ampliriers understanding of how things work. Just more satisfaction in the bag, there. Can a positive, high-voltage, series, voltage regulator be made out of an LM?

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I’m sure suppllies could charge double and still have happy customers. It makes an excellently refresher course. I would use either a 10W resistor or two 5W 24k resistor in parallel. I wish everyone did business like you. An essential handbook for any valve amplifier enthusiast!

I would have also expected either fot appendix with the. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. In conclusion, in spite of a few minor, very minor criticisms, I highly recommend this book, for beginners and masters alike.


I own many many books on valve amps and this one is the most thorough, the best researched and best written of the lot of them. Visit our Help Pages.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. With the help of this book, and the companion on Preamps, I’ve started building my own amp projects that have worked out as expected.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As tubes grew ever less popular in sober electronics, this circuit was expunged from later data sheets.

So far, I haven’t found a single schematic typo, which is a laudatory achievement indeed. Instead, Designing Power Supplies for Tube Amplifiers summarizes existing tube-audio power supplies, but also reveals new techniques and designs.

Although this book is not intended for the beginner, learning is encouraged through practical design, and concepts are introduced at a basic level before the reader is accelerated to the stage of high-performance design, with over circuit diagrams and figures.

Speaking of guts, here is what those three pins connect to internally. Still, for this American, Mr.