Do someone know where I cans find the “Designing Power Supplies for Tube Amplifier” by Merlin Blencowe book in USA?? Designing Power Supplies for Valve Amplifiers is a unique guide to the operation and practical design of linear power supplies, especially for valve equipment. I’ve been getting a lot of mail about my power supplies book. I’m sorry to say I permanently removed it from print.

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How to design valve guitar amplifiers

Building your own guitar amp is a rewarding pastime, but learning how to do it can be time consuming and frustrating sometimes. Because of it I radically changed the power supply design for an amp I was designing and building. In fact, it was only in reading his explanation of calculating heatsink requirements that my eyebrows began to knit, my forehead furrowed. Whilst anyone can learn the skills to build an amazing amplifier, it goes without saying that you must never work on a live amplifier!

Design and Construction of Tube Guitar Amplifiers.

For example, although he praises silicon thermal pads, so much tidier, he says nothing about the up to 1. Audiophiles, guitarists and general hobbyists alike will find this book an invaluable source of detailed information on transformers, rectifiers, smoothing, high-voltage series and shunt regulators, and much more.


Find it in a library. An essential handbook for any valve amplifier enthusiast!

Designing Power Supplies for Tube Amplifiers

Next, we move on to the series high-voltage regulator based on the LM Click the images to find out about the books. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Audiophiles, guitarists and general hobbyists alike will find this book an invaluable source of detailed information on transformers, rectifiers, So I waited patiently for this book to arrive and wasn’t in any way disappointed. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Interested in making your own ribbon microphones? There are two or three power-supply topologies which are seen again and again in valve amps, and are regarded as almost standard, being more-or-less copied from the popular, early amps. This is the baby-step circuit before we move on the actual circuit; nonetheless, it might prove adequate for many preamp and line-stage amplifier applications. Having said that, in my opinion you should already be fairly knowledgeable about amplifier building and operation, AND really be into this topic to buy this book.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I provide the information on this site free of charge, and it is up to you to exercise caution and common sense at all times to avoid electrocuting yourself, and make your amplifiers safe to use.

Can you say that about all that you find in a Google search? An essential handbook for any valve amplifier enthusiast!

The LM is in control, measuring the output voltage and applying corrections as needed. Yet, Designing Power Supplies for Tube Amplifiers is not a tedious academic book, stuffed with footnotes and turgid prose, a textbook that one is forced to buy and which we read only under duress and which we are happy to be rid of once our class has ended.


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Although this book is not intended for the beginner, maplifiers is encouraged through practical design, and concepts are introduced at a basic level before the reader is accelerated to the stage of vale design, with over circuit diagrams and figures. More options New search. Adjust your search criteria ISBN 13 English Choose a language for shopping. The low-voltage regulator establishes and maintains the fixed output voltage, while the high-voltage triode shields the solid-state device from lethal voltages.

Building valve amplifiers is also more addictive than nicotine; you have been warned. So far, I haven’t found a single schematic typo, which is a laudatory achievement indeed. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. One oddity is finding what should have been the eleventh chapter Cooling and Heatsinking nested in chapter seven, “Series Voltage Stabilizers.

I had bought his pre-amp book before, and like that one, this book has lots of great information on an often ignored section of guitar amplifiers. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.