Guitar Amplifier Electronics: Basic Theory

Guitar Amplifier Electronics: Basic Theory

Richard Kuehnel

Our new book uses these calculators to design preamps, power amps, and power supplies. An entire chapter is devoted to sculpting the dynamics of overdrive and harmonic distortion.

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guitar amp RC lowpass filter

What does this calculator do?

The most common guitar amplifier power supply ripple filter is the simple RC low-pass filter. This calculator computes ripple attenuation in dB, the DC voltage drop across the series resistor, and the cutoff frequency in hertz.


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