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 preamp output impedance circuit

What does this calculator do?

The calculator calculates a triode amplifier's unloaded voltage gain (the gain without being connected to the next stage) and output impedance based on the triode's characteristics, resistor values, and whether or not the cathode resistor is fully bypassed by a capacitor CK.


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