Guitar Amplifier Electronics: Basic Theory

Guitar Amplifier Electronics: Basic Theory

Richard Kuehnel

Our new book uses these calculators to design preamp stages, cathode followers, tone stacks, power amps, phase inverters, negative feedback, and power supplies.

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guitar amp plate bypass capacitor circuit

What does this calculator do?

A plate bypass capacitor is often used to attenuate treble in high-gain preamps. The calculator plots gain versus frequency based on component values and the characteristics of the triode. It does not account for coupling capacitor bass attenuation.