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 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.


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