« This is how tube sounds in a rental apartment are possible! » Hearing a real, handmade tube sound from an amplifier in your own living room – for many guitarists this is a lifelong dream. Tube amplifiers are known for a …Read More »
Amplifier bias adjustment
« When is a bias adjustment of the quiescent current required? » In our article on bias adjustment, we try to explain the technical background and functions of quiescent current, give tips on the correct settings and reveal which amplifiers need to …Read More »
DIY repair for guitar amplifiers
« What can I do? » Every now and then a guitar amplifier needs to be repaired. What kind of damage can occur which can be repaired in a DIY procedure? When should a specialist take charge and when is a complete …Read More »
Guitar amp buzzing
« Identify and eliminate the causes of interferences » We’ve all been there: plugged in the guitar, turned up the amplifier and then…. then there’s this annoying background noise. Half buzzing, half crackling, the amplifier is drawing attention to itself. But where …Read More »
How long do amp tubes last?
Anyone who deals with the topic of tube amplifiers will sooner or later come across a list of the advantages and disadvantages of this old technology. At the top of the list of disadvantages is the increased wear on the valves. The …Read More »
Guitar amp kits
« The practical alternative to a self-build » Finally, get closer to the sound of your dreams without winning the lottery and putting the money into a decades-old original! If you don’t feel confident building an amplifier all by yourself, you’ll get …Read More »
How many watts in an amp
« Tips for proper performance » Warm, pure sound and the wonderful feeling of analogue technology: something only tube amps can offer. On top of all the questions about technical details and the mileage of a tube amp, many users ask us how …Read More »
What are matched tubes?
At some point in the life of a tube amplifier, the day comes when the first tube change is due. New tube amplifier fans in particular will then have to deal with a wide variety of facts and terminology related to electron …Read More »