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Monoprice Pure Tube Stereo Amplifier
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Monoprice Pure Tube Stereo Amplifier Review

When you think about the benefits of a tube stereo amplifier, it’s not unreasonable to expect to pay at least $1,000 for audiophile-quality sound. An all-tube design with an integrated amp does an excellent job of enhancing vinyl’s best qualities while taking away the hiss and scratch. When you equip […]

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Digital Switching Class D or Class T Amplifiers

The first audio amplifier was created in 1906. A man named Lee DeForest came up with the idea of created amplification by using a triode vacuum tube. It was a mechanism that came from another one of his inventions called the Audion. DeForest noticed that when he had a diode […]

Is Fender Princeton Chorus a good amp
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Is Fender Princeton Chorus a Good Amp?

Fender introduced the Princeton series of amps for guitarists in 1947. The original line was discontinued in 1979, but the company created a few variations in the 1980s and 1990s to continue providing affordable support to players worldwide. The solid-state Fender Princeton Chorus amp first reached the market in 1988. […]

Electric-Avenues PA2V2
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Electric Avenues PA2V2

Electric Avenues is one of those small business success stories you love to see in the music industry. The company’s founder was an electrical engineering student who built a small amp to bring along for a four-hour round-trip daily commute. The goal was to have the headphones sound the same […]

ruTubes.com. review - What it's like to deal with them
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ruTubes.com Review What It’s Like to Deal with Them

It isn’t always easy to find vacuum tubes, indicators, capacitors, ferrite cores, and similar parts for your setup. Local shops don’t always stock these items. If you need to have your local store order these on your behalf, you’re almost better off buying what you need online. At least in […]

Four 8s vs. Two 12s - What Is Better for Your Ride
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Four 8s vs. Two 12s: What Is Better for Your Ride?

If you want to upgrade your vehicle’s sound system, the first step is to find the subwoofers that will deliver the frequencies you prefer. You’ve got a couple of options when picking the subs for your setup. Some people prefer using four 8s with their system, while others want to […]

Anyone remember Gorilla amps
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Anyone Remember Gorilla Amps?

If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably received a Gorilla GG-20 amp for practicing your electric guitar. Even the look of this amp screams like it came from 1985. You’ve got the diagonal gold stripes across the front, some squared mesh for diffusion, and the brand name in […]