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Build a High-Fidelity Tube Amplifier

Build a High-Fidelity Tube Amplifier

By Dick Whipple    View In Digital Edition  

Occasionally, I’d come across listening tests where participants preferred tube amps over solid-state. Specification-wise, the solid-state amps were clearly superior, but some listeners gave tube amps high marks saying they sounded “better.” The thought occurred to me that I might breadboard a tube amplifier and see how it sounded. In this series of articles, I present the details of how I returned to an analog listening experience.


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