Monday, October 23, 2017

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Comparing solid state guitar amplifiers versus tube / valve guitar amplifiers

Use of amplifiers to enhance the sound produced by guitars has been a common practice from the early 1930s when the first guitar amps were developed. Guitar amplifiers were initially intended to produce a sound that was as clear and as audible as possible to crowds of varying sizes. While tube amps which are also known as valve amps are designed to make use of vacuum tubes to effectively amplify the vibrations from the connected electrical guitar, the solid state amplifiers use transistors to get their desired results. Here are some common points of distinction between the solid state amps…

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