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Eddie

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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:35 pm

Any good books on tubes?

Anyone know of any good reading on tubes for audio?
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

I have one that I like: Elements of Radio (circa '40s). Very much "nitty-gritty" of how tubes/transformers/caps/coils work on an electron basis and covers all the different types (tubes)and advantages of each. This book was classified during WW-II.... It has a unique format in that the 1st half covers all the radio/amp circuts and radio/amp circut elements from a "words" standpoint, THEN the 2nd half covers the mathematics involved. Cool book... Ed
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:05 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

a taste of tubes

free download at anthem.com or what used to be sonic frontiers before they were bought up. send me an email and I will forward a copy to you. angelod307at msn dot com
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:39 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

OOOooo, good question! If you can get a hold of a copy, Manley supposedly has one of the best reference tube books out there. The last one I saw was a paperback in decent condition and if memory serves, it was at 85 or more dollars before the end of the auction.

I can't comment on anything other than that as I would rather have "The Professional Chef" from the Culinary Institute for 85 than the Manley tube book.
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:03 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Oh sorry, I though it said any good books on boobs. Never mind. :D
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:48 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Jag_97470 wrote:Oh sorry, I though it said any good books on boobs. Never mind. :D





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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:14 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Eddie,,I have a "mint" copy of Manley's Vacum Tube Logic Book" that I'm having a few copies made,,I'll reserve one for you.
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:40 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

angelod307 wrote:a taste of tubes

free download at anthem.com or what used to be sonic frontiers before they were bought up. send me an email and I will forward a copy to you. angelod307at msn dot com
I downloaded it from Anthem
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Post Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:41 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Zoot Horn wrote:Eddie,,I have a "mint" copy of Manley's Vacum Tube Logic Book" that I'm having a few copies made,,I'll reserve one for you.

thanks george
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Post Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:07 am

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Hey George. If you would be so kind, could you reserve me a copy as well? They are about as hard to come by as an honest cop.
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Post Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:57 am

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Me 3 George?
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Post Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:02 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Jag_97470 wrote:Oh sorry, I though it said any good books on boobs. Never mind. :D



Now why would you disrupt this thread ?? ](*,)
I say we penalize you 1000 posts so you will stop this crap.

Actually I thought is was about audio books you heard about on the tube.

Back on thread, have sold more tubes than most here will ever buy.
Tubes don't last forever, in fact, go down hill fast ---

So Bob made SUNFIRE ---

Still, nothing beats the sound of tubes, LPs, Cassettes, 8 tracks, me in the shower ----
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Post Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:53 am

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God took 7 days to make the Heavens and the Earth well 6 because on the 7th day he rested and enjoyed his Heavenly TUBE audio equipment who he gave a soul to. He loved his TUBES so much he gave Man a soul and the only way Man can get this close to Heaven without Dieing is through TUBE'S... AMEN!!! O:)
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Post Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:25 am

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Scarabeo wrote:God took 7 days to make the Heavens and the Earth well 6 because on the 7th day he rested and enjoyed his Heavenly TUBE audio equipment who he gave a soul to. He loved his TUBES so much he gave Man a soul and the only way Man can get this close to Heaven without Dieing is through TUBE'S... AMEN!!! O:)


Amen brother =D>
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Post Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:28 pm

Re: Any good books on tubes?

Found some downloads of some books here!

http://www.tech-systems-labs.com/books.htm
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