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Any good books on tubes?

Post by Eddie » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:35 pm

Anyone know of any good reading on tubes for audio?
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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by elgrau » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:54 pm

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by angelod307 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:05 pm

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by treitz3 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:39 pm

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 by Jag_97470 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:03 pm

Oh sorry, I though it said any good books on boobs. Never mind. :D
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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Don » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:48 pm

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



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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Zoot Horn » Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:14 pm

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by BillD » Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:40 pm

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Eddie » Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:41 pm

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 by treitz3 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:07 am

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by OconeeOrange » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:02 pm

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.

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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Scarabeo » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:53 am

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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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Jag_97470 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:25 am

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:)
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Re: Any good books on tubes?

Post by Eddie » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:28 pm

Found some downloads of some books here!

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