[Ardour-Users] New tube amps

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Dec 25 14:18:01 PST 2017

Will Godfrey <willgodfrey at musically.me.uk> writes:

> On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 21:34:58 +0000
> Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
>>On Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 11:31:39AM +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
>>> I mean, "staggering number of analog components that effectively
>>> reproduce the dynamic character of a traditional tube amp"?  The dynamic
>>> character of a traditional tube amp comes about by a staggeringly
>>> _small_ number of components.  A typical full-scale tube amp has fewer  
>>... which you can accurately mimic with about a dozen assorted resistors
>>and diodes, and an opamp, to the point that no-one can tell the
> I'd like to see a schematic of such a design... as I'm sure a great
> many other people would. You seem to be an expert on the matter so
> perhaps you could knock one up. Seeing as it's only a dozen or so
> components it shouldn't take long.


David Kastrup

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