[Ardour-Users] New tube amps

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Dec 25 14:29:06 PST 2017

On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:18:01 +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
>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 difference.
>> 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.  

That isn't the same as an emulation of a well-liked VOX, Marshall,
Fender etc. tube amp.

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