Valve and Transistor Audio Amplifiers
From Book News, Inc. Audio designer Hood, with amplifier design classics to his credit, aims to assist the would-be designer to do what engineers do best: "... do for five pounds what any damn fool can do for fifty." In his review of early and contemporary components, designs, and problems, he advocates sound quality improvement through instrumental and human tests. Includes numerous figures, but only one reference (to another title by the author). Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis A complete guide to audio amplifier design, describing the major developments since the earliest days of amp design. Classic amps with valves and new designs using the latest components are discussed.