Ciletti, Eddie
November 2006
Mix;Nov2006, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p32
The article provides information regarding preamps. The source of voltage gain for preamps can be a single tube or transistor, and devices are daisy-chained for more gain. Tube preamps are considered to be mostly Class-A, as are many solid-state preamps. Meanwhile, generally speaking, transformerless preamps can be more transparent. Transformerless op amp-based preamps are affordable and are okay as long they are not worked too hard.


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