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Brian Rois is the brainiac behind Analog Amp Modeling. He is the founder and product designer at Black Widow Audio Designs and loves to talk gear with anyone. When not designing, he can be found making his world famous artisanal pizza, which is only world famous because family in England thinks “it’s OK”.

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab?

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab?

Why does a tube amp always need to be connected to a cab? To answer this question, we are going to have to really go deep into how tube power amps work. Ignoring the phase splitter to keep things simple, a tube power amplifier consists of two basic parts: the power tubes and the output […]

Should we leave the Amp on standby?

Should we leave the Amp on standby?

The real purpose of a standby switch …

Are pedals with tubes the same as tube preamps?

Are pedals with tubes the same as tube preamps?

Are pedals with tubes the same as tube preamps?