what are tubes

Dave Hunter gets down to business with the tone generating clan of tubes: output tubes.

However many fancy gizmos the techs devise to give us “warm, tube-like" guitar sounds, real tonehounds know it's only happening in one place: real tubes! If you want to get it happening for you, though, you've got to understand what's going on with different tube types, and learn the various ways the wide range of tubes available will affect your sound. (Click here to read part one: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Preamp Tubes.)

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