How to Hot Rod Your Fender Amp

Author: Jeffrey Falla
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 9780760338476
Release Date: 2011-02-03
Genre: Music

This guidebook shows owners and dreamers the basics of getting the best sound possible out of their Fender amp with simple and advanced modifications. These include essential and fundamental tips like selecting tubes, capacitors, pots, and other electronic equipment, as well as biasing and setting up your amp. It also covers great hot-rodding enhancements to give you the tone of the pros at your fingertips, such as making one channel into an overdrive channel, modifying tone controls, making one channel either a Marshall or Vox channel (changing preamp and tone arrangement—not a permanent, destructive mod), building splitter boxes to run two amps simultaneously, creating splitter speaker setups within one amp, building the perfect gig amp (something light and portable, but with big sound, like an early Mesa Boogie), and more.

Tube Amp Talk for the Guitarist and Tech

Author:
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0964106019
Release Date: 1997-12-01
Genre: Music

(Book). For this follow-up to his popular A Desktop Reference of Hip Vintage Guitar Amps , Gerald Weber has compiled his articles and "Ask Gerald" columns that have appeared in Vintage Guitar from 1993 to 1996. As a special bonus, Ken Fischer's "Trainwreck Pages" from Vintage Guitar are also included. This book assumes that the reader has at least a working knowledge of tube guitar amplifiers, and it will be helpful and interesting whether or not guitarists intend to perform their own servicing.

Design and Construction of Tube Guitar Amplifiers

Author: Robert C. Megantz
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615291805
Release Date: 2009-08-13
Genre: Amplifiers, Vacuum-tube

A complete yet easy-to-understand technical description of tube guitar amplifiers, intended for musicians and amplifier designers and builders.

The Acoustic Guitar Handbook

Author: Paul Balmer
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 0760340226
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Genre: Music

This is the first hands-on how-to manual devoted to acoustic guitars. This guidebook shows owners and dreamers the basics of selecting and buying acoustic guitars; performing maintenance and repairs like tuning, setting intonation, doing fret repairs, adjusting bridges and nuts, and troubleshooting; doing spur-of-the-moment stage-side fixes; and adding some basic "performance" enhancements like aftermarket pickups and more.

Electronic Media

Author: Norman J. Medoff
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317448631
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Electronic Media: Then, Now, and Later provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting and the subsequent advancements into digital media. The Then, Now, and Later approach focuses on how past innovations laid the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the opportunity and demand for evolution in both broadcasting and digital media. An updated companion website provides links to additional resources, chapter summaries, study guides and practice quizzes, instructor materials, and more. This new edition features two new chapters: one on social media, and one on choosing your entertainment and information experience. The then/now/later thematic structure of the book helps instructors draw parallels (and contracts) between media history and current events, which helps get students more engaged with the material. The book is known for its clear, concise, readable, and engaging writing style, which students and instructors alike appreciate. The companion website is updated and offers materials for instructors (an IM, PowerPoint slides, and test bank)

The Guitar Amp Handbook

Author: Dave Hunter
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 087930863X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Music

(Book). There's a huge amount of hype and mythology surrounding tube amplifiers in the guitar world. For years, experts have argued over the tiny details of exactly how they do what they do, and how their various components interact. What's undeniable is that, far more than being just a "loudness booster," the unique combination of tubes, capacitors, resistors, and transformers in these amps can contribute enormously to the quality of sound derived from any electric guitar. In this thorough and authoritative book, Dave Hunter cuts through the marketing hyperbole, and the blind faith, and supplies all the information you need to choose the right amp, and get the best from it. The book also features exclusively conducted, in-depth interviews with leading figures in the tube amp-building world including Ken Fischer, Mark Sampson, and Michael Zaite and even provides full instructions on how to construct your own high-quality tube guitar amp from scratch.

Hal Leonard Guitar Method

Author: Will Schmid
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634047019
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Music

Includes guitar chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.

Pickups

Author: Mario Milan
Publisher: Centerstream Pub
ISBN: 1574242091
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Genre: Music

(Guitar). Guitar collectors rejoice! The first book to examine pickups in detail is here! Covers everything from the first experiments to classic models conceived for Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro, Epiphone and others, with an overview of Japanese and European manufacturers. Includes a 32-page color section of the most popular models and rarities, a timeline, info on building pickups and technical specs, and biographical notes on George Beauchamp, Leo Fender, Seth Lover, Larry DiMarzio and Seymour Duncan.

Electric Guitar Making Marketing

Author: Leo Lospennato
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1514353083
Release Date: 2015-06-14
Genre:

This book tells you everything about building professional electric guitars, from the selection of the wood all the way up to the finishing and the setup. It's all about leaving your dentin the universe in the shape of the most beautiful, incredibly sounding guitar you can make. But building a guitar professionally starts before you even cut the wood: You need to setup a proper workplace, define your identity as guitar maker, and decide the guiding principles of your endeavor as luthier. And then you have to sell the things, of course. So the last part is focused in the marketing process. You will read about positioning your brand, pricingyour instruments, photographing them, promoting them, building a great website for your lutherie business, using social networking to show your work to the world, and managing and closing guitar sales. Written by renowned luthier Leo Lospennato (author of the bestseller "Electric Guitar and Bass Design") this book represents the new standard in solid-body guitar making, and the only resource that presents in depth both the technical and commercial aspects of the fascinating art of building musical instruments."

The Stratocaster Manual

Author: Terry Burrows
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 9781627888004
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: Music

This is the ultimate owner's manual for the world's most popular guitar! This is a step-by-step, heavily illustrated guide to everything about the legendary Fender electric guitar, the Stratocaster! It shows owners and dreamers the basics of selecting and buying Strats; maintenance and repairs such as tuning, setting intonation, tremolo alignment, fret repairs, and bridge and nut adjustments; electrical troubleshooting; spur-of-the-moment stage-side fixes; and some basic "performance" enhancements such as adding "hot rod" Fender and aftermarket pickups, locking-tremolo nuts, and more. Let world-renowned guitar expert Terry Burrows be your guide to this awesome instrument. Gorgeous shots of Fender guitars and guitar parts and images of well-known musicians playing Stratocasters make this a book no fan will want to miss.

Hal Leonard Bass Method

Author: Ed Friedland
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781476857404
Release Date: 1996-04-01
Genre: Music

(Bass Method). The Hal Leonard Bass Method is designed for anyone just learning to play electric bass. It is based on years of teaching bass students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best bass teaching ideas from around the world! The second edition has been totally revised and features all new engravings and photos. The books have been updated to meet the needs of today's bass students by renowned bassist and author Ed Friedland. Book 1 teaches: tuning, playing position; musical symbols; notes within the first five frets; common bass lines, patterns and rhythms; rhythms through eighth notes; playing tips and techniques; more than 100 great songs, riffs and examples; and more!

Fundamentals of Multimedia

Author: Ze-Nian Li
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783319052908
Release Date: 2014-04-09
Genre: Computers

This textbook introduces the “Fundamentals of Multimedia”, addressing real issues commonly faced in the workplace. The essential concepts are explained in a practical way to enable students to apply their existing skills to address problems in multimedia. Fully revised and updated, this new edition now includes coverage of such topics as 3D TV, social networks, high-efficiency video compression and conferencing, wireless and mobile networks, and their attendant technologies. Features: presents an overview of the key concepts in multimedia, including color science; reviews lossless and lossy compression methods for image, video and audio data; examines the demands placed by multimedia communications on wired and wireless networks; discusses the impact of social media and cloud computing on information sharing and on multimedia content search and retrieval; includes study exercises at the end of each chapter; provides supplementary resources for both students and instructors at an associated website.