Tube Sound was Re: [sdiy] Overdriving 4069UB

R. D. Davis rdd at
Mon Jan 2 23:44:26 CET 2006

Quothe Roy J. Tellason, from writings of Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 05:10:29PM -0500:
> On Monday 02 January 2006 04:52 pm, R. D. Davis wrote:
> > Why go through all that extra work instead of just putting a tube in
> > the circuit?
> Bulk,  heat,  power requirements...

...and fun along with practicality; let's not forget that tubes are
fun!  Therefore, does not the element of fun combined with the
practicality of a real tube shift the scales in favor of using a tube?

Of course, one could go to the other somewhat practical, although quite
frighteningly artificial, extreme and just do it all in software.  ...or
use real FETs as opposed to GlassFETs.

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