Linear Audio 7
Linear Audio Vol 7 is the eight issue of a series of printed bookzines dedicated to technical audio and perception.
Joachim Gerhard is back with a very personal account of his years’ long search for The Gpole. Tutorials Malcolm Hawksford reviews Audio Equalization for RIAA- and tone controls and offers MatLab based design tools, while Douglas Self investigates Optimizing RIAA realization.
David Zan starts with Part 1 of his quest Towards Advanced Power Amplifiers, while Giovanni Stochino explores other avenues to the perfect amplifier in Recent investigations and developments related to feedback and feed-forward error correction; Stuart Yaniger offends tube- and solid-state fans equally in part 1 of The Equal Opportunity MM preamp. Burkhard Vogel has a high performance affordable design for A Poor Man’s Measurement Amplifier.
Simulation and modeling
Barrie Gilbert explains how to use design tools in an intelligent way for Experimental Design in Simulation.
Finding the ideal speaker enclosure shape is not trivial, but George Ntanavaras undertook the quest and ended up with The Prisma Loudspeaker.
The Way I see it…
Further to his observation of differences in identical circuits in different implementations, Stan Curtis looks at Component-level mutual induction and explores a possible cure.
Jan Didden and Stuart Yaniger review the Smyth Research Inc. Realiser A8 and are very impressed by its listening venue virtualization.
Morgan Jones’ 2nd edition of Building Valve Amplifiers just rolled of the presses and Marcel van de Gevel finds it highly recommended for your book shelf.
Enjoy another issue packed with creative, innovative and thought-provoking articles!