Keep Your Gear Running

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Product Overview

Electronics for Musicians Keep Your Gear Running was written especially for:
  • Musicians (guitarists, bassists, keyboardists & vocalists)
  • Bar & Club Owners
  • DJs
  • Sound Reinforcement Technicians
  • Recording Engineers & Producers
  • Sound System Contractors
  • Church sound system techs & installers Keep Your Gear Running is written by a guitarist who has been working for the last 18 years as a repairman at a major music store in the Midwest. The book is written using easy-to-understand terms (no electronics degree required!), illustrated with simple diagrams, and includes information on:
  • Electronic terms, electronic basics
  • Components (resistors, capacitors, etc.)
  • The Physics of sound
  • Speaker Impedance
  • Mic Impedance
  • How batteries work
  • How speakers & mics work
  • How wireless works
  • How tubes work
  • How amps work
  • How synths work
  • How PAs work
  • How Recording Gear works
  • How Guitar Electronics work
  • Why stuff breaks
  • Why amps break
  • Why speakers break (& how to repair them)
  • General information on repairs A generous section of appendices is also included, with a glossary of electronic terms. This book is a must-have for anyone dealing with today's music equipment! ©2004, 256 pages.