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What Does This Thing Do? -- Output-tube Bias Circuit

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the eleventh part of Mojotone’s series What Does This Thing Do? we’re examining the output-tube bias circuit and its essential function within any amplifier.

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What Does Thing Thing Do? -- Output Tubes

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the tenth part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re examining output tubes, the big bottles that do the heavy lifting near the end of the signal chain.

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Tech Talk With James Gregg

It’s no secret that we here at Mojotone absolutely adore our customers, their work ethic, and their creativity. In fact, it’s that very work ethic and creativity that keeps pushing us to do what we do year after year. We love seeing people take an interest in something, learn as much as they can about it, problem solve, and persevere.

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What Does This Thing Do? - Bright Caps

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the ninth part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re examining bright caps, those enigmatic little chunks of dielectric that have such a big impact on your tone’s top end.

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Hang Time With Sarah Sheriff

Here at Mojotone, as many of you know, we aim to celebrate hard-working techs, DIYers, and musicians as best we can. Today we’re spending some time with a very hard-working guitarist who has been supporting Mojotone on social media and at gigs by rocking some serious speaker-cabinetry.

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What Does This Thing Do? -- Phase Inverter

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the eighth part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at the phase inverter, the gateway to the output stage.

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Martin McDaniel's Journey Through The Music Universe

Being in the gear industry for as long as we have has enabled us to cross paths with some really incredible players. No matter how long we do this, we are always amazed by the musicians who can go from the practice room, to the studio, to the stage without missing a beat. Those virtuosic jacks-of-all who can rip a monster guitar solo just as masterfully as they can write and sing a perfectly-crafted song.

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A Few Words From Billy Rowe

No doubt these companies offer quality products and have for many years, but what about those of us who want to own a guitar that is truly one-of-a-kind? A guitar that was built, by hand, just for us? This is where Billy Rowe of Rock N’ Roll Relics comes in strong!

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What Does This Thing Do? -- Output Transformers

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the seventh part of Mojotone’s series What Does This Thing Do? we’re examining output transformers and their impact on any guitar amplifier’s sound.

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What Does This Thing Do? -- Cathode-bypass Capacitors

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the sixth part of Mojotone’s series 'What Does This Thing Do?'...

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A Brief History Of John Souki

Today, we’ll be sitting down with our good friend John Souki. John is a versatile and intimidatingly-talented industry professional

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What Does This Thing Do? — Negative Feedback Loop

many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the fifth part of Mojotone’s series What Does This Thing Do? we’re examining negative-feedback loops and their impact on any guitar amplifier’s sound.

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A Quick Chat With Donnie Scearce of Sugar Guitars

Oftentimes, whenever we get enthusiastic about an artform (say…”playing guitar,” or something crazy like that) we eventually find ourselves diving deeper into the craft than we ever thought we might. This was definitely the case for Donnie Scearce, the founder/creator of Sugar Guitars.

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What Does This Thing Do? -- Coupling Capacitors

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the fourth part of Mojotone’s series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at coupling capacitors and their very real affect on the voice of any amplifier.

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Hang Time With Eddie Haddad

At Mojotone, we’re obviously miles down the manufacturing and supply path which puts us in close contact with techs, builders, rock stars, producers, and a slew of highly-competent hired guns. One hired gun who has continually impressed us with his dedication to the craft and knowledge of gear is Mr. Eddie Haddad.

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What Does This Thing Do? — Preamp Tubes

In the third part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at preamp tubes, the smaller tubes whose essential function enables the rest of the amp to crank up the volume.

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Reverb Tanks FAQ

What do the alphanumeric reverb tank names mean? How do I know which reverb tank I need?

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What Does This Thing Do? — Rectifiers

There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the second part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at rectifiers, those essential and often misunderstood components within the high-voltage power supply of any tube amp.

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An Analog Break From A Digital World

The biggest inspiration for our team here at Mojotone is the DIY community we’ve been so lucky to be a part of all these years. We learn as much from our customers as they learn from us, so it’s only fitting for us to honor some of the creative minds who spend so much time honoring their craft.

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What Does This Thing Do? -- Filter Capacitors

There are a lot of enigmatic components within any guitar amp, many of which remain mysterious even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the first part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at the filter capacitors

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