More than a mere collection of resumés, Illustrated History of High-End Audio – Volume Two: Electronics puts the evolution of high-performance audio into historical context with insightful essays, informative interviews, and expert commentary by the The Absolute Sound writing team and industry luminaries.
The TAS team, as edited by Robert Hartley, brings you the inside stories of the industry’s most fabled engineers and how they started their companies and developed the technologies behind their signature products.
Find out intriguing facts and insights that span nearly a century of amplification:
- What were the reasons for the explosion of creativity in the early 1970s?
- Why did the vacuum tube — all but forgotten for nearly a decade — make such a spectacular comeback?
- How do the world’s most famous amplifier designers view their art and contributions to the high end?
The answers are all here in Volume Two of the Illustrated History.