- http://www.diystompboxes.com/pedals/tubedummy.html – Tubes for Dummies. Quick and easy terminology overview. Discusses a typical triode (12AX7) gain stage.
- http://www.aikenamps.com/ – A great place to start learning some details about how tube amplifiers work.
- http://www.aikenamps.com/AmpTerms.html – A Glossary
- http://www.skipsimmonsamps.com/truthaboutvintageamps.html – The Truth About Vintage Amps. Word.
- http://www.guitardaterproject.org/potcodereader.aspx – Stamped on every potentiometer (volume and tone pots) is a six- or seven-digit source code that tells who made the pot, as well as the week and the year. This site will translate that code for you.
- http://www.schematicheaven.com/mods/datecodes.htm – Pots, and a good list of speaker manufacturer codes.
- http://www.triodeel.com/eiacode.htm – How to date almost anything. Includes tubes, transformer, capacitors and resistors.
- http://home.provide.net/~cfh/pots.html – More
- http://reviews.harmony-central.com/reviews/Guitar+Amp/brand/Lectrolab – Lectrolab Guitar Amp User Reviews at Harmony Central
- http://www.myrareguitars.com/1966-lectrolab-s400-guitar-amplifier – Rob Roberge waxes rhapsodic in an ode to the Lectrolab S400
- http://jedistar.com/ – Paul has pulled together a tremendous amount of eclectic info about guitar stuff, weird and otherwise. Make sure you look in all the nooks and crannies. For example, one page is devoted to acoustic stompboxes. Who knew?
- http://www.drtube.com/index.htm – Xavier van Unen MScEE has a fine and logically laid out collection of tube, guitar and audio amp schematics and links.
Buying and Selling
- Is a LECTROLAB for sale on Craigslist right now, anywhere? Find out HERE.
- Or click to see a LECTROLAB search of eBay.
- http://craigslistvintageguitarhunt.blogspot.com/ – Jim Christopher’s unique and wonderful aggregation of Craigslist ads for cool old guitars and amps. You can be sure that if a LECTROLAB amp shows up on Craigslist, Jim will have it posted pronto on his blog. Check it out!
- http://www.hotel2tango.com/ – An analog based 24 track 2″ recording studio in the mile end of Montreal. Equipment includes the rare Lectrolab R204D.
- http://dustyoldamp.wordpress.com/about/ – Dusty Old Amp – In Appreciation of Vintage Tube Guitar Amplifiers – A wonderful site for browsing and finding things you didn’t know you wanted. Like an Orpheum 700. And an Oliver G150R. And a lot of other stuff.
- http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/euphony – Euphony defined