Early Drum Machines

The First Drum Machine   Al-Jazari, an Arab engineer in modern Turkey, invented the first programmable drum machine. Moreover, his drum machine was described in The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices, which was written in 1206. His musical device...

Class G/H Amplifier

What is Class G/H Amplifier?   There are a variety of amplifier designs that enhance class-AB output stages. They have more efficient techniques to achieve greater efficiency with low distortion. These designs are common in large audio amplifiers. The heatsinks...

Introduction to Drum Machines

What is a Drum Machine?   Drum machines are electronic musical instruments that create percussion. They may imitate drum kits or other percussion instruments, or produce unique sounds. What’s more, most modern drum machines allow users to program their own...

Class AB Amplifier

What is a Class AB Amplifier?   As its name suggests, the Class AB Amplifier is a combination of the “Class A” and the “Class B” type amplifiers. The AB classification of the amplifier is currently one of the most commonly used types of audio power amplifier...

Production Music

What is Production Music?   Production music (also known as stock music or library music) is the name given to recorded music that can be licensed to buyers for use in film, television, radio, and other media. Often, production music libraries produce and own the...

Class B Amplifier

Class B Amplifier advantages   The Class B Amplifier has a significant advantage over their Class A amplifier cousins in that no current flows through the transistors when they are in their quiescent state (i.e., with no input signal). Therefore, the output...