EXPLAINING THE PHENOMENON OF TUBE AMPLIFIER WARM-UP TO REACH MAXIMUM SONIC PERFORMANCE

We are often asked: How long do I need to warm up my tube amp for it to sound its best? And why? The short answer, in my experience, is close to an hour. Not that it won’t sound pretty decent after the first 10 minutes or so, but about 45 minutes after …
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