Part 4: Amplifying mic level input signal

On our last blog, we talked about distortion and harmonics. http://www.fivefishaudio.com/blog/distortion-harmonics-solid-state-vs-vacuum-tubes/ and how this enriches 2nd harmonics in our signals. Here’s a nice animation showing how the 2nd harmonics get stronger the more we push our preamp harder, and note how we’re getting soft, assymetrical clipping…. thanks to our