If you have never fully appreciated the significance of the vacuum tube in the history of electronics then take a minute. The advent of this technological gem was the gateway to every form of modern day electronics. Interestingly, the vacuum tube well past 100 years of its invention is still part of cutting edge science and technology.
Have you ever wondered why we love tube amplifiers and are so fascinated by them and the warm and pristine sound only achievable listening through a tube amp? Well here is one more reason – the very interesting history of the tube amp and how it was directly tied to so many other technological developments and applications.