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AMZ E-books

I have created a series of Acrobat pdf files of some of the most popular projects from AMZ. If you do not want to order the AMZ cd-rom just to get one or two projects, the ebook format allows you to order just what you need. AMZ ebooks are sent via email but since they are sent manually it may take up to 24 hours until it arrives.

Guitar Tablature Notebook - New in paperback on Amazon is my stylish tablature notebook designed for guitar players of all skill levels. It has a clean efficient design and also includes reference charts for all of the Major and Minor keys and a unique chart with chords for the Modes of Major.

  • Large 8.5 x 11 inch Paperback Book
  • Eight 6-line Staves Per Page
  • Excellent for composition, songwriting and lessons

Click here to order on Amazon. This paperback book is printed on demand once you have ordered it from Amazon.


Bass Tablature Notebook - New in paperback on Amazon is my stylish tablature notebook designed specifically for bass players. With eleven lines of tablature per page, it allows the songwriter to pack extra music into each page, allowing full access to more of a song without having to turn pages.

  • Large 8.5 x 11 inch Paperback Book
  • Eleven 4-line Staves Per Page
  • Excellent for composition, songwriting and lessons

Click here to order on Amazon. This paperback book is printed on demand once you have ordered it from Amazon.


Sheet Music Notebook - Blank manuscript paper for Musicians, Songwiters and Teachers. Perfect Gift for a student or other music lover who is interested in theory and composition.

  • Large 8.5 x 11 inch Paperback Book
  • Pages alternate with and without title line at top
  • 10 staves on titled page and 11 on the others
  • Excellent for composition, songwriting and lessons

Click here to order on Amazon. This paperback book is printed on demand once you have ordered it from Amazon.


Guitar Effects Explained - New in the Kindle store on Amazon is my eBook about the technology of guitar effects pedals. This book is for you, if you are a guitarist using effects pedals, and are curious to find out what's going on inside those colorful boxes on the floor. This book explains the technology of guitar pedals with only a small amount of math and scientific jargon.

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


Distortion Pedals Explained - New in the Kindle store on Amazon is my eBook about the technology of guitar distortion pedals. Written in a conversational style that should appeal to DIY Makers, hobbyists and guitarists who are just interested in what makes the hard-driving sounds, this book explains the technology of distortion and fuzz pedals with only a small amount of math and scientific jargon. You donít have to be an engineer to enjoy the book.

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


Guitar FX Mods: Big Muff Pi is an indepth look at the circuit inside one of the classic effects pedals of all time. Much of the testing and data included in this book has never been available on the web or in the previous ebooks on the pedal. New test results confirm that some of the long-held beliefs and secrets behind the operation of the circuit may be less influential than previously thought.

Written in a conversational style that should appeal to DIY Makers, hobbyists and guitarists who are just interested in what makes those hard-driving sounds, this book explains the technology in easy to understand language, with only a small amount of math and scientific jargon.

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


Guitar FX Mods: Pro Co Rat is an indepth look at the circuit inside one of the great distortion boxes of the last 30 years. New text and photos have been added to this Kindle ebook.

Written in a conversational style that should appeal to DIY Makers, hobbyists and guitarists who are just interested in what makes those hard-driving sounds, this book explains the technology in easy to understand language, with only a small amount of math and scientific jargon.

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


31 Days to a Better Guitar Sound. Are you looking for techniques to improve your guitar tone and sound? Sometimes, just trying a different technique or an alternate piece of equipment can act as a catalyst to help you find something that adds to your guitar playing experience and enjoyment of it. In most situations, there are no right or wrong methods, so experimentation is the key.

If you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited, you can read this eBook for FREE!

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


30 Days To A Better Novel: Unlock Your Writing Potential. With this ebook, you can improve your novel writing, your plot, and the character development. This book has one lesson per day for you to use to evaluate the finer points of novel writing, and how to apply them to your novel. Whether you are a first time novelist or seasoned author, these daily lessons will be valuable in polishing your writing style. Each lesson has an assigment associated with it that can be completed in less than 30 minutes.

If you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited, you can read this eBook for FREE!

Click here to order on Amazon. This Kindle ebook can also be read on your smartphone with the Kindle app, or with a laptop or PC using Kindle for PC. A Mac reader for Kindle ebooks is also available.


A Close Look at the Big Muff & Proco Rat - An in-depth look inside the workings of two of the most infuential guitar fuzz designs. Includes complete schematics for both circuits. This is a combination of the original material from the lab notebook as well as some all new material on modifications! Now includes the complete instructions on how to do my Fat Rat mods!- $7.00

Discontinued



Son of Screamer and Fuxxface Projects - Two of the most popular AMZ designs for guitar distortion. This ebook has the complete text from the AMZ cd-rom including schematics, pc layouts and all the graphics. - $7.00



The following Acrobat pdf files are conversions of selected Lab Notebook articles and are FREE for downloading:

Bridged-T Notch tone control. - Notch to Low Pass variable filters for tone control. (pdf)   New 12 Jan 2015

Compression & Limiting in Distortion Boxes - how does the signal get squashed and squeezed in your favorite pedal? (pdf)   New 17 Jul 2003

AMZ Presence Control - An innovative tone control network that adds another dimension to the basic single knob tone control (pdf)   New 4 May 2002

Guitar Pickup Simulation - A simple circuit to shape the frequency response of a signal to imitate the impedance of a guitar pickup output (pdf)   New 11 Apr 2002

TS-9 Fat Mods - Modify your Tube Screamer or clone to have more booty kicking bass response! (pdf)   New 11 Apr 2002

AMZ Double Tone - Improve the tone control filtering with simple mods (pdf)   New 1 Jul 2006

Tone Clipping - A simple and effective method to expand audio signal clipping (pdf)   New 1 Jul 2006

LED Noise - Prevent the LED indicator circuit from causing a "pop" in the audio (pdf)   New 8 Apr 2006

TS-9 Tone Control Mods - expanding the sound of this versatile circuit (pdf)   New 12 Nov 2007

Buffered Bypass for TS Clones - Modify your tube screamer clone for buffered bypass switching   New 30 Apr 2008


Listen to sound samples of some of the AMZ projects: Fat Gnat, Fet Muff, Son of Screamer and Fuzz Face. The Fat Rat samples are on the AMZ Custom Shop page.

AMZ ebooks are sent via email for fast delivery. You can send in your order by using the parts order form or use Paypal. Each ebook is individually serial numbered and checked before being sent.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these files and versions are available for the PC, Mac and other operating systems.

 


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