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DIYtubes is a sub dedicated to the discussion and appreciation of vacuum tubes and their applications.
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Please be awesome to your fellow DIYers. Please be safe with high voltage (see wiki). Please remember to include link flair on your posts. Please have fun. Updoots only.
The kinds of things that make this sub better:
links to documented tube projects
links to excellent design information or tools
questions about tubes or troubleshooting
pictures of sexy stuff you built
including link flair on your posts
Stuff that makes this sub less than awesome:
debates about solid state vs tubes
links to commercial tube products (unless DIY related)
not citing or crediting designers
not including schematics or design information
browbeating the newbies
These guidelines are not meant to censor discussion. They are meant to ensure that /r/DIYtubes becomes a focused sub.
Other Subs of Interest
/r/diyaudio - the catch-all diy audio sub
/r/diysound - for technical discussion and help
/r/diyaudioswap - have parts, skills, or projects you'd like to sell or trade?
/r/audiophile - commercial product discussion
/r/headphones - things that go over or into your ears
/r/vinyl - our analog brothers
/r/vinylpro - our analog cousins
/r/AskElectronics - great engineering info
/r/vintageaudio - for great vintage equipment information
/r/toobamps - for all your guitar-related toob needs
/r/tubeporn - hot pics (safe for work)
/r/audioengineering - pro sound and recording discussion
/r/budgetaudiophile - for rockin' on a budget
/r/electronics - for general electronics theory and reading
/r/amateurradio - for all your VHF and UHF tube topics
/r/headphonemods - for headphone DIY
/r/diypedals - do you guitar fx?
/r/VintageRadios - great community focused on classic radios
>######Check out our sister-subs /r/diysound for speakers and solid-state and /r/headphonemods for headphone DIY!