Why Tubes Sound Good in Audio Systems

Tubes or solid state transistors in audio playback systems? There’s been a decades-long debate over this in the audio world. Solid state measures better. Tubes usually measure worse and yet many people will tell you that tubes sound better. Personally, I prefer to use tubes at the preamp level in my otherwise all digital audio system. Ken Rockwell has written a good article on this very subject. Link here: Link

A tubed headphone amplifier. Image Credit: Parts Express

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