Dating fender amps transformer
For dimensions and technical specifications, click here. For vintage blackface and silverface Twin Reverb, Pro Reverb, Super Reverb, Vibrolux Reverb, etc. 10" cut leads, X-Mount with 1 3/4" mounting centers.Input impedance 14.5K ohms, output impedance 4 ohms. Reverb transformer as found in the Fender '65 Twin Reverb Reissue, '65 Super Reverb Reissue, and '65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue. 10" leads with .187 faston connectors, X-Mount with 1 3/4" mounting centers. Strat, Stratocaster, Esquire, Telecaster, Tele, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Mustang, P. Bass and Fender are registered trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments.The boss came around and said what we'd be building. Probably the same as the pots and transformers that we just dug out of the boxes.I think in the corners of the boxes were older pots remaining from earlier dates... Like I said, there were 5 or 6 of us at the benches every day.
Is this amp an export model with a voltage selector in place of the AC convenience outlet on the rear panel? Arjay_________________"Here's why reliability is job one: A great sounding amp that breaks down goes from being a favorite piece of gear to a useless piece of crap in less time than it takes to read this sentence." -- BRUCE ZINKYIt is not a export model, there is a bit of varnish buildup on bottom , could you tell the best way to clean it up , just want to make certain of these numbers.
Well, this universal “truth” was debunked when we found a bunch of amps with transformers made by the Better Coil and Transformers company.
These are marked with EIA code “831” and are most prevalent during the 1966-68 time period.
Working at FMI – I was able to interview a fellow (who wishes to remain anonymous) who worked at Fender in 1972-73 in the amp department.
Although his job was somewhat limited, his recollections provided some really fascinating insights to how the amps were built.