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Besides, no article in the Dating Fender Amps by Serial Number series would be complete without some interesting information, n’est ce pas?Fender Amp Piggyback Fender Musical Insterments Santa Ana, Calif.Non-Schumacher transformers – It’s been universally accepted that Fender only used Schumacher transformers on amps made in the 1960s and 1970s.His particular area of expertise is in Fender amps made from about 1960 through 1967.A little light Googling revealed serial numbers for a few other amps in the range - they seemed all mixed up together.Then the terrible truth dawned on me: they WERE all mixed up; Fender had decided to change their 35-year-old system of serial numbering so that, starting in 1982, every amp had a unique number.In either case, the remaining 2 digits are the week of manufacture (01 to 52). (refer to the chart shown below) YY = is a one or two digit code indicating the year of manufacture. You may also use 5V4 types or 5R4 types (if they fit physically). Inexpensive Russian 5Y3GTs are readily available and suitable. A low-noise, low-microphony 12AX7 or 7025 is recommended. Suggest a 12AX7 with high gain and reasonable quality, though very low noise or hum is not required. Suggest a 12AX7 with high gain and reasonable quality, though very low noise or hum is not required. Suggest a 12AX7 with high gain and reasonable quality, though very low noise or hum is not required.With this in mind, remember if the last two digits of the source-date code are greater than 52, you're not looking at the source-date code! If it's a one-digit number you need to determine the correct decade of the amp some other way. Deluxe AB763 - Tube Package First tube is preamp, 7025 is specified. Recommend a type with a coiled heater, such as NOS 7025s or ECC83s. Preferred Series 7025 and Tung-Sol 12AX7 are suitable, 5751 not recommended. Preferred Series 7025 and Tung-Sol 12AX7 are suitable, 5751 might be usable. Preferred Series 7025 and Tung-Sol 12AX7 are suitable, 5751 not recommended. This model uses solid-state rectifiers rather than tube rectifiers. This model uses solid-state rectifiers rather than tube rectifiers.

Remember, your amp is newer than the newest component. Recommend a type with a coiled heater, such as NOS 7025s or ECC83s. Preferred Series 7025 and Tung-Sol 12AX7 are suitable, 5751 not recommended. Any 12AX7 or 7025 is usable here--it need not be low-noise or low-hum, nor does it need to be tested for microphony. The solid-state diodes used in older Fender amps are rather primitive compared to modern devices--if you wish slightly better performance, suggest speaking to a service technician about replacing the diodes with modern fast-recovery epitaxial (FRED) diodes. A low-noise, low- microphony 12AX7 or 7025 is recommended. The solid-state diodes used in older Fender amps are rather primitive compared to modern devices--if you wish slightly better performance, suggest speaking to a service technician about replacing the diodes with modern fast-recovery epitaxial (FRED) diodes.Could Fender make so many PRIIs, considering they were making another 13 amp types in the range at the same time?Then Soren in Denmark started showing serial numbers on his excellent Super Champ website, which is no longer on the web - some of those numbers fell in between some of 'my' PRII numbers.latest updates; small changes to a few amp batches dates, Dec 2015, Feb 2016, July 2016, Sep 2016, March 2017 small changes to 4 amp batches, Nov 2015 typos found, two edits, thanks Ben H, June 20 info updated, totals unchanged Oct 2014 really nifty table design Aug 2014 small data and totals updates Jan 2014 (info updated In 2002 I acquired a Princeton Reverb II. Fender don't part with that kind of information*, so as part of the website I developed for this amp's care and feeding, I put out a call for serial numbers.Eventually, I thought, I'll get a rough idea what the highest and lowest s/ns were.For example, if you find pots from late ‘64 and transformers from early ’65, you can be pretty sure your amp is a 1965. Preferred Series 7025 and Tung-Sol 12AX7 are suitable. Super 6G4 First tube is first channel preamp, 7025 is specified. Recommend a type with a coiled heater, such as NOS 7025s or ECC83s. Twin 6G8; Showman 6G14 First tube is first channel preamp, 7025 is specified.

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