The model has received numerous circuit and cosmetic changes over the years. Custom design your own fender instrument from your laptop, mobile device or favorite retailer. Super 47 dual professional 5a4 5b4 layoutonly 5c4 5d4 5e4 5e4a 5f4 5g4 6g4 6g4a super 60 super reverb aa763 ab763 ab568 aa1069 aa270 cbs 45w mstrvol cbs 70w mstrvol super six reverb 100w 100w master vol. Fender amp parts 65 twin reverb reissue amp repair parts. Pilot lamp assembly, red, fender complete pilot lamp assembly. It was the black knob version but i dont know whether its the mia or mim one.
Tubes free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Furthermore, using your redknob fender 2x12 combo to nail the sound he typically gets using a marshall amp and 4x12 extension cabinet is, in my opinion, simply not achievable. It looks older and sounds different from the previous, this one sounds smoother and more rounded than the previous. The red knob twin has great big shiny ones that go bong. Achieve the sound and tone youre searching for with fender s redesigned mustang amp and the new fender tone app. The red knob solid staters are on my long list of worst sounding amps ever built. If you dont use channel 1, dont worry too much about this tube, any 12ax7 or 7025 will work though noisy or microphonic tubes in this position can be a problem even if youre not using that channel. The twin was fenders original two 12inch speaker tube amp launched in 1952. Jan 08, 2017 fender the twin red knob twin demo duration. Fender red knob twin troubleshoot all about circuits.
Upon sensing resistance, the knob will yield control to allow for manual. So, im curious about the differences between each version miamimred knobdsp. Fender amp preamp tube layout and recommendations kca nos. Beefing up channel 2 in fenders the twin premier guitar.
Fender amp heaven schematics tweed blackface brownface. Thats the basics of it the twin is its own amp the evil twin just says twin amp on the faceplate and came out in 9495 it was replaced around 992000 with the pro tube series twin, yet another variation on it. So, im curious about the differences between each version miamim red knob dsp. Its weird i still have some hum on the clean channel which is accentuated when i increase the treble pot and on the overdrive channel which increases when i dial the gain over 6. The history of the fender twin amp stretches all the way back to 1952 when it was first released. Fender twin reverb 1973 silverface price guide reverb. Fender guitar amplifier owners manuals archive this article contains a list of most archived copies of fender guitar amplifier owners manuals available. Call fender tech rep and ask if the twin requires a rebias adjustment if you replace a preamp tube or if a rebias adjustment is required if you replace a power tube. Super 47 dual professional 5a4 5b4 layout only 5c4 5d4 5e4 5e4a 5f4 5g4 6g4 6g4a super 60 super reverb aa763 ab763 ab568 aa1069 aa270 cbs 45w mstrvol cbs 70w mstrvol super six reverb 100w 100w master vol. If you find the tube that needs replacing does not require a rebias adjustment, go out and get the replacement tube or mail order it and replace it yourself. Fender the twin 2channel 100watt 2x12 guitar combo reverb. Prowess amplifiers offers resources for the guitar tube amplifier builder. Get great tone out of your fender twin reverb at a lower volume without spending a penny. Tube set for fender twin red knob which was made from 19871995.
Ill take it to a pro to work on it but i would like to know what it might be. The fender 65 twin reverb amp is an authentic alltube reproduction of the original classic. Fender amplifiers became established with the tweed series, wood cases covered in varnished cotton twill in the manner of suitcases of the era. Best clean tones ive ever heard eminated from those notorious and underrated red knob fender tubes amps. Rightclick to save the file or leftclick to open from your browser. Starting in the late 60s, the twin reverb switched from blackface to a silverface style cabinet. Dec 08, 2010 el34s biased cold at 9w like the 6l6s were. I recently picked up a 150 watt fender the twin with the red chicken head knobs.
I have all original tubes except for the power amp tubes, a matched set of mesa boogie 58816l6s. Fender pro tube tone master bassman twin reverb vibro guitar amp print ad. Wondering if anyone can tell a few things about this amp. For example, the early amps were covered in tweed cloth, referred to as airline linen, that was similar to what was commonly found on luggage in that era, while later amps. Fender made a limitededition mini twin practice amplifier modeled after the mid70s twin reverb models in 1996. A history of the fender twin amplifier fender guitars. I own a redknob super 60, which is a 1x12 amp of the same generation of fender amps as the redknob twin, and i used to play fairly regularly with a guy who had a redknob twin, so i know that they are fairly similar tonewise. The red knob series were the new fmics first amp line, introduced in 1988, and have nothing in common with any previous fender, in any way from the circuit design to the build methods. Furthermore, using your redknob fender 2x12 combo to nail the sound he typically gets using a marshall amp and 4x12 extension cabinet is, in my opinion, simply not. It is 100 watts but has a hilow output switch to 25 watts. Transform it from a way too loud beast to a sweet tone machine. Leggere questo manuale per utilizzare tutte le caratteristiche professionali che seguono.
Are the control knobs, ceramic tube pods, transformers. Remove the fuse on the back and check the fuse with your ohmmeter. The cyber twin, which combined a tube amp with a digital processor, was introduced in january 2001. The original twin was supplanted by the twin reverb in 1963 which has since earned a place as one of fender s most iconic amps. Never has such a fantastic sounding amp for clean tones, anyway been so universally scorned as those red knob amps from fender. The dual pro was the first twinspeaker amplifier, and also the first to employ. Fender vintage reissue 65 twin reverb 85w 2x12 guitar. Our tungsol premiere tube set provides full bodied tone with good gain and bite when turned up. The twin was fender s original two 12inch speaker tube amp launched in 1952.
Prowess amplifiers fender schematics the twin 88 to. That said, ill give you some simple suggestions that will hopefully bring the twin closer to a tone youll find more useful, as well as dealing with the loose and. Manuals are listed alphabetically by model and have been taken from our archives and converted into pdf documents. Fender musical instrument amplifier user manual 36 pages. Hilow power modes available at power up with 3way onoff control. Jeff plays his classic lick on a fender twin to compare with the princeton and is fitted with two 12inch 8 ohm. Pick up onlybut if you want to arrange shipping, thats up to buyer to take care of. Up for sale is this early 90s fender the twin red knob amplifier. Ive never understood why people say the red knob ss amps have good cleans.
Achieve the sound and tone youre searching for with fenders redesigned mustang amp and the new fender tone app. The red knob has some nice features that the twin didnt selectable external cabinet impedance selectable effects loop signal level balanced line out for recording or direct to a board both channels can be run through the reverb and a few other niceties. Switch on the power to the cybertwin and the red jewel on the front. The cybertwin is a complete collection of fender amps and their medley of voices. I got them because this is supposedly what robben ford uses the real ones and red knob twins and he is some sort of tone guru. The twin red knob one schematic tube amp information. The red knob twin was made until 1994, reissue vs original, fender twin reissue schematic. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Fender red knob champ 12 tube amp metal chassis for.
Deluxe reverb, vibrolux reverb, super reverb, twin reverb, showman reverb, pro reverb and dual showman reverb. Prowess amplifiers fender schematics the twin 88 to 92 fender red knob the twin amp. Both volumes are at 2 for the demo but it sounds better at 3gig level. Earlier twin reverb amps were known among musicians to be best suited for loud, clean tones.
All twins have had ss rectification since the early 60s, inculding all the famous blackface twin reverbs. Fender guitar and bass amplifier owners manuals and. The only problem is that they tend to shake themselves apart every 10 years or so if you play em loud all the time. If ordering for an older discontinued amp, please include photos or as much descriptive information on the product as you can. My last solid state was a red knob fender studio 85 back in the 80s when i first. I really couldnt tell a significant difference between the twin reverb tube and. The twin reverb ii was replaced by the twin, commonly referred to, though incorrectly as, the evil twin fender has only referred to the twin amp or the 94 twin amp as being the evil twin, not the red knob twin due to the addition of both a separate gain channel and a switchable overdrive on the clean, in 1987. They worked, but you had to jiggle them to get them to connect.
I think the pro tube twin is the one that is basically the same amp as fender s reissue of the sunn model t they put out for. I knew little about him, but i read online about his red knob twin love and how he is a tone guru and thought id check it out. Fender keyboard amplifier owners manuals archive fender guitar and bass amplifier owners manuals and schematics hard copy archives. The red knob tube amps, i havent found a bad one yet, if you like fender amp sounds. The original twin was supplanted by the twin reverb in 1963 which has since earned a place as one of fenders most iconic amps. Vol, trebboost, midcut, bass ch 1 in, ch 1 in ch 2 in, ch 2 in gain, trebboost. Fender twinamp tube layout discussion in amps and cabs started by famouspogs, jun 20, 2009. Fender vintage reissue 65 twin reverb 85w 2x12 guitar combo. Fender guitar amplifier owners manuals archive fender. My fender red knob twin guitar amp does not turn on at all.
It wasnt just a removal of red knobs and grey grill cloth. I generally dont, but i find these to be as good as any. First year of release with pushpull feature on every available knob. The 105watt twin reverb ii of late 198286 and the 100watt redknob later. Fender audio owners manuals current fender audio owners manuals archive fender accessories owners manuals. The fender 65 twin reverb amp is an authentic all tube reproduction of the original classic. The fender twin and twin reverb are guitar amplifiers made by fender musical instruments. Fender tone master twin reverb 2x12 200watt combo amp. The silverface edition mt10 had the authentic look right down to the grillcloth. The tube complement consists of three 12ax7a 7025 tubes in the front row, followed by one 12ax7a, one 12at7, and four 6l6gcs in the back row.
I finished replacing all the filter caps on my fender the twin aka red knob. Fender 65 twin reverb neo 2x12 85watt tube combo amp wine. Fender the twin red knob 212 2x12 combo amp vinyl amplifier cover fend174. Fender amp preamp tube layout and recommendations kca.
I was able to replace all the jacks with no problem,except for 1. I think the pro tube twin is the one that is basically the same amp as fenders reissue of the sunn model t they put out for. Filter caps replacement and still some hum on fender red knob. Leo fender began building guitar amplifiers before he started manufacturing electric guitars. Fender then ceased amp production for about three years when cbs sold the company. This amp comes with 2 x 12 original fender speakers. Newsroom fender play foundation affiliate program modern slavery act.
The twin reverb is the king of fender blackface amps. But 23 the weight and same quality build and sound. Tonewise i think people are happy with red knob twins eric johnson helped with street cred, i believe the infamy was related to reliability issues. Cosmetically, this amp has wear however its in good working order. Filter caps replacement and still some hum on fender red. On the front panel, the first 2 of 4 guitar input jacks were broken. Fender actually had a campaign for this improved version. Tone master twin reverb tone master deluxe reverb mustang lt25.
Red knob i traded a fender 212 hot rod deville for my red knob twin about 6 years ago. The schematic diagram for the twin red knob shows two fuses on the ac power input. It has earned a reputation of being one of the cleanest. Dual channel and reverb onoff controlled with footswitch. There is also plenty of headroom for nice clean tone chimes. Variable wattage knob, normal and bright inputs, class ab power. With a modified twin reverb alltube circuitry silverandturquoise front panel and classy aluminum drip shared reverb and tremolo on both channels edge. Ive changed the fuses and power tubes and it doesnt turn on. Fender was phasing out the tv panel design introduced in summer 1948 in favor. The first cloth used was an offwhite fabric, followed by a horizontalstripe twotone pattern, and finally a. Ready for installation and wiring in the fender 65 twin reverb reissue. Black, forward facing w white labels, controls numbered 1 10 knobs.
Theyre decent amps, and definitely loud, and definitely very heavy. The redknob series were the new fmics first amp line, introduced in 1988, and have nothing in common with any previous fender, in any way from the circuit design to the build methods. During 1994 it was slightly modified and the knobs were changed from red to black, keeping the same shape. The nickname is a misnomer, as tweed is a coarse woollen fabric, often woven in a twill pattern. These are the most commonly replaced parts in fender 65 twin reverb.746 185 190 211 173 759 1072 83 1345 802 1535 897 387 407 419 1208 1208 71 622 874 1144 1410 713 968 126 1219 539 1353 1082 845 265 673 765 765 1422