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FACTOIDS & TRIVIA

The Fender Deluxe Amp, model 5B3, received a cosmetic makeover in 1952.  The new style cabinet is often referred to as the “wide panel” cabinet.  The 5B3 circuit in the wide panel cabinet only lasted until mid-1954, after which the 5C3 circuit emerged.  The 5C3 differed from its predecessor by virtue of a negative feedback loop which the 5B3 lacked.
 

FENDER DELUXE AMP (1952)
 

Power Amp:  Tube; 2 x 6V6GT, 12 watts RMS @ 8 ohms

Preamp:  Tube; 2 x 6SC7

Rectifier: Tube; 1 x 5Y3GT

Speakers:  1 x 12" Jensen P12R

Channels:  2 (Instrument, Microphone); 2 inputs (Instrument), 1 input (Microphone)

Effects:  None

Controls:  Volume for each channel, master tone

Dimensions:  16 1/4 H x 18 W x 7 1/2 D inches

Total Weight:  26 lb. 







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