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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Tech Talk - Fender "Princeton-Amp" 5F2 (1957)

Great Little Amps... as pointer out in an earlier post, these are being reproduced by other companies and possibly to very excellent specifications.


Model/Circuit Number: 5E2, 5F2, 5F2-A
Years of Production: 1955 - 1960
Era: Narrow Panel
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Chrome top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12
Knobs: Black Chicken Head
Faceplate

* Front: 5E2, 5F2: Fuse (2A), Pilot Lamp, Tone/Power Sw, Vol, In, In ; 5F2-A: Fuse(¾A), Power Sw, Pilot Lamp, Tone, Vol, In, In
* Rear:

Cabinet

* Dimensions: Narrow Panel: 1955: 12½'' x 13½'' x 8'', 1955-1960: 16¾'' x 18'' x 8¾''
* Hardware: None
* Handle: Leather Handle
* Feet: Glides
* Corners: None


Covering Material

* Tolex/Tweed: Diagonal Tweed
* Grill Cloth: Brown Grill Cloth

Logo: Cabinet mounted, Script
Weight:
Speaker

* Size: 1 x 8
* Impedance:
* Model: Jensen P8T, Oxford 8EV or Cleveland 8(For more info, check out the Jensen Replacement Speakers)

Effects:
~Watts: 4 1/2 watts
Tubes

* Pre amp: 12AX7
* Power: 6V6GT (single ended)

Bias: Cathode Bias
Rectifier: 5Y3GT


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