Fender Narrow Panel Tweed Champ

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Model/Circuit Number: 5E1 (55-56) 5F1 (56-64)
Years of Production:
1955 – 1964
Era: Narrow Panel
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Chrome Panel top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12
Knobs: Black Chicken Head

  • Front: In, In Vol/Power Pilot Lamp, Fuse (2A)
  • Rear:

Cabinet: Reproduction Tweed Champ Combo Cabinet


Grill Cloth:

Logo: Cabinet Mounted, Script Fender Fullerton, California on rectangular tag

  • Size: 1 x 6″ or 1 x 8″
  • Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Model: Jensen p8T, Oxford 8EV or CTS AlNiCo(For more info, check out the Jensen Replacement Speakers)

Effects: None
Watts: 5 watts

  • Pre amp: 12AX7
  • Power: 6V6GT
  • Bias: Cathode
  • Rectifier: 5Y3GT

Model 5E1 gained extra high voltage filtering including a filter choke. A negative feedback loop was also added. Model 5F1 had had the filter choke removed from the circuit.

4 Responses to “Fender Narrow Panel Tweed Champ”

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  1. Comment by James Nichols — July 23, 2012 at 1:55 pm   Reply

    n anyone tell me where i can get replacement lettering for the vol control?? and tone?? thanks= jimthenick1@hotmail.com

  2. Comment by Aluna — August 14, 2012 at 7:05 am   Reply

    what is the difference between a 1amp and 2amp Champ 5F1? Does one have more power than the other? Does one break up sooner than the other?is one more desirable than the other as far as tone?

  3. Comment by christer fant — April 13, 2014 at 2:11 pm   Reply

    Hi !
    Is there such thing as a tweed champ with a serial number as high as c 21000 ?
    C Fant

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