Fender Studio Bass

Fender Studio Bass
NO Schematic
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Model/Circuit Number: Studio Bass
Years of Production: 1977 – 1980
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Black forward facing w/ white labels
Knobs: Black skirted w/ chrome center, numbered 1 – 10 (EQ knobs numberd -5 to +5)
Faceplate

  • Front: Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp – In, In, Vol, Treb, Mid, Bass, Presence – 1850 Hz, 1000 Hz, 390 Hz, 180 Hz, 80 Hz – Output
  • Rear: Speaker Jack, ? Jack, Hum Balance Adj, ? Jack, Output Tubes Matching Adj, Fuse (3A)

Cabinet

  • Dimensions:
  • Hardware: Large Chassis Straps 5 5/8″
  • Handle: Black Strap
  • Feet: Casters
  • Corners: Corner Protectors

 

Covering Material

  • Tolex/Tweed: Black Tolex
  • Grill Cloth: Black sparkle grille cloth

Logo: Grille mounted, raised, chrome & black script “Fender” w/o tail
Weight:
Speaker:

  • Speakers/Load: 1 x 15″ / 8 ohms
  • Speaker Model: Electro Voice

Effects: Active EQ
Watts: 200 Watts
Tubes

  • Pre amp: 2 x 7025
  • Power: 6 x 6L6GC

Bias: Fixed bias
Rectifier: Solid State
Phase Inverter: 2 x 7025 12AT7 (Long Tailed w/ Cathode Follower)
Other: Active EQ: 12AU7

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  1. Comment by RobbieNuke — November 18, 2011 at 6:47 pm   Reply

    This was never a production item, but there  have been many of these “chopped” heads custom made from the Studio Bass combo. Shares basic schematic design as the Super Twin/Super Twin Reverb. The Studio Bass has a differently tuned EQ section, no bright switch, no distortion/boost, and no reverb. All other sections are the same.

  2. Comment by EJ Mund — January 7, 2012 at 7:10 pm   Reply

    Thanks for sharing this info RobbieNuke…. I have the un”chopped” version and think I will keep it just the way it is! Oh, I do have fresh matched tubes though.. pre-amp tubes however are original. They seam pretty darn RARE!  Not many to be found… not much information online or anywhere.  Not a great pic (cell – phone) but this is what mine looks like…

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