Fender Wide Panel Tweed Bassman

Schematic(s) bassman_5b6.pdf
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Model/Circuit Number: 5B6
Years of Production: 1953 – 1954
Era: Wide Panel Tweed
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Brown top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12
Knobs: Black Chicken Head
Faceplate:

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

Cabinet:

Tolex/Tweed:

Grill Cloth:

Logo: Cabinet Mounted, block letter
Weight:
Speaker

Effects:
Watts: 26 watts
Tubes:

  • Pre amp: 6SC7, 6SL7GT (paraphase)
  • Power: 2 x 5881
  • Bias: Cathode Biased
  • Rectifier: 5U4G

Comments:
Closed back cabinet with 2 3″ round ports side by side in the middle. Fender called this a ”unique speaker housing for bass emphasis

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