How to Hot Rod Your Fender Amp

How to Hot Rod Your Fender Amp

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This guidebook shows owners and dreamers the basics of getting the best sound possible out of their Fender amp with simple and advanced modifications. These include essential and fundamental tips like selecting tubes, capacitors, pots, and other electronic equipment, as well as biasing and setting up your amp. It also covers great hot-rodding enhancements to give you the tone of the pros at your fingertips, such as making one channel into an overdrive channel, modifying tone controls, making one channel either a Marshall or Vox channel (changing preamp and tone arrangementA┬Śnot a permanent, destructive mod), building splitter boxes to run two amps simultaneously, creating splitter speaker setups within one amp, building the perfect gig amp (something light and portable, but with big sound, like an early Mesa Boogie), and more.Even the less than desirable overdrive feature on these amps will have a notably improved sound, the sterile harshness often ... Above all, when you want to set your amp for optimum bias operation, or when using other tubes, such as 6V6 or KT66, plate ... Note that the voltage reading printed on the schematic for these points is for signal voltage (which is in AC) and not for the +DC voltage of the plates.

Title:How to Hot Rod Your Fender Amp
Author:Jeffrey Falla
Publisher:Voyageur Press (MN) - 2011-02-03


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