1964-1967 Bassman

(Black Face Bassman)


1965 Bassman

1967 Black Face 2x12" tall cabinet (w/ nonoriginal JBL D-120s)

Year:

1964-1967

Model:

Bassman

Circuit:

AA864, AA165, AB165

Config:

Piggy-back

Control Panel:

Black forward facing w/ white labels

Front Conrol Layout:

Bass: In, In, Deep Sw, Vol, Treb, Bass - Normal: In, In, Bright Sw, Vol, Treb, Bass - Pilot Lamp

Rear Conrol Layout:

AC Outlet, Ground Sw, Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Speaker, Ex. Speaker

Knobs:

Black skirted w/ chrome center, numbered 1 - 10

Head:

8" x 22¼" x 9" (20.3 x 56.5 x 22.9 cm)

Head Hardware:

Black strap handle, 4½" chassis straps, corner protectors, cab hooks

Cabinet:

64-67: 21" x 32" x 11½" (53.3 x 81.3 x 29.2 cm)
Late 67: 40" x 29½" x 11½" (101.6 x 74.9 x 29.2 cm)

Cab Hardware:

64-67: Black strap handle, 16" tilt-back legs, corner protectors, knurled studs, glides
Late 67: 3 black strap handles, corner protectors, knurled studs, casters

Head/Cab Covering:

Black Tolex

Head/Cab Grille:

Silver sparkle grille cloth

Logo:

Grille mounted, raised, chrome & black, script "Fender" (head and cab)

Weight:

Head: 30 lbs. (14.5 Kg)
Cab: 52 lbs. (23.6 Kg)

Speakers/Load:

2 x 12"/4 ohms total (8 ohms each in parallel)

Speaker Model:

Jensen C12N, Oxford 12T6 or Utah ceramic 12"

Effects:

None

Output:

50 Watts

Preamp:

Bass: 2 x 7025
Normal: 7025

Power:

2 x 6L6GC

Bias:

Fixed Bias, adjustment pot (AA864) or balance pot (AB165)

Rectifier:

Solid State

Phase Inverter:

12AT7 (long tailed)

Comments:


AA864 Bassman Schematic
AA864 Bassman Chassis Layout
AB165 Bassman Schematic
AB165 Bassman Chassis Layout
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