1968-1970 Showman

(Silver Face Showman)

1968 Dual Showman

1968 Dual Showman (rear panel removed)

Year:

1968-1970

Model:

Showman 15
Dual Showman

Circuit:

AB763, AC568, AA768, ?

Config:

Piggy-back

Control Panel:

Silver forward facing w/ blue labels

Front Conrol Layout:

Normal: In, In, Bright Sw, Vol, Treb, Bass - Vibrato: In, In, Bright Sw, Vol, Treb, Mid, Bass, Speed, Intensity - Pilot Lamp

Rear Conrol Layout:

?

Knobs:

Black skirted w/ chrome center, numbered 1 - 10

Head:

8¼" x 23¾" x 9½" (21 x 60.3 x 24.1 cm)

Head Hardware:

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

Cabinet:

Showman 15: ?, ?" x ?" x ?"
Dual Showman: 45½" x 30" x 11½" (115.6 x 76.2 x 29.2 cm)

Cab Hardware:

3 Black strap handles, corner protectors, knurled studs, glides

Head/Cab Covering:

Black Tolex

Head/Cab Grille:

Blue sparkle grille cloth w/ aluminum frame

Logo:

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

Weight:

?

Speakers/Load:

Showman 15: 1 x 15"/8 ohms
Dual Showman: 2 x 15"/4 ohms total (8 ohms each in parallel)

Speaker Model:

JBL D-130F

Effects:

Tremolo

Output:

85 Watts

Preamp:

2 x 7025

Power:

4 x 6L6GC

Bias:

Fixed Bias

Rectifier:

Solid State

Phase Inverter:

12AT7 (long tailed)

Other:

Tremolo: 12AX7 (photoresistor)

Comments:

The Showman 15 and Dual Showman cabs were discontinued at the end of `68 but the head was available until `70.


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