1955-1960 Super

(Narrow Panel Super)


Narrow Panel Super

Year:

1955-1960

Model:

Super

Model No:

5E4 (55), 5E4-A (55), 5F4 (56-60)

Config:

Combo

Control Panel:

Chrome top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12

Conrol Layout:

Ground Sw, Fuse (3A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp, Presense, Bass, Treb, Vol, Mic Vol, In, In, Mic In, Mic In

Knobs:

Black pointer

Cabinet:

Narrow panel, 18½" x 22" x 10½" (47 x 55.9 x 26.7 cm)

Cab Covering:

Diagonal tweed

Cab Hardware:

Leather Handle, glides

Grille:

brown grille cloth

Logo:

Cabinet mounted, Script "Fender" on rectangular tag

Weight:

?

Speakers/Load:

2 x 10"/? ohms

Speaker Model:

Jensen P10R or Jensen P10Q

Effects:

None

Output:

?

Preamp:

5E4: ?
5E4-A: Mic: ½ 12AY7, Inst: ½ 12AY7, 12AY7 and ½ 12AX7 shared by both channels
5F4: Mic: ½ 12AY7, Inst: ½ 12AY7, 12AX7 and ½ 12AX7 shared by both channels

Power:

5E4, 5F4: 2 x 6L6G
5E4-A: 2 x 6V6GT

Bias:

5E4: ?
5E4-A, 5F4: Fixed bias, nonadjustable

Rectifier:

5E4, 5F4: 5U4G
5E4-A: 5U4GA

Phase Inverter:

5E4: ?
5E4-A, 5F4: ½ 12AX7 (split load)

Comments:

  • A speaker and ex. speaker jack were located under the chassis.
  • A selenium rectifier was used in the bias circuit for models 5E4-A and 5F4.
  • The spearkers were mounted off center in the lower left and upper right corners of the baffle.


5E4-A Schematic
5E4-A Chassis Layout
5F4 Schematic
5F4 Chassis Layout
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