1953-1955 Twin

(Wide Panel Twin)

Year:

1953-1955

Model:

Twin

Model No:

5C8, 5D8

Config:

Combo

Control Panel:

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

Top Conrol Layout:

5C8: Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp, Bass, Treb, Vol, Mic Vol, In, In, Mic In, Mic In
5D8: Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp, Presence, Bass, Treb, Vol, Mic Vol, In, In, Mic In, Mic In

Knobs:

Black pointer

Cabinet:

Wide panel, 20" x 26¼" x 10" (50.8 x 66.7 x 25.4 cm)

Cab Covering:

Diagonal tweed

Cab Hardware:

Leather Handle, glides

Grille:

Dark brown linen

Logo:

Cabinet Mounted, block letter "Fender Fullerton, California" on a rectangular tag

Weight:

?

Speakers/Load:

2 x 12"/? ohms

Speaker Model:

Jensen P12R or Jensen P12Q

Effects:

None

Ouput:

25 Watts

Preamp:

5C8: 2 x 6SC7 and a 6J7 shared by both channels
5D8: 2 x 12AY7 and a 12AY7 shared by both channels

Power:

5C8: 2 x 6L6 or 5881
5D8: 2 x 6L6G

Bias:

Cathode Biased

Rectifier:

5C8: 5U4G
5D8: 2 x 5Y3GT

Phase Inverter:

5C8: 6SC7 (paraphase)
5D8: 12AX7 (self-balancing paraphase)

Comments:

A speaker and ex. speaker jack are located under the chassis.


5C8 Schematic
5C8 Chassis Layout
5D8 Schematic
5D8 Chassis Layout
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