Messages 149 of exactly 49 matches for search boogie formula. You, the smart player and all around intuitive human, have put your trust in us to be your. As a relic of the 1990s, this amp has provided years of joy and. So i gave the ol mesa dc2 studio caliber some new tubes over the weekend and thought id share some shots of the insides for those interested in amps. Premium quality guarantee mesa starts with the finest tubes available from around the world. Unbalanced 14 output, 9v dc thru, and output level control.
Electro harmonix replacement tubes kit for the mesa dc10. Its good to see that mesa still handwires all the frontpanel controls for superior reliability. I may post a video or something in the next few day. Guitar tone settings this section focuss on guitar tone settings and specifically the guitar tone settings of site visitors. This amp is the definition of the 90s high gain sound. Mesa boogie dual caliber 50 dc 5 primo tube set 6l6gc.
Feb 25, 2012 a couple sounds with the mesa boogie dc 5 1 12 combo amp. Founder randall smith shares the inside story, there are timehonored methods of construction and a. This hits the first tube a lot harder, with quite a boost in comparison. If you would like to see other amps or fx included please visit the forum and make your request. The capacitors are from united chemicon and made in usa. How to replace tubes in your guitar amp sweetwater. Traditionally, mesa boogie uses 6l6 power tubes, so this one is different in that respect. Thats because most amps use pairs of output tubes running pushpull for greater power efficiencysplitting the signal into positive and negative halves to be recombined in the output transformer before hitting the s.
Please treat it with respect and operate it properly. There are hundreds of pages of tube amp information on my library page. Mesa boogie 100100 2020 22 series 290 295 395 400 5050 50150 bass 400 blue angel standard caliber d180 dc series dual rectifier express f series lonestar mini rectifier mk1 mk 2 mk3 mk4 mk5 mmic nomad 100 nomad 45 quartet preamp road king roadster tremoverb rocket 44 satellite simul class single rectifier nomad 55 solo 50 sob. Mesaboogie is a leading innovator of guitar amplification technology whose product line includes the mark v, dual and triple rectifier, lone star, transatlantic, mini rectifier, and most recently the new mark five.
Page 3 mesa boogie circuits that led to the refinement of your new instrument. Since the dc2 is gone i would definitely grab the dc5. Shop footswitches caliber series footswitches mesaboogie. Mesaboogie triple rectifier 150watt tube head gold diamond faceplate. Mesaboogie 12at7 preamp tube mesa boogie hollywood. Since 1969, this phrase best captures the essence of mesaboogie.
It is all tube, 50w with a 12 black shadow speaker. I wonder if the c indicates a third revision to the circuit. But, yes, most effective use of this series amp i use to own a dc 5 is in preamp tubes, very seldom is a best tube roll going to involve 1 brand of tube in all the preamp tube slots, its fine tuning. Unfollow mesa boogie mark to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Aug 01, 2012 the overdrive is a whole different deal, you have the preamp thing on the boogie that the deluxe doesnt have, but the power tube breakup will be quite different as well as the boogie uses el84s. Page 2 oogie the spirit of art in technology thank you for trusting mesaboogie to be your amplifier company. Sx ga1065 10 watt amp small practice amp from rondo music.
The beginning of a very successful decade brought three dual caliber models. For sale a mesa boogie studio caliber dc 2 2 channel 22 watt all tube combo with reverb. I didnt found any tube task chart on the dc 5 manual, but there is one on the dc3 manual. The dc 2 was a smaller entry in the line with 22 watts of power. They were both great, as was the rest of the dc series. They were kind of like the budget mark series it seemed.
Sob son of boogie solo50 rectoverb stereo simulclass 2. Your mesaboogie amplifier is a professional instrument. These two toggles located next to the presence controls deliver a. The mesaboogie 12at7 is a classic low gain preamp tube. Feel confident, as we do, this amp will inspire many hours of musical. It has 2 channels and a boost called contour on the lead, which makes the amp a 3channel combo controllable with the footswitch. So i presume this board was used for either the dc 2 or dc 3. So im gonna make the plunge and follow your advice on the lead channel tubes, have a few followup questions. Each of them are a bit different when it comes to channels and flexibility with eq and whatnot. The standard fender values since the late 1800s have been 68k for r1 and r2, and 1 meg for r3. First familiarize yourself with the layout of the front panel and locate the lead rhythm switch on the. Mesa boogie 100100 2020 22 series 290 295 395 400 5050 50150 bass 400 blue angel standard caliber d180 dc series dual rectifier express f series lonestar mini rectifier mk1 mk2 mk3 mk4 mk5 mmic nomad 100 nomad 45 quartet preamp road king roadster tremoverb.
Traynor ycv40 very price worthy tube amp made in canada traynor ycv 50 blue candadianmade 50 watt tube amp with great. This is using an esp guitar equipped with emg 81 bridge,sounds good with passive humbuckers too,use 12ax7m groove tube pres,and either stock mesa 6l6s or groove tube 6l6ges. Page 3 your mesaboogie amplifier is a professional instrument. Page 3 mesaboogie circuits that led to the refinement of your new instrument. Its time to change the tubes out in my mesa engineering dc5 tube amplifier. Used as reverb drivers in older mesaboogies such as the studio preamp and some mark series amps.
If youre getting rid of it for an old blackface or brown deluxe, thats a trade i would consider. Page 2 mesa boogie circuits that led to the refinement of your new instrument. Founder randall smith shares the inside story, there are timehonored methods of construction and a code to fine instrument building and we. Mesa dc10 high gain tungsol tube set tungsol replacement tubes kit for the mesa dc10. While earlier mesa amps featured pad and trace circuit layouts handdrawn by randall smith himself, the fillmores boards are caddrawn, although there are still a few typically mesa quirks in the layout that point to oldschool boogie design. This is a 1993 mesa boogie studio caliber that i bought new in 1994 or so. However another posts to this thread, and on some other forums as well, mentioned also swapping out the pi tube which i believe to. For sale a mesa boogie studio caliber dc2 2 channel 22 watt all tube combo with reverb.
Page 3 your mesa boogie amplifier is a professional instrument. Hi, saw a link here from the lp forum, i was hoping to get some advise. Regardless of tube type or voltage, you can supply heaters with ac or dc current. The mesa studio caliber series launched in the early 90s along with the much more popular dual and triple rectifier. Mesaboogie meticulously handbuilds their full line of amplifiers and pedals in.
At this point, i would not encourage anyone to download or use 2. Triaxis, mesaboogies long awaited all tube midi programmable preamp, was. Free mesa boogie diagrams, schematics, service manuals. This arrangement is the same for both version i and version ii of the simul 2. I can always recognize your customer red mesa dc 2. Save mesa boogie dc5 to get email alerts and updates on your ebay feed. Replacement 12ax7 preamplifier tube, providing highgain output and. I liked it slightly better as the dc 2 had very little headroom for cleans. Mesa boogie dc5 112 combo amp discussion in for sale. Original dc amplifiers the a model have a twoposition toggle switch on the front panel that provides manual switching from rhythm to lead.
For the price of a chinesemade vox ac15, you can get a handmade, quality amp that can be endlessly refurbished it includes a. The overdrive is a whole different deal, you have the preamp thing on the boogie that the deluxe doesnt have, but the power tube breakup will be quite different as well as the boogie uses el84s. Id put same tad 7025wa in v4 after the v3 mesajj tube. Continued rich all tube reverb enhances the spatial quality of your express plus and each channel provides an independent reverb mix control so you can get the perfect blend of this beautiful effect for each of your footswitchable sounds. In this article well explain how to replace tubes and give you a few. It has a complement of 6 x 12ax7 and 2 x el84 with a solid state rectifier. Whats up with the color coding of your power tubes. How to install tubes in mesa boogie dc 5 tube amp youtube. Refer to the layout diagram to see how each of the three options should be wired. Thats because most amps use pairs of output tubes running pushpull for greater power efficiencysplitting the signal into positive and negative halves to be recombined in the output transformer before hitting the speaker. This amp is a beast weighing near 50 lbs and built like a tank. Most of you have heard about the importance of matching tubes to get the best performance from an amplifier. Since the dc 2 is gone i would definitely grab the dc 5. We wish you many years of toneful enjoyment from this handbuilt all tube instrument.
Tube amp schematics, tube amp information, tube amp projects. Mesaboogie studio caliber owners manual pdf download. Most often used as reverb drivers andor phase inverters in older amplifiers. Tube amp information, guitar amp schematics, tube amp. Mesaboogie tube color codes explained by randall smith. Mesa boogie studio preamp a rack sized preamp with that 80s sound reverend hellhound 4060 tube tone. Other stuff not bass related started by peabody, jun 8, 2010. The preamp tube locations are written right on the board. Id actually find a good sylvaniabaldwin 12ax7 long plate for v2 after ge or tad. But all mesaboogie amps are built with high quality parts and they last for years. The tube pedal project page 1 the tube pedal project page 2 the tube pedal project page 3 the tube pedal project page 4 tube pedal project parts listing tube pedal project schematic top of page. They then test and match every tube, while under stress of actual operating conditions, to the tightest, most demanding specs in the industry with the use of their proprietary, aerospace designed tube analysis system called rob. Mesa boogie diagrams, schematics and service manuals download for free. Nov 14, 2018 while earlier mesa amps featured pad and trace circuit layouts handdrawn by randall smith himself, the fillmores boards are caddrawn, although there are still a few typically mesa quirks in the layout that point to oldschool boogie design.
V2 center tube is the phase inverter for channel b. Mesa boogie amp heaven schematics caliber angel heart. Can anyone help me get a schematic for this amp or an other dcseries amp. But, yes, most effective use of this series amp i use to own a dc5 is in preamp tubes, very seldom is a best tube roll going to involve 1 brand of tube in all the preamp tube slots, its fine tuning. Page 2 mesaboogie circuits that led to the refinement of your new instrument.
Mesa boogie amp forum general mesa boogie mesa dc2 schematic. I liked it slightly better as the dc2 had very little. Buy your mesaboogie gear from sweetwater and enjoy. These amps would lay the foundation for the fseries in the beginning of the next decade. Two channels rhythm and lead each with its own 3 band eq and presence and reverb control. Mesa boogie years ago had absolutely no series input resistor r2 on their single input mki amplifiers input 2 and r1 werent used. Feel confident, as we do, this amp will inspire many hours of musical satisfaction and lasting enjoyment. Theres never a good time for your beloved tube amp to not work but a blown fuse is. Unfollow mesa boogie dc5 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. This article applies to mesa power amps commonly referred to as a simulclass 2.
Page 2 oogie the spirit of art in technology thank you for trusting mesa boogie to be your amplifier company. Your mesa boogie amplifier is a professional instrument. A couple sounds with the mesa boogie dc5 1 12 combo amp. Aug 10, 2007 the beginning of a very successful decade brought three dual caliber models. Mesaboogie fillmore 25 1x12 1823watt 2channel tube combo amp. The new mesa boogie dc10 100w head ultimate guitar. Enter your amp or eq settings into the appropriate database or view other visitors settings. Dual caliber dc 3 dual caliber dc 5 offline dual caliber dc 5b dual rectifier heart breaker offline lonestar. Grail tone mesa boogie rectifier series amp settings. Id put same tad 7025wa in v4 after the v3 mesa jj tube.311 846 1411 170 1623 1326 39 455 1340 144 654 480 1108 1150 1149 700 1471 662 1535 1077 485 345 1013 1551 1245 763 158 659 1083 758 655 1515 710 1244 1317 1180 1076 282 1102 1362 1325 953 1084 980 733 522