New eBay score - Ampro Stylist 690

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  1. ftbtx

    ftbtx Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    I Won this on eBay today, very excited, got a great deal.
    It's an Ampro model 690 powered speaker for a projector.
    It has two 6V6s, a 12Ax7 and a 5Y3gt rectifier.
    I also have the matching extra speaker, should be fun.
    Might need some mods to add volume/tone, not sure, any thoughts?

    ampro1.jpg ampro3.jpg ampro2.jpg
     
  2. fendrguitplayr

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    It has a cool vintage look. Hopefully you can find replacement xfmr when/if you need one. Nice score.
     
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    That looks super cool! Congratulations
     
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    oh, I LIKE that!
     
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    Oh that's a nice looking One the grille is lovely !

    Service it, 3prongs caps etc, and keep it as it is ! :)

    Does it have any kind of panel ? doesn't look like .. i like the ON/OFF "tweaking" possibility :) need to work on the guitar to play that thing :)

    If I'm Not mistaking that is a movie projector amp right ?

    Nice Catch
     
  6. Jxmos

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    Hi ftbtx, I just picked up a Ampro 690 powered speaker. It's in working condition. What did you do with yours? Is it a guitar amp now?

    thanks
     
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    Pretty obvious this is a power amp only without a preamp. The two 6V6's is your push/pull power tubes, the 12AX7 Phase inverter and 5Y3 Rectifier

    The power amp pretty much a Fender 5E3 power amp. You could wire in a Champ 5F1 preamp or even a Deluxe 5E3 preamp if you can find room. I think the power transformer could power another 12AX7 without any problem. platefire
     
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    One could run a Frenzel pre amp in front of this amp. It would save having to build into the chassis and give more control over the preamp. Very nice amp.
    Thanks John
     
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    Very cool. Looks to be in very nice cosmetic condition.
     
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    I had a few of those maybe 15 years ago I bought off Ebay. Back then they went for about $100 complete, or less without the amp.. Often they were without the amp inside. The alnico Jensen speaker was cool, albeit 16 ohm. They do have a very cool look to them!
     
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    How many watts will the 6V6 tubes put out?
     
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