Question: How can you tell the year of manufacture of an amp?

These numbers always begin with , and are followed by three or four digits in various combinations. How amp digits are present, amp first digit would refer to the year i. If four digits are present, the first two digits refer to find year i. The last two digits would refer to the week of the year i.

How do you date Traynor amps?

Velvet Black - Dating. Dating a Traynor amp using the three-, four-, or seven-digit serial number or the codes on filter capacitors/circuit breakers. etc. might indicate that the amp is from 1965 or 1966, before the four-digit serial numbers were used.

How old is a vintage amp?

30 years or more old.

Are Traynor amps hand wired?

These amps are highly regarded. Theyre hand wired, point to point, which alone makes their value incredible compared to other hand-wired amps. Very clean, deep sound with loads of headroom.

Where are Traynor amps made?

Pickering, Ontario In 1976, Peter Traynor left Yorkville Sound, suffering from a bad back. The Traynor brand would be slowly phased out over the next 17 years until its reintroduction in 2000. In 2011, Traynor products are manufactured in Pickering, Ontario.

Why are vintage amps better?

Modern gear for the most part produces much less distortion then vintage amps. The type of distortion they produce is pleasing to theear. Yes, distortion can sound good. Arguably though producing far less distortion can sound more accurate and detailed.

Are Traynor amps made in Canada?

Traynor Amplifiers are still manufactured by Yorkville Sound, a privately owned, wholly Canadian Company manufacturing a full line of professional PA products including mixers, amplifiers, active and passive loudspeaker cabinets and lighting - employing over 250 people at the 225,000 square foot Pickering Ontario

How do I find out what year my appliance was made?

To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not the model number) to identify the date of manufacture. Our serial numbers begin with two letters followed by six numbers. The two letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made.

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