I have a 1967 blackface vibro champ that appears to be all original except for one cap that doesn’t match.It could be helpful for others that buy these amps used. ” -Joshua“Here is a recent picture of my 1977 Silverface VC.The Champ had only one power tube, which meant that the circuit is single-ended and class A.Five watts and the simple toneful circuit allowed the Champ to be used easily and often in recording studios. Front" style cabinet; the 800 was covered in greenish fabric while the 600 featured two-tone blonde and brown vinyl covering.The finishes were baked in the Kauffman family oven.
“Hey, I love the website and noticed a lack of circuit board shots on the site.
(with 8" speaker), changing a year later to "Champion 600" (6" speaker) with circuit designation 5B1. This style lasted until 1953, when Fender's cabinet style changed to the "Wide Panel" design with a tweed cloth covering.
Fender also renamed the circuit the "5C1", "5" standing for the decade (1950s), "C" for the third circuit revision, and "1" was the Champ's circuit designation.
Even more amazing is the fact that the Deluxe Amp actually pre-dates Rock and Roll itself. Six generations of guitar players have now been exposed to the Fender Deluxe Amp.
Probably no other amps influences are as widespread.