How do I tell what year my Mesa Boogie amp is?

How do I tell what year my Mesa Boogie amp is?

If looking for a specific date, you may find an inspection date written on your amplifier’s chassis by one of our technicians (as in the photos below of both an older and newer chassis).

Where is the serial number on a Mesa Boogie?

Early Boogie Amps. Mesa amps built before serial number decals were in use (generally Pre-1987) have a variety of serial number locations and styles. Most common is a serial number that is stamped or punched into the metal rear panel and often under or near the speaker jacks.

Where is the serial number on an amp?

This is printed on the quality assurance sticker (QA) on the back of the amplifier chassis. On older models, the serial number is punched on the right side of the chassis. More recent models are have a sticker.

What does simul class mean?

A technology developed by Mesa/Boogie that allows an amplifier with four power tubes to run in two power classes at once. With Simul-class, the outer pair of power tubes run in Class A and the inner pair of tubes run in Class AB simultaneously.

How many watts is a Mesa Boogie Mark IV?

The Mesa Boogie Mark IV is an 85 watt tube combo guitar amplifier with two rhythm channels and a lead channel. It features a five-band graphic EQ, effects loop, spring reverb, and independent controls for Gain and Master per channel.

Who used Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier?

The Rectifier series of amps really began its tone takeover of the music world with the advent of records like Metallica’s “Black Album” – which influenced this family of amps to become part of the DNA of the biggest bands of the 90s and 00s: bands like Dream Theater, Linkin Park, 311, Creed, System of a Down, Incubus.

How do I date my vintage Fender amp?

All Fender amplifiers manufactured from 1990 – present include a date code printed on the quality assurance (QA) sticker on the back of the amp chassis, and are dated the by the first letter as the year and the second letter as the month.

What year is my Deluxe reverb?

On the inside of the cabinets of Fender amplifiers that were built after 1950 and before 1970, a sticker is generally attached….Production period Fender models.

Model Introduction Discontinued
Deluxe 1948 1966
Deluxe Reverb 1964 1979
Deluxe Reverb II 1982 1986
Harvard 1955 1963