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If you have one of these, then they are either the late silverface models with different cosmetics, or the hotrodded ones designed by Paul Rivera (ie the 1x12 or 2x10 Concert, Super Champ, etc).
There are also some solid state amps that look "blackface".
We get occasional calls here at Universal Audio from people wanting to know what era some Universal Audio, UREI or Teletronix piece they bought on the vintage market dates from.
So in this post, we're offering a complete revision history of the world's two most popular compressors, the 1176 Limiting Amplifier and the Teletronix LA-2A Leveling Amplifier.
This amp is squeaky clean and painfully loud, both of which are magnified by the factory installed JBL D-120F speakers.
These speakers are labelled "Fender Special Design" and feature a distinctive orange and black paint job with massive Alnico magnets.
My dates throughout will be a little vague, but are a good starting point.
In a special twist, both channels boast reverb and tremolo, and the "custom" channel has a modified Bassman tone stack that gives modern players greater tonal flexibility with pedals.We also get calls wondering if we do repairs on vintage equipment; sorry, we don’t.However, we do highly recommend David Kulka at for all 1176 and LA-2A repairs, or any other vintage UA/UREI or Teletronix equipment you may have. While the 1176 has seen a huge number of revisions in its history, the most significant revision to the 1176 circuit was designed by UREI engineer Brad Plunkett in an effort to reduce noise — hence the birth of the 1176LN (LN stands for low noise) at revision C.This is the last of the original CBS produced Fender Twin Reverbs, and has the highest power output of any regular Twin (this doesn't count the Super Twin or Twin Reverb II which are different beasts entirely) at 135 watts RMS.This was achieved by incorporation an "Ultralinear" design power transformer which has an additional set of taps on the primary windings that connect to the screen grids of the tubes, increasing the output and creating a more "hi-fi" sound.