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The "Athene" Model 435
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SUPER 2-UNIT BASS AMP
Every professional musician will appreciate the portable convenience
and unexcelled performance of this 2 section distortion-free bass amplifier.

The "Athene"

Ed Vedock sent this photo of the "Athene" Model 435 Bass amplifier. I don't yet have a schematic for this model. If anyone has one, please Email me. Here's what we know: It has two 12DW7/7247 preamp tubes, two 6L6GC power tubes, and a 5AR4 rectifier. Four 10-inch Oxford # 10K5-3 speakers (date code: 465-226), made in Torrance, Calif., by Estey

Speaker cabinet houses 4 extended range custom designed 10 inch woofers ~ Amplifier section employs 2 separate channels with 2 inputs (high and low gain) -- 2 controls for volume and 2 for tone ~ 1 hum phase switch -- 1 standby switch -- 1 AC line switch ~ 2 jewel pilot lights ~ The 2 units can be separated with a 25 foot connecting cord ~ Dimensions for speaker cabinet: 25 inches long x 25 7/8 inches high x 11 inches wide ~ Amplifier case 25 inches long, 9 1/2 inches wide, x 4 1/2 inches high ~ weight 69 lbs. Original catalog (1962-63) list price $350.00.


Approx. 55 watts
Serial Number: Not available
Owner: Ed Vedock
Photo: ©1998 Ed Vedock. Used by permission.

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