MKIVB Versions: Detachable Power Chord

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MKIVB Versions: Detachable Power Chord

Post by Wizard of Ozz » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:48 am

Anyone know when Mesa switched the MKIVB to the detachable power chord? I'm pretty sure it was sometime in late 1996 or early 1997. Anyone know when for certain? Thanks.

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Re: MKIVB Versions: Detachable Power Chord

Post by igfraso » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:40 am

Not for certain but just for info... the transition between the MkIV-A and the early B version (or noA/noB) seems to have happened around the lower s/n 5800's.

In the forum, there is someone with an early B s/n 585X (Dec 92? or Jan 93?) and another one with a full B s/n 689X (Dec 93).
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Re: MKIVB Versions: Detachable Power Chord

Post by Wizard of Ozz » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:50 pm

igfraso wrote:Not for certain but just for info... the transition between the MkIV-A and the early B version (or noA/noB) seems to have happened around the lower s/n 5800's.

In the forum, there is someone with an early B s/n 585X (Dec 92? or Jan 93?) and another one with a full B s/n 689X (Dec 93).
Thanks. But I am wanting to know when the MKIVB version switched to the detachable power chord. I've seen some 1996 models with it still attached, so I wanted to know when it changed. Thanks.

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Re: MKIVB Versions: Detachable Power Chord

Post by igfraso » Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:59 pm

I thought that all full B had a detachable cord so I would have said from Dec 93 on. But you have seen newer amps with the cord still attached.
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