DC5 preamp tube location

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DC5 preamp tube location

Post by luke75 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:32 am

Hello,

I recently bought a second hand DC5 and i would like to replace the preamp tubes.
I would like to know if there is a schematic of the preamp tubes available? I mean i want to know where is V1, V2, V3 etc... to test with some different tubes as i read on your previous posts.
I hope to read from you soon.
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Luke

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Re: DC5 preamp tube location

Post by MusicManJP6 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:22 pm

Mesa's site has manuals for download which includes a tube task chart, but V1 is the preamp tube closest to the input. Then so on from that slot...
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Re: DC5 preamp tube location

Post by luke75 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:48 pm

Thank you for your quick answer.
I didn't found any tube task chart on the DC 5 manual, but there is one on the DC3 manual. It should be the same.
So V1 is the nearest to the input jack and so on, that's right?
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Luke

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Re: DC5 preamp tube location

Post by MusicManJP6 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:15 am

luke75 wrote:Thank you for your quick answer.
I didn't found any tube task chart on the DC 5 manual, but there is one on the DC3 manual. It should be the same.
So V1 is the nearest to the input jack and so on, that's right?
Regards
Luke
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Re: DC5 preamp tube location

Post by madryan » Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:19 am

BTW... You have to get these from Mesa. They're not on the site. You have to call so copy and save it.

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Re: DC5 preamp tube location

Post by MusicManJP6 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:59 am

That task chart is the same as the one in the DC3 manual with the exception of the 6L6 tubes...
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