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 Woden Amplifiers, any seen?
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 11:05:21 AM on 6 May 2019.
Fred Lever's Gravatar
 Location: Toongabbie, NSW
 Member since 19 November 2015
 Member #: 1828
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Back in the 1970's I made about 100 various PA/Guitar/Bass amplifiers some as combo's and some with head and cabinets.
Talking about the old days made me wonder if any still exist?
The early ones were valve units up to 200 watts, then solid state as then you could get heaps of watts and only had to wind one transformer.
Some of the Bass units used 1 x15" Etone or multiple 12" 12UX Rola.
The lead and rhythm units used Rola 12PX or multiple 12"/10", some in columns.
PA's usually had columns with 10"+6"+tweeters.

It would be amazing if any are still working, the Mosfet amps would be dead as Mosfets that old just die.
Electros would be open circuit and speakers thrashed by now?
All units will have the name "Woden" on the front panel and a serial number somewhere.


 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 5:52:52 PM on 6 May 2019.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

Never Fred ,
I did find a valve Fender Amp on the throw out and the jack plug was dead .
A friend of my who knows about electronics from when he worked for the PMG asked me did I want it , so I gave it to him to fix ,,he got it up and running agian and told me it was a Bass Amp.
That is the only one I've come across apart from those tiny Chinese amps worth about 50 bucks and it's probably about as good as their other stuff I see on the throw outs !

 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 1:10:37 PM on 29 June 2019.
Maven's avatar
 Location: Canberra, ACT
 Member since 23 August 2012
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Vintage Fender valve amps can be worth a few hundred bucks. They are collectors items. Was your find just the head, or was it a cabinet with speaker(s)?

 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 8:10:19 PM on 2 July 2019.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
 Postcount: 1993

Maven , yes I know , but he is a good friend of mine and he liked it..it was a complete cabinet , speakers , valve unit... I found it on a street throw out .

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