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|5/30/2000 4:22 AM|
||YBA-1 Bassmaster mods|
I've taken the '66 Traynor BassMaster schematic and added all the excellent modifications that I've learned from this group. These are mods I've implimented, tested, and am happy with.
I did this for myself so I had a schematic that matched my amp, but if anyone else if interested please let me know and I'll email you a copy.
It'll be here until sometime tomorrow morning:
I will be adding to it again in a couple of weeks when more parts come in.
The modification efforts have really paid off. The amp sounds MUCH better and I'm really enjoying playing through it. I've also learned a heck of a lot!
Thanks for all the help and encouragement so far!!
|5/30/2000 6:45 PM|
I'm on the same quest. I bought a 1969 YBA-1 with 4X10 cabinet at a garage sale for $130 (with original covers). I contacted Yorkville Sound and got a pdf file of all the schematics for the YBA-1. It turned out that mine was a combination of 2 of the schematics. I've done some mods (towards a plexi circuit), and will also be adding a bias pot (waiting on Lord Valve's input). If I had web space, I'd post this .pdf file, as well as my correct, original schematic, and what it's been modified to so far. I sent the .pdf file to JC Maillet, but he hasn't had a chance to add it to his web site yet. If anyone is interested in serving this stuff, or if you would like it emailed to you, let me know.
BTW: I'm in the process of building a 1X12 combo cabinet to house the chassis in.
|5/30/2000 7:15 PM|
I'd be interested in getting that pdf file from you.
|5/30/2000 7:17 PM|
Nice to hear from you! I'm very interested in seeing the PDF files, if possible please email them when you get the chance. My YBA-1 is a '65 but was modded in '66 or so when the tube rectifier was replaced with diodes.
As far as adding a bias pot, some excellent folks from this forum suggested replacing the 56K resistor with a 50k variable resistor and a 27k in series.
I'm building a 2x10 combo cab for it. I have the speakers (2 Jensen reissue C10Q's) and just ordered the tolex and grillcloth.
|5/30/2000 7:44 PM|
||Traynor (Yorkville Sound) contact|
I just emailed the files.
BTW, Mike Holman (firstname.lastname@example.org) was *very* helpful. He emailed all of his 'official' Traynor YBA-1 info less than an hour after I sent a request!
|6/2/2000 12:13 AM|
Thanks for sending the info! Your schematic shows up fine but the pdf doesn't seem to want to co-operate. It maybe a fault on this end but I'm not sure...
If it's not too much trouble could you resend it?
|6/2/2000 2:46 PM|
I emailed Sean and yourself with the same message, and Sean was able to read it ok. What version of Acrobat reader are you using? I was having trouble with some documents until I upgraded to v4.0. On the off chance that something got screwed up in transmission, I've re-emailed.
Let me know if it works this time.
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