Magnatone Guitars!

New for Fall 2013, a complete guide to Magnatone guitars and the stories behind them!

1938-1960 Steel Guitars

1956-1963 Bigsby/Barth Era

1964-1966 Starstream Era

 

Magnatone MP4

Years late 1965-1967
Series Pro Series
Channelstwo
Power 2x 6AC7/EL34
Power Bias fixed bias
Preamp 2x 7025
Phase Inverter 12AU7
Speaker RS12 2x 12"
Speaker RS15 2x 15"
Rectifier solid state
Output Trans10K:16ohm
Output 38 watts
Weight 36 lbs.
List Price MP4 $330
List Price RS12 $220
List Price RS15 $308

The MP4 and MP5 were "piggy-back" style amps and cabinets (what are now called "heads" and "cabinets") and is a direct attempt to compete with Fender with a physical design which is nearly identical to the Fender Bandmaster or Bassman.

Both the MP4 and MP5 have two channels. The MP4 is a bass head, each channel has volume, treble, and bass controls. The MP5 is a guitar head with volume, treble, and bass controls for each channel, plus tremolo and reverb.

 

See MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, and MP5 pages for details of other Pro Series amplifiers.

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