Achillies Amplification Tweed Princeton 1x8

Achillies Amplification Tweed Princeton 1x8

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One of the most famous recording amps of all time. Clapton, Gibbons, Joe Walsh, so many famous tones from this circuit.

The Tweed Princeton was the next line of practice amps after the Champ models with similarities of an 8” speaker and single ended class A with 5 watts output. The Princeton amp basically housed the same circuit as the Champ although with added low-pass tone control, larger output transformer and a larger cabinet. The Princeton will respond like a Tweed Champ and will make a great recording amp or a simple practice amplifier.

Hand Wired to perfection and a wiring layout you will appreciate. Our very own branded Achillies power capacitors for ultimate tone and stability have been adapted to the build. Strictly requested (knot free) Radiata pine when building our cabinets, which gives that perfect balance we need to offer you the finest amplifiers on the market. Constructed with Traditional Dovetail Joinery and wrapped with authentic Fender Tweed cloth covering or select our range of tolex covering options. We have gone to great lengths to apply the tweed cloth that the pattern will flow in the same direction anywhere you look at the cabinet, as did the originals. To finish the cabinet we have applied 2 heavy coats of Nitrocellulose lacquer to protect your amplifier for years to come.

Princeton 5F2A Features:

  • Custom Wound U.S.A Transformers
  • Output Power 5 watts
  • Output Tubes: 1x 6V6
  • Preamp Tubes: 1x 12AX7
  • Rectifier: 1x 5Y3
  • Combo 1x Jensen P8R Speaker
  • Switchcraft Jacks and Plugs
  • Carling Switches
  • Achillies Power Caps (Made in Germany)
  • Sprague Orange Drop caps
  • Carbon Comp Resistors (Most Allen Bradley)
  • Chrome Dipped Chassis
  • Authentic Hand Wired Layout
  • Cloth Covered Solid Core Wire
  • Tweed Cloth Covering
  • Lacquered Nitrocellulose coating
  • Oxblood W/Gold Stripe grill cloth
  • Pine Cabinet with Birch Ply Backs and Baffle
  • Traditional Dovetail Joinery
  • Proudly Hand Built in Australia



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