View and download traynor yba 3 operating instructions online. Traynor yba1a bass master mark ii 90watt guitar amp head. Do you have a traynor guitar or bass tube amp that needs repair or modifications. It can be used with guitar or bass and features two channels first for bass, second for guitar with an individual volume per channel as well as global treble and bass controls. This is the one with 6v6 power tubes, a 5y3 rectifier, and a 6av6 in v1. In response to mattbass, it would mainly be for practicing on my own with the ocassional jam with others usually 1 or 2 guitars, not very loud and sometimes vocals. Free traynor diagrams, schematics, service manuals. I found the 2 other bassmasters but not the mkii yba 1a. Mine have slightly modded inputs with a master volume circuit. Check out the flyback diodes they have going from plate leads of the power tubes to ground. In any case, i havent been able to locate this resistor though. Yba 1a bassmaster mark ii, catalog pages, manual, fan conversion, schematic 11966, schematic 1196911972, schematic 197221973 yba 1a bassmaster mark ii. Yba1a bassmaster mark ii, catalog pages, manual, fan conversion, schematic 11966, schematic 1196911972, schematic 197221973 yba1a bassmaster mark ii. We have a huge schematics inventory, projects section and forum.
I found the page on the net that jc put together and the header said the schematic was there. Bought a traynor yba1a mark ii and then this happened the. Here you will find our collection of traynor schematics. Oct 20, 20 the yba 1a was fixed by my friend bryan and worked for 1015 hours, but then it cut out in the middle of a practice. Sep 02, 2016 cranked traynor yba 1 bassmaster, bright channel, diy strat w super distortion duration. My audio engineer friend and i went halvesies on this great traynor yba1a.
The traynor yba1 bass master mark ii is a tube guitar and bass amplifier head made for when reverb is not required. Looks to be the same as the other one with a choke except it shows 6ca7 as the power tube instead of 7027 larry. Prowess amplifiers traynor schematics bassmaster yba. The traynor schematic does not show those pins wired, but for that matter neither does ampeg, and maybe they were just jumpered on the socket. I picked up a traynor yba1a bass master and the tone stack is. Perhaps the best known of all traynor amplifiers is the yba1. Its a pretty compact amplifier and is all tube based. Building on the highly soughtafter limited edition 50th anniversary traynor yba1 head, the yba1 mod 1 uses three hand selected 1. The traynor brand, named for founder peter traynor, began in 1963 with the dynabass bass amplifier, a rental product. This amp head as he does say below is a head allwatt bulbs in 200w 8. Get the best deals on traynor vintage guitar amplifiers when you shop the largest online selection at.
Original traynor yba1 from the previous post only has a 430v supply and will do about 40w at clipping. On the old traynor amps, the schematic is usually pasted on the underside of the head. Check out the flyback diodes they have going from plate leads of the power tubes to. Tube amplifiers home schematics traynor schematics bassmaster yba 1 version 2. One change from that schematic is that i added a choke. The ycv40 is an excellent amp in its own right, but the yba1 has a fuller sound with more bottom end, and the overdrive sounds are very organic and natural sounding. Vintage traynor models to look for yba1 bass master.
Cranked traynor yba1 bassmaster, bright channel, diy strat w super distortion duration. Nov, 2017 of course, as traynor is a company founded by a bass player, the company today also produces highquality bass heads and cabinets, including the 300watt alltube yba300. I dont know the exact years on this amp, but there are two versions of this amp with different tubes. Still looking into a different driver stage to get as much out of those power tubes as i can. This site helps you to save the earth from electronic waste. Traynor yba3 has an output wiring scheme that could teach marshall a thing or two. The yba1a was fixed by my friend bryan and worked for 1015 hours, but then it cut out in the middle of a practice. Of course, as traynor is a company founded by a bass player, the company today also produces highquality bass heads and cabinets, including the 300watt alltube yba300. It was in near mint condition and running the original tubes. Traynor yba 1 find deals on guitars, pianos kijiji.
Bought the yba 1 the next day so was able to play them side by side for a few days. Prowess amplifiers traynor schematics bassmaster yba 1. Traynor yba1 yba4 bass master sch service manual download. The traynor yba1 and yba1a bassmaster are probably the most popular models of. I took it to a local guitar shop that services tube amps and they checked it over 100%. First, the preamp section being opened up at the same. Kijiji alerts are an email notification service where kijiji users can have the newest ads sent to your email address. Prowess amplifiers offers resources for the guitar tube amplifier builder.
Aug 17, 2017 traynor yba1 and quite an old school one. Looks to be the same as the other one with a choke except it shows 6ca7 as. As far as speakers, ive used the amps primarily with 4x10s and 2x15s on gigs. The ycv40 is an excellent amp in its own right, but the yba 1 has a fuller sound with more bottom end, and the overdrive sounds are very organic and natural sounding. I hope you can help me save an old and trusted friend my traynor bassmaster mkii yba 1a experienced a major blowout last week. And yes, i have been looking at schematics that ive found in various places on the interwebs, though i have to say the yba 1a schematics arent as legible as the yba 1 schematics. The traynor yba2b bass mate is a bass guitar combo amp. Bassmaster, head, schematic, traynor, tube amp, yba1 permalink leave a. It can be used with guitar or bass and features two channels first for bass, second for guitar with an individual volume per channel as. Details of the various traynor amp models, and opinions about them. My audio engineer friend and i went halvesies on this great traynor yba 1a. Discussion in building the classics started by copperheadroads, jan 18.
Vintage traynor models to look for yba 1 bass master. The yba 1 has no voltage indications anywhere on the schematic. There have been a few minor tweaks to the amp since the clip from last year. Was actually going to get a ycv40 and had one rented. The traynor yba 2b bass mate is a bass guitar combo amp.
Traynor diagrams, schematics and service manuals download for free. This amp designed by peter traynor of yorkville sound and made in toronto, canada in 1972. Not being too aroused by the current price for nos 7027s, i modified my personal circa 1966 yba1 so that it now uses 6l6s. Enclosed are copies of all traynor schematics i have. In regards to the traynor vs ampeg, im a little torn because the traynor is a lower wattage but im confused about the cab situation for the ampeg head. Pete traynors component choices are very good for curbing raspiness in the amp specifically in this last triode. The yba1 came with a fixed bias circuit there are good reasons for. The yba3 custom special catalog insert above is a very interesting amplifier for a few good reasons. There are two circuits for the bassmaster, yba 1, dating from 1966 and 1972 respectively.
Navigate to extremely low power tube amp for the lxh2 schematic. It has the blocky traynor logo centered on the front. Rightclick to save the file or leftclick to open from your browser. The mod performed just as expected, resulting in two very loud, clean and fat sounding amps, especially the yba1a. Traynor yba1a bass master mk ii sch service manual download. Initially introduced under the dynabass name in 1963, the. Musical instrument amplifier traynor bass master yba1 operating instructions manual. Features traynor bassmaster yba1 45 watts physically, parts were designed to look similar to original factory units. Traynor yba 1a with mauler 412 and mauler 612 duration. Traynor is a brand of bass amplifiers and guitar amplifiers, the first brand formed by yorkville sound. Traynor yba1a bass master mk ii sch service manual.
A wide variety of classified ads buy, rent, sell and find anything traynor yba listings. The best sounding rig was the yba3 with the traynor 8x10 big bottom cab, but im too old to lug this around. Service manuals, schematics, eproms for electrical technicians. There are hundreds of pages of tube amp information on my library page.
Bassmaster mk ii yba 1 schematic and operating instructions. The traynor yba 1 bass master mark ii is a tube guitar and bass amplifier head made for when reverb is not required. Click the link above for tube amp info, schematics, board building information, projects, mods, transformer diagrams, photos, sound clips. There is no markii label on the front and it does not say yba1a on it. Ontario 69 bassmaster mkii yba 1a 67 signature yga1, 1a 72 ygl3. New from traynorthe traynor yba1 mod1 is the perfect amp for the discerning player who appreciates incredible boutique tube tone, but doesnt appreciate typical boutique amp pricing. Yorkville sound traynor bassmaster yba1 guitar amp. The traynor yba1 and yba1a bassmaster are probably the most popular models of all the vintage traynor amplifiers designed and built by pete traynor in toronto canada in the 60s and 70s they were meant as foolproof backline replacements for fender and marshall amplifiers, which of course were in common use everywhere in north america at the time.
View and download traynor yba3 operating instructions online. Traynor yba 2b bassmate bass guitar tube valve amplifier a 1972 yba 2b bass mate 1x15 25 watt combo. Bought a traynor yba1a mark ii and then this happened. I spent a good amount of time with the amp and noticed a few things about the circuit. Cranked traynor yba1 bassmaster, bright channel, diy. I havent seen many old traynor amps with these, if any. Toronto, canada january 31, 2014 building on the popular and highly sought after traynor limited edition 50th anniversary traynor yba1 head, the yba1 mod 1 uses three hand selected 12ax7 preamp tubes and two el34 power tubes in a classab design to deliver a purely classic guitar sound the traynor yba1 mod1 is the perfect amp for the discerning. Yba300 musical instrument amplifier pdf manual download. I found the 2 other bassmasters but not the mkii yba1a.
I hope you can help me save an old and trusted friend my traynor bassmaster mkii yba1a experienced a major blowout last week. Professional repairman required, although schematic is included, weird defects possible. I think i have a set of curves i ran on the stock circuit so i could play. Traynor bassmaster mkii yba1 manual the tube store. After downloading, the file may take a moment to open in the browser. This combo is light and easy to move around and is in great shape. Find great deals on ebay for traynor yba1 and traynor yba1a. The rear connector panel lacks a little when even speakon output, but has 2 outputs jack and impedance of a selector. Traynor bass master yba1a tone stack music electronics forum. Unfollow traynor amp to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Aug 21, 2017 traynor bass master yba 1a mkii schematic. Original traynor yba 1 from the previous post only has a 430v supply and will do about 40w at clipping. With a bit of work they lend themselves well to high gain and high speaker load mods with kt88 style tubes.
Designed by bassistturnedamp guru pete traynor as the studentsized followup to his larger dynabass amplifier of 1963 later renamed the yba 1 bass master, the original bass mate never really was much of a bass combo, but that has always been part of the fun. Has holes routed in the front for ventilation which id think is helpful especially with power tubes hanging upside down underneath the chassis. Perhaps the best known of all traynor amplifiers is the yba 1. I actually have a late 60s traynor yba3a super custom special that im looking to sell soonmaybe ill have to grab a traynor yba 2002s down the road. Bought a traynor yba1a mark ii and then this happened discussion in ampscabs tech corner.543 1173 628 1289 335 1199 60 962 729 1198 1337 495 1070 853 1202 1029 706 1361 1138 633 139 532 1268 1053 771 1166 799 652 667 747 1215 1353 1290 424 1417 369