Fender circuit question ?

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  1. Tone_Boss

    Tone_Boss Member

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    Whats the difference between the Fender Harvard, Princeton, and Deluxe Reverb circuits ? I have a silverface DR and was wondering what the difference is from the other two in sound and design.
     
  2. Blue Strat

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    The differences are too numerous to list.

    If you can read schematics, go to www.schematicheaven.com and see for yourself.
     
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    The Fender Amp Field Guide is your friend:
    http://www.ampwares.com/ffg/

    Has the schematics and layouts for all three amps. As Mike says, the differences are numerous, as is the case when comparing anything from the tweed era (Harvard) to the bf/sf era (DR), including models with the same names.
     
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    If you are talking about the tweed Princeton, in order of complexity:

    Princeton,
    Harvard,
    Deluxe Reverb

    If you meant a BF or SV Princeton:

    Harvard,
    Princeton,
    Deluxe Reverb

    Different tone stacks, different phase inverters, different everything really.
     

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