Schaller tube amps...

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Schaller tube amps...

Post by Muziekschuur » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:01 am

I wonder....

I own severall 50's, 60's tube amps from the german brand Schaller. So this was just after the war. Cannot really imagine such amps were sold in the States. But maybe someone here is familiar with those amps. I picked them up as broken. But with untouched exteriors. Now I am in the process of making em work.

Schaller Echo Sound.... (This image is taken from the web, and is not mine... (mine has original knobs)
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My KV35. A 4 channel 35 watts amplifier. With two mic preamps and two mic/instrument inputs.
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A Schaller KV40. Mine has new handles. As old handles are not available anymore.
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Schaller KV25. I have two of these. Funny. You can see them (side by side they were made one by one by hand. Lots of small differences)
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And a Schaller KV18, on this image inbetween my KV25 and KV40
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All projects wich will need a lot of work. But they are original and worth the work.

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Re: Schaller tube amps...

Post by 46346 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:42 pm

love these fotos! the echo sound - is a tape unit?

the only Schaller amp i've ever seen in the U.S. was branded Hofner, a 2x12 combo. it was so beautiful, i almost dropped the $900 asking price. it had a 110 volt option, can't remember if that was original or modified....
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Re: Schaller tube amps...

Post by Muziekschuur » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:52 am

The Schaller echo is a disc echo. It's an aluminum disc laquered with iron oxide paint. The record head and the read heads are not touching the disc.

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Re: Schaller tube amps...

Post by mbene085 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:19 am

Wow. So cool - never heard of these. Had no idea Schaller ever made amps!

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Re: Schaller tube amps...

Post by øøøøøøø » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:15 am

Super cool. Does the echo unit work? Seems like something I might like to find for myself

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Re: Schaller tube amps...

Post by thisisnickpaige » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:22 am

Those Schaller combo amps are gorgeous. Remind me of the old Supro Amps. Good finds, man.

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