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SE5A Valve Amplifier

A 5W single-ended valve amp from ampmaker. It uses British-made transformers. The preamp valve is an ECC83 and the power valve is an EL84 for a classic British sound.

The kit arrived on the 8th December 2007. Due to work commitments I didn't complete the wiring until 19th April, 2008. In reality it was probably about one or two days work to build it. It worked straight away with no problems. I used it without a cabinet, playing it through an old Marshall 4x12, loaded with G12M Greenbacks for ages, until September 2017 when I started building a 1x12 speaker cab and matching head cabinet.