Starting the 5e3 Assembly/Wiring

Posted: 2011/01/20 in DIY Guitar Amplifier Projects, Fender Tweed Deluxe 5e3 Clone

The original schematic and layout diagram for the 5e3 Fender Deluxe are widely available on the web as this must be one of the most popular amps for DIY’ing of all time:

5e3 Deluxe Schematic

5e3 Deluxe Layout

The Trinity version basically follows the original fairly closely, with a few little mods here and there to improve the grounding and reduce noise.

In no time at all, I started  adding the tube sockets and switches, etc to the chassis…

Then I started on the wiring (tube heaters and rectifier tube socket):


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