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SVT-II Identification please

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Larzon, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. Larzon


    Jan 15, 2005

    I recently purchased a Ampeg SVT-II. It sounds awesome :p I'm just not sure from what year the amp is.

    Can somebody tell me when it was made (year)?

  2. timv

    timv Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2000
    Chandler, AZ
    Get in touch with ampeg. That was made during the SLM years and by the serial number they could probably tell you.
  3. 1up_SVT


    Jan 15, 2006
    Im sure the "F" in the serial number means that its from 1993

    Nice amp! I love mine!
  4. Larzon


    Jan 15, 2005
    So it's from 1993, okay. Thanks.

    Do you mean that - A='88, B='89, C='90, D='91, E='92, F='93 ?
  5. Whoopysnorp


    Feb 5, 2006
    Were all the SVT-IIs made during the SLM years? I have one as well, but the cosmetics are different--the letters on the Ampeg logo are outlined instead of filled in, and the letters of SVT-II are solid instead of just outlines. Also, the markings for the midrange frequency selector are just dots rather than bars. It looks like an older design to me. There is no serial number on it--the white space on the back is just blank.
  6. Drpepper99uk


    Dec 31, 2004
  7. Larzon


    Jan 15, 2005
    Yeah, that must be correct. Thanks!

    btw, wasn't '93 the very last year for manufacturing the SVT-II ?