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 Post subject: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:33 pm 
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I have an Amp Can that I have not used for several years and I seem to have lost the charger for it. Looked everywhere for a few weeks now. Tried to order a replacement from a couple of authorized Fender dealers and was told the model has been discontinued so there are no part numbers for the charger available anymore. I want to take it with me up north but without a charger it's useless. I'm wondering if any old wall wort will work. There's a lable on the bottom of the amp but the part that shows the charger power requirement is partially missing. All I can read is part of the VDC followed by 400mA. If memory serves I think the thing has a 12V motorcycle style battery in it so I'm guessing I'll need a little more than 13.2V to charge it. Does anybody have some better info on this thing?

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http://support.fender.com/manuals/manuals_elec/guitarpdf//Amp_Can.pdf

So I was right. it's a 12V lead acid battery but the Fender Amp Can Manual dosn't specify the charger type, part number or values. There's a battery part number which will be useful one day, I'm sure.

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Acid batteries are robust, you can charge with 10mA up to 12.8V . Use a DC supply where you can control current and assign a max voltage (13V is OK).

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12 volt lead acid batteries actually put out 13.2 volts when fully charged. 6 internal cells at 2.2 volts per cell equals 13.2 volts. I will need at least 13.5 volts to charge it very slowly and 14 to charge it in less than 16 hours. I just wish I knew what the stock charger was rated at so I could find a suitable replacement. I'm pretty sure you can buy 15 volt wall-worts over the counter but I don't know if that's too much.

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 Post subject: power adapter
PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:22 am 
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I happen to have a Amp Can power adapter right here:

P/N 050549
model: HD-1540
Input: 120 VAC 60Hz 9W
Output: 15 VDC 400mA


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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:26 am 
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Hi,
Does anyone have an Fender Amp Can that they would like to sell?
I live in England but i'm willing to pay P&P from the states.
I want one to perform in the street and production of these amps has stopped.

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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:19 am 
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I'd be willing to sell mine. I never seem to use it and selling it would be consistent with my new personally policy that gear I don't use should be sold.

I bought a non-Fender charger to replace the original which would come with it of course.

I live in Central Alberta, Canada.

Send me a PM if you think you might be interested.

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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:51 am 
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Hi.
If you still have your Amp Can for sale please let me know if you still want to sell it.
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BMW-KTM wrote:
http://support.fender.com/manuals/manuals_elec/guitarpdf//Amp_Can.pdf

So I was right. it's a 12V lead acid battery but the Fender Amp Can Manual dosn't specify the charger type, part number or values. There's a battery part number which will be useful one day, I'm sure.


Looks like the link changed.

http://support.fender.com/manuals/guita ... manual.pdf

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mhowell wrote:

Thank you, I saved the PDF to my disk.

elenaerber wrote:
Hi.
If you still have your Amp Can for sale please let me know if you still want to sell it.
Thanks,
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By all means. Send me a PM.

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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:43 am 
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Well, I'm in the same boat. I have my amp can. But i need an adapter and it's useless without one. Anyone know where to get one? fender stopped making them and Radioshack doesnt have anything matching the specs of the amp.


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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:50 am 
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Have you tried Ebay?

A lot of OOP amps and amp parts show up there.

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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
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I have. nothing. sigh....


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 Post subject: Re: Fender Amp Can
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:44 pm 
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oxband wrote:
Well, I'm in the same boat. I have my amp can. But i need an adapter and it's useless without one. Anyone know where to get one? fender stopped making them and Radioshack doesnt have anything matching the specs of the amp.

I found a 15V charger with replaceble ends of varios sizes at Radio Shack. It works.

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