I don't remember the url's off the top of my head, but if you go to my website and click the Tech Nerd link, it's got links to both the pdf and the discontinued product page.
I have a ygl-3 mark and would like to determine what year it was made. Sorry for questions that might be painfully obvious to some of you, I'd just like to learn more about my and paste this site for information about dating your amp from the serial number: I would hotlink it but it doesn't like to be hotlinked.
I also can't figure out what kind of speakers are in it, so how would I go about finding that out?
It tells exactly what year each amp model was introduced.
And in addition to that awesome pdf, they also have pictures of most of their amps and descriptions of the amp specs and what years they were produced.
if they don't have the chromed-bumpers style cabinet, then they're 60's.
it doesn't really matter much if it's a '67 or a '69 as they didn't make any major changes there.
are coded as follows s/n: 1020629 First digit: Last digit of year of production (1 ^= 1971, 3 ^= 1973) Second and third digit: Month of production (01 ^= Jan., 11^=Nov.) Last four digits: Numbered unit produced within that year?
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It all depends on how many pots they ordered and how long it took them to put all of them into amps before buying a new batch.
The most reliable source for knowing info about Traynor amps is *not* Velvet Black. They took the time to put together a really long pdf file with the history of the Traynor brand, all the financial and production and whatnot.
These amplifiers were very common everywhere in Canada, and are well known for their tone, reliability, durability and repairability.