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Fender amp foot switch wiring

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I’m repairing pic related for work and I need to know: is reverb ring+sleeve or tip+sleeve? I assume it’s the former but I honestly didn’t even know amps had foot switches until today. Both switches are simple make/breaks.
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Is it so broken that you are unable to measure continuity and know without a shadow of a doubt how it was wired?

I ask because nothing is standardized.
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Re: Fender amp foot switch wiring

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FAP wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 3:05 pm I’m repairing pic related for work and I need to know: is reverb ring+sleeve or tip+sleeve? I assume it’s the former but I honestly didn’t even know amps had foot switches until today. Both switches are simple make/breaks.Image
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Re: Fender amp foot switch wiring

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crochambeau wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:30 pm Is it so broken that you are unable to measure continuity and know without a shadow of a doubt how it was wired?

I ask because nothing is standardized.
See, that’s the impression I’m getting: I just don’t want to give this back to whoever sent it in just to have them send it back because reverb toggles vibrato/vibrato toggles reverb. I’m basically taking a 50-50 gamble.

I’ll take another look at my notes; unfortunately I didn’t snap a pic of the original wiring, but I might’ve made a note of it.

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I only have the foot switch to work off of: all I know about the amp is it has to be a Fender amp.
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Re: Fender amp foot switch wiring

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Issue was resolved: for future reference, this is a switch for a Fender Twin and reverb is indeed ring+sleeve.
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