In this article, the assembly process of the SE 6CB5A amp will be shown.
First the metal plate which holds all the parts gets mounted in an assembly rig:
Here the caps, power transformer and tube sockets are already mounted. Some initial wiring to the power transformer and rectifier sockets is done:
Heater wiring to the signal tubes and some wiring to the caps:
Output transformers, two of the chokes and the resistors mounted and wired up:
The last missing pieces, interstage transformers and two more filter chokes:
Everything assembled and ready for the first measurements and listening test:
After measurements and listening test results are as expected, the power transformer cover can be mounted and the amp inserted into it's wooden frame:
Another shot taken in the dark, with the amp switched on:
The assembly of the matching line stage is almost finished and will be shown in an upcoming article.