Originally Posted by Ampex185
These are NOT Jensen transformers by the way! In fact, nobody now can remember who made these ones! Probably wound in somebody's garage.
It is said that the feedback output stage was developed to improve the appalling distortion figures because of the transformer. But many feel that this output stage is an integral part of that Harrison sound.
Well, at least the JE-115-K-E transformers in the mic pre's are definitely made by Jensen as they still do them...
but the JB-499-A-I output transformer is a bit of a mystery indeed.