Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier

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  • All-tube, two channel combo with the look, sound, and performance of the late 60s silverface amp
  • 22 watts at 8 ohms delivers sweet tones via a Celestion G12V-70
  • 4 Groove Tubes 12AX7 and 2 Groove Tubes 12AT7 preamp tubes
  • 2 Groove Tubes 6V6 power tubes
  • Custom and Vintage channels for a large variation of tone
  • Tube driven Fender spring reverb and tremolo for that vintage vibe
  • Custom made Schumacher transformers
  • Includes 2 button footswitch and fitted cover
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During the late 1960s, Fender was the amp of choice for pros who needed reliable, roadworthy workhorses that produced luscious, textured and powerful tones that were suitable for both studio quality recordings and melting faces at rock gigs. During this time the design of the amp changed from the black cloth "blackface"-style of the earlier models to a new "silverface"-style that featured a cool silver and turquoise front panel and aluminium "drip edge" grille cloth trim. The new 1968 Custom Deluxe Reverb combo amplifier resurrects that classic vibe with a modern twist in order to cater to modern guitar players' requirements.

The '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb features modified all-tube circuitry across two channels: Custom and Vintage. The "vintage" channel produces that sweet "silverface" tone that was - and is - so highly sought after by players due to its perfectly rounded response from low to high, making it perfect for those looking for a powerful yet subtle clean tone for both rhythm and lead playing. Taking into account the requirements of modern day players, the "custom" channel features a modified Fender Bassman tone stack that gives you greater flexibility over your tone, allowing some absolutely crushing wailing to be created within the amp itself. Both channels play host to genuine Fender tube-driven spring reverb and tremolo effects, giving you plenty of scope to create a huge wall of sound.

To enable the amp to run at full pelt without breaking a sweat, Fender have created custom-made Schumacher transformers - similar to those in the original '60s Deluxe Reverbs - to drive the amp circuitry along. A whopping 4 x 12AX7 and 2 X 12AT7 tubes are built-in at the pre-amp stage, allowing you to introduce an enormous amount of gain. Then you have 2 x 6V6 tubes in the power amp, giving the signal the kick it needs to belt out your tone. The guys at Fender have enabled a 'quicker gain onset' feature to boost the signal and build up a densely "overdriven" sound. However, to prevent unwanted noise creeping into your signal mix, the design team have cleverly introduced a 'reduced negative feedback' feature to ensure a smooth tone without intrusion. The brilliantly executed circuitry drives the single 12" Celestion G12V-70 speaker that have been specially selected due to its excellent tonal delivery, offering rumbling lows, fat mids and crisp highs with plenty of spark.

The finish of the '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb is stunning. All the classic finishing touches have been included: black textured vinyl covering with 1968-style "Silverface" aluminium trim around silver-turquoise grille cloth and vintage-style skirted black plastic control knobs. A moulded plastic strap with nickel-plated caps makes it easier to carry back and forth to jam sessions and gigs.

The '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb resurrects a classic amp that has been adored and cherished by rockers for decades. No matter what style of music you play, no matter what venue you're in, this amp can do it all and do it in style!

Model1968 Custom Deluxe Reverb
Dimensions (H x W x D) 445 x 622 x 241.3 mm
Amplifier TypeTube
Controls Custom Channel: Volume, Treble, Bass;
Vintage Channel: Volume, Treble, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity
EffectsReverb, Vibrato
Wattage22 Watts at 8 Ohms
InputsFour - (1/4", Two Custom and Two Vintage)
OutputsTwo 1/4" Parallel
ChannelsTwo - (Custom and Vintage)
RectifierTube (1 x 5AR4)
Speaker1 x 12-inch Celestion G12V-70
Impedance8 Ohms
Tubes Pre Amp Tubes: Groove Tubes - (4 x 12AX7), (2 X 12AT7)
Power Tubes: Groove Tubes - (2 x 6V6)
Footswitch2-Button Footswitch Included
KnobsVintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic
CoverFitted Cover Included
Grille CoverBlack Textured Vinyl Covering with Silver-Turquoise Grille Cloth
Additional InformationMoulded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps, Silverface Style Front Panel
Posted on 29/01/2018 by Ian Exactly what you would want, rich and vibrant sounds, no frequency distortion which is a plus; but you expect that on a 1k amp, can't fault it, will last forever and will make you sound like the 1975. Excellent!

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