The Fender Bassbreaker 15 Limited Edition Lacquered Tweed Combo Guitar Amplifier offers the compact powerhouse in a unique vintage-style lacquered tweed finish. Boasting all the features that has made this much sought-after amp a modern classic, the Bassbreaker 15 combo offers a stylish vintage vibe (for a limited run only).
The power within this amp is nothing short of extraordinary, with a trio of 12AX7 tubes in the preamp, and a pair of EL84s in the power amp, which all come together to deliver a mighty 15-watt pummelling. From smooth and sweet cleans to gritty overdriven modern tones, the three position Gain Structure offers a triple-threat of "boutique" voices to choose from.
Structure and integrity
The Bassbreaker 15 packs in a lot of technology underneath that distinctive lacquered tweed cabinet. The valves work tirelessly when pushed, ensuring a power-packed gain whilst maintaining a touch of smoothness when you want it, or throwing it all out when you want a brutal snarl.
The Bassbreaker 15 presents you with a plethora of over-sized controls to choose from, including: 3-band EQ (Bass/Mid/Treble); Bright; Gain; Structure; Master; and Reverb. The unique 3-level Structure switch is where the three distinct "boutique" settings come into play, allowing you to focus in on Low/Med/High frequencies. The built-in reverb is a Fender classic, allowing you to go from a subtle slap-back sound, to an all-enveloping soundscape. For such a little combo, you'll be amazed by the tonal versatility on offer.
Versatility as standard
The Fender Bassbreaker 15 Combo Amplifier comes with a great range of connectivity options making it ideal for stage or studio. A 1/4-inch effects loop allows you to connect your outboard effects pedals between the pre- and power- amp stages, enabling you to tailor your pedalboard as you wish. The Bassbreaker 15 also includes a switchable speaker-emulated XLR line output with ground lift - complete with power-amp mute -, which is ideal for the recording studio.
When you're taking to the stage, and whether it be a small/medium/large rig you're using, the main speaker output jack disconnects the internal speaker to enable the amp's 1/4-inch output to be used with an external speaker cabinet. As if that wasn't enough, the impedance switch can be set to 4, 8 or 16 Ohms, making it delightfully versatile.
Celestion Greenback G12M
To ensure the internal circuitry is given the justice it deserves, Fender has employed the mighty Celestion Greenback G12M speaker with the task of handling all sonic projectile responsibilities. Lauded by many due to its impressive mid-range attack with restrained top-end, the Greenback has long been the favourite of many a guitar legend (including AC/DC's Angus Young). If you like your tone searing but without the fizz, controlled but giving the room to let loose, all whilst delivering a healthy, full-bodied tone, then the Celestion Greenback G12M is exactly what the Bassbreaker 15 needs.
For huge tone, volume and functionality without any sacrifice on portability, the Fender Bassbreaker 15 Limited Edition Lacquered Tweed Combo Guitar Amplifier is not to be missed. Power, versatility, glorious tones, and an eye-catching finish - what more could you ask for?
Manufacturer Fender Model Bassbreaker 15 Limited Edition Lacquered Tweed Combo Guitar Amplifier Dimensions (H x W x D) 445 x 497 x 267 mm Weight 18.2kg Type of Amp Combo Wattage 15 Watts Amp Technology Valve Tubes Pre Amp Tubes: 3 x 12AX7
Power Tubes: 2 x EL84
Speaker Size 1 x 12-inch Speaker Type Celestion Greenback G12M Controls Bright
Inputs/Outputs 1/4-inch Instrument Input
XLR Line Out
Effects loop (1/4" Send/Return)
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