Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb

All Tube Electric Guitar Amplifier

After giant racks with pre- and power amplifiers and expensive studio effects have been state of the art in the 80s, more traditional systems (head + 4X12 or a combo and a handful of stomp boxes) are more common at the moment again. A small amplifier keeps reappearing again and again: The Fender Deluxe Reverb. Compared to the larger Twin Reverb the Deluxe has a lot less power and has a harmonic overdrive even at moderate volume levels. Of course, great clean tones are possible, but the versatile "sweet distortion" is what so many guitarists appreciate and love with the Deluxe. Therefore the amp is the number 1 for many blues musicians, as well as for modern super guitarrists, such as Michael Landau. The fender-typical spring reverb and a tube vibrato effect allow even more "vintage"- sound variants.

  • 2 Channels
  • Power 22 W
  • Equipped with: 1x 12" Jensen C12K speaker, 8 Ohm
  • Controls for: Volume, treble, bass, reverb, speed, intensity
  • 4 Inputs - 2 per channel
  • Speaker out
  • Spring reverb
  • Tube Vibrato
  • 4 Preamp tubes: 12AX7
  • 2 Preamp tubes: 12AT7
  • 2 Power tubes: 6V6
  • Dimensions (D x W x H): 24.1 x 62.2 x 44.5 cm
  • Weight: 20 kg
  • Protective cover included
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Audio Examples

 
0:00
  • Country
  • Funk
  • Hazey
  • Progressive
  • Rock

Further Information

Power 22 W
Speaker size 1x 12"
Power Amp Tubes 6V6
Channels 2
Reverb Yes
External FX Loop No
Recording Output No
MIDI Interface No
Connection for External Speaker No
Headphone connection No
Footswitch connection Yes
Incl. Footswitch Yes
Weight 19,1 kg

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb
33% bought this exact product
Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
£1,329 Add to Basket
Fender Blues Junior IV
11% bought Fender Blues Junior IV £545
Fender Blues Junior Lacquered Tweed
8% bought Fender Blues Junior Lacquered Tweed £588
Fender 65 Princeton Reverb
5% bought Fender 65 Princeton Reverb £1,090
Vox AC15 C1
5% bought Vox AC15 C1 £519
Our most popular Tube Guitar Combos
54 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.7 /5
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Deluxe Reverb is one of the best sounding tube amps out there
Bogdan T., 26.12.2013
I bought this one year ago, after having used a vintge 70s one in the studio for recording my album. Tube amp iso a must for me, as i only use analogue effects.

Sound: like most Fender tube amps, this sounds PERFECT. Clean all the way through volume level 4, slightly crunchy at 5-6, distorted after 7. This amp does NOT have a distorted/crunchy/overdrive channel, this gets done the old fashioned way, adjusting the volume level. I use it at 4, which is still clean, but very bright, but my sound is enhanced permanently using an Ibanez Tube Screamer (TS9) at 20% gain. I use the Vibrato channel, as i just love the reverb ( real spring reverb!) and i keep it at level 3. I don't really use the tremolo effect on the amp, i find it a bit too soft (using a Marshall tremolo pedal instead).

I use a Fender Jaguar and a Gibson LP, the amp sounds really perfect with both single coils and with humbuckers. When i switch from the Jaguar to the Gibson, i just turn Treble up from 5 to 6, and Bass down from 6 to 5.

I use it at home now, i don't play in a band these days. I use it through a Koch Dummybox Home (and a Vox mini-amp at rhe end) to play through headphones most of the times. I imagine that using this for small gigs, for me at leadt, would surely need amplification, as you cannot crank it up too much if you want to keep it sounding clean (as it does not have a Clean channel); so i would keep it at volume 4, which gives the sound i need, and amplify it (maybe with the dummyload!).

I'm not rating this 5 for features and handling as it is not really for everyone, anyone. No loop circuit for effects rig, no overdrive channel, the Power and Stand-by switches are in the back (but you get the hang of that in a coupke of weeks), and it is pretty heavy for only 22W. BUT that is all in the name of keeping it identical to the original Deluxe, and rhe result is pretty good, my guitars sound the same as through the vintage one that got me into Deluxe Reverb in the firrst place.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
super versatile
pazzer, 16.05.2020
Skip all the pedals, and plug in. feel the magic.

This thing sounds rich, and for anyone not thrashing/tapping/screaming, this thing will pull off everything you throw at it. Neighbours will also be well aware of its arrival. There is more punch than any home needs, and is ideal for any mic'd stage.

The vibrato channel is annoyingly noisy/clicky unless the vibrato is off, but that is somewhat expected given that this amp-and-circuit design is not supposed to behave like a modern piece of kit. The reverb is delicious, and is often rich-enough at 3-4.

The 'normal' channel seems to play nicely with pedal-fx such as overdrive, wah, etc. just run 'treble' and 'bass' at 6-7, sometimes there is too much high-end. At low volumes of 1-2, it sounds sweet.

My reverb pedals tend to fall shy of this spring-reverb, which is re-assuring given the terms 'deluxe' and 'reverb' in the product name.

Now waiting for the neighbours to take a long-holiday so I can run the valves warmer....
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Fender should do more.
Walkend, 21.02.2019
I bought this DRRi on december of 2018 , the amp it's fair light (19kg) , well assembled . The clean is ok , chimey or bassy according to the Eq. used , the tremolo channel it's nice but reverb is too much after 2-3 of value , it takes od pedals really bad because of the jensen speaker and the bright cap that make them sound harsh and fizzy , very bad for people who use distortion and od pedals . if you leave the tremolo knob turned , you could hear a "bop" noise in the normal channel , depend about the rate of the tremolo on the vibrato channel .
For an 1400 euro made in usa single channel amp I expect more usability and less quality issues.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
handling
features
sound
quality
Good and heavy, tonally, literally
magusmugius, 15.02.2015
Its a good small gigging and recording amp but it needs attenuatior for bedroom level. Vibrato channel comes from heaven but it hasn't got optoisolator likes US version; because of the EU restrictions it has a board that controls tremolo effect, same tube driven but you may optimize for low-noise tremolo popping with a technician.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
£1,329
Free shipping incl. VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online Guides
Guitar Amps
Guitar Amps
The following pages give an overview of the various types of guitar amp available.
Online Guides
Guitar Setups
Guitar Setups
The range of available guitars and amps has never been greater than it is today, and a huge variety of sounds are easily accessible.
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
(4)
Recently Viewed
Behringer CAT

Analogue Synthesiser VCO 1 with 4 miscible waveforms (sawtooth, triangle, pulse and suboctave), Pulse width modulation and two adjustable modulation sources, VCO 2 with 3 mixable waveforms (sawtooth triangle and suboctave) and two adjustable modulation sources, Low pass filter...

Recently Viewed
Adam T8V

Adam T8V; Active Nearfield Monitor; 8" Woofer; 1.9" U-ART Accelerated Ribbon Tweeter; 2x Class-D Amp: 70 Watts RMS Woofer, 20 Watts RMS Tweeter; Frequency Range: 33 Hz - 25 kHz; Crossover Frequency: 2.6 kHz; max. SPL: 118 dB (1m /...

Recently Viewed
K&M 80310

K&M 80310 disinfectant stand with bracket; bottle holder dimensions: 102 x 91 mm; base diameter: 275 mm; drip cup can be removed for cleaning; with bracket to fix the disinfectant bottle ; round base; weight: 3,6 kg; colour: pure white;...

(3)
Recently Viewed
iZotope Music Maker's Bundle

iZotope Music Maker's Bundle (ESD); Plugin-Bundle; contains eight essential tools for audio editing and creative music production; consists of BreakTweaker Exp, Stutter Edit, Trash 2, Iris 2, Elements Suite (Nectar Elements, Neutron Elements, Ozone Elements und RX Elements); supported formats...

Recently Viewed
Rode Wireless GO White

Rode Wireless GO White; Digital Wireless Microphone System; ultra-compact and lightweight set of transmitter and receiver; series III 2.4 GHz digital transmission; clip-on transmitter TX with built-in microphone (omni capsule); maximum SPL: 100 dB; Frequency Range: 50 Hz – 20...

Recently Viewed
Rode Lavalier GO White

Rode Lavalier GO White; Lavalier Microphone; pairs perfectly with Røde Wireless GO (item 463781); works with most other devices with a 3.5mm TRS microphone input; compatible with most laptops, DSLR cameras, mobile recorders etc.; broadcast grade omnidirectional condensor capsule; Frequency...

Recently Viewed
Yamaha PSR-E273

Yamaha PSR-E273 Keyboard - 61x keys, 384 sounds + 17 drum/SFX kits, 143 preset styles, 112 internal songs, 32-note polyphony, Effects: Reverb, Chorus, Ultra-Wide Stereo, Master EQ; One Touch Setting, Metronome, Transpose, duo function, connection: AUX In (Stereo-mini), headphone, Sustain...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Presonus ioStation 24c

Audio Interface and Controller 2 x 2 USB 2.0 (USB C) recording interface with 24-bit / 192 kHz, 2 x Mic / Line / Instrument XLR combo input jacks, 2 x Line output 6.3 mm jack symmetrical, Stereo headphone...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Behringer Eurorack Go

Behringer Eurorack Go; Eurorack case; two rows with 140 HP each, build-in busboard with 32 headers for Eurorack modules;, vertical positioning possible via integrated tilt stand; 96 sliding nuts (M3) pre-installed; maximum module depth: 40mm (lower row), 62mm (upper row);...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Mackie CR3-X

Multimedia Monitors Equipped with a 3" woofer and a 0.75" tweeter, Power: 50 W, Frequency range: 80 - 20,000 Hz (-3 dB), Housing: MDF, Power supply: 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, Dimensions (W x H x D):...

(1)
Recently Viewed
K&M 80320

K&M 80320 Disinfectant stand for Euro dispenser; base diameter: 275 mm; round base; drip cup can be removed for cleaning; two different drilling patterns, so Euro dispensers for 350/500 ml and 1,000 ml containers can be attached; weight: 4,1kg; colour:...

Recently Viewed
Saramonic Blink 500 B4

Saramonic Blink 500 B4; Ultracompact 2.4GHz Dual-Channel Wireless Microphone System with 2 transmitter and Lavalier for Apple iPhone and iPad that provides broadcast-quality sound; The RXDi battery-free MFi certified Lightning receiver is extremely lightweight, space efficient and works perfectly when...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.