Fender Hot Rod Deluxe George Benson

Electric Guitar Combo

  • All tube
  • Power: 40 W
  • 4 or 8 ohm
  • Speakers: 12" Jensen C12K
  • Preamp tubes: 1x 12AT7, 2x 12AX7
  • Power tubes: 2x 6L6
  • 3 Channels (Normal, Drive and More Drive)
  • Controls for: Presence, Reverb, Master, Volume, Middle, Bass, Treble
  • Drive select switch
  • Drive volume
  • Bright switch
  • Colour: Two-tone black / red
  • Dimensions: 47.6 cm x 57.7 cm x 26.7 cm
  • Weight: 20.4 kg
  • Includes protective cover and 2-button foot switch
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  • Blues
  • Funk
  • Rock

Further information

Power 40 W
Speaker size 1x 12"
Power Amp Tubes 6L6
Channels 3
Reverb Yes
External FX Loop No
Recording Output No
MIDI Interface No
Connection for External Speaker Yes
Headphone connection No
Footswitch Yes
Incl. Footswitch Yes
Weight 20,4 kg
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Fender Hot Rod Deluxe George Benson

29.07.2014
Bought this amp to be my main performing amp.

This amp is extremely versatile, durable and sounds awesome. I used it on countless functions and performances since I bought it, and must say it lives up to my expectations.

The clean channel is really clear, with lots of headroom (makes it suitable to use with both single coils and humbuckers, without it breaking up ,even at high volume).

The overdrive channel is excellent, giving two stages of overdrive, which would suite the needs of every player, except maybe those really heavy metal guys. It isn't noisy and has a very wide dynamic range. (Ideal if you like to use the volume on your guitar to clean up the signal).

EQ and Reverb are very responsive and its not hard to dial in a good tone.

One last thing that I would like to mention is that this amp reacts very well to pedals, both in front and in the loop.

All in all a workhorse, aimed for those musicians who need to be flexible and desire a an amp which is durable and constant in its performance.
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GeorgeA, 16.10.2015
I was waiting so many years for an amp to deliver all what has been told about but unfortunately it had many faulty features and serious issues like foot switch click noise from gain to normal,changing from normal to gain unexpectedly without pressing foot switch,speaker input noise,volume starting at 2,those for me are serious problem issue that I wouldn't recommend being jazz guitar player for over 35 years of experience and had to send it twice for repair ...bottom line not satisfied at all for the money and time consuming !!
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