In a historic collaboration, Fender introduces its first artist signature amplifiers-EC Series amps bearing the name of legendary guitarist Eric Clapton.
1950s-era Deluxe and Tremolux amps are prized for the warm, rich compressed tones of blues and early rock ‘n’ roll. Clapton often uses a Deluxe when playing traditional blues, and we’ve answered his call for a special model with several distinctive features by introducing the EC Tremolux amp. Built to Clapton’s own exacting specifications and handmade in the United States, it’s a fascinating variation on the ’57 Deluxe designed with a ’50s-era output tube bias tremolo (which produced a more throbbing pulse than later Fender tremolo circuits) and a switchable power attenuator (reduces speaker output). A pinnacle of personally inspired amp tone for stage and studio alike, it’s a must for Clapton fans and guitarists who want the ultimate in tube performance.
Features include hand-wired all-tube circuitry on eyelet board with premium components; circuit based on late-’50s Fender Deluxe amp model 5E3 (about 12 watts); single channel with high-gain and low-gain inputs; tremolo speed control and footswitch; fixed bias for increased headroom; single 12” Celestion® Heritage G12-65 speaker for increased high-gain playing definition; two Groove Tubes® 6V6GT output tubes, three 12AX7 preamp tubes and 5Y3GT rectifier tube; Mercury Magnetics custom transformers; internal speaker disconnect (allows use of external 8-ohm speaker enclosure); finger-joined solid pine enclosure for warm, resonant tone; lacquered tweed covering with vintage-style brown/gold grille cloth and leather strap handle. Deluxe fitted cover included.
|Model Name:||EC Tremolux™, 120V|
|Controls:||Volume, Tone, Speed, Output|
|Inputs:||Three - (1/4", One High Input and Two Low Inputs)|
|Rectifier:||Tube (1 x 5Y3GT)|
|Cabinet Material:||Finger-Joined Solid Pine|
|Handle:||Vintage-Style Leather with Nickel Mounting Hardware|
|Grill Cover:||Tweed covering and vintage-style brown/gold grille cloth|
|Amplifier Depth:||9.5" (24.13 cm)|
|Amplifier Width:||20" (50.8 cm)|
|Amplifier Height:||16.75" (42.5 cm)|
|Amplifier Weight:||25 lbs. (11.4 kg)|
|Speaker Description:||12”, 65 Watt Celestion® Heritage G12-65 speaker|
|Speaker:||One - 12" Celestion® Heritage G12-65|
|Pre Amp Tubes:||Groove Tubes® - (3 x 12AX7)|
|Power Tubes:||Groove Tubes® - (2 x 6V6)|
|Unique Features:||Hand-wired all-tube circuitry on eyelet board; premium components throughout, Circuit based on late 1950s 5E3 Fender Deluxe amp produces about 12 Watts, Single channel with two inputs (high- and low-gain inputs), Bias Tremolo with speed control and footswitch, Fixed Bias for increased headroom, Celestion Heritage G12-65 speaker for increased definition with high-gain playing, Two Groove Tubes™ 6V6GT output tubes, three 12AX7 preamp tubes, and 5Y3GT rectifier tube, Custom transformers by Mercury Magnetics, Switchable output power attenuator reduces the speaker’s output if desired, Disconnectable internal speaker allows use of external 8 Ohm speaker enclosure, Finger-joined solid pine cabinet resonates with a warm, woody tone, Genuine lacquered tweed covering with vintage brown/gold grille cloth and leather strap handle, Deluxe fitted cover is included, Hand made in Corona, California, USA|
|Knobs:||Chicken-Head Style Pointer|
|Cover:||Fitted Cover Included|