'65 Princeton® Reverb


Model #: 2172000000
'65 Princeton® Reverb, 120V

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The original was a historically significant amp used on countless hits over the years, and the reissue ’65 Princeton® Reverb is easily versatile enough to go from the living room to the recording studio to the small gig. It has the vintage vibe that Fender® die-hards know and love, but the 12-watt ’65 Princeton Reverb isn’t only for those who played them 30 or 40 years ago - it’s for anybody who demands top-notch tube tone, naturally dynamic clean and overdriven tones, and unmistakable long-spring Fender reverb and tube vibrato.

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Its a great amp

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Unknown on April 26, 2014 (updated April 28, 2014)

I have used this amp at shows, the studio and more, but it has never failed me

It gets very loud, as much at it is in weight

I don't own one yet but I can't wait.

This amp is great amazing when it comes to slow blues, rock, and kinda new rock riffs like AC/DC, Money Talks and whatnot

8.5/10 the only thing is me in a way;I don't like the wait when you turn on a cold tube amp


One thing: I say I play country in the thingy below but that's the occasional u shook me all nite long AC/DC or Beatles song and almost better than a amateur almost professional.

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Great amp

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jorols on December 27, 2013 (updated December 30, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues R&B Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Classical

This amplifier is not the first one I've owned but it will be the last one, because I love the sound from this little amplifier. In the beginning the Jensen speaker was not 100% perfect, but now I have no bad comments to that speaker. It sounds great.

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That small combo rocks !

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Helmut on December 5, 2013
Amateur Blues Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Punk

Playing clean is already an amazing experience. The shimmering highs, the golden reverb, the tremolo. But my favourite sound is: Fender Strat (with a set of Kloppmann 60s pickups), select the bridge, a good cable into input 1, Volume 10, Treble 6, bass 4, reverb 1.5, play some rock...and never stop smiling. Taken by an Audio Technica AE-3000 microphone and straight without any EQ into a PA gives you so much dynamics, bass, mids and highs, which is without any competition. Just play and love this little marble.

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A home run!

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Tracy Krajcik on August 14, 2013 (updated August 15, 2013)
Professional Blues R&B Gospel Funk Classic Rock

As a kid I had a '69 Silverface, and much later on I had a '66 Blackface. As far as I'm concerned, the Princeton Reverb is Fender BEST SOUNDING amp EVER.
A few years ago, I sold my Blackface to one of my best friends. I needed money.
I finally bought the this one. As some people call the real ones were to expensive and not really looking good or the needed some work which can be expensive.
This is a really nice amp. I use it for some of the venues I play. Crank it on 6 and I'm set.
My U.S '52 Vintage Series Telecater and 60th Anniversary Telecaster sounds really great with this amp.
I use two Blackstar tube driven pedals with this amp. One set overdriven and the other set clean for a little more boost when I need it.
Another HOME RUN for Fender.
A good Amp in my stable.

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The Fender legendary sound

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Chrispygrunch on July 3, 2013 (updated July 5, 2013)
Professional Blues Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Folk Country Bluegrass Classical Reggae / Ska Punk

I love this amp! The reverb on the amp is the most beautiful you can find! I was looking for another amp with more options with 2 channels but... My choiced was this one. It cost a lot, but I'm happy with the results and the sound (wich is the more important) I owned lost of Fender but this one os the one that suits my style perfectly. I love the 10 inch Jensen speaker, It sounds deep, warm and clear... it make my guitars sing more beautiful than ever... my quest for a amp is over. I hope it will live for long... The weight is perfect, the tremolo is a real bonus! It accepts stomp box very well in the front. So, if you play mostly in clubs and halls, and sometimes outside but most important, in a non- heavy metal band, this is a perfect amp.

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Love the tone

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breun on May 2, 2013 (updated May 3, 2013)
Semi-Professional Alternative Pop Rock

My first tube amp and I still love that tube reverb tone. If you've got some room to make some noise I'd go for the Deluxe Reverb instead though.

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A great amp, except....

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gadabout on February 20, 2013
Amateur Blues R&B Jazz Rock Classic Rock

This is my all time favorite amp. I used to own an original silverface Princeton Reverb as a kid. I like this reissue better. The only problem is, the speaker is shrill and harsh. I eventually changed the speaker in mine to an Eminence Delta Demon and now it's perfect. Great tone. Great reverb. Great tremolo.

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The best of the vintage reissue series.

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zepncat on February 19, 2013
Professional Blues R&B Funk Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal Country

As a Fender amp junkie, and the owner of an original 66' Princeton, I was curious to see how the reissue stacked up to an original.
I can honestly say, when I a/b'd mine with the RI, I was very impressed with the 65 Princeton Reverb..very close to the real deal, and a heck of a lot cheaper than an original..if you can find one of course!...nice job Fender!

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General

General
Model Name: '65 Princeton® Reverb, 120V
Model Number: 2172000000
Series: Vintage Reissue
Color: Black
Amplifier Type: Tube

Electronics

Electronics
Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity
Voltage: 120V
Wattage: 15 Watts
Inputs: Two - (1/4", Input 2 is at -6dB)
Auxiliary Input: N/A
Speaker Jack: Two 1/4" Parallel (Internal and External)
Channels: One
Rectifier: Tube (1 x 5AR4)

Hardware

Hardware
Cabinet Material: Birch/Pine
Pilot Light Jewel: Red Jewel
Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
Front Panel: Blackface™ Style
Grill Cover: Black "Bronco" Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
Amplifier Depth: 9.5" (24.13 cm)
Amplifier Width: 19.875" (50.5 cm)
Amplifier Height: 16" (40.6 cm)
Amplifier Weight: 34 lbs. (15.7 kg)
Effects: Reverb

Speakers

Speakers
Speaker: One - 10" Jensen® C10R with Ceramic Magnet
Impedance: 8 ohms

Tubes

Tubes
Pre Amp Tubes: Groove Tubes® - (3 x 12AX7), (1 x 12AT7)
Power Tubes: Groove Tubes® - (2 x 6V6)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Unique Features: Blackface Control Panel with Six Silver-Top Numbered Knobs

Accessories

Accessories
FootSwitch: 2-Button Footswitch Included
Knobs: Vintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic
Accessories: Includes Amp Cover and 2-Button Footswitch for Reverb and Vibrato On/Off
Cover: Fitted Cover Included