Champion™ 40


Model #: 2330300000
Champion™ 40, 120V

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Simple to use and versatile enough for any style of guitar playing, there’s a Champion amp that’s right for you whether you’re looking for your first practice amp or affordable stage gear. The 40-watt Champion 40 features a single 12” Special Design speaker, with great amp voices and effects that make it easy to dial up just the right sound—from jazz to country, blues to metal and more.

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Great amp for a student on a budget!

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robbiesmithshroom on July 9, 2014
Blues Jazz Alternative Rock

As a student, i have little money to spend on an amp so to only spend £140 on a 40w fender amp is a steal, it is aesthetically pleasing and really looks the part, the distorted sounds can be a bit muddy for my liking but the cleans are superb, definitely recommend if you're on a budget, great amp!

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I like it

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trekfueler on April 18, 2014
Blues Alternative Rock Classic Rock

Been playing with the Champion 40 for about a month now, and I've got to say, I like it a lot. Clean channel is great, and some of the other amp models are pretty good too. A couple are just noisy, but most are not bad. Volume level changes when switching to some models, which is a hassle. Most of the effects are good as well. Too bad the foot switch is not available yet (April 2014) hope they ship soon. This amp is pretty loud for a 40w ss amp. It's light weight, looks good, sounds great, price is right, I'd say it's a real winner. Would give 5 stars if foot switch was available. For the price, this is a pretty good deal.

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So close

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tomdurr on December 28, 2013 (updated December 30, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Folk Country

Nobody makes the perfect amp, but this one is so close. It just needs separate reverb that can be added to everything with its own depth knob. Then replace the chorus+reverb with chorus+delay and the delay+reverb with flange+delay. Compression upfront with a depth knob would be nice also.

I was forced to rate the sound but I haven't heard it. I haven't bought one because of the stupid design issues mentioned above. I'd even pay more to get a new version with those features.

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Clean Channel Good But That's It!

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ranselmo180 on December 4, 2013 (updated December 9, 2013)
Professional Blues R&B Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock

The clean channel is very nice and the FX features are ok, but change the sound to British or Metal and play more than one string at a time and the amp sound horrible! It is possible I got a lemon, sure, but I don't think so. Very disappointed. I will bring it in to a fender repair shop to have it looked at to see if something is wrong with the amp before I throw it out the window!

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Model Name: Champion™ 40, 120V
Model Number: 2330300000
Series: Champion™
Color: Black
Amplifier Type: Solid State

Electronics

Electronics
Controls: Channel 1: Volume, Channel 2: Gain, Volume, Voice. Master: Treble, Bass, FX Level, FX Select, TAP
Voltage: 120V
Wattage: 40 Watts
Inputs: One - 1/4"
Auxiliary Input: 1/8" Stereo for Use with Media Player
Headphone Jack: 1/8" Stereo
Channels: Two - (Blackface Clean and Selectable Amp Voice)

Hardware

Hardware
Front Panel: Black Angled
Grill Cover: Black "Bronco" Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
Amplifier Depth: 9" (229 mm)
Amplifier Width: 17.25" (438 mm)
Amplifier Height: 17.25" (438 mm)
Amplifier Weight: 19 lbs. (8.6 kg)
Effects: Reverb, Delay/Echo, Chorus, Tremolo, Vibratone, and More. Delay Time and Tremolo Speed Can Easily Be Set with the TAP Button

Speakers

Speakers
Speaker: One - 12" Fender® Special Design

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Unique Features: World-renowned Fender clean and overdrive tones, plus an assortment of British and modern amp voicing and distortion flavors. A diverse palette of effects, including delay time and tremolo Speed, that can easily be set with the TAP button to match the song’s tempo. Auxiliary input for jamming with media player. Headphone output for silent practice. Classic Fender Blackface cosmetics. Optional Footswitch Available (P/N 0071359000)

Accessories

Accessories
FootSwitch: Optional 2-Button Footswitch Available (p/n 0071359000)
Knobs: Vintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic