Super-Sonic™ Twin Combo


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Super-Sonic™ Twin Combo, Black/Silver, 120V

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Super-Sonic™ Twin Combo, Blonde, 120V

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Super-Sonic™ Twin Combo, Black/Silver, 120V

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Les séries Super-Sonic : Des amplis à lampes haute performance, qui vont droit au but et reproduisent le fameux son clair Fender ainsi que des saturations modernes expressives sans altérer l’identité sonore de votre guitare. Le nouveau combo 100 watts Super-Sonic Twin dispose de plusieurs caractéristiques inédites pour une plus grande polyvalence sonore. Cela comprend un interrupteur Arena/Club qui abaisse sa puissance à 25 watts (pour conserver la superbe sonorité des lampes poussées à fond à un niveau sonore plus bas lors des concerts en club) ; un réglage Notch Tune permettant de faire varier la fréquence dominante des médiums et d'affiner le son des distorsions pour obtenir de nombreuses sonorités d’amplis typées « British » ou « American » ; un réglage d’atténuation sur le panneau arrière proposant 3 modes de réponse des haut-parleurs : « normal », « loose » ou « tight » pour une palette sonore allant d’un son riche et chaleureux à un son compact et très précis ; et le nouveau réglage Fender Automatic Bias permettant de régler facilement le bias des lampes de sortie selon les paramètres d'usine recommandés ou à votre convenance si vous préférez un réglage de bias plus « chaud » ou bien plus « froid » et ce, sans nécessiter l’utilisation d’outils ou de multimètres.

Ses autres caractéristiques comprennent un canal Vintage pour retrouver les sons clairs scintillants inspirés des amplis Fender Twin Reverb® et Showman® ou les sonorités grasses et énergiques du Bassman® des années 60 ; un canal Burn pour des saturations et des distorsions extrêmes avec une compression, un sustain et une épaisseur variables ; deux haut-parleurs 12” Celestion® Vintage 30 ; une réverbération à ressort Fender alimentée par les lampes ; une boucle d’effets avec réglage de niveau qui peut également servir de boost piloté par un footswitch ; des transformateurs Schumacher sur-mesure ; et des finitions Black/Silver ou Blonde/Oxblood. Housse de protection et footswitch à 4 boutons (conçu pour tenir sur les pedalboards) inclus.

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The best Tones (works with pedals too)

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jayr1669 on May 14, 2014 (updated May 16, 2014)
Blues R&B Jazz Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal Folk Bluegrass Reggae/Ska

This amp has beautiful in your face sounds on all settings. The twin sounds better than my old vintage twin reverb and the bassman settings sounds better than an actual bassman. The gain and notch channels allow any type of overdrive or distortion that beats any pedal straight up. The gain 2 setting is like a sustain/comp. This amp even sounds good with a long chain of pedals in front—no need for distortion or overdrive pedals though. Although I do love the sound of the analogman nkt old fuzz with this amp. The only minor flaw is the reverb tank adds slight hiss but I think that is for most amps. Also, be very careful because this beautiful amp weighs a lot! Luckily for now, it is more of a studio amplifier but will shine in any club or arena. I also like the fact that I don't need to use all 100watts of power and the extra biasing and speaker settings. Best amp... I got an awesome deal with MUSICIANS FRIEND. I paid about $1600.

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Beautiful with minor flaws

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auraboy on April 16, 2014 (updated April 18, 2014)
Blues Alternative Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal

This is my first Fender amp. I've generally owned Marshall, Orange and Engl amps (and still do). I actually noticed this amp because a band I played with were rocking them and sounding massive, heavy, detailed and going from vintage sounds to modern without loads of rack gear. The blonde and oxblood is gorgeous. Even if the amp was awful that's one sexy looking amp! This amp is very compact for a twin speaker combo in size, but it weighs far more than most other rivals. In terms of moving it around, the weight may impact you if you are older or have back issues. The twin does have 4 castor wheels but they are a bit rubbish and the amp will tilt if you mis-align the wheels. It might be better with the Vox 3 handle setup given it's nearly 38kg in weight (I'm pretty strong and have some road crew help but it's heavier than my Marshall stacks!)
In terms of upsides - the sound, first up. I've played it against some boutique hand-made amps and I've really struggled to hear a difference. This is a proper tube powered monster. The adjustable bias and dampening means you can make it fairly modern or fully vintage (it won't do ultra-modern metal but then I use my ENGL for that hi-fi sound). Although I generally prefer modern sounds, I've found myself using the loose dampening and getting my vintage vibe on. I've played Gretsch Falcons, Fender Strats/Jazzmasters/Jaguars and some more obscure guitars through this and it handles their differences, enhancing the 'electric static' vibe without masking the actual guitar sound. The twin and bassman clean channels seem accurate and are full of life. The Burn channel is better than you'd ever expect - don't assume Fenders can't do harder rock tones. It's very alive and crackles with tone.
The reverb tank hums/pops - the rear panels are flimsy and the auto-bias can show a failing tube when it isn't at all - so it does have flaws - they don't ruin it, but with a little more QC it could be near perfect.

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Killer Tone

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khmusicman on April 14, 2013
Amateur R&B Classic Rock Pop Rock

This amp has it all. I've had this amp for almost 3 months now and cannot get enough of playing it. You have two channels the first being a clean vintage channel and the second being a very fine saturated crunch channel with full equalizing adjustments for just about any kind of sound you could want. My favorite though is channel one which has a very clean fine quality "vintage fender tone" that cannot be duplicated with any other kind of amp. There are no limits with this amp being that it contains two very high quality sounding Celestion Vintage 30 12" speakers and packing 100 watts of power. Even though this amp is expensive in my opinion it is well worth the money and you cannot go wrong with it. I've always been a big fan of Fender amplifiers and this one is definitely their flagship.

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Best Amp I Own

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Nosugrof on March 21, 2013
Amateur Blues R&B Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Folk Bluegrass

For the old analogy, if I was stuck on a desert island with one amp this would be it. I have amps with crunch and chime but this is hands down my favorite amp. For classic rock, southern rock, blues and even folk this amp delivers. It takes pedals really well plus it has tons of tonal options built in. I can drop all the way down to bedroom levels and still get over driven sounds without breaking windows or upsetting the neighbors. When you want to get loud you can still get the wall shaking volume that made you want a twin to begin with.

I love the salt & pepper cosmetics - I only wish it had the same knobs that came on my super Sonic 60

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Model Name: Super-Sonic™ Twin Combo, Black/Silver, 120V
Model Number: 2162000000
Series: Super-Sonic™
Color: Black/Silver
Amplifier Type: Lampe

Electronics

Electronics
Controls: Vintage Channel: Gain, Treble, Bass, Mid, Volume, Twin Reverb®/Bassman® Switch; Burn Channel: Gain 1, Gain 2, Treble, Bass, Mid, Notch Tune, Volume; Reverb, Send Level, Return Level, Damping Control
Voltage: 120V
Wattage: 100 Watts into 4, 8, or 16 ohms (Switchable)
Speaker Jack: Jack externe pour haut-parleurs
Rectifier: Rectification avec pont de diodes

Hardware

Hardware
Hardware Finish: Chrome/Nickel-Plate Steel
Cabinet Material: Enceinte multi-plis Bouleau Balte
Grill Cover: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
Amplifier Depth: 11.31" (28.7 cm)
Amplifier Width: 26.26" (66.7 cm)
Amplifier Height: 20.25" (51.43 cm)
Amplifier Weight: 83 lbs. (37.65 kg)

Tubes

Tubes
Pre Amp Tubes: Groove Tubes® - (7 x 12AX7)
Power Tubes: Groove Tubes® - (4 x 6L6)
Reverb Driver: 2 x 12AT7

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Unique Features: Notch Tune Control, Damping Control, Automatic Bias Control, Arena/Club Switch

Accessories

Accessories
FootSwitch: 4-Button Footswitch Included
Knobs: Boutons vintage noir
Cover: Housse ampli inclus
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