Fender adds to its Vintage Modified Series a reissue of the 1968 Vibrolux all-valve combo amp with reverb.
The difference with the original Silverface-type amp is the availability of a tube-driven spring reverb and tremolo for both channels and a modified Bassman tone stack on the Custom channel, the later was designed with pedal users in mind. Fender also modified the gain onset and negative feedback for improved touch sensitivity.
- 35W all-valve combo
- 2 Custom and Vintage channels
- 2 1/4” inputs per channel
- 2 1/4” parallel speaker outputs
- 4 Groove Tubes 12AX7 and 2x 12AT7 preamp tubes
- 2 Groove Tubes 6L6 power tubes
- Controls: volume, bass, treble and Bright switch for the Custom channel ; volume, bass, treble and Bright switch on the Vintage Channel ; reverb, tremolo speed and intensity are common to both channels
- 2x 10” Celestion TEN 30 speakers, 4 Ohm impedance
- Custom-made Schumacher transformers
- Silverface-type finish with silver and turquoise faceplate and inscriptions
US price of this new ’68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb is $1199. More info at www.fender.com.
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