Clean has always been Fender's calling card, but with the Super-Sonic 22 combo amp, California's amp makers take a big step into today's arena of high-gain amps. This 22-watt all-tube amp serves up creamy, boutique gain in heaping helpings for overdrive aficionados.
Vintage Channel Houses Classic Cleans
Guitarists around the world know Fender for the sparkling and versatile clean sounds of its historic amps. The Super-Sonic respects this tradition, offering a Vintage channel based on the sound of a '65 Deluxe Reverb. Plugged into the Vintage channel, you'll experience pristine cleans that still retain the warm analog quality of the tubes. Volume, bass, and treble controls let you shape tones, and a Normal/Fat switch instantly thickens your sound, adding character to the lows and mids.
Burn Your Way to Modern Distortion
The Super-Sonic may pay tribute to the clean sounds of Fender's past, but this amp really blazes a new trail with its Burn channel. Here, the amp rockets into high gain territory, steered by two gain knobs. Gain 1 dials in the initial distortion, ranging from light breakup to all-out fuzz, and Gain 2 adds a layer of thickness and definition, giving you multiple dynamic options at each stage of overdrive. Treble, middle, and bass EQ controls let you tailor your tone even further -- scoop out mids for a modern, aggressive rhythm sound or boost them for classic punch.
Like the iconic Fender amps before it, the Super-Sonic includes a spring reverb channel for a lush and authentic reverb echo. The reverb is accessible on either circuit, adding depth to cleans or breathing psychedelic life into lead tones. An included four-button footswitch makes it easy for you to switch between channels or engage the fat and reverb switches.
- 22-watt output
- 8 ohms impedance
- 12-inch, 50-watt Fender Lightning Bolt speaker by Eminence
- Vintage (clean) and Burn (overdrive) channels
- Spring reverb
- 2x 6V6, 3x 12AX7, and 2x 12AT7 tubes
- 4-button footswitch included
- Amplifier cover included
Listen to the sounds of Fender's dirty side with the Super-Sonic 22.
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Amp Type: Tube
Output: 22 Watts
Ohms: 8 ohms
Speaker: 12 inch, 50 Watt Fender Lightning Bolt Speaker by Eminence
Channels: 2; Vintage and Burn
- Vintage Channel: Volume, Treble, Bass, Voicing Switch (Normal/Fat)
- Burn Channel: Gain 1, Gain 2, Treble, Bass, Middle, Volume, Master Reverb
Effects: Spring Reverb
Covering: Black Textured Vinyl
Tubes: 2x6V6, 3x12AX7, 2x12AT7
Included Accessories: 4-button footswitch and amplifier cover
Dimensions (HxWxD): 17.3 x 24 x 8.5 inches (43.9 x 61 x 21.6 cm)
Weight: 40 lbs (18.2 kg)
- Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
- Shipping Weight: 50 lbs
- Shipping Weight: 51 lbs
If you have additional warranty questions,
please call the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
A professional tube amplifier designed for guitarists who crave glorious Fender clean, overdriven tones and expressive modern high-gain distortion The Super Sonic 22 delivers incredible versatility, an organic feel and the moderate output power you get from the legendary Deluxe Reverb amp.
Ideal for stage and studio applications, Fender's Super Sonic 22 offers 2 channel operation in the forms of a Vintage channel delivering pure, unmistakable Fender tone, and the Burn channel which ignites musical inspiration with overdrive flavors ranging from bluesy to flame-throwing.
- 2 Channel, 12 inch, 22 Watt Fender Combo Amp
- Vintage channel contains pre-gain tone controls and two switchable voices
- Burn channel contains dual gain controls and post-gain EQ
- Fender Lightning Bolt 12 inch speaker by Eminence
- Fender long-spring Reverb by Accutronics
- Includes 4-button footswitch for Channel, Fat, Reverb and Effects Loop
Although the Super Sonic 22 is capable of heavily saturated tube distortion and sustain, it never masks the tonal character of your guitar.