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Fender Blues Junior III Guitar Combo Amplifier (15 Watts, 1x12")

The Fender Blues Junior III offers classic tube tone. With sparkling cleans and gritty driven tone, the Fender Blues Junior III sounds fantastic anywhere. (16) Read 9 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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Product Description

With the Fender Blues Junior III, the world's most popular tube amps just got better. Fender Hot Rod series amplifiers are found on every stage in the world, large and small, and are used by guitarists from all walks of life. The Blues Junior III delivers unmistakable Fender tone and are the perfect platform for musicians to craft their own signature sound. These no-frills amps are affordable, reliable and loud, and they pair extremely well with stomp boxes.

Features

- Fender Special Design "lightning bolt" speaker is balanced across the entire frequency range and offers rich and complex harmonic response
- "Sparkle" circuit modification for crystalline Fender clean tones
- Rattle-reducing shock absorbers keep the EL84 tubes road-worthy and quiet
- Heavy-duty set-screw "chicken head" knobs are tough and secure
- Classic Fender "dog bone" handle
- Vintage-style Fender jewel light
- Black non-reflective control panel makes onstage adjustments easier

The Blues Junior III is a 15-watt warm-toned, longtime favorite--the perfect grab-and-go tube amp for stage and studio. It is known for the fat mid tones characteristic of EL-84 output tubes, warm 12AX7 preamp tube overdrive, real spring reverb, simple control layout, footswitchable FAT boost and external speaker capability. Additional Blues Junior III upgrades include an easier-to-read black control panel with front-reading text, badge, vintage Fender "dog bone" handle, vintage-size jewel light, "sparkle" circuit mod, rattle-reducing shock absorbers for the EL84 tubes, highly sensitive Fender Special Design 12" "lightning bolt" speaker by Eminence(R), and heavy-duty set-screw "chicken head" knobs. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Fender products.
General
- Model Name: Blues Junior(TM) III
- Series: Hot Rod
- Amplifier Type: Tube
- Color / Part # : Black 223-0500-000

Electronics
- Voltage: 120V
- Wattage: 15 Watts
- Inputs: One
- Extension Speaker Jack: External Speaker Jack
- Channels: One Channel
- Rectifier: Solid State Rectifier
- Controls: Reverb, Master, Middle, Bass, Treble, "Fat" Switch, Volume

Hardware
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Pilot Light Jewel: Red Amp Jewel
- Handle: "Dog Bone" Handle
- Front Panel: Black Front Panel
- Grill Cover Cloth: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Blackface Style Black/Silver Grille Cloth
- Input Impedance: 1 M Input Impedance
- Output Impedance: 8 Ohm
- Amplifier Length: 9.18" (23.31 cm)
- Amplifier Width: 18" (45.72 cm)
- Amplifier Height: 16" (40.6 cm)
- Amplifier Weight: 31 lbs. (14.06 kg)
- Effects: Spring Reverb

Speakers
- Speaker: 12 inch, 8 ohm 50 Watt Fender(R) "Lightning Bolt" speaker by Eminence(R)

Tubes
- Pre Amp Tubes: 3 x 12AX7
- Power Tubes: 2 x EL84

MiscellaneousUnique Features: Black control panel, New badge, Rattle reducing shock absorbers for EL84 tubes, Fat Switch

Accessories (Optional)
- FootSwitch: Uses Optional 1-Button Footswitch, p/n 0994054000
- Knobs: Chicken head-style amp knobs
- Cover: Optional Amp Cover Available PN - 005-4912-000
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 37 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 19 x 12 in
Fender Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "Possibly the only Amplifier I ever needed"
Overall: When I first considered purchasing the Fender Blues Junior III, I had only two selfish things in mind: inexpensive all tube sound and maybe one less trip to the car on some gig nights. I was hoping that the amp would be loud enough for rehearsals and MAYBE some gigs with the help of miking (there is no direct line-out) and perhaps some monitor support on stage. What I got went well past simply exceeding my expectations. First, I don't know how Fender measures wattage but this all tube "15" watt amplifier is both loud AND clear. It not only held its own in rehearsal but on stage as well, and without monitor support. This amp could end up replacing my Fender Twin Reverb for most gigs, and that is definitely one less trip to the car. But it's not just the size of the amp (about 36lbs) and how loud it is, it's what you get out of its single 12 inch speaker. It didn't take me long to dial up the perfect tone for my style of music (funk, jazz, R&B). As far as features go, you're not getting a lot of bells and whistles (i.e. a direct line out, effects loop, separate channels etc). But I added a little pedal support and I was good to go! BTW, zZounds is by far one of the BEST online sources of equipment! I ordered the amplifier Monday afternoon and Wednesday night I had it at rehearsal. And did I mention the shipping was FREE? Low price, great service, great sound. I don't know what more to ask for.
Style of Music: Blues, R&B, Funk
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Clean, clean, clean and LOUD!"
Overall: What an awesome little amp for the money. This thing sounds great on 3 and shakes the house on 10! It has an awesome clean sound for artists who demand that type of clarity from their amps. It also packs some serious punch....the loudness of this 15watt legit tube amp is really cool. It is great for practice, jamming in the garage and even small gigs. My only complaint, and I knew it when I bought it, is that it does not have a dirty or distorted channel. I just use a Boss distortion pedal and I can go from clean, Mississippi delta blues to Alternative rock/metal in less than a second! Great deal on this amp, and it sounds great!
Style of Music: blues, rock, classic rock, funk, alternative rock
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