Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amplifier

- Series: Vintage Modified
- Amplifier Type: Tube
- Speaker: One - 12" Celestion(R) G12V-70
- Inputs: Four - (1/4", Two Custom and Two Vintage)
- Speaker Jack: Two 1/4" Parallel
- Controls: Custom Channel: Volume, Treble, Bass.
- Vintage Channel: Volume, Treble, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity
- Effects: Reverb, Vibrato
- Impedance: 8 Ohms
- Preamp Tubes: 4 x 12AX7, 2 X 12AT7
- Power Tubes: 2 x 6V6
- Rectifier Tube: 1 x 5AR4
- Cover/Grille Cloth: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Silver-Turquoise Grille Cloth
- Pilot Light Jewel: Blue Jewel
- Included Accessories: 2-Button Footswitch , Fitted Amplifier Cover
- Height: 17.5" (44.5 cm)
- Width: 24.5" (62.2 cm)
- Depth: 9.5" (24.13 cm)
- Weight: 42 lbs. (19.05 kg)
- Other Features: Modified Deluxe Reverb all-tube circuitry, shared reverb and tremolo
- on both channels, "Vintage" channel for traditional silverface operation,
- modified "Custom" channel with Bassman tone stack, reduced negative
- feedback for greater touch sensitivity, hand-wired tube sockets,
- custom-made Schumacher transformers (like the originals), genuine
- Fender tube-driven spring reverb, genuine Fender tube-driven tremolo
- ("vibrato"), 1968-style Silverface aluminum trim around silver-turquoise
- grille cloth, fitted amplifier cover included, five-year warranty
- Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
- Knobs: Skirted Amp Knobs
- Wattage: 22 Watts
- Channels: Two - (Custom and Vintage)
- Control Panel: Silverface Style
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 49.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2274000000
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818

Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb

1968 was a transitional year for Fender amps, with tone that was still pure Fender but a look that was brand new. With a silver-and-turquoise front panel and classy aluminum "drip edge" grille cloth trim, the Fender Deluxe Reverb received a fresh face as it remained the ideal recording and performing amp. Small, light and moderately powered, it produced big tube tone, with worldclass Fender reverb and vibrato effects. For countless guitarists ever since, the Deluxe Reverb has been the go-to amp for classic Fender sound.

The '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Amp pays tribute to the classic look, sound and performance of Fender's late-'60s "silverface" amps. In a special twist, both channels boast reverb and tremolo, and the "custom" channel has a modified Bassman tone stack that gives modern players greater tonal flexibility with pedals. The amp also features quicker gain onset and reduced negative feedback for greater touch sensitivity. The '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb's single 12" Celestion G12V-70 speaker also delivers a more distinctively rock 'n' roll flavor.
(11 ratings)
Submitted September 20, 2016 by Joe Z in Rocky River, OH
"68' Custom Deluxe Reverb"
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Let me start by saying I used to own the 65' reissue DR. This thing blows that out of the water. Finally no ice pick like highs, smooth mids and nice natural overdrive with out having to dime it like the 65'. Also, finally they let you have reverb and trem on both channels. The Celestion V type is awesome. Such a good speaker for the money. Blows that Italian Jenson out of the water. I never understood why they put a 100 watt speaker in a 22 watt amp. This thing sings and screams. Takes all my pedals extremely well. What ever issues they were having with hissing and reverb tank when these first came out has been taken care of. Thats kind of why I waited to get one. Great amp. Everthing from jazz to blues to rock. And when used with the right pedals anything harder you wish to play. Very touch responsive amp. And very warm sounding. Breaks up really nice around 6 so you still have headroom. Love this thing. Thanks zZounds!
Musical Background:
Playing for 10 years. Gigging and playing professionally for 7
Musical Style:
Rock, blues, hard rock, classic rock, metal
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