Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amplifier (40 Watts, 1x12")

- Amplifier Type: Solid State
- Inputs: One 1/4"
- Channels: Two - (Blackface Clean and Amp Voice)
- Controls: Channel 1: Volume; Channel 2: Gain, Volume, Voice; Master: Treble, Bass ,FX Level, FX Select, TAP
- Dimensions: (H x W x D) 17.25 x 17.25 x 9" (438 x 438 x 230mm)
- Weight: 19 lbs. (8.6 kg)
- Effects: Reverb, delay/echo, chorus, tremolo, Vibratone, and more. Delay time and tremolo speed can easily be set with the TAP button.
- Cover/Grille Cloth: Black "Bronco" Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
- Speaker: 1x12" Special Design Speaker
- Aux Input: 1/8" Stereo for use with Media Player
- Headphone Jack: 1/8" Stereo
- Front Panel: Black Angled Control Panel
- Knobs: Black Vintage-Style Skirted
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 27.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 21 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2330300000
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(14 ratings)
Submitted February 17, 2015 by Marc C in Cranston, RI
"Champ of an amp at this pricepoint."
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Purchased this amp after looking at over a dozen different models all around the same price point. All of them, {Peaveys, Marshals, Fenders, Oranges and more}, had some of the features I was interested in but none had them all. In the end I went with the Champ 40. I play mostly blues and classic rock. This amp has great clean tones and after working my way through the amp sampling selections I was able to find a couple that work well for harder rock sounds. It is kind of a mixed bag with the amp modeling. If you are really looking for tube sound or the extra hard edge I always associate with Randall solid states this isn't going to do it for you. However if you have to stick to budget and want to cover a lot of ground with small bucks this thing is a beauty. On the effects end it is about the same as the amp sampling. True to form the best of the tones are from the Fender reverb selections. The spring reverb sound is quite good. From the others only the "touch wah" and the chorus really stand out. For the rest I will still be using pedals even just to practice. The build quality is Fender solid. Ease of use is great. One of the best things is the weight. No back pain moving it around. Overall for the money a nice solid amp with some fun extras.
Musical Background:
Perpetual amateur on guitar and boards
Musical Style:
Blues, rock and a little jazz.
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