Fender Rumble 15 V3 1x8 Bass Combo Amplifier (15 Watts, 1x8")

- Amplifier Type: Solid State
- Weight: 16 lbs. (7.26 kg)
- Height: 14.96" (37.99 cm)
- Width: 14.96" (37.99 cm)
- Depth: 8" (20.32 cm)
- Impedance: 8 ohms
- Inputs: One - 1/4"
- Channels: One
- Controls: Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble
- Auxiliary Input: 1/8" Stereo
- Headphone Jack: 1/4"
- Speaker: One - 8" Fender(R) Special Design
- Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
- Knobs: Ivory Soft Touch Radio Knobs
- Pilot Light Jewel: Red LED
- Output Power: 15 watts
- Other Features: Classic Fender styling, soft-touch radio knobs, removable front grille.
- Cover/Grille Cloth: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 18.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 18 x 17 x 12 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2370100000
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(1 ratings)
Submitted January 3, 2015 by Lloyd Hablizel in San Angelo, TX
"Fender Rumble 15 V3 Bass Combo Amplifier "
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What a surprising little amp! The first thing I noticed upon removing it from the box was the quality of workmanship. Fit & finish is every bit as good as the big expensive Fender amps. Second - I noticed it is closed back. For the price I was expecting an open back where you can see the speaker mounted to the cabinet front. This cabinet is fully enclosed. Very surprising. Third - the volume. I plugged my $100 Rogue 5-string bass into it & cranked it up pretty high thinking I'd barely be able to hear 15 watts if I didn't. I was very wrong. This thing is plenty loud enough to annoy the neighbors next door & would be adequate to use at a practice gig. Need more volume? Stick a mic in front of it & run it through the PA system. Fourth - the tonal quality. An 8" speaker isn't going to move a lot of air so I wasn't expecting a great throbbing bass sound with the controls set in the neutral, straight up position. I was right. Pretty tinny. I started adjusting the knobs. The tonal variation available are amazing! From very metallic to full rattle-the-windows boom this little amp will give you what you want, even using a cheap 5 string bass guitar. Which brings up another point - this thing has no problem handling the low B string without distorting the sound. Fifth - the control themselves. They have a great feel to them with a detent in the center position. You have to feel it to know what I mean. They have true parametric tone shaping capabilities. I'm read more very pleased with my purchase.

Musical Background:
Bass player since about 1971

Musical Style:
I'll play about anything except rap. (I hate rap). Primarily Christian Praise, contemporary Christian & blues.
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