Orange Rocker 15 Guitar Combo Amplifier (15 Watts, 1x10")

Comfortably rock the bedroom, studio or small venue with the Orange Rocker 15. Capable of 0.5, 1, 7 or 15 watts, this 1x10 is as versatile as it is portable.
Capable of 0.5, 1, 7 or 15 Watts of output the Rocker 15 is an extremely portable combo that moves seamlessly from the home, to the studio, to the stage. Finally, a small, two channel, bedroom-friendly all-valve amp that you can legitimately gig!

With the Rocker 15 set wide open, smaller venues are comfortably taken care of despite the amp's miniature footprint. Thanks to a custom Voice of the World Gold Label speaker and beefy transformers, the Rocker 15 has a remarkably potent delivery which takes full advantage of its EL84 output section. Even when scaling back the power, the amp's tone stays fat and full, oozing warm valve compression and saturation without disturbing the neighbors.

Clever options aside, the Rocker 15 has real character - a twin channel design with a twist. The Natural channel is a purist's dream with just a single knob: Volume. Finely balanced and supremely playable, this channel is perfectly voiced to bring out the 'natural' sound of the instrument under your fingers (or the pedals under your feet). The 'Dirty' channel is a more familiar affair with controls for Gain, Volume and a three band EQ section. Both channels are very sensitive to touch and playing dynamics, making Rocker 15 very versatile despite its straightforward, player-friendly layout.

The amp also features a proper valve driven effects loop for total purity from input to output. So, whether you need a rig for low-volume practicing, recording, or read more to be heard on the club circuit, the shape-shifting Rocker 15 will show itself to be the amp for every occasion.

From Bedroom to Headroom:

Between the Rocker 15's full and half power modes - plus the aptly named 'Headroom/Bedroom' attenuator switch - the amp switches between 15, 7, 1 or even half a Watt. When in Bedroom mode, the circuit has been designed to retain the springiness and feel that we love about valve amps, a sensation that often gets lost with some attenuator designs. The result is this little combo sounds and feels more like a big amp, even in the lowest power modes. This makes for great tones in the practice room or in the studio, with the option to step up a gear to full power 15 Watt mode for the stage.

Unique Twin Channel Design

If you've ever wondered what your guitars or your pedals actually sounded like, the Rocker Series amps are a joy to play. The 'Natural' channel features just one control for volume and is voiced for absolute transparency. Single coils ring out with true clarity and humbuckers sing with woody overtones. Cleaner settings produce clear, glistening tones whilst cranking the volume reveals a bluesy crunch that loves to be kicked harder with boost and overdrive pedals. Quite literally, you get out what you put in. The 'Dirty' channel has a more traditional look with Gain, Master Volume and a three band EQ. It too can be set on the cleaner side as a second rhythm sound, or dialed for various flavors of British grit for leads. (Optional FS-1 footswitch sold separately).

Custom Orange Voice

EL84 valves and 10" speakers are a time-honored combination for classic guitar tone, but in order to make the smallest possible gigging combo we decided to develop our own custom driver. With a sensitivity of 101dB, our Voice of the World Gold Label 10 makes the most of every available Watt, and you'll soon notice the extra clout on stage. This high level of efficiency, plus a surprisingly gutsy bottom end means maximum projection from this tiny combo, whilst retaining the crisp, bell-like chime of a great 10" speaker.

Engineered to be Played

At Orange, we expect our amps to work for a living. For the best possible tone and durability, the Rocker 15 uses the same proprietary transformers found in our iconic Terror Series. Like our latest flagship valve amp heads, the Rocker combos do away with plastic connector blocks and ribbon cables in favor of hand-soldered flying leads.
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- Controls (Right to Left): Natural Channel: Volume | Dirty Channel: Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble, Volume | Chanel Selector, Half/Stby/Full Power Selector | Power Switch
- Output Power: 0.5, 1, 7 or 15 Watts (Switchable)
- Effects Loop: Yes (Valve Buffered)
- Speaker: 1 X Voice Of The World Gold Label 10"
- Unboxed Dimensions (W X H X D): 47 X 41 X 26CM (18.50 X 16.14 X 10.24")
- Unboxed Weight:13.6KG (29.98Lb)
- Finish Options: Orange or Black Basketweave Vinyl
- Valves: Preamp; 3 X ECC83 (12Ax7), 1 X ECC81 (12At7)
- Power Amp: 2 X EL84
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 36 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 20 x 15 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ORA ROCKER15 BLK
Orange
Shipping Weight: 36 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 20 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ORA ROCKER15
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 404-303-8196
(4 ratings)
Submitted April 13, 2017 by Seth M in Laramie, WY
"Great little practice amp."
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Can this keep up with a band? Yes, but if you want clean tone, it doesn't have enough headroom to stay clean. I bought this for myself, but I also play drums in a band and wanted to see how it held up against me. I could hear it, but I could tell my guitarist wanted more clean tone. If you're wanting to really push that amp though, you can definitely hear it with a 4 piece band against a 65W tube lead and a 4x10 bass cab as well. My rehearsal space is pretty large and this thing filled it out easily. It also sounds incredible with all my guitars so far. This is serving as a backup amp/for smaller gigs, so I'm happy with it, but if you're torn between the 15 and 32 and want a full power amp, I'd go with the 32, but I have a 55 W, so it seemed excessive for me, otherwise I would have went with that.
Musical Background:
15+ years on bass, guitar, drums and vocals. Gig regularly in multiple bands.
Musical Style:
indie rock, surf rock, blues, country, punk, pop
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