Blues Junior Professional - Fender's Classic Blues Amp - Portable Yet Powerful

Autor: Silver Leonard

Silver is an Australian, currently located in Bali, Indonesia. He is the owner of several websites, which can be viewed via the ShowCase site,

The Fender company, in 1995, launched the 'Blues Junior' professional tube guitar amplifier. The tube driven design of the Fender Blues Junior delivers warm tones that aim to mimic the classic style of 1950s American blues and blues rock music.

This particular guitar amplifier is popular model for the Fender company. New models, often released to market, feature upgradable internal components with minor external changes while retaining the core tube driven design.

In overview, the Fender Blues Junior Guitar Amp is a warm-toned all-tube preamp with power amp circuitry that produces fat tone at moderate volumes. This guitar amplifier delivers 15 watts through a 12 inch speaker. The renowned warm tones are achieved by a pair of EL-84 Groove Tube output tubes plus three 12AX7 preamp tubes. The classic blues tones are enhanced by Fender reverb, flexible controls and a FAT circuit with footswitch control options. Main Features at a glance:

    * The BLUES JUNIOR guitar amplifier is an ideal practice or studio amp with big blues tone in a portable compact unit
    * All Tube
    * 15 watts into 8 ohms output
    * 1-12 inch Fender® Special Design 8 ohm, 50 watt Speaker
    * 1 Channel input
    * "Fat" Switch, Reverb, Footswitch Jack for Remote "Fat" on/off (footswitch optional extra), Chrome Panel, Vintage Pointer Knobs
    * Reverb, Master, Middle, Bass, Treble, "Fat" Switch and Volume panel controls
    * Weighs 31 lbs. (14.06 kg)
    * Height: 16 inch (40.64 cm), Width: 18 inch (45.72 cm), Depth: 9.18 inch (23.31 cm)

Owners of the Fender Blues Junior Amplifier do report some limitations of this amp. For example: it's performance is not appropriate for the heavy metal genre, where a Marshall guitar amplifier may be better suited. However, for blues / blues rock the Fender blues junior guitar amplifier delivers the necessary distortion effect.

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