Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier

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The ’68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Amp pays tribute to the classic look, sound and performance of Fender’s late-’60s “silverface” amps.

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 Deluxe Reverb received a fresh new face as it remained the ideal recording and performing amp. Small, light and moderately powered, it produced big tube tone, with world-class 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.

Features:

  • Series: Vintage Modified
  • Amplifier Type: Tube
  • Speaker: One - 12" Celestion 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
  • 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.


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Things You Will Get:

    Guitar Combo Amplifier
    Footswitch
    Amplifier Cover
Dimensions H: 17.5", W: 24.5", D:9.5"
Series Vintage Modified
Weight 42 lbs.
Model '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb

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Fender'68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier
 
4.8

(based on 31 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound (27)
  • Good power output (24)
  • Warm / comfy (23)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Portable (16)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (25)
    • Professional recording (23)
    • Home studio (22)
    • Outdoor events / games (19)
    • Amateur recording (17)
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      • Experienced (16), Professional musician (11)

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    5.0

    Fender at its Best

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    from cincinnati, Oh

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    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

      This is without a doubt my favorite Fender amp. The reverb is as good as it gets. Its super loud and delivers that perfect Fender tone.
      This is a real hands on review by Billy @ Sam Ash Cincinnati.

       
      5.0

      Nice modern tube amp

      By 

      from Cincinnati

      About Me Experienced

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

        A reworking of the Fender Deluxe. Added bass in channel 1 with reverb and tremolo functions on both channels. Not an exact recreation but a good updated modern tube amp perfect for loud cleans that also handles pedals excellent. This is a real hands on product review from Eric @ Sam Ash Cincinnati.

         
        5.0

        '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amp

        By 

        from Indianapolis

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Good Warmth
        • Portable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

          Fender really hit a home run with this '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb guitar amp. The amp really has the vintage mojo it takes to play any style any time. The amp is quite portable and powerful, and will stay reliable for a long time.

          This is a hands on review from store 57.

           
          5.0

          GOOD AMP

          By 

          from CERRITOS,CA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Excellent Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

              NICE AMP

               
              5.0

              great amp!

              By 

              from cerritos

              About Me Experienced

              Staff Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Good Warmth
              • Portable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Mobile DJ
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                that signature fender sound is the reason I love this amp! its works great at low volumes. its super dependable.

                this has been a hands on review by carlos @sam ash Cerritos

                 
                5.0

                Tone for days!

                By 

                from Cerritos, CA

                About Me Professional Musician

                Staff Reviewer

                Pros

                • Excellent Sound
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                  I just helped my friend buy one of these after spending 3 hours deciding between 4 amps. If you want a clean tone with clarity and warmth, look no further. Great value, and you can never go wrong with a quality Fender product.

                  Hands-on product review from Adam at Sam Ash in Cerritos, CA.

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome Amp!

                  By 

                  from sam ash nyc

                  About Me Experienced

                  Staff Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound
                  • Good Warmth
                  • Portable
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                    This is a great unit! Very good for the price. These amps are awesome and have a few upgrades from the originals. Both channels have reverb and trem, and two different voicings. I would recommend to a friend for sure!

                     
                    4.0

                    Awesome Amp

                    By 

                    from KOP

                    Staff Reviewer

                    Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                    A fantastic amp. Easy to use. Easy to setup. Great quality. Has a really awesome sound. What a tone...
                    Great for beginners and pros alike and all at a very good price.
                    This is a real hands on product review from Dave @ Sam Ash KOP.

                     
                    5.0

                    '68 Deluxe Reverb!!!

                    By 

                    from Cleveland, Ohio

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Good Warmth
                    • Portable
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Events
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                      Pure Fender sound. This is a fantastic "vintage" amp, the look and sound of the late '60s in a modern amp. A great option for almost any setting with plenty of volume to fill most rooms. 22 watts of power and a 12" Celestion speaker for crunchy rock and roll tones.

                      I am a Sam Ash staff reviewer from Cleveland, Ohio.

                       
                      5.0

                      huge tone!

                      By 

                      from Cerritos, CA

                      About Me Experienced

                      Staff Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Classic Fender Tone
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound
                      • Good Warmth

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Fender '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb Combo Guitar Amplifier:

                      lots of tone and punch, classic fender clean sound, reverb sounds great, nice amp for recording , good break up when volume is cranked.

                      This is a real hands on product review from Justin @ Sam Ash Cerritos

                      Justin.jolley@samashmusic.com

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