Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp

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4.8

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The all-new Fender Rumble Series is a mighty leap forward in the evolution of portable bass amps. Re-engineered from the ground up, new Rumble amps are lighter and louder than ever, with even more power and a classic Fender vibe. A newly developed footswitchable overdrive circuit and versatile three-button voicing palette deliver powerful tones ideal for any gig. Additional upgrades include Eminence drivers and premium HF compression tweeters.

Specifications:

  • Amplifier Type: Class-D
  • Weight: 36.5 lbs. (16.56 kg)
  • Height: 23" (58.42 cm)
  • Width: 19" (48.26 cm)
  • Depth: 14" (35.56 cm)
  • Output Power: 500 watts
  • Speaker: Two - 10” Eminence Ceramic Magnet Speaker
  • Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Horn/Tweeter: One - Compression Tweeter with On/Off Switch
  • Inputs: One - 1/4"
  • Auxiliary Input: 1/8" Stereo
  • Line Out: One - (XLR with Ground Lift)
  • Effects Loop: 1/4" - (Send/Return)
  • Channels: One - (with Selectable Bright switch, Contour, Vintage switch and Overdrive)
  • Controls: Gain, Bright On/Off, Contour On/Off, Vintage On/Off, Drive, Overdrive On/Off, Level, Bass, Low-Mid, High-Mid, Treble, Master Volume
  • Headphone Jack: 1/8" Stereo
  • Speaker Jack: 1/4” Extension Speaker Output Jack - 8 ohm Minimum
  • Cover/Grille Cloth: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Silver Grille Cloth
  • Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps
  • Knobs: Ivory Soft Touch Radio Knobs
  • Pilot Light Jewel: Red LED
  • Other Features: Classic Fender styling, Eminence speakers, soft-touch radio knobs, foot-switchable overdrive circuit and 3-button voicing palette, removable front grille, extremely lightweight.
  • Footswitch: Not Included


Order your Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.

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FenderRumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp
 
4.8

(based on 21 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (10)
  • LOUD (6)
  • Good power output (5)
  • Great tone (4)
  • Light weight (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practice (5)
    • Recording (5)
    • Live (4)
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    5.0

    Unreal Amp!

    By 

    from Indianapolis Indiana

    Pros

    • Great tone
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Live
      • Recording

      Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

      This is easily one of the best bass amps available today. Especially in this price range. More than loud enough for gigging, I love how lightweight it is, and adding an extension cab really adds mass and body to the sound overall. I am a Sam Ash reviewer.

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      5.0

      This amp is a winner!

      By 

      from Carle Place, NY

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great tone
      • Powerful
      • Small and light
      • Versatile Tone Shaping

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 2 Ten Inch Speakers
        • Large Venues
        • Medium Venues

        Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

        This amp amazes with it's light weight and small size as it pumps out volume and fidelity. It has truly effective control over EQ with Contour, Bass, Mid and Treble controls. Two ten inch speakers give it quick response. Connect it to the new Rumble 1-15 bottom and you have a big rig pumping 500 watts into 4 ohms. They are hard to find because they sell so fast!

        I am an Associate for Sam Ash Carl Place

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        4.0

        Great lightweight combo!

        By 

        from Carle Place, NY

        Pros

        • Great sound
        • Lightweight
        • LOUD
        • Powerful
        • Small Size

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Recording
          • Medium To Large Venues
          • Practice

          Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

          This amp is great amp due to it's size, portability and general convenience. Add to that killer tone and 500 watts (when connected to an external speaker) and you have a system that meets all needs. Fender hits a home run with this amp! (I am an associate of Sam Ash Carle Place)

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          • No
           
          4.0

          Great Pounding Bass!

          By 

          from Torrance, CA

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Portable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Live Shows
            • Practice
            • Recording
            • Rehearsals

            Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

            This is the perfect combo amp for anyone looking to start bass, or need something portable & lightweight. In addition, the redesigned amp makes it crystal clear in fidelity.

            I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

             
            5.0

            Great little Powerhouse

            By 

            from Torrance

            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • 500 Watts
            • Di Out
            • Great Tone Controls
            • Light Weight

            Cons

            • only one speaker

            Best Uses

            • Pratice
            • Small clubs
            • Some Larger Settings

            Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

            I absolutely love Fender bass gear, Being a huge fan of the previous rumble stuff I was excited to try these out. Tonality wise they were very similar, it's nice having the overdrive option and it has surprisingly wide parameters. SO you can ad just a tiny bit of dirty to beef up your tone, or crank up the fuzz to get some nice crusty punk tones. For heavy music with one guitar player the distortion feature is an absolute must and fills a lot of holes when the guitar plays goes to solo. It's a very practical amp as well. Small enough to fit in most vehicles, and so light my 92 year old grandma can carry it (and has) 500 watts is plenty loud to be heard over your blasting drummer and great on it's own with out any mic or DI help at practice or small clubs. But it does have the DI feature where you can go through the house with ease and basically use it as your own monitor while on the bigger stage. Fender bass stuff still rules. And this is a prime example of value for your dollar. a buck a watt? can't beat that.

            I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

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            5.0

            you will feel the RUMBLE

            By 

            from Southern CA

            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • Build
            • Ease of Use
            • Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Live Shows
              • Practice
              • Recording

              Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

              The low end you will hear and feel with this amp is incredible. 500 watts that will blow your mind. 2 10" speakers with great response. I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

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              5.0

              A true bass powerhouse

              By 

              from Richmond, VA

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Power
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Live
                • Practice

                Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

                This lil Fender powerhouse gets the job done whether your practicing for the gig or rockin the stage. More lightweight than its older companion allow for ease of use and operation. Pair it with an external cabinet or just let it rock by itself for a bass rumbling night!

                I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

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                • No
                 
                5.0

                Super Light Weight Powerhouse

                By 

                from Edison NJ

                Staff Reviewer

                Pros

                • Great sound
                • Light Weight

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • On stage
                • Practice
                • Rehearsals

                Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

                Fender has redesigned their legendary Rumble series bass amps, and they did everything right with this 'new' series.
                Features a classy, modern/vintage new look and a super light weight design, while retaining all of the punch & power you would expect from a great bass amp.
                Simple features like a bright switch, vintage switch & contour switch let you customize your tone with the press of a button.
                4 EQ knobs, over-drive on/off, effects loop & XLR output make this a great amp for any situation.

                I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                "Love at first sight"

                By 

                from Forest Hills, NY

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Flexible
                • Light
                • LOUD

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

                    I can't wait to buy one of these for myself! From the silver grill bearing the Fender logo to it's ivory knobs - this amp is gorgeous. When delving into inner beauty it doesn't disappoint, there are plenty of effects to play around with and use to your advantage, such as the loop feature. Who wouldn't want a 500W amp weighing in at just over 36lb to begin with? It's a dream come true.

                    I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

                     
                    4.0

                    lightweight and plenty of outboard power

                    By 

                    from Cincinnati, OH

                    Pros

                    • Direct Out
                    • Easy to use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Style

                    Cons

                    • Back Mounted Controls
                    • Speaker

                    Best Uses

                    • Small clubs

                    Comments about Fender Rumble 500 500-watt 2x10" Combo Bass Amp:

                    The new fender rumble series is a lightweight bass powerhouse. I real u turn from the past series of rumble combos. Although the previous generation of rumbles were more heavy duty and had more volume they were heavy and bulky. This new generation best feature is it's weight. Although I'm not found of back panel controls it's a small sacrifice for the other great features. I found this is best used for use with a external bass speaker for larger gigs and still great for a practice at home amp. I am a staff writer at Sam Ash Music.

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