Fender Eric Clapton EC Signature Vibro-Champ 5W 1x8 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp
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A special model with unique features including a '50s era output tube bias tremolo with a "throbbing" pulse.
The tweed Fender Champ amp of the late 1950s is a terrific practice amp, prized by countless pro players for its great sounding, low output, easy-to-record capabilities. Guitarists often turn the amp's volume up high, and manipulate the guitar's controls for a variety of sounds from pristine clean to swampy overdrive. Rock legend Eric Clapton, who recorded some of his biggest hits with a tweed Champ, still uses one today.
Eric requested a special model with a couple of unique features: '50s era output tube bias tremolo, with a more "throbbing" pulse than later Fender tremolo circuits; and a switchable power attenuator to reduce the speaker's output if desired. The Fender Eric Clapton EC Signature Vibro-Champ 5W 1x8 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp is designed and built to EC's exact specifications. This interesting variation of the '57 Champ amp is a must for Clapton fans, tone seekers, and for any player seeking the ultimate in low-powered, top-quality tube performance.
- Hand-wired all-tube circuitry on eyelet board; premium components throughout
- Circuit based on late 1950s 5F1 Champ - produces about 5 Watts
- Tremolo with speed control and footswitch jack (optional footswitch available, P/N 0994049000)
- 8" Weber Signature speaker with Alnico magnet — for dynamic, sensitive response
- Groove Tubes 6V6GT output tube, two 12AX7 preamp tubes, and 5Y3GT rectifier tube
- Custom transformers by Schumacher
- Switchable output power attenuator — reduces the speaker's output if desired
- Disconnectable internal speaker — allows use of external 4 Ohm speaker enclosure
- Finger—joined solid pine cabinet resonates with a warm, woody tone
- Genuine lacquered tweed covering with vintage brown/gold grille cloth and leather strap handle
- Deluxe fitted cover is included
Grab this unique, custom amp. Order today.
Eric Clapton EC Signature Vibro-Champ 5W 1x8 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp Specifications:
- Model Name: EC Vibro-Champ
- Series: Custom
- Voltage: 120V
- Wattage: 5 watts
- Inputs: 1 (High input) and 2 (Low input)
- Power Handling: 5 watts
- Rectifier: 5Y3GT rectifier tube
- Controls: Volume, Speed, Output
- Cabinet Material: Solid Pine cabinet
- Handle: Leather Strap Handle
- Grill Cover: Tweed covering and vintage-style brown/gold grille cloth
- Amplifier Depth: 7.8" (19.8 cm)
- Amplifier Width: 12.5" (31.8 cm)
- Amplifier Height: 13.5" (34.3 cm)
- Amplifier Weight: 16.5 lbs (7.5 kg)
- Speaker Description: 8", Weber Signature speaker
- Speaker: 8", Weber Signature speaker
- Impedance: 4 Ohm
- Pre Amp Tubes: 2 x 12AX7
- Power Tubes: 1 x 6V6