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Fender Eric Clapton EC Signature Vibro-Champ 5W 1x8 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp  

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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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
  • Hand made in Corona, California, US

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
  • Electronics
    • 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
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