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Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp Black 

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Overview
  • World-renowned Fender clean and overdrive tones
  • An assortment of British and modern amp voicing and distortion flavors
  • Diverse palette of effects, including delay time and tremolo speed
Description & Specs
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    $239.99
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A solid-state amp with plenty of effects and sound despite its compact size.

Simple to use and versatile enough for any style of guitar playing, there’s a Champion amp that’s right for you whether you’re looking for your first practice amp or affordable stage gear. The 40-watt Champion 40 features a single 12” Special Design speaker with great amp voices and effects that make it easy to dial up just the right sound—from jazz to country, blues to metal and more.

Features
  • World-renowned Fender clean and overdrive tones
  • An assortment of British and modern amp voicing and distortion flavors
  • Diverse palette of effects, including delay time and tremolo speed
  • Easily set the TAP button to match the song’s tempo
  • Auxiliary input for jamming with media players
  • Headphone output for silent practice
  • Classic Fender Blackface cosmetics

Go with this Champion of great tone. Order today.

 

Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp Specifications:

  • Electronics
  • Controls: Channel 1: Volume, Channel 2: Gain, Volume, Voice. Master: Treble, Bass, FX Level, FX Select, TAP
  • Voltage: 120V
  • Wattage: 40 watts
  • Inputs: One - 1/4"
  • Auxiliary Input: 1/8" stereo for use with media player
  • Headphone Jack: 1/8" stereo
  • Channels: Two - (Blackface Clean and Selectable Amp Voice)
  • Hardware
  • Front Panel: Black Angled
  • Grill Cover: Black "Bronco" Vinyl covering with silver grille cloth
  • Amplifier Depth: 9" (229mm)
  • Amplifier Width: 17.25" (438mm)
  • Amplifier Height: 17.25" (438mm)
  • Amplifier Weight: 19lb. (8.6kg)
  • Effects: Reverb, Delay/Echo, Chorus, Tremolo, Vibratone, and more. Delay Time and Tremolo speed can easily be set with the TAP button
  • Speakers
  • Speaker: One 12" Fender Special Design
  • Accessories
  • FootSwitch: Optional 2-Button Footswitch (sold separately)
  • Knobs: Vintage-Style Skirted Black Plastic
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FenderChampion 40 Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.8

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Portable (14)
  • Excellent sound (12)
  • Warm / comfy (8)
  • Good power output (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur recording (7)
    • Home studio (7)
    • Performances (7)
    • Outdoor events / games (6)
    • Professional recording (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (10), Professional musician (5)

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    5.0

    Great Amp

    By Long Row

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

    I use 2 of these amps wit a Boss GT 100 and play in stereo.

    I love solid state Fender amps because they are so clean, basically you just use them to rise the sound and preamp with the effects board. Playing in stereo sounds so good and fills a room.

    I highly recommend these amps as they are loud, light and well worth the money.

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    5.0

    Amazing value for the $$$$$

    By sdfndrs

    from NYC

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    Ask me a question

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

      Light weight.sounds great.....nice but limited modelling choices that really work, good but also limited efx package, that all work as they should.ONLY issue is the wide open back of amp.........and somewhat thin box construction, Even so the tone and volume from this amp were quite a pleasant surprise.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Expect the Unexpected!

      By Paul on Stage

      from Southeast USA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good For Small Venues
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable

      Cons

      • Is There A Fuse

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Performances
      • Small to medium venues

      Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

      Don't let the price and 40 watts keep this from your bucket list. It can handle professional jobs as long as the work load and expectations are reasonable.

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      5.0

      the best sound ever!

      By Mr. Jazz

      from Gothenburg, Nebraska

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

        The Fender amp , of all the amps I tried ie. Marshall, orange, crate etc. has that jazz sound I was looking for. Portable, ease of use, and of course sound are what sold me . Don't wait like I did, go and get this amp!

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        4.0

        Nice practice amp

        By Saint Paul Johnny

        from St. Paul, MN

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effects
        • Headphone Jack
        • Portable

        Cons

        • Weak
        • Wimpy Speaker

        Best Uses

        • Practice

        Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

        Nice practice amp featuring headphone jack. The on-board effects simulate tones achieved with my effect boxes and tube amp, so practice with these tones is easy and doesn't involve hooking up effects array. Loud enough for casual jamming and light enough to take anywhere. It's just what I needed for home use.

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fun practice amp

        By tmi

        from Mesqiute, Texas

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fun Little Practice Amp

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Love To Play

        Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

        Fun little amp I just enjoy playing, my musical instruments are my relaxation and my toys. Hope you enjoy your's also.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great amp for the size and money

        By parsonbrown

        from crossville, tn

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Excellent Sound
        • Portable

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

        The fx features are great. It is light enough to move around and powerful enough to make big sound. Use it for practice and take it on stage and mike it for great sound anywhere.

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        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Champion 40 "good little Combo amp"

        By Guitardude5000

        from New York

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

              The champion 40 is a great little Combo amp versatile and loud for its size. I play in a Ska roots rock band with seven members and a full horn section. Skeptical and a little concerned that I would not be heard over such a large group thought I would bring it to rehearsal and try it out. Surprise,the amp is loud enough at about 12 o'clock or five on the dial slight break up at that volume but really fairly good,its a two channel amp first channel has a very nice fender classic clean sound with a little break up as you turn the volume up ware this amp really gets cool is the second channel where it has many cool old amplifier sounds and i like most.that being said it wouldn't be my go to amp in most live situations not warm enough or thick enough sound in my opinion if thick is a good description for the tube amp I usually use. However I'd say for rehearsal or use at home it's much better than what you normally get at this price.

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              simple to use,two channels,reverb,chorus

              By Chumlee

              from East Ohio

              About Me Novice

              Ask me a question

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Portable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio

                Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

                Amp has all the functions I wanted. No modeling or computer hookup., Sweet and simple, plenty of power for home use. Very well constructed, looks great too! Five year warranty is great!!

                Comment on this review

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect little amp for small to med gigs

                By Manderhan

                from Ocala, Florida

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Portable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Small to medium venues

                  Comments about Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp:

                  If your playing light to medium gigs this is the little amp you need, if your a Fender man (or gal).
                  We do a duo gig at a wine and beer cafe and this little amp is perfect. I've been a Fender man as long as I can remember, I played through a 66 vintage Bandmaster for close to 40 years and always sounded better than I actually was. But this little Champion is exactly what the name implies it's a champ. Buy one you won't be dissapointed.

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