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Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp   

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A real Fender amp for less dough than a lot of the copies.

The Frontman 10G, Fender's smallest guitar amp offers all the hallmarks of a great amplifier: quality tones, flexible controls, simple uncluttered operation, and classy looks. The world-class, value-priced Frontman 10G combo amplifier makes practice sessions lots of fun! It's a 10-watt, solid-state guitar amplifier with a 6" Special Design speaker and built-in overdrive.

The Frontman 10G is perfect for beginning guitarists, students and teachers and guitarists on a tight budget looking for an "extra" practice amp. Fender Frontman amplifiers have won an army of users by delivering quality tone at a great price. Fender took the time to custom-voice the Frontman's overdrive for great tone, and this winning formula also features the unmistakable Fender Blackface look.

Wide variety of sounds...from Blues to Metal plus the legendary Fender clean tone

Selectable Gain control allows for a wide range of guitar tones; from tube-emulated overdrive to full-strength, ultra-saturated distortion that feels great under your fingers

10W into a 6" Special Design speaker, with closed-back design for heavier bass response

1/8" input for jam-along with media player or CD; 1/8" headphone ouput for silent practice

Genuine Fender Blackface treatment

FEATURES
  • 1/4" instrument input
  • Selectable Overdrive switch with Gain knob
  • 1/8" Aux In
  • 1/8" Headphone output
  • Controls: Volume, Gain, Overdrive Select Button, Treble, Bass

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SPECIFICATIONS

Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp

  • Type: Solid State
    Output: 10 watts into 4 ohms
    Speakers: 6" Special Design 4 ohm speaker
    Channels: Single channel with Overdrive button
    Weight: 8.5 lbs. (3.8 kg)
    Dimensions
    Height: 11" (28 cm)
    Width: 10.25" (26 cm)
    Depth: 5.75" (14.6 cm)
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FenderFrontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.5

(based on 69 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (35)
  • Portable (33)
  • Excellent sound (24)
  • Warm / comfy (15)
  • Good power output (14)

Cons

  • Limited functions (7)
  • Poor sound quality (5)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (15)
  • Amateur recording (12)
  • Performances (6)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
  • Practice (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (20), Novice (12), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A good little amp.

My expensive guitars are in the case. My 50W and 15W amps have a cover. My pedalboard has 13 pedals and is also covered. As you can see, it takes me some time...Read complete review

My expensive guitars are in the case. My 50W and 15W amps have a cover. My pedalboard has 13 pedals and is also covered. As you can see, it takes me some time to set everything up before start playing. I decided to buy a cheap guitar and a mini amp that I can leave on the floor or couch, already plugged in, so I can just grab the guitar, turn the amp on and practice for a few minutes everyday.
I ended up buying the Fender package that includes a Squier strat, the Frontman 10G, a clip-on tuner, etc., for only Cdn199. I don't care if they get dust, snow, rain, hurricane..... I now practice everyday.
This amp has a nice clean sound and it is quite loud for its size. It can fit under the bed! The overdrive is ok for a practice amp. It has a 6" speaker in a small enclosure, so do not expect big sounds, obviously. Recommended for bedroom or small studio. Once again, this is a practice amp with a nice Fender sound. Good tool if you play on the streets (I don't). Actually, with the package, it costs less than a mini amp and sounds ten times better.
I've been playing guitar for almost 40 years, so I do appreciate good equipment. You have to be realistic. If you want pro sound, get pro equipment and be prepared to pay for it. This is a good amp for the size and price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Must Have Got a Dud

I bought this to replace a Vox AC30 headphone amp that broke the 1st time I dropped the little blighter.. I just cannot get over the noise from my Frontman 10G which I use...Read complete review

I bought this to replace a Vox AC30 headphone amp that broke the 1st time I dropped the little blighter.. I just cannot get over the noise from my Frontman 10G which I use in my NYC apartment... the problem may be all the transient noise from other electronics but the only way I get a semi usable sound is on clean with my Boss DS-1 in front

The overdrive is woeful but I suppose for the low price paid and its real use this is more than adequate to practice with... I'll be bringing my Mustang II back to use in my apartment and get a Mustang V for the country and this thing will be banished to my closet..

The Mustang II is brilliant BTW

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4.0

Great little amp for the price

By DMGSR

from Syracuse NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

    A nice portable practice amp

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Fine, Versatile Amp

    By Chris

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home play, small band play
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

      A guitarist for over 30 years, I've owned many amps. For rock and metal, nothing beats a Marshall. Fender generally leans more towards satisfying clear projection objectives, say, jazz or acoustic-based music. But if one is looking for a good little amp for home use or band practice, this amp projects a decent, ringing tone, has enough features to modify that tone, produces decent gain for a heavier edge, and works well with all pedals. It is indeed a genuine amp. Keeping the amp sound clean and using a Boss distortion pedal lends to an even sharper metal sound, and additional tone modification. Whether a beginner or more experienced player, this amp will cover your modest objectives; 10 watts is louder than you'd think, and the tone of this Frontman isn't compromised by higher volume levels. It's a decent line of amps; I own a larger one as well. Your needs and goals, within boundaries, will not be compromised with this amp--whether they be acoustic, classic rock, jazz, recording, or elsewhere. It's a bargain buy. Save your Marshall for when you're playing the Garden.

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      1.0

      Horrible sound

      By JavRivera

      from South Carolina

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Sound Quality
        • Weak 1/4" connection

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

          Right from the get go this sounded horrible. I connected my 1/4" cable and any movement made a static sound. I played a bit and even my friend who knows nothing about amps said it sounded cheap. I agreed and sent it back the following day.

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          5.0

          Inexpensive but yields. satisfactory performance.

          By Frankie Knuckles

          from Baltimore Maryland

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Limited Functions

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

            I'm a novice so I'm just learning to hone my guitar skills. This amp meets all my needs. I plan as I get better to upgrade to more expensive models.

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            4.0

            Yes.

            By DENNIS

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

            I did not purchase this amp to play a guitar thru, but rather my iPod out by my pool and BBQ area. It's cute...carbon copy of my big Fender Amps, has great sound and power....perfect for what I was looking for.

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            4.0

            Only for a beginner or practicing

            By Janet

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

            Its fine for practice. It gets a little distorted if you turn it up too much.

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            4.0

            i would buy it again

            By Leonard

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

            good little amp, sounds nice, no complaints

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            You get what you pay for...

            By MikeW

            from Everett, WA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Portable

            Cons

            • Poor Sound Quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

              This amp has far too much background hiss. A far better (and more powerful) amp can be had by spending a little bit more.

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              5.0

              Super fast shipping

              By Brittany

              from Arkansas

              About Me Child

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Portable

              Cons

              • Limited Functions

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

                Great beginner amp for my kiddo

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Would buy again

                By DaveJ

                from Iowa

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Portable
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • great little practice amp!

                  Comments about Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp:

                  very nice little fella that I use as a practice amp, I especially like that I can plug the headphones in and not annoy anyone! lol

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