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Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp   (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

The Fender Mustang III V.2 guitar combo amp adds new features to one of the world's best-selling amps. The Mustang III V.2 series raises the standard for modern guitar versatility and muscle, including five new amp models, five new effects, intelligent pitch shifting and XLR stereo outputs. It features USB connectivity and Fender FUSE software, letting your musical creativity and imagination run wild.

A super versatile 100W 112 combo that builds on a respected series.

FEATURES
  • One channel with 100 presets
  • Footswitch included
  • Gain, Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Reverb, Master, Stomp Edit, Modulation, Edit, Delay Edit, Reverb Edit, Utility, Save, Exit and Tap/Tuner controls
  • Black textured vinyl covering with silver grille cloth
  • 18 high-quality amp models including five new ones
  • New effects, including big fuzz, green screamer and intelligent pitch shifting
  • 100 factory and user presets
  • Two stereo XLR outputs
  • Chromatic tuner
  • Expression pedal capabilities
  • Blackface treatment and top-load front control panel
  • USB connectivity
  • Fender FUSE application for on-screen parameter control
  • Deep editing
  • Unlimited preset storage
  • Online patch swapping
  • Ableton Live Lite 8 Fender LE edition

Call or click to pick up this combo that's perfect for stage or studio.

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FenderMustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.4

(based on 47 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

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84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Portable (38)
  • Good power output (37)
  • Excellent sound (34)
  • Easy to use (29)
  • Warm / comfy (25)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (10)
  • Poor sound quality (4)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (26)
  • Performances (26)
  • Amateur recording (21)
  • Outdoor events / games (19)
  • Professional recording (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (29), Professional musician (13), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ultimate Combo

I am a converted tube snob because of this amp. Do not listen to the bedroom performers who say that tube amps are the only way to get great tone. I made a living...Read complete review

I am a converted tube snob because of this amp. Do not listen to the bedroom performers who say that tube amps are the only way to get great tone. I made a living playing music and have been fortunate enough to score 2 top ten radio hits and know a thing or two about amps and good tone. I always used tube amps until now. I loved the tone of a good tube amp and and I have used everything from Marshall to Fender and everything in between. You hear a lot of tube snobs talk about the tone and I was one of them but they rarely talk about the other side of owning a tube amp. The maintenance, the weight, having to carry a pedal board with a massive array of effects. The one that always drove me up a wall was how much white noise they produce. A tube amp is very susceptible to line noise from ungrounded or old wiring you can encounter when playing in various venues. Gigging musician's know what I am talking about. It can be very nasty. The Fender Mustang 3 is super quiet, sounds fantastic and only weighs a little over 30 lbs. The effects are great and the pre sets are very sweet. Because the effects and pre sets are so tweakable I only carry the 4 button footswitch, the 2 button footswitch and the expression pedal. I can fit them all in the back of the amp. No more massive pedal board to lug around. My tube amps ( I still own 3) have not left my house since I bought this amp. If you are thinking about this amp don't hesitate it is a great amp. If I have a complaint about this amp it is that the programming is not very intuitive. Give yourself some time to learn all you can do with this amp it is worth the extra time that it takes. If you have any questions about this amp go on youtube and check out the blind comparisons against tube amps, 90% of the people picked this amp thinking they where voting for the tube amp (I was one who did). I do recommend that you get the 4 button switch and run it with the 2 button switch which gives you many options. I don't know if this amp would be for a death metal musician, there is a preset for it but I thought it sounded weak but then again you can tweak it. After 32 years of playing music I have played most all styles at one time or another and this amp does a good job of covering all the bases. I do not know if this amp excepts effects pedals very well I have had no need to use mine but it does have an effects loop for them.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Big Sound, Too Complicated

This Amp is fantastic for recording. It has tons of pre-amp effects and models other great amps pretty well. I was disappointed with the inability to get a good clean channel out of...Read complete review

This Amp is fantastic for recording. It has tons of pre-amp effects and models other great amps pretty well. I was disappointed with the inability to get a good clean channel out of it. The 2 button switch bounces you back and forth between various amp models and settings. Perhaps others have figured out how to get it clean and make the pedal more functional. It's complicated in my opinion and has left me seeking something much more simple. The amp itself sounds fantastic. It just does way more than I need or understand.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Really Nice

By Rick

from Lone grove Oklahoma

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

    I own 2 mustangs I bought the first about 4 years ago it is a mustang ii Great little amp I have used it in our church and is stays there I play it 3 times a week. I used a Line 6 spider for about 5 years on gigging
    ( Church ) and it failed me so I needed a new amp. So I bought a Fender Mustang iii v2 and it is perfect. It is warm and light and powerful. I had to Mic the line 6 and the mustang ii but with the mustang iii v2 it has XLR direct outs and I LOVE that and they are adjustable, Just run a mic cable from amp to P.A.
    Some have said it is difficult to use, maybe but not for me spend a little time to pre setup the channels when you practice make the small changes to the channel you have set up and save changes. My other guitarist said he loves the way it cuts through the mix. LOTS clearer than the Line 6 very very happy with this amp. Yes it is a modeling amp and you have a lot of stomp box and amp models to use. OR pick a channel take everything out and have a clean channel; and use a aftermarket foot pedal. Very versatile. I even set up a channel for my hollow body so I go from an Ibenez hollow to a PRS electric and just change the channel with the 4 button foot switch

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    5.0

    Great Amp

    By RogerDodger

    from Fort Worth, TX

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Warmth
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

        This was my first real amp, other than the little basic one that came with the guitar. I wanted one that I could use for tons of different tones and effects. This is a great amp. I would recommend it.

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        5.0

        Great amp

        By Rackman

        from ga

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Excellent Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            Great modeling amp, spend the extra money and go for the Mustang III

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            5.0

            I would buy another fender amp again

            By Mike

            from Lockhart tx

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Has a good sound

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            I'm going to use the amp for church outreach and just to jam with the friends. It has a good sound.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Mistake on my part

            By gardenman

            from Butte, Montana

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            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use
            • Poor Sound Quality

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording

            Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            I've had this amp for a few months now, and overall, I am really disappointed. There is no logic to how the modeling is set up. I am still looking for a truly clean sound, but so far haven't found it, and confident that I never will. I didn't want to spend the money for a much cleaner tube amp, but this just can't compete with that. It's like they say, you get what you pay for. If you like lots of gimmicky sounds, you'll probably have fun with this amp, but don't expect to find pure sounds. They simply aren't there. I hate the "hollow" sound of solid state anyway, so what did I expect. :)

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            5.0

            Love this amp...

            By Paul

            from Fruitport MI

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            Prompt Delivery....great amp.....

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Amazing Amp! Plenty of Power and Cutsomizable Sound. Buy it!

            By ricktm1949

            from Akron, Ohio

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Connect it to your computer to get more presets
            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound
            • Good Warmth
            • Has XLR outs so you can run it to a mixer.
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

              I used to run my guitars through our sound system so that it would add a fullness to the entire sound. With the Mustang III V2 and am able to set the amps volume where I like it so the sound comes out of the amps speaker, but with the added XLR outputs on the back of the amp, I can run cables from my amp to the mixing board and get the best of both worlds. The sound is still full and balanced through the sound system and I get the power and directional sound of my new amp.

              On top of that once you understand how the presets on the amp work and how to adjust them etc., you have a whole new world of sounds opened up to you. You can create your own unique tone for guitar solos and will set you apart from other guitarists. I just love this. Also, if you want to try and get some of the tone that other guitarists use, with the option of connecting the amp to your computer and using the Fender Fuse website, you can download numerous presets that others had created to sound like several famous guitarists. You can do so much more.

              From the moment I walked into the music store and plugged a Fender Squire into this amp and was blown away at how good it could make that guitar sound, I knew I had to get this to use with my Fender Strat and Schecter guitars.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Impressive Amp for the money

              By Dave in Bama

              from Alabama

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Portable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio

                Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                Really like the presets on this amp

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great value

                By Jam Master

                from Metro Detroit

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                  I've owned many amps in my life (Marshall, Fender, Line 6, Orange....) and this amp will run with the best of them. For a solid state amp, it has great sound and bottom end. With 100W of power, even volume setting of 4 will supply more sound that you'd typically need. The clean sound is typical Fender and the dirty sounds are fantastic. I bought this for my son and he loves it. I'll be buying a second for my amp collection.

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                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Solid state and solid sounds

                  By none

                  from CO/WY

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Fender Mustang III V.2 100W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                    Twin Reverb = broken back. Mustang IV = strained back. Mustang III = healthy back. All sound good or very good. Mustang III works well. Just have to be smart about turning knobs. Only a very few will know the difference.

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