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70’s Fender Vibro Champ (s/f)

The small but mighty Fender Vibro Champ

Silverface 70’s tone machine, ideal for the studio

Incredible sounding tremolo circuit

Sparkling cleans plus classic early ‘breakup’ tones

Price: £699.00
S/N: R353

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70’s Fender Vibro Champ Description

This compact but highly impressive silverface Fender combo was developed from the earlier blackface Vibro Champs and was partly named after the highly popular tremolo circuit. Manufactured from 1967 onwards until 1981, the silverface Vibro Champs pretty much kept the same circuitry (unlike other Fender amps of the period) that had been present in the blackface era (1964-67)

The main sonic feature on this Fender Vibro Champ combo is it’s outstanding clean tone which is everything you’d epect from a Fender tube combo. Rich and resonant with plenty of bite, it also easily enters into a warm ‘crunchy’ overdrive with little persuasion. Many a guitarist starting out in the 60’s would have learnt their craft through one of these amps or it’s non-tremolo little brother.

Suitably versatile for Jazz, Rock, Country and Blues players, this is a vintage guitar tone that will keep you plugged in for days at a time and makes an especially good amp for the studio as well as small club work. The amp is in very good condition with just some minor wear and is wired for US voltage but easily set up for European customers via an inexpensive step down transformer.

70’s Fender Vibro Champ Features

  • Silver face control panel
  • Black Tolex and blue sparkle grille cloth
  • 2 x Inputs, Volume, Treble, Bass, Speed and Intensity controls
  • Black witches hat knobs with chrome center
  • AA764 circuit
  • 6V6GT power valve, 7025 Preamp valve
  • 6 watts output
  • 4 Ohm 1×8″ speaker
  • Vibrato circuit with speed and intensity controls
  • Red jewel pilot light
  • Size: 14” x 17” x 7 1/2”
  • Weight: 20 Ibs (9.1kg)
  • Solid pine cabinet
  • Black plastic strap handle


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