Is the Fender Blues Junior any good?

Soundmen love this small wonder because it’s easy to manage volume with its low wattage, and its single speaker can be quickly mic’d. Guitarists love it for its compact portability and single-channel front end that can be dialed in for luscious cleans that work great with pedals, or turned up for spongy overdrive.

Is Fender Blues Junior A valve amp?

Fender Blues Junior IV Valve Guitar Amp Combo 12″ Celestion A Type Speaker 15 Watt (Black)

How much does a Fender Blues Junior cost?

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Number of Channels Single
Total Power 15W
Speaker Size 1 x 12″ Celestion A-Type speaker
Preamp Tubes 3 x 12AX7

Does Fender Blues Junior have reverb?

The Blues Junior has a solid state rectifier which is generally brighter with a tighter bottom end. Solid State Reverb: Vintage Fenders with reverb used tube reverbs. The Blues Junior’s reverb is solid state and does not sound as lush or warm like a tube reverb or even as nice as a high quality digital reverb.

Is Blues Junior too loud for home?

Yes, the master volume allows you to play with it a little more to get the preamp on the edge breakup with a little nice compression while keeping the power amp quiet and clean.

Is Blues Jr an amp tube?

The Blues Junior is a tube guitar amplifier introduced in 1990 by the Fender Musical Instrument Corporation. It is aimed at achieving the warm, tube-driven tone common in many styles of American blues and blues rock dating back to the 1950s, while remaining both portable and affordable.

How do you date a Blues Junior?

Dating a Blues Junior The label is often located on the bottom next to the reverb tank, sometimes it is placed on the side. The codes can be handwritten, which can occasionally make the letters hard to decipher. Fender discontinued date codes in 2003.

When did the Fender Blues Junior come out?

Blues Junior revision history Fender introduced the Blues Junior in 1995 and has revised and updated the amp periodically since then. The Blues Junior history can be divided into two major categories: the early amps with green circuit boards and the later ones with cream-colored boards.

What tubes do I need for a Fender Blues Junior?

A set of three matched Groove Tubes 12AX7 preamp tubes and two matched Groove Tubes EL84 power tubes, graded according to Fender’s specifications, are used in all factory Blues Juniors. The Blues Junior uses a nonadjustable power tube bias (no way to vary the bias point), but it is fairly “hot” and can accommodate most matched pairs on the market.

When was the Blues Junior tube guitar amplifier made?

The Blues Junior is a tube guitar amplifier introduced in 1990 by the Fender Musical Instrument Corporation.

What is the history of the Blues Junior?

Several limited edition versions of the Blues Junior have been manufactured since its introduction in 1995. The original circuit board underwent a major redesign in 2001, when production moved from the US to Mexico. The earlier circuit boards are green in color and are noted for a “darker,” more bass-inflected tone.