Fender GB Hot Rod Deluxe 40W Combo Amp

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Product Ref: 50624

  • Signature Amp for World-Famous Jazz Guitarist George Benson
  • 40-Watt 1x12" Speaker with Solid State Technology & Effects
  • Grey-Black Vinyl Covering, Silver-Strand Grille Cloth & GB Logo
  • Road-Worthy Deluxe Padded Cover & Two-Button Footswitch Included
  • Includes 1 x 12AT7, 2 x 12AX7 Preamp Tubes & 2 x 6L6 Power Tubes

Fender GB Hot Rod Deluxe 40W Combo Amp


The Fender GB Hot Rod Deluxe 40W Combo Amp Deluxe™ is a 40-watt 1x12" combo designed in collaboration with world-famous jazz guitar virtuoso and pop artist George Benson. This popular amp features the full bottom end characteristics of 6L6 tubes, and a versatile all-tube preamp including a 12AT7 up front for cleaner tone. With a full host of on-board effects, the Hot Rod Deluxe provides a versatile combo amp that is ideal for crafting a unique sound. Aw well as providing an unmistakable Fender tone, the Hot Rod Deluxe is constructed also features a solid-pin cabinet which increases tonal resonance while reducing the weight. In addition, this iconic combo amp also includes a road-worthy deluxe padded cover and two-button footswitch for selecting between the channels.

Product Ref: 50624

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Personalised exterior touches specified by Benson himself include gray-black vinyl covering, silver-strand grille cloth and "GB" logo badge, which all add to the distinctive appearance of this popular amp.


Constructed from finger-joined solid pine, the Hot Rod's cabinet provides a sturdy structure, and also increases the tonal resonance while reducing the weight. Its open back design allows some of the speaker sound to radiate from the back and can be quite helpful on stage when there are no monitors.

The Perfect Sound

Guitarists of all kinds play through Fender Hot Rod Deluxe™ amplifiers due to their versatile tonal options that go well in any type of music. Equipped with a 40 Watt 12" speaker, the Hot Rod Deluxe features a selection of pre amp tubes including a 12AT7 and two 12AX7, as well as two 6L6 power tubes. Achieve the full bottom end characteristic of 6L6 tubes, as well as a clean tone with the 12AT7 tubes.


The Hot Rod Deluxe also features clean and "drive/more-drive" channels, resounding Fender spring reverb, and effects loop. In addition, an on-board EQ allows you to control the volume, middle, bass, treble and drive. This versatile combo amp also includes a two-button footswitch for effortlessly selecting independent channels.


  • 40-watt 1x12" combo especially designed for world-famous jazz guitarist George Benson
  • Delivers the full bottom end characteristic of 6L6 tubes, and a versatile all-tube preamp—including a 12AT7 up front for cleaner tone
  • Clean and "drive/more-drive" channels, resounding Fender spring reverb, effects loop and more
  • Equipped with classic chicken head style control knobs
  • Constructed from finger-joined solid pine which increases the tonal resonance while reducing the weight
  • Solid state technology
  • Exterior touches specified by Benson himself include gray-black vinyl covering, silver-strand grille cloth and "GB" logo badge
  • Road-worthy deluxe padded cover and two-button footswitch included


  • Model Name: GB Hot Rod Deluxe™, 230V UK
  • Model Number: 2230404000
  • Series: Artist Signature
  • Amplifier Type: Tube
  • Colour: Gray


  • Controls: Presence, Reverb, Master Volume, Middle, Bass, Treble, Drive Select Switch, Drive Volume, Bright Switch
  • Effects Loop: 1/4" - (Preamp Out, Power Amp In)
  • Inputs: Two - (1/4", Input 2 is at -6dB)
  • Channels: Three - Selectable (Normal, Drive and More Drive)
  • Rectifier: Solid State
  • Voltage: 230V UK
  • Wattage: 40 Watts


  • Cabinet Material: Finger-Joined Solid Pine
  • Handle: Molded Rubber "Dog Bone" Style
  • Front Panel: Black
  • Control Knobs: Chicken Head Style


  • Pre Amp Tubes: 1 x 12AT7, 2 x 12AX7
  • Power Tubes: 2 x 6L6


  • FootSwitch: 2-Button 3-Function (Channel Select, Drive/More Drive)
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