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NAMM 2012: Fender Machete Amp Released

Fender release the unique Machete Amp
Fender release the unique Machete Amp
Fender Machete Amp released at this year's NAMM 2012. Fender's new amp the Machete is one of the most unique amps it has ever created, offering high performance, high gain and high end tone. Guitarists will find the Machete a formidable new member of the Fender amp family, combining tube sound and distinctive cosmetics. Offering 50 watts, dual channel the Machete combo features a new high gain channel, an extremely clear channel and onboard digital effects. It's 12" celestial speaker delivers a big sound with a midrange notch control and adjustable speaker dampening for finally tuned performance. It has a distinctive look with black vinyl covering with inlaid white piping and grey vinyl steering wheel grip accents, new black silver strand grille cloth, chrome knobs and all new corners and hardware. Four-button footswitch and fitted cover is also included. 6dB of input attenuation provides cleaner response when used with pre-amplified or high-output instruments, Pull gain knob to adjust channel one preamp gain level, Pull volume knob out to select the "Channel One Boost" channel for an extra boost of preamp gain, also switchable from the Machete footswitch or by using MIDI commands, Also Notch control adjusts the channel one mid-frequency attenuation for a variety of American and British tonal flavors, Built-in Reverb adjusts the reverb level for both channels, Damping control adjusts speaker damping, or the resonance interaction between the power amplifier and the speaker, Power Amp Mute switch for silent recording; XLR Line Output with Cabinet Emulation selector switch; MIDI In for use with MIDI controllers.
Posted on 16 Jan 2012 10:56 to category : Instruments News

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