The standard for gigging guitarists worldwide and the ideal amp for crafting your own signature sound. Working guitarists everywhere prize no-frills Fender Hot Rod amps for their great volume, reliability, responsiveness to effects pedals, and affordability. The Hot Rod Deluxe III is a scorching 40-watt 1×12 in. combo decked out with hot-rodded power and performance to spare, great features and a classic look.

It features three channels (normal, drive, more drive) of all-tube 12AX7 and 6L6 tone delivered through a 1×12 Celestion A-Type speaker. This portable, powerful rig also offers reverb, an FX loop, internal variable bias control, a fitted cover and an included two-button footswitch.

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Product Specs

  • Power: 40W (tube)
  • Tubes: three 12AX7 (preamp); two 6L6 (power amp)
  • Solid-state rectifier
  • Two inputs (input 2 is -6dB)
  • Three channels
  • Speaker: 1×12 Celestion A-Type
  • Impedance: 8 ohms
  • Controls: volume, 3-band EQ, presence, master volume, bright switch, reverb
  • FX: Reverb
  • FX loop
  • Outputs: two 1/4 in. parallel
  • Internal variable bias control
  • Construction: 7-ply 3/4 in. birch/maple plywood
  • Covering: lacquered tweed
  • Grille cloth: black with gold accent threads
  • Handle: moulded rubber “dog bone” style
  • Two-button footswitch included