DescriptionThe Fender ’57 Amp is a limited-edition 300-piece run of this 12-watt, hand-wired tube amplifier with a 12” speaker housed in a smartly retro split-grille cabinet with a black “piano lacquer” finish.
Fender kicked the 5E3 Deluxe platform up a notch by using a Celestion® Alnico Blue speaker in a new cutom-designed maple cabinet with knurled ’57 logo knobs, solid aluminum handle and custom hardware. The amp includes a leather collector’s portfolio containing a certificate of authenticity, designer notes, factory photos and some other surprises. Custom-embroidered plush-lined cover included.
In Depth- Type: Tube Amplifier
- Output: 12 watts
- Ohms: 8 ohms
- Speakers: One 12" Celestion® Alnico Blue speaker
- Channels: Two (Instrument and Microphone)
- Hand-wired all-tube circuitry on eyelet board.
- Late 1950s 5E3 circuit produces about 12 watts.
- Matched pair of Groove Tubes™ GT6V6 output tubes.
- 5Y3 rectifier tube contributes to compression and "sag" when amp is played hard.
- Two 12AX7 preamp tubes, one of which may be substituted with a 12AY7 for the original ’50s lower-gain sound, if desired.
- Mic and instrument channels; each channel has individual volume controls and high and low inputs.
- 12" Celestion® Alnico Blue speaker.
- Dovetail-joined solid maple cabinet.
- Black "Piano Lacquer" finish.
- Holographic diamond-cut "57" badge on front of amp; "One of only 300" badge on rear panel.
- Premium heavy-knurl "Roll-Easy" Telecaster knobs with engraved "57" logo.
- Solid aluminum speed boat handle; metal hex-head screws throughout.
- Blue jewel light.
- Meguiar’s® Mist & Wipe Kit includes finish enhancer spray and cloth.
- Custom embroidered plush-padded cover included.
- Leather collectors’ portfolio contains certificate of authenticity, designer’s notes, factory photos and other assorted collectors items.
- Only 300 will be made for the world, throughout 2007.
- Controls: Instrument Volume, Mic Volume, Master Tone
- Covering: Gloss black lacquer over solid maple
- Weight: 36 lbs. (16.3 kg)
- Height: 18.75" (48 cm)
- Width: 20" (51 cm)
- Depth: 9.5" (24 cm)
- Power Handling: N/A
- Cover: Plush-padded cover included
- Accessories: Meguiar’s® Mist & Wipe Kit includes finish enhancer spray and cloth. Leather collectors’ portfolio contains certificate of authenticity, designer’s notes, factory photos and other assorted collectors items
Item Number: Fender '57 Amp  42575 0-0
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