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Fender Rumble 100 v3 Bass Combo Amplifier

4.3/5, 4.3 from 7 reviews
Bass Combo Amplifier
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Recent Reviews

  1. azfatboy
    Great amp, big sound, light package
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Feb 10, 2017
    Sound:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    5/5,
    Features:
    5/5,
    Value:
    4/5,
    Pros
    • + super light sounds great plenty of tonal options
    Cons
    • - almost a "no-mans-land" amp--overkill for home use, yet too small for most gigs
    When looking for a home practice amp, I zeroed in on the Fender Rumble line fairly quickly. Even limited to the less-than-ideal testing environment of a Guitar Center, the awesome sound of the Rumble cabs was evident, and the deal was sealed when I picked them up. 22 lbs for a 100W combo amp? Ridiculous! And seriously, it seems even lighter!

    I considered the 25 and 40 as well, and indeed I think I would have been quite satisfied with the 40, but in my naivete, I just wanted something that was at least "100 watts", so I got the 100. And in hindsight, even if it is overkill for home practice, I am still glad I chose it. It is still quite small, and so light that transport is a breeze. And so far it has kept up just fine with mid-sized guitar combo amps (Fender, Marshall, etc), so at least in my situation, it is the perfect "rehearsal" amp, which doubles quite nicely as a killer home practice amp!

    All my guitar/bass-playing friends have been uniformly impressed with the sound and flat-out amazed when they picked it up.
    Price Paid:
    $299
  2. Naplesllew
    More than I expected!
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 10, 2016
    Sound:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Features:
    4/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros
    • + Puts out a lot of sound with little buzz or distortion when used with my Stagg EUB or with my Kay piezo pickup.
    Cons
    • - None so far!
    Have been using the Rumble for 2 years now and am very pleased. I thought I would be limited to tiny venues in gig mode, but have used it successfully with a Stagg EUB in an airport hangar and in a large church hall and country club hall. Of course, the light weight is a real benefit to this 76-year-old bass player who is often "SHERPAing" EUB, amp, tall folding stool, notebook with RealPro, and a music stand in single trips! One of my best purchases; I highly recommend it.
  3. Honch
    Good all around combo lightweight with great sound
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jun 28, 2016
    Sound:
    5/5,
    Build Quality:
    3/5,
    Features:
    4/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros
    • + Good Sound, Lightweight, Classic design, easy to get instant good sound out of. And: NO FAN!
    Cons
    • - I am on my third, during warranty period. Repaired (or swapped out) 2 times. The master volume affects the line out Direct to PA which is a HUGE no-no in my book
    I find this a great all around - multipurpose - combo perfect for small trio gigs, and rehearsal. Easy to get a good sound of right from the start. A "no problem" amp. However, I am on my third now, within a warranty period. Had to change out mine 2 times, when it started to buzz/fizz for no reason. They swapped it out for a new one. No use or worth to repair.

    When the "vintage" knob is turned on, it acts as a low mid boost, with a slight compressor sound to it. It starts to mimick 60s Ampeg fliptop amps a bit. Thicker sounding with a small tad of air around it, as if there's some added cab or room sound to it.

    Live on a gig, you have to line it out if venue is big enough. However, the Master Volume affects the line out Direct to PA and is quite useless in my opinion. If you have NO monitors on stage, the stage volume is set by the master on this combo. However it affects the volume out to PA too, so it's bad conduct IMHO. Not so minor quibble in my book.

    Most lightweight amps has fans in them. This has too low wattage so no fan is needed. Bedroom practice at low levels makes this a charm. The other ones 200W and 500 has built in fan. Ok, this means that this one has absolutely no fan noise at all. Which works a charm.
    Price Paid:
    299

Item Details

  1. Power:
    100 watt class D power amp
    Speakers:
    12" speaker
    Weight:
    22 pounds
    Size:
    17.7 x 22.8 x 20.3 inches
    Inputs:
    Jam along with your favorite tracks by simply plugging your MP3 player into the 1/8" Auxiliary input jack and
    Outputs:
    Practice privately with the 1/8" headphone output jack that also mutes the speaker output.
    EQ / Controls:
    Expore bass tones from classic gritty growl to slap-worthy modern punch with the newly-developed overdrive circuit and switchable contour controls. Bass, low and high Mids, Treble
    Price:
    $299

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