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  • 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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Recent User Reviews

  1. azfatboy
    5/5,
    "Great amp, big sound, light package"
    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
    4/5,
    "More than I expected!"
    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
    4/5,
    "Good all around combo lightweight with great sound"
    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

User Comments

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  1. bobcruz
    I have the 40-watt version with 10-inch speaker and would say the same about the native tone. I replaced the speaker with an Eminence Basslite and now the tone is much brighter, more even and a little deeper too. A good upgrade that might also work with the 12.
      gjohnson441496 likes this.
    1. gjohnson441496
      The Rumble 100/200/500 are equipped with an 8 ohm, Eminence Ceramic speaker
      gjohnson441496, May 26, 2016
  2. gjohnson441496
    After reading many reviews about small bass amps to use for practice and to play on the street, I decided on the Fender Rumble 25. I paid a visit to my local GC to try it. I was impressed. As other reviewers noted, for 25 watts it was pretty loud and it has a headphone jack which was absolutely a criteria for me as well as the $99 price tag. However, right next to it was the Fender Rumble 100, so I decided to try it. Needless to say, the tone was far superior, and other aspects of it; send/return effects loop, XLR out, high and low mid, 22 pounds, and a 12 inch speaker, made me consider it. I plugged into the Rumble 25 again, then tried the Rumble 100 and knew that if I purchased the Rumble 25 I would always have the Rumble 100 on my mind. So I bit the bullet and bought the Rumble 100.

    Got it home, hooked it up, and it is louder than I expected, but I wanted something small and light (which this is) so that I can practice with headphones in my living room, but loud enough for me to play as a street musician without having to haul separate amp, cab, and mixer.

    I will probably have an update to this review in a month or two, but as it stands now, I am happy with this purchase, as it fits my needs.