Fender Greta (No Longer Available)
2-watt 1 x 4" Tube Combo Guitar Amp with "Vintage Table Radio" Design and VU Meter with Clean/Overload Indicator
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Little red tone beastThe FENDER® Pawn Shop Greta combo guitar amp is one of the more unusual amps you'll probably ever see. With its vintage table radio styling, the Pawn Shop Greta offers up two watts driven by one 12AX7 and a 12AT7. Then there's the delightfully quirky bright red front panel with its volume and tone knobs, 4" speaker, and Clean/Overload meter. And you get a line out jack that's perfect for driving other amps to explore uncharted sonic territories. If you've ever fantasized about playing your guitar through a vintage table radio, now's your chance - with Fender's Pawn Shop Greta.
Fender Pawn Shop Greta Combo Guitar Amp at a Glance:
Vintage "table radio" styling
Styled like a vintage table radio, the Fender Pawn Shop Greta is quite unusual-looking - for a guitar amp, at least. This quirky little amp is a conversation piece, for sure, but it's also a tone beast. What's under the hood? Pure Fender tone.
The Fender Pawn Shop Greta is all about tone. Gnarly tube tone. This little 2-watter is great for jamming along with your favorite recordings, Simply plug your iPod into the 1/8" Aux input, and wail away, with scrumptious tube breakup from the onboard 12AX7 and 12AT7. The Pawn Shop Greta is a little red tone beast.
Explore new sonic realms by driving other amps
The Fender Pawn Shop Greta is great for plugging into other amps. Just take the 1/4" line out into another amp, and get ready to explore new sonic frontiers. Get completely new tonal colors out of your favorite guitar amps!
Fender Pawn Shop Greta Combo Guitar Amp Features:
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by joe from crofton from crofton mdThe really funky old-school factor caught my attention. If you need to play at midnight, and maybe you don't want to wake up your wife, then you can actually go down stairs and crank it and not get y... read more [+]elled at. Greta overdrives progressively, and goes from a little raunch (think of 1950's little tube amps for beginners) to creamy (Gender Champ, gain up), to saturation (think "Shine" by Collective Soul). I wish that they had figured out a handle, though. Buy this amp. Use it as a pre-amp for the Excelsior by Fender. Use it to not upset your family. And the cute factor means you don't have to leave it in your office. close [-]
July 18, 2012
Music Background: long time amateur
Sweet Little Tube Amp Combo
by Neal Vaisey from webster NY USAThis is a great little tube combo for low volume use as well as recording. It's a big plus for me to have an amp that looks like an old radio thus no complaints from the mrs if I leave it in the kitch... read more [+]en! I read an earlier review that mentioned the need for a "break in period" I couldnt agree more, this is true of all amps to some degree, but more so in this case, that small speaker is built to tight tolerances and mellows very nicely after several hours. I compare this favorably to a couple small amps I've owned for a while, My old Pignose and a Blackheart Killer ant that I hot rodded with a Bitmo kit. I'll be looking for a similar mod kit for this as it sounds very much like the killer ant did before the mod. Lastly as with most amps you gotta take some time to get used to Greta, she'll grow on ya! close [-]
June 16, 2012
Music Background: Bluesman for 45 years and luthier as well
Just so dang cute
by John from Birmingham, AL.If you are looking for head room and clean chimey tones then you should look elsewhere. If you want a cool looking box of blues then check the Greta out!
August 10, 2012
Music Background: Gear Head
Despite it having only a Gain and ... read more [+]Volume knob, the back panel makes the Greta very versatile. The 4" speaker is a bit of a drawback but plugged in to a cabinet this thing sings. Oh yea, and the VU meter is just a cool gimmick. Break in period on the speaker is a MUST. close [-]
Great Little Greta
by Dave from Charlton, MA USAI was skeptical about what sound quality would show up with the Greta's little 4 inch speaker. Pleasantly surprised! This little amp really sounds good, Even with it's tiny speaker. I like it. The... read more [+] sound from this little is amp is awesome. Push up the volume and get a bit of grit. Wow! Very appealing distortion. Push it through a pair of greenback's, another wow. Very Happy with this little gal. close [-]
August 2, 2012
The Great Greta
by Mark from St. LouisOk, if you want a really cool looking piece of eye candy in your studio or in your bookcase etc, whatever, it is worth the price alone just for that. As my wife said, OMG that is so cute! In use by ... read more [+]itself it is not very loud but it does have a very nice sweet clean sound on one end and then can get incredibly raunchy on the other end. That said, if you plug it into another amp or speaker cabinet with more power or watts etc it will kick your butt. I don't think you will be disappointed, I like it and I use it and I'm keeping it. close [-]
December 29, 2012
Music Background: Hobbyist
Jason, San Diego, CA
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