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One of the most-beloved small combo amps in the world, the Blues Junior IV adds modified preamp circuitry, smoother-sounding spring reverb and improved aesthetics that any player is sure to appreciate. A 15-watt favorite in any setting, this amp is ideal for guitarists who need to hit the stage or studio at a moment's notice with warm tone and versatile features.

FEATURES

  • 15 watts

  • Celestion 12" A-Type speaker

  • Preamp circuit modified for increased fullness

  • Spring reverb modified for improved smoothness

SPECIFICATIONS

ELECTRONICS
Voltage: 120V
Controls: Reverb, Master, Middle, Bass, Treble, "Fat" Switch, Volume
Channels: One
Inputs: One - 1/4"
Effects: Reverb

HARDWARE
Cabinet Material: 3/4" Particle Board
Amplifier Covering: Black Textured Vinyl
Grille Cloth: Lightly-Aged Silver
Amplifier Jewel: Red Jewel
Front Panel: Black
Handle: Molded Plastic Strap with Nickel-Plated Caps

ACCESSORIES
Footswitch: 1-Button Footswitch Included

SPEAKERS
Speakers: One - 12" Celestion A-Type
Total Impedance: 8 ohms

TUBES
Preamp Tubes: 3 x 12AX7
Power Tubes: 2 x EL84

MEASUREMENTS
Amp Height: 16" (40.6 cm)
Amp Depth: 9.81" (24.9 cm)
Amp Width: 18" (45.72 cm)
Amp Weight: 31.5 lbs (14.3 kg)

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Closest StoreCalgary Royal Vista, Alberta
Heard one of the Blues Junior III amps at a clinic three years ago.and what caught my ear is how you can adjust the two volumes to get a Blackface or Tweed tone. I have used a Bassman Reissue years ago and a Blackface Twin Reverb, Super Reverb and Deluxe so I know what Fender amps can produce to their extremes. I was after an amp that could be set relatively clean then put a Tubescreamer on top with a few other efffects with batteries like chorus, wah and be able to be mobile for quick small jams without bringing my main amp with a ton of pedals.with power supply on a pedalboard. I compared the amp to a Bassman and a Princeton and the Blues Junior comes very close perhaps 75%..Although the American made amps can have better speakers, cabinet and reverb, the Junior held its own. The III version however had not as good a reverb, the Eminence speaker was OK and overall was a bit boxy. The IV version has a better reverb and the boxiness is not as obvious, The stock Celestion V speaker is not as Fenderish like an Eminence or Jensen. The amp can be loud for gigging yet you can turn it low enough for home practice. I may try the Tweed version with the Jensen speaker to compare.as Jensens typically break up at lower volumes. Either I upgrade to that amp or just change the speaker. Also the footswitch is optional which I would like to get. It controls the fat switch for a slight boost for clean soloing which I would like to try but good luck finding it in stock. Very impressive little amp for the money though.. .
Posted by Music Mike on Dec 14, 2020
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Closest StoreMoncton, New Brunswick
I had been looking for an amp to compliment my American Vintage Telecaster for quite a while. I had tried previous versions of the Blues Junior (the 2 and III), but they left me indifferent. I also tried direct competitors (VOX AC15 and Orange Rocker 15), but heavy distortion, which these excel at, is not my go-to sound. Finally, I tried the Blues Junior IV, and was blown away. With this version, I feel Fender really addressed all the little annoyances of previous versions, like the ''boxy'' sound and the unnatural reverb. Being primarily a bass player, I'm always looking for a good low-end, deep sound, and this amp delivers. And WOW can it ever go loud...
Posted by Jeremie on Apr 15, 2020
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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
Bought this amp with the Cream-back Speaker, Surf Green Edition, and i love it. This model is a dramatic improvement over the others, re reverb, bias, circuits, does not run as hot, so tubes should last longer.Great little amp if your a Jazz player, with a hollow body, warm and mellow tones, however plug in a Les Paul, turn on the fat switch, and this amp really rocks. Note: For Jazz, the Creamback speaker sold me on this amp, but woks well for blues.
Posted by Gary on Jan 26, 2020
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Closest StoreLangley, British Columbia
After using a Roland Cube 60 for 16 years, wanted to get that real Fender Strat sound and bought a Blues Jr. 4, a few weeks ago, the latest one with the white control knobs. Well made, quality materials and the sound is just fantastic. Only problem that is not so nice is a strong hum / buzz coming out of the Amp when the Volume (not the Master Volume) knob is turned on, it gets worse if that knob gets turned up to a higher setting. Once you play it is not really audible, but once you stop, it sounds annoying, so first thing to do is turn volume down on the guitar, an American made Fender Strat. I wonder if this is "normal" or is there perhaps an issue? I will stop by Long and McQuad in Langley, BC soon and ask them if there would be a solution to the problem.
Posted by Fred on Jan 15, 2020
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Great little amp15 of 16 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreHamilton, Ontario
This blues jr. has crystal clear clean tones and very smokey dirty tones. The reverb is top notch as well, don?t let the size of this amp deceive you....it?s loud and has a lot of balls. A great pedal platform. I love this amp and will never part with it, so glad I bought it.
Posted by Mike Davis on Apr 6, 2018
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