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    Fender Frontman 10G 10W Guitar Combo Amp
    $5999
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    Acoustic Lead Guitar Series G20 20W 1x10 Guitar Combo Amp
    Was:  $89.99 $5999
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    Fender Champion 20 Guitar Combo Amp
    $9999
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    Fender RUMBLE 25 1x8 25W Bass Combo Amp
    $9999
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    $92.99
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    Rogue G10 10W 1x5 Guitar Combo Amp
    $3499
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    Vox amPlug 2 Bass Headphone Amp
    $3999
    Open Box:
    $35.19
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    Fender Champion 40 Guitar Combo Amp
    $17999
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    Fender Mustang I V.2 20W 1x8 Guitar Combo Amp
    $11999
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    Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp
    $24999
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    Honeytone N-10 Guitar Mini Amp
    From $1881
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    Digitech FS3X 3-Button Footswitch
    $3812
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    Vox amPlug 2 AC30 Guitar Headphone Amp
    $3999
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    Fender Champion 100 Guitar Combo Amp
    $34999
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    Boss Katana KTN-50 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amplifier
    $21999
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    Acoustic A20 20W Acoustic Guitar Amplifier
    Was:  $169.99 $9999
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    Marshall MG Series MG30CFX 30W 1x10 Guitar Combo Amp
    $19999
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    Fender Rumble 15 1x8 15W Bass Combo Amp
    $7999
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    Vox amPlug 2 Metal Guitar Headphone Amp
    $3999
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    Marshall CODE Stompware Guitar Amp Footcontroller
    $6999
    Open Box:
    $61.59
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    Fender 1-Button Footswitch for Mustang and Blues Junior Amps
    $1399
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About Amps:

There are two main configurations of guitar amplifiers: combination ("combo") amplifiers, which include an amplifier and anywhere from one to four speakers in a single cabinet; and the stand-alone amplifier (often called a "head" or "amp head"), which does not include a speaker, but rather passes the signal to a separate speaker cab.

While guitar amplifiers from the beginning were used to amplify acoustic guitar, electronic amplification of the guitar was first widely popularized by the 1930s and 1940s craze for Hawaiian music, which extensively employed the amplified lap steel Hawaiian guitar. Tone controls on early guitar amplifiers were very simple and provided a great deal of treble boost, but the limited controls, the loudspeakers used, and the low power of the amplifiers (typically 15 watts or less) gave poor high treble and bass output.

In the 1950s, several guitarists experimented with distortion produced by deliberately overdriving their amplifiers. In the early 1960s, surf rock guitarist Dick Dale worked closely with Fender to produce custom-made amplifiers, including the first 100-watt guitar amplifier. He pushed the limits of electric amplification technology, helping to develop new equipment that was capable of producing thick, clearly defined tones at previously undreamed-of volumes.

Distortion became more popular from the mid-1960s, when Kinks guitarist Dave Davies produced distortion effects by connecting the already distorted output of one amplifier into the input of another. Later, most guitar amps were provided with preamplifier distortion controls, and "fuzz boxes" and other effects units were engineered to safely and reliably produce these sounds. In the 2000s, overdrive and distortion have become an integral part of many styles of electric guitar playing, ranging from blues-rock to heavy metal and hardcore punk.

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