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The Pro Junior III is a simple, uncluttered 15-Watt tone machine, a great grab & go tube amp for stage or studio. It's got the fat mid tones characteristic of EL-84 output tubes, a dual 12AX7 tube pre... Read More

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The Pro Junior III is a simple, uncluttered 15-Watt tone machine, a great grab & go tube amp for stage or studio. It's got the fat mid tones characteristic of EL-84 output tubes, a dual 12AX7 tube preamp, and a 10-inch Fender Special Design speaker with vintage cone. These ingredients add up to incredibly touch-sensitive dynamic response that experienced players prefer.

Other features include a unique clean-to-drive volume control, and external speaker capability. The new Pro Junior III also includes these upgrades: Easier reading black control panel with front reading text; New badge; Vintage Fender "dog bone" handle; Vintage sized jewel light; Lower-noise shielding; Rattle reducing shock absorbers for EL-84 tubes; Heavy duty set screw "chicken head" knobs.

Features
  • All tube preamp and 15-watt power section
  • Volume and tone controls
  • 1 - 10" special design Eminence speaker
Specifications
  • Amplifier Type: Tube
    Output Power: 15 Watts
    Speaker: 1 - 10" Special Design Eminence 8 ohm, 30 watt Speaker
    Output Impedance: 8 Ohms
    Preamp Tubes: 2 x 12AX7
    Power Tubes: 2 x EL84
    Rectifier: Solid State Rectifier
    Inputs: One
    Channels: One Channel
    Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
    Speaker Jack: External Speaker Jack
    Amp Covering/Grille Cloth: Black Textured Vinyl Covering with Blackface Style Black/Silver Grille Cloth
    Height: 14.5" (36.83 cm)
    Width: 15.25" (38.73 cm)
    Depth: 8.75" (22.22 cm)
    Weight: 20 lbs (9.07 kg)
    Cover: Optional Amp Cover Available
    Unique Features: Black Panel, Vintage Pointer Knobs
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FenderHot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.3

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5.0

Pro Jr III in Gray Tweed

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from A growing town (musically) in California

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Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

In my humble opinion, this is one amp every guitarist should have. I had a Pro Jr I, about 5 years ago, and it sounded great, but I just had to (in my mind) get a higher wattage amp, so I sold it and tried other amps - I have had the Super Sonic 22, 60 and Twin, and a Re-issue Twin, and a Re-Issue Super Reverb, and a Vibro King, and after all that I wanted to try out this little 15 watt Pro Jr, and I am totally happy with the sound. I run a tube screamer (mini), and a delay (i haven't tried a reverb yet), and it gives me everything I need right now for rehearsal and recording. The sound I hear coming out of it is reminiscent of all the famous guitar lines you hear on so many hits - the sound is just pure and simple, clean or dirty if you want, just dial it in. Think about it, if you have a 60 watt amp through 4 10" speakers, each speaker is getting 15 watts - this Pro Jr. is just the scaled down version of a great thing. It may even be better, because you'll save your hearing - something we should all be trying to preserve. (note: this is a new review, look at the dates on those other reviews). Just get one!

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Pro Jr III in Gray Tweed

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from A growing town (musically) in California

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Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

In my humble opinion, this is one amp every guitarist should have. I had a Pro Jr I, about 5 years ago, and it sounded great, but I just had to (in my mind) get a higher wattage amp, so I sold it and tried other amps - I have had the Super Sonic 22, 60 and Twin, and a Re-issue Twin, and a Re-Issue Super Reverb, and a Vibro King, and after all that I wanted to try out this little 15 watt Pro Jr, and I am totally happy with the sound. I run a tube screamer (mini), and a delay (i haven't tried a reverb yet), and it gives me everything I need right now for rehearsal and recording. The sound I hear coming out of it is reminiscent of all the famous guitar lines you hear on so many hits - the sound is just pure and simple, clean or dirty if you want, just dial it in. Think about it, if you have a 60 watt amp through 4 10"" speakers, each speaker is getting 15 watts - this Pro Jr. is just the scaled down version of a great thing. It may even be better, because you'll save your hearing - something we should all be trying to preserve. (note: this is a new review, look at the dates on those other reviews). Just get one!

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5.0

Pro Jr

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from Texas

Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

This is a great gigging amp. I use a Gibson Les Paul Studio, a Boss OD and a Crybaby and I'm set. I also have a HSS Strat that I use occasionally...both sound great. I have two of these amps that I purchased used and have had NO problems. I run the tone almost wide open, and the volume around 4 or 5 and use the OD for "grit". Plenty loud and full sounding...love it!

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5.0

Blue Junior's Little Brother

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from Huntington Beach, CA

Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

So the Blues Junior has a 12 & this has a 10 but it's killer! Why?...no bells & whistles, just a volume & tone knob so you can add whatever pedal you want & get killer effects. The Blues Junior is one of my faves because it does have a Master & Drive volumes along w/Reverb but the "bare bones" of a Pro Junior can't be beat! One of Nels Cline's favorite amps (according to what I've heard or read, I can't remember which). Also was told Jeff Beck uses this as his on stage amp that's miked or run thru the P.A. Either way, it's great for recording or a good jam on stage!

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dissapointed

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from Colorado Springs, CO

Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

I have been returning and exchanging these amps for 3 weeks to try and get one without quality or manufacturing defects, and I just returned my 5th amp. Each one has had issues that make them un-useable. From horrible hiss and buzz, to a volume knob that wont turn off the sound. This is a bad ratio of quality problems and makes me wonder about Fender quality control. Guitar Center has been great to deal with, my emails to Fender go unanswered. This would be a killer little amp if I could get one that would operate and play as it's supposed to. Good luck with yours!

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5.0

Pretty good!

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from Lowell, Massachusetts

Comments about Fender Hot Rod Series Pro Junior III 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp:

I wanted to move from solid state to tube. I was looking every amp over at Guitar center and this one was just awesome. I wish it had some sort of a master volume, but its not a problem. Nothing has gone wrong and it sounds great. It looks to be good quality. Don't think twice. Buy it now.

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