Tech Talk from Fender: Power Up, Power Down
Oct12

Tech Talk from Fender: Power Up, Power Down

For guitar, bass, keyboard and PA gear, if you use a separate preamp and power amp, there’s a certain correct order of operations when turning devices on and off. First, you must turn the preamp on before you turn the power amp on. The reason is this: Were you to turn the power amp on first—before turning on the preamp, that is—the power amp could then amplify the electrical surge and “pop” when the preamp is turned on, possibly to...

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FENDER® AMERICAN VINTAGE SERIES GUITARS FEATURE “1ST 46” UNITS
Sep09

FENDER® AMERICAN VINTAGE SERIES GUITARS FEATURE “1ST 46” UNITS

First 46 guitars of each model year are numbered, representing first of their kind for increased collectability. Fender is proud to announce the release of a limited number of the popular American Vintage Series instruments featuring “1st 46” neck plates, a designation given to the first 46 instruments of each model year. These neck plates commemorate the fact that Fender was founded in 1946, as well as the fact that Fender is...

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SQUIER® BY FENDER® RELEASES NEW VINTAGE MODIFIED SERIES TELECASTER® BASSES
Aug07

SQUIER® BY FENDER® RELEASES NEW VINTAGE MODIFIED SERIES TELECASTER® BASSES

Squier is excited to welcome two new Vintage Modified Series models–the Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass and Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass Special–which present an exciting new sonic and stylish twist on a long-familiar design. The Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass sports a time-honored body and headstock shape that are well-balanced by a comfortable medium scale length (32”) that will appeal to bassists and guitarists alike....

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