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The Fender Vaporizer channels the very essence of 50s and 60s garage rock through a medium-sized 2x10 tube combo, with all the quirkiness of a B-Movie from the same era.
All the usual cliches about single channel tube amps apply at first glance, it's 'no frills', you can 'plug in and play', you need to 'crank it up' to overdrive the tubes.
But actually, this amp is smarter than your average single channel tube combo. It has a truly stunning spring reverb, and it comes with a footswitch - the sole purpose of which is to turn the volume, tone and reverb up to 11. This is called Vaporizer mode, and it sounds like the front row of a Hendrix gig.
It has yet another trick up its sleeve; if you turn the volume all the way down, and the reverb all the way up, you get a washed out, distant warble which will undoubtedly start cropping up on indie EPs everywhere.
The Fender Vaporizer is an amplifier that doesn't require much explanation, excluding the little quirks listed above, it is a simple amplifier with two main functions: