Fender has created a range of amplifiers that the music lovers of Eric Clapton’s generation will feel nostalgic about. The new collection of amplifiers have been inspired by the popular amplifiers of the 1950s era when Eric Clapton was growing into the musician he is today. Fender has entered into a deal with Eric Clapton himself and designed the amplifiers to the exacting specifications of the legendary musician. There are three amplifiers in the range called the EC Twinolux, EC Tremolux and EC Vibro-Champ are modern variations of the ’57 Twin, ’57 Deluxe and ’57 Champ amplifiers from the 1950s.
The amplifiers that bear the name of Eric Clapton are special and exclusive models with distinctive features. The signature amplifiers are handmade in the United States feature output tube bias tremolo more throbbing pulse than the current models and a switchable power attenuator to control and reduce the speaker output. These are amongst many specifications recommended by the musical Guru himself. The exterior look of the amplifiers also remind you of the era of 1950s but each one of them are most modern products with several premium features.
Eric Clapton has been reigning over the popular music scene for close to six decades now and has a fan base across several generations. He is considered the master of strings, rock and blues. His collaboration with Fender is most appropriate as he is known as one of the world’s foremost exponents of classic Fender tweed amp tone. The three new amplifiers are equally suited for stage and studio.These amps come with price tags of $1,399.99 for the EC Vibro-Champ, $2.799.99 for the EC Tremolux and $4,199.99 for the top of the line EC Twinolux.