Gearhead Article August 2011
in full swing and that means a new season with great new deals! Most people
know that over the past two years or so, modeling amps have burst onto the
scene and are growing in popularity everyday. Over the past months, we have
reviewed the Fender Mustang, the Peavey Vypry, and today we are going to take a
closer look at the Fender G-Dec.
There are a
lot of great modeling amps available but to me, this is an amp that really set
a trend. A lot of modeling amps came with just the basic sounds, tones, and
effects, but the G-Dec brought it to a whole new level. Not only are you
getting you stomp box and rack effects, you are getting backtracks, and a built
in loop! You are given 100 factory preset amp settings, 76 custom back tracks
and fully customizable options and that’s just the surface.
has a SD memory card slot, and you may be wondering what purpose that serves.
Fender outdid themselves with this series by making a HUGE number of available
SD cards pre-loaded with songs and backtracks from some of today’s best
artists. And it gets even better. Have an SD card at home? Well now you can
load up your own MP3s on it and play along with your favorite songs all through
your Fender G-Dec amp!
available foot pedal, the G-Dec is truly the complete practice amp. On some of
the higher models you will also see output jacks for going through a system,
making you a true ‘One Man Band”. The G-Dec comes in 6 different models
starting from a basic practice amp all the way to your standard performance
We have a
line of these great amps at all of our locations, so stop in at your Local
Jim’s Music and check out the Fender G-Dec. You will NOT be disappointed.