The Fender Frontman 212R is a 100W solid state amplifier. This professional grade amp comes with two 12 inch specially designed speakers. Since it has a 100W amplifier, the volume can go pretty high and it packs a formidable tone.
This means that you can now gig it up at clubs and parties without actually having to rev up the volume knob beyond 2 or 3. If you are looking for an amp without having to spend huge amounts of money, then the Fender Frontman 212R is well worth considering. It’s ideal for practicing and gigging.
The Fender Frontman 212R is clean and loud. The two effects channels iare adequate and ideally suited for metal and rock. It has a bullet proof construction, something similar to what Fender manufactured about three decades back. The best thing about the 212R is that it is quite lightweight and is not expensive.
This means that you don’t have to pay a fortune to own this top quality amplifier. The 212R is definitely worth a look as it packs a punch when it comes to volume and sound.
The size of the Fender Frontman 212R is 9.5.x 26 x 19.5 inches and it weighs 48 pounds which makes it comparatively not that heavy compared to many amps. It features dedicated volume and tone controls for both the channels. Some of the other features include an effects loop, IEC grounding type power cord and a footswitch jack. The 212R also includes an optional amp cover.
There are some intricate electronics that come with the Fender Frontman 212R. As mentioned above it has a ¼ inch footswitch jack for auxiliary input and it has three selectable channels. Namely: Normal, Drive and More Drive. At times the More Drive Channel may sound a bit tin like but reduce the treble a bit and you will be able to enjoy high quality sound that is clear and loud.
Its controls for the normal channel includes volume, treble and bass while for the Drive channel, the controls include drive, volume, treble, channel select switch, bass and mid contour switch. Its reverb effects are quite impressive while its effects loop comprises of a Power Amp In and a Pre Amp Out. The Fender Frontman 212 R has two inputs.
The cabinet material used for Fender Frontman 212R is a black textured vinyl covering type while the front panel comprises a blackface style control panel. It comes with a molded black handle and skirted amp knobs. Finally, the Fender Frontman 212R delivers great quality sound at a very affordable price.