Fender Rumble 15 V3 Bass Combo Amplifier

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93 out of 100. Incorporating 1300+ ratings and reviews.

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$100
Fender Rumble 15 V3 Bass Combo Amplifier

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 93/100 is based on analysis of 1300+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The Fender Rumble Series continues to be popular in the entry to mid-tier price range, and the Rumble 15 V3 is their most affordable offering.

Aside from being the cheapest, this is also the lightest and smallest in the Rumble range.

At 15 Watts, and having an 8" speaker, the Rumble 15 V3 is ideal for low-volume practice or for small venue jams.

The controls are more streamlined compared to its bigger siblings, with a singly volume knob and 3-band EQ knobs positioned on the top.

Finally, it comes with a vintage style exterior design, based on classic Fender amp models.

Features

  • 15-Watts
  • 8” Speaker
  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble
  • AUX-In and Headphone-Out
  • Weight: 16 lbs.

Pros

General opinion of the Rumble 15 V3 is quite positive, with most users describing it as a great value practice amp. Many are happy with how easy it is to get good tone with its streamlined controls. It is also often commended for being light and portable, and for its vintage style appeal.

Cons

Given its low power rating and small 8" speaker, don't expect this amp to have enough power for loud jams. A few users recommend extending your budget by a bit to get its bigger sibling, the Rumble 25.

Overall

If you're looking for a nice looking and nice sounding practice bass amp, then definitely checkout the Fender Rumble 15 V3.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Combo Bass Amps.

About the Author

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He's written about and researched music gear for many years, while also serving as a music director at his local church, in addition to teaching guitar, bass and mentoring young musicians.