Fishman Loudbox Mini Charge - Battery Powered Acoustic Guitar Combo Amplifier 60-Watts
This is a combo amp with Bluetooth connectivity and internal rechargeable battery that allows for up to 12 hours of playing time on a full charge. All of these are packed inside a lightweight and compact combo profile that makes the Fishman Loudbox Mini Charge a truly portable amp.
The amplifier section is rated at 60 Watts and features two channels. The first channel is meant for guitar with controls for Gain, 3-band EQ, Reverb, Chorus and Phase. The second channel has a combo XLR input with knobs for tweaking Gain, 2-band EQ and Reverb. It also has a Bluetooth pairing switch and a Master volume knob. Other nifty connectivity options include Aux input and XLR DI output for going straight to a PA system. The amp section drives a 6.5" woofer and a 1" soft dome tweeter.
- Dual Channel
- Rechargeable Battery that can run for up to 12 hours (average volume) or 4 hours (full volume)
- Bluetooth Connectivity
- DI Output
- Full-range Speakers: 6.5" Woofer and 1" Tweeter
- Power Rating: 60 Watts
- Amplifier Type: Solid State
- Channels: 2
- Master Volume: Yes
- Inputs: 1 x 1/4" Guitar, 1 x Combo XLR Mic/Line, Aux Input
- Outputs: DI Out
- Controls: Per Channel (Gain, EQ, Reverb), Chorus CH1, Mid CH2, Master Volume, Phase, Bluetooth Pairing
- Speakers: 1 x 6.5” Woofer and 1 x 1" Tweeter
- Weight: 21.2 lbs
- Dimensions: 12” x 13.7” x 9.7”
Owners have mostly good things to say about the Fishman Loudbox Mini Charge, they love the way it sounds, and how it produces its tone while retaining a very compact and portable design. Even experts are impressed, including Pete Madsen of Acoustic Guitar magazine, who concludes his review saying: "The Charge offers a warm, clear sound for guitarists needing volume and portability." Overall build quality of the amp also gets a lot of thumbs up.
There are a few reports of battery issues when used regularly, but the earliest report was still way past 1 year of use.
With its battery-powered portability, this a great little amp carry-anywhere amp that sounds and looks good.