Orange Crush 12 – 12W 1×6″ Guitar Combo Amplifier

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On November 22, 2022 we announced the results of our annual analysis of guitar amp brands – Orange ranked #4.On October 18, 2021 we announced the results of our annual analysis of guitar amp brands – Orange ranked #1.The Crush 12 appeared on our recommended list for Guitar Amps Under $100 from August 2020 until July 2022 when it had to be removed due to it no longer being available below the $100 limit.


Guitar Amps need not be complicated to be effective, and this is exemplified by the success of Orange Crush 12.

The Orange Crush 12 is an affordable solid-state combo amp that is based on the popular Rockerverb, reproducing Orange’s brand of overdriven tone at a more beginner friendly price point.

Rated at 12 Watts and with a 6″ speaker, this amp has enough juice for personal practice and even for a small group jams.

Controls follow classic amp setup with 3-band EQ and volume, the main difference is the ability to adjust overdrive and gain independently in addition to the volume knob.

If you’re a fan of Orange’s brand of overdriven tones, getting this portable student friendly amp is an easy decision.


  • Power Rating: 12-Watts
  • Speaker Size: 6”
  • Effects: Overdrive
  • Controls: Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Overdrive, Gain
  • Input/Output: ¼”, AUX-In, Headphone
  • Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 11.42” x 12.01” x 6.88”
  • Weight: 10.4 lbs
If you’re interested in alternatives take a look at our guides to The Best Guitar Amps Under $100 and The Best Practice Amps.


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