2011 NAMM: Fender Mustang IV Amp Demo (video)
Fender has expanded the Mustang line of bargain amps for 2011. Adding the Mustang III, IV and V. The Mustang III is a larger version of the Mustang I with a 12″ Celestion speaker and 100 watts of power. The Mustang IV has 150 watts and TWO Celestion 12″ speakers (stereo 2 X 75 watts). The Head/Cab version of the IV, with a 4 Celestion speaker cab, is the Mustang V. Prices for these amps are quite affordable and they have TONs of versitility, too. With digital amp models, effects, headphone amps, aux inputs and even USB connectivity to your computer.
Here’s what Fender says about them:
Guitar amp with all-new DSP platform, all new high-quality amp models and effects; 100 onboard factory and user presets; headphone output and auxiliary input; chromatic tuner; “Millennium Blackface” treatment includes carbon tweed covering and new top-loaded front control panel; USB connectivity for high-quality, low-latency audio output and interface with free Fender® FUSE™ PC application; Fender FUSE application offers on-screen parameter control, deep editing, unlimited preset storage, online patch swapping and easy firmware upgrades; Fender FUSE community includes chat forums, preset trading, and additional content from Fender and artists; includes disc with Ableton® Live Lite Fender edition, AmpliTube® Fender LE edition and other extras, making Mustang a one-stop solution for guitarists new to digital recording.
Here’s a video from 2011 NAMM with a live demo of the Mustang IV:
Pricing goes as follows:
Mustang I — $149.99
Mustang III — $399.99
Mustang IV — $699.99
Mustang V — $419.99 Head / $399.99 Cab