Fender Reverb Unit
The Fender Reverb Unit (6G15) was a tube, spring reverb-equipped effects unit made by Fender. The Reverb Unit was originally introduced in 1961. It was discontinued in 1966 and was replaced by a solid-state model, the FR1000. The unit features three controls: Dwell, Mix and Tone and is run by two pre-amp tubes and a power tube. Physically the unit looks like a small amplifier head and since the early 1960s the unit has become synonymous with surf music.
A reissue of the original tube reverb was introduced in 1994. It is available with white, black or brown tolex. Fender also now makes a tweed covered Reverb Unit to match the tweed amplifiers of the 1950s.
- Teagle, J. and Sprung, J.: Fender Amps: The First Fifty Years.
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