Fender launch the tiny Mustang Micro headphone modelling amplifier

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Fender launch the tiny Mustang Micro headphone modelling amplifier

Words by Will Brewster

Is it the perfect tool for players on the go?

Since launching last decade, Fender’s Mustang modelling amp range has proven to be a wildfire success for the musical instrument giants.

They’re compact, affordable and loaded with a wide array of authentic amp tones, with the Big F now looking to carry on that legacy with the all-new Mustang Micro: a pocket-sized headphone guitar amp that promises unparalleled portability and tonal possibilities.

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Revealed earlier this year at NAMM, the smartphone-sized Mustang Micro offers guitarists with more than four hours of continuous playtime, with players being able to plug it straight into their guitar and feed their headphones in to access its tones.

It’s loaded with 12 distinctive amp models, ranging from classic Fender cleans all the way through to crunchy rhythms and roaring metal leads, with an additional 12 effects combinations letting you experiment with intricate sonic cocktails and dense ambient textures.

Users can access and adjust parameters for amp models, EQ, effects and modifiers via a set of buttons on the side the device, with a larger dial on the front panel offering immediate volume adjustments.

The Mustang Micro also features a rechargeable lithium ion battery, which can be juiced up via a micro USB port next to its 3.5mm headphone jack.

This micro USB port also doubles as a means to connect the Mustang Micro to your computer to record audio via USB, which could serve as a deadly demoing tool for guitarists on the go.

There’s also Bluetooth connectivity with audio/video sync for playing along with lessons and tutorials in real time, which you can also use to hook up to Spotify or other streaming services for playing along with your favourite tracks.

Hear the Mustang Micro in action below, and keep your eyes peeled for them in guitar stores around the country today.

Find out more about the Mustang Micro via Fender Music Australia.