Price paid: $ 200
Sound — 7
Beautiful clean sound, very similar to a tube amp, distinct Fender tone, bright, great definition, excellent response in every frequency, very loud and no buzz at all. At very high volume the sound may loose its definition, rate 8 for clean sound. Horrible Drive channel. Very muddy, no definition, not usable beyond Drive level 1 or 2. I've played the clean channel with a Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer, and it suits fine. If you want some gain/drive/distortion, you will have to use an independent effect (analogic) pedal. The Drive channel was never meant to be the key feature of this little amp, so don't you ever waste money trying it for overdrive/distortion. Rate 4 for Drive channel. Stay clean and you'll have a little monster, very powerful with a "fenderish" distinct bright sound, and loud. Don't ever think of it's Drive channel, and external effects may suit it well.
Overall Impression — 7
A monster for clean sounds, very beautiful distinctive Fender sound, excellent response, brightness and power all along, it's really above the others. It's "drive" channel is unnusable, but a pedal effect works fine with the clean channel. I wish it didn't have the Drive channel, but this would really decrease its sales, but nevermind it, the price makes it worth the beautiful clean sound.
Reliability & Durability — 9
Can be used for study (although it's very loud, and I'd prefer a smaller 8wats combo), and for little shows in closed rooms, preferably without a drummer. It seems very solid and durable. It seems to last a lot, although the speakers are not that incredible. I don't think it's worthy modding this amp, but it's meant to last.
Features — 8
Manufactured in 2008. Has one input jack, an audio-in jack for AUX (you can play along with drum machines, CDs, etc.), a headphone output jack, an 8" speaker. Two channels: clean and Drive. Both share the same eq. bass/mid/treble controls, but the Drive channel has gain and volume controls of its own. General volume switch. The cabinet is very solid and seems very trustable. Nice finishing also. 15 wats overall power.