Marshall Amplification http://www.guitarworld.com/taxonomy/term/2848/all en Joe Bonamassa's "Vintage Marshall Amp Shootout" — Video http://www.guitarworld.com/joe-bonamassas-vintage-marshall-amp-shootout-video <!--paging_filter--><p>Gear lover and self-declared guitar geek Joe Bonamassa has posted another gear-centric video to <a href="https://www.facebook.com/JoeBonamassa?fref=nf">his Facebook page,</a> asking fans to "share it along." </p> <p>So that's exactly what we're doing.</p> <p>This time around, Bonamassa presents a clip called "Vintage Marshall Amp Shootout." </p> <p>In the video, which you can check out below, the guitarist grabs a Gibson Les Paul, channels his inner-Bluesbreaker (which isn't very difficult for him to do) and compares the different sounds you can produce from five vintage pinstripe models.</p> <p>He shot the video especially for the Les Paul Forum in London. Enjoy!</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.0"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script><div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153145507094659" data-width="620"> <div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"> <blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153145507094659"> <p>JBWM: Attention Fellow Guitar Geeks! Check out Joe&#039;s vintage Marshall amp shootout recorded for The Les Paul Forum in...</p> <p>Posted by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/JoeBonamassa">Joe Bonamassa</a> on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153145507094659">Tuesday, March 24, 2015</a></p></blockquote> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-additional-content"><legend>Additional Content</legend><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related-artist"> <div class="field-label"><p><strong>Related Artist:</strong>&nbsp;<p></div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/joe-bonamassa">Joe Bonamassa</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.guitarworld.com/joe-bonamassas-vintage-marshall-amp-shootout-video#comments Joe Bonamassa Marshall Marshall Amplification Videos Amps News Gear Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:44:17 +0000 Damian Fanelli 23793 at http://www.guitarworld.com NAMM 2015: Marshall 2555X Silver Jubilee Re-Issue Stack — Video http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2015-marshall-2555x-silver-jubilee-re-issue-stack-video <!--paging_filter--><p> Members of the <em>Guitar World</em> crew paid a visit to the Marshall Amplification booth at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.</p> <p>As you can see in the new video below, we got the run down on the company's new (but old) 2555X Silver Jubilee Re-Issue guitar amp. Nick Bowcott even plugs in!</p> <p>For more about Marshall, visit <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/live-for-music/uncategorized/2015-new-year-new-products/">marshallamps.com.</a></p> <p><strong>For more NAMM 2015 coverage, visit <a href="http://www.guitarworld.com/tags/namm-2015">GuitarWorld.com's official NAMM 2015 Zone,</a> get updates on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GuitarWorld">Facebook</a> and photos and more on <a href="https://twitter.com/GuitarWorld">Twitter</a> and <a href="http://instagram.com/guitarworldmagazine">Instagram.</a> It's like you're at the show!</strong></p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/sD2e0p4N0cY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2015-marshall-2555x-silver-jubilee-re-issue-stack-video#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification NAMM 2015 NAMM 2015 video Videos Amps News Gear Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:34:06 +0000 Guitar World Staff 23366 at http://www.guitarworld.com Marshall DSL 100H Amp Head — Guitar Center Demo Video http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-dsl-100h-amp-head-guitar-center-demo-video <!--paging_filter--><p>Sometimes the guys (and gals) at Guitar Center create demo videos of new or noteworthy gear sold by the chain. This is one of those times!</p> <p>Below, check out a 3.5-minute demo video of the Marshall DSL 100H amp head. </p> <p>From Marshall:</p> <p>From rehearsal room to live performance, the DSL100H all-valve head is truly versatile. With its classic and ultra gain channels, it can take you from brilliant cleans to high-gain shred, and all places in-between. It’s based on the massively popular JCM2000 DSL100H, and has the same valve complement – four ECC83 in the preamp and four EL34 in the power stage – and the same feature set. </p> <p>There are however some significant upgrades: resonance control replaces the deep switch, allowing you more control of the lower-end chunk; studio quality digital reverb instead of spring; there’s a rear panel pentode/triode switch which will drop power from 100 Watts to 50 Watts, and a rear panel series FX loop.</p> <p>The flexibility of the shared five-way EQ section is increased further by a mid-shift button which scoops the mid frequencies, making it ideal for modern metal styles.</p> <p>The DSL100H, with awesome tone and real flexibility, is incredible value for money.</p> <p>For more on the amp, <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/products/amplifiers/dsl-series/dsl100h/">head here.</a></p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/d9_qFZWZr_U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-dsl-100h-amp-head-guitar-center-demo-video#comments Guitar Center Marshall Amplification Videos Amps News Gear Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:27:52 +0000 Guitar World Staff 22675 at http://www.guitarworld.com Marshall Amplification's Handwired Series Amps, Behind-the-Scenes Video http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-amplifications-handwired-series-amps-behind-scenes-video <!--paging_filter--><p>Below, check out a brand-new video posted today, July 14, by Marshall Amplification.</p> <p>The clip is dedicated to the company's Handwired Series of all-valve amps.</p> <p>From the company:</p> <p>The Handwired Series celebrates the legacy of more than 50 years of Marshall's influence on the sound of rock and British blues music. These handcrafted reissues capture in detail the authentic, legendary sound of Marshall, not only for connoisseurs and collectors, but also for a new generation of gear-savvy musicians.</p> <p>The hand-soldered, all-valve 1962HW is a faithful recreation of the classic Series II 1962, 2 x 12" combo. This legendary 30 Watt, two-channel amp was born in 1965 and was famously used by Eric Clapton with one of the most influential blues bands, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, in 1966 — hence the 1962′s commonly used "Bluesbreaker" nickname.</p> <p>For more information on the Handwired Series, head to <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/">marshallamps.com</a>.</p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/6b5wS2UUvJA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-amplifications-handwired-series-amps-behind-scenes-video#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification Amps News Gear Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:30:58 +0000 Guitar World Staff 21813 at http://www.guitarworld.com Marshall AS50D Acoustic Combo Amp — Demo Video http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-as50d-acoustic-combo-amp-demo-video <!--paging_filter--><p>Guitar Center recently started creating "product spotlight" videos for gear that happens to be available at their stores. This week's demo video showcases the 50-watt, 2x8" Marshall AS50D acoustic combo amp. </p> <p>The video shows the versatility of the model, which has two channels, including one channel with a phantom-powered microphone. Note that each channel has its own volume, EQ, FX loop and D.I output. </p> <p>The amp manages to show that Marshall's softer side is just as impressive as the blues and hard rock the company is famous for. </p> <p>Learn more about the amp at <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/products/amplifiers/acoustic-soloist/as50d/">marshallamps.com</a>.</p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/LnlG0c5quzk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-as50d-acoustic-combo-amp-demo-video#comments Acoustic Nation Guitar Center Marshall Marshall Amplification Gear Amps News Gear Tue, 13 May 2014 16:40:09 +0000 Guitar World Staff 21239 at http://www.guitarworld.com Marshall DSL40C Guitar Amp — Demo Video http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-dsl40c-guitar-amp-demo-video <!--paging_filter--><p>Guitar Center recently started creating "product spotlight" demo videos for gear that happens to be available at their many stores. The week's demo video showcases the 40-watt, all-tube Marshall DSL40C guitar amp, a versatile combo that's great for gigging.</p> <p>The video provides a wealth of information about the new model, which boasts a 12-inch Celestion speaker and the same front- and rear-panel features as the DSL100H. </p> <p>Note that the Triode (half-power) option drops the DSL40C’s output to 20 watts.</p> <p>For more information on the amp, check out the video below and visit this model's page at <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/products/amplifiers/dsl-series/dsl40c/">marshallamps.com</a></p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JSupCobAowQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-dsl40c-guitar-amp-demo-video#comments Guitar Center Marshall Amplification Videos Amps News Gear Wed, 07 May 2014 18:22:18 +0000 Melanie Gottshall 21202 at http://www.guitarworld.com Demo Video: Marshall Handwired 1973X Amp http://www.guitarworld.com/demo-video-marshall-handwired-1973x-amp <!--paging_filter--><p>The gang over at <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/insidemarshall?feature=watch">Marshall Amplification's YouTube page</a> have posted a video that demos the company's new Handwired 1973X amp.</p> <p>You can check out the detailed, five-and-a-half-minute-long video, which features guitarist Chris George (who you might recognize from a host of Marshall demo clips), below.</p> <p>The company calls the new amp an accurate recreation of the classic 1973 combo.</p> <p>For more about this amp, visit <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/product/amplifier/handwired-series/1973x/">marshallamps.co.uk</a>.</p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1MsrXkZH5sg?list=PL5nNMYZtt4HbQIpgvhrhDfOhttXpRuV6Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/demo-video-marshall-handwired-1973x-amp#comments Marshall Amplification Amps News Gear Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:54:16 +0000 Guitar World Staff 20636 at http://www.guitarworld.com NAMM 2014 Video: Marshall Amplification JVM Tattoo Series and Handwired Series — with Demo http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-video-marshall-amplification-jvm-tattoo-series-and-handwired-series-demo <!--paging_filter--><p>Members of the <em>Guitar World</em> crew visited the always-impressive Marshall Amplification booth at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.</p> <p>Marshall's <a href="http://www.guitarworld.com/lost-lesson-dimebag-darrells-destructional-home-videos">Nick Bowcott</a> gave us a tour of the company's latest offerings, which include the Custom Shop JVM Tattoo Series and the popular Handwired Series. </p> <p>From the company:</p> <p>Marshall got together with five of the U.K.’s most respected tattooists to lend their art and style to some of Marshall’s British-built products. The tattooists were given a completely open brief to ensure that their own individual style came through in their art. Each had the following three products to work with:</p> <p>• JVM1H all-valve, 1-Watt head with a C110 1x10” cabinet<br /> • JVM215C all-valve, 50-Watt 1x12” combo<br /> • JVM410H all-valve, 100-Watt head with a 1960A angled 4x12” cabinet.</p> <p>Meanwhile, the Handwired Series of all-valve amps celebrates Marshall’s legacy of influencing the sound of rock and blues for more than 50 years.</p> <p>Handwired is an ongoing series that features painstaking reissues of revered, historical, Marshall products that were originally completely wired by the human hand. These handcrafted, British-built amps capture in detail the authentic, legendary sound of Marshall, not only for connoisseurs and collectors, but also for a new generation of gear-savvy and tone-savvy musicians.</p> <p>Check out our exclusive video below, which includes a brief demo of an amp in the Handwired Series. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/">marshallamps.com</a>.</p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/vXIiaCPbej8?list=PLagcgzXkwROjMu6mYIQOmp4eU-uvzhBGj" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-video-marshall-amplification-jvm-tattoo-series-and-handwired-series-demo#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification NAMM 2014 NAMM 2014 Video Amps News Gear Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:27:57 +0000 Guitar World Staff 20442 at http://www.guitarworld.com Demo Video: Marshall Amplification Handwired 2245THW Head http://www.guitarworld.com/demo-video-marshall-amplification-handwired-2245thw-head <!--paging_filter--><p>On January 23, the first day of the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, Marshall Amplification announced the launch of four new additions to its Handwired Series.</p> <p>Handwired is an ongoing series that features painstaking reissues of revered, historical Marshall products that were originally completely wired by the human hand. </p> <p>These handcrafted, British-built amps capture in detail the authentic, legendary sound of Marshall, not only for connoisseurs and collectors, but also for a new generation of gear-savvy and tone-savvy musicians. </p> <p>Here's a brand-new demo video featuring Marshall's Chris George (a lefty), who demos the Handwired 2245THW head at the Marshall Theatre.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/products/amps/">marshallamps.com</a> and check out <a href="http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-marshall-amplification-expands-handwired-series-four-new-models">GuitarWorld.com's story about the expanded Handwired Series.</a></p> <p><iframe width="620" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/2etKHGzuZCM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/demo-video-marshall-amplification-handwired-2245thw-head#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification NAMM 2014 Videos Amps News Gear Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:11:16 +0000 Guitar World Staff 20358 at http://www.guitarworld.com NAMM 2014: Marshall Announces Custom Shop JVM Tattoo Amp Series http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-marshall-announces-custom-shop-jvm-tattoo-amp-series <!--paging_filter--><p>Today, January 23, Marshall announced the launch of its new Custom Shop Tattoo Series. </p> <p>The company got together with five of the U.K.’s most respected tattooists to lend their art and style to some of Marshall’s British-built products.</p> <p>The tattooists were given a completely open brief to ensure that their own individual style came through in their art. Each had the following three products to work with:</p> <p>• JVM1H all-valve, 1-Watt head with a C110 1x10” cabinet<br /> • JVM215C all-valve, 50-Watt 1x12” combo<br /> • JVM410H all-valve, 100-Watt head with a 1960A angled 4x12” cabinet.</p> <p>“Not surprisingly, the results look amazing,” says Marshall’s brand director, Craig Glover. “After all, rock music and tattoos go together like whiskey and Coke!”</p> <p>The five tattooists involved in the project are Emily Wood of Black Heart Tattoo, Phil Kyle of Magnum Opus Tattoo, Tutti Serra of Black Garden Tattoo, Antony Flemming of World of Tattoos and Vicky Morgan of Ghost House Tattoos. </p> <p>“The bands I loved as a teenager totally influenced me and inspired me to become a tattooist,” Morgan says. “Many of them are a part of the Marshall family.” </p> <p>All products of these U.K.-built products will feature a customized front panel, colored vinyl and a plaque from the relevant artist. This series will be available globally for purchase from January 23 to December 31, 2014.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.marshallcustomshop.com/">marshallcustomshop.com</a>.</p> http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-marshall-announces-custom-shop-jvm-tattoo-amp-series#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification NAMM 2014 Amps News Gear Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:12:33 +0000 Guitar World Staff 20236 at http://www.guitarworld.com NAMM 2014: Marshall Amplification Expands Handwired Series with Four New Models http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-marshall-amplification-expands-handwired-series-four-new-models <!--paging_filter--><p>On January 23, Marshall Amplification announced the launch of four new additions to its Handwired Series.</p> <p>The Handwired Series of all-valve amps celebrates Marshall’s legacy of influencing the sound of rock and blues for more than 50 years.</p> <p>Handwired is an ongoing series that features painstaking reissues of revered, historical, Marshall products that were originally completely wired by the human hand. These handcrafted, British-built amps capture in detail the authentic, legendary sound of Marshall, not only for connoisseurs and collectors, but also for a new generation of gear-savvy and tone-savvy musicians. </p> <p><strong>New Additions to the Marshall Handwired Series:</strong></p> <p><strong>1962HW: Handwired, 30 Watt, all-valve, 2x12” Combo with Tremolo</strong></p> <p>This is a faithful recreation of the classic, Series II 1962, all-valve, 2x12” combo. This legendary, 30-Watt, two-channel amp was born in 1965 and used on one of the most influential blues albums of all-time, hence the combo’s commonly used "Bluesbreaker" nickname. The 1962HW replicates the format and topology of the first production run, right the way down to the unique sonic impact the original,valve-driven Tremolo circuit imparted. Drake revisited the original transformers using original paperwork and the amp is loaded with a pair of 12” Celestion 25 Watt G12C “Greenback” speakers. </p> <p>Valve Compliment: 4 x ECC83 (one used for Tremolo); 1 x GZ34 rectifier; 2 x KT66</p> <p><strong>2245THW: Handwired, 30 Watt, all-valve head with Tremolo</strong></p> <p>The Handwired, all-valve 2245THW is an exact replica of the extremely rare and much sought-after "Bluesbreaker" 30 Watt head. As you might expect, the specifications for the 2245THW are exactly the same as the 1962HW "Bluesbreaker" combo, except for the speakers, of course. </p> <p>Valve Compliment: 4 x ECC83 (one used for Tremolo); 1 x GZ34 rectifier; 2 x KT66</p> <p><strong>1973X: Handwired, 18 Watt, all-valve 2x12” Combo with Tremolo</strong></p> <p>The 1973 18-Watt, twin-channel, all-valve 2x12” combo with valve-driven Tremolo was originally produced from 1966 to 1968. The 1973X is an exactingly accurate replica of this highly revered, EL84 valve-powered amp, right the way down to the aluminum chassis. Armed with valve-driven tremolo and no negative feedback in its cathode-biased output stage, the 1973X is an extremely straightforward amplifier. Channel 1 (the non-Tremolo channel) only boasts two, self-explanatory controls: Volume and Tone; while Channel 2, the Tremolo Channel, boasts four – namely Volume and Tone, plus Speed and Intensity for the valve driven tremolo circuit. The 1973 is loaded with proprietary, “aged” 20 Watt Celestion T1221 12” speakers, specially designed with ‘softened-with-age’ sonic qualities. </p> <p>Valve Compliment: 3 x ECC83 (one used for Tremolo); 1 x EZ81 rectifier; 2 x EL84.</p> <p><Strong>1958X: 18 Watt Combo. Handwired, 18 Watt, all-valve 2x10” Combo with Tremolo</strong></p> <p>The 1958 18-Watt, twin-channel, all-valve 2x10” combo with valve-driven Tremolo was originally produced from 1966 to 1968. The 1958X is a handwired reissue of the extremely rare1958. The 1958X’s specs are identical to that of the 1973X except that 2 x 10” Celestion G10F-15 16 Ohm, 15 Watt speakers have been selected for their tonal authenticity.</p> <p>Valve Compliment: 3 x ECC83 (one used for Tremolo); 1 x EZ81 rectifier; 2 x EL84.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.marshallamps.us/">marshallamps.us</a>.</p> <p><img src="/files/imce-images/Marshall-2245THW-RIGHT-620.jpg" width="620" height="373" alt="Marshall-2245THW-RIGHT-620.jpg" /></p> http://www.guitarworld.com/namm-2014-marshall-amplification-expands-handwired-series-four-new-models#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification NAMM 2014 Amps News Gear Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Guitar World Staff 20237 at http://www.guitarworld.com Review: Marshall Amplification JVM410HJS Joe Satriani Head http://www.guitarworld.com/review-marshall-amplification-jvm410hjs-joe-satriani-head <!--paging_filter--><p>As wacky as this may sound, I find that amps are a lot like meat. Stay with me now. Some amps are reliable, easy to work with, not too heavy, and fine to enjoy every day, like chicken. Other amps are wild and exotic but still familiar, like bison, venison, or duck. </p> <p>Then there are amps that are smoky, spicy, and dripping with fat—the electronic equivalent of a barbecued rack of pork ribs. See where I’m going with this?</p> <p>Well, just as beef is the king of the critters when it comes to delectable delights, Marshall is the reigning amp for rockers who want something big, bold, muscular, and satisfying. Now I hope I don’t offend Joe Satriani’s vegetarian sensibilities by saying this, but his new Marshall JVM410HJS Joe Satriani amp head is like a butcher’s sampler pack of prime cuts of beef, delivering everything from the juicy, daily grind of its plexi tones to mouthwatering thick and rich overdrive textures that overwhelm the senses like a Kobe rib-eye steak. </p> <p>While other varieties of amps may provide pleasant distractions from time to time, at the end of the day the Marshall sound is the meat of the matter when you gotta rock, and the Marshall JVM410HJS delivers more ways to rock in style than ever before.</p> <p><strong>Features</strong><br /> With its four-channel design and 28 knobs arranged in six distinct sections, the JVM410HJS looks almost identical to its predecessor, the JVM410H. Closer examination reveals several key differences, such as the replacement of the reverb section with noise gate controls for each channel and the addition of a Mid Shift button placed between the OD1 and OD2 channel controls. Marshall made numerous changes to the internal circuitry as well, working closely with Satriani to dial in the tonal character and dynamic response to his preferences.</p> <p>Each of the JVM410HJS’s four channels (Clean, Crunch, OD1 and OD2) has its own volume, gain, bass, middle and treble controls as well as its own mode switch that is used for selecting a channel and for scrolling through each channel’s own Green, Orange and Red modes, which provide different tone profiles. </p> <p>The Gate section provides separate threshold controls for each channel plus an enable switch that turns the gate on or off for the currently selected channel. The master section includes separate master 1 and master 2 controls, which are individually assignable to each mode; a master 2 switch for manually switching between master 1 and 2; and resonance and presence controls. Other key features include a programmable foot controller with six switches that connects to the amp via a standard mono 1/4-inch cable, a programmable serial effect loop, a power amp insert, an emulated line output, and MIDI in and thru jacks. </p> <p><strong>Performance</strong><br /> The JVM410HJS is everything you’d expect a 100-watt Marshall driven by four EL34 and five ECC83 tubes to be, and more. The range of tones that this amp produces is astounding. Whether you want sparkling clean tones, the classic crisp crunch of a plexi, highly saturated and harmonically complex distortion, or any texture in between, this amp does it all, and it makes it very easy for guitarists to instantly access a wide variety of those sounds onstage.</p> <p>The replacement of the reverb section (which I honestly find useless on most high-gain 100-watt amp heads) with separate noise gates is a stroke of genius, enabling the JVM410HJS to produce studio-quiet tones right out of the box. If you want Joe’s ripping solo sounds, they’re there, with incredible dynamic response and the ability to go from a whisper to a roar with the flick of your guitar’s volume knob. But the amp offers much more for players who want to create their own awesome sonic signatures.</p> <p><strong>Cheat Sheet</strong><br /> <strong>List Price</strong> $3,600<br /> <strong>Manufacturer</strong> Marshall Amplification, <a href="http://www.marshallamps.com/">marshallamps.com</a></p> <p>Each of the four channels has a mode switch that provides a selection of Green, Orange, and Red modes for customizing sound in great detail. Separate noise gates and threshold controls for each channel keep the tone tight, dynamic and studio-quiet.</p> <p><strong>The Bottom Line</strong><br /> The JVM410HJS is an outrageously versatile amp that significantly improves upon the sound and design of Marshall’s previous JVM410H, thanks to input and insight from Joe Satriani.</p> <!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><div style="display:none"> </div> <!-- By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. --><!-- By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. --><script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script><object id="myExperience2742504155001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF" /> <param name="width" value="620" /> <param name="height" value="348" /> <param name="playerID" value="798983031001" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAj36EdAk~,0qwz1H1Ey92wZ6vLZcchClKTXdFbuP3P" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="2742504155001" /> </object><!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. 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The amp is being auctioned off for a charity called <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b008dk4b">Children In Need.</a></p> <p>The stack, which was designed by Marshall's custom shop, coincides with Children In Need's latest appeal — and the 50th anniversary of <em>Doctor Who,</em> a popular British science-fiction TV show produced by the BBC (and broadcast in the US).</p> <p>The stack is being auctioned off on eBay (See the link to the live listing below). The winner also will earn a chance to visit the Marshall factory to see the amp being assembled.</p> <p>If you strip away all the <em>Doctor Who</em> business, the amp is a Marshall JWM 210H head with 1960A and 1960B 4x12 cabinets. </p> <p>For more information about the amp, <a href="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/One-kind-Doctor-Tardis-Marshall-Amp-Stack-/331061142489">visit the amp's listing on eBay.</a> Start bidding! For more about <em>Doctor Who</em>, visit <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0">bbc.co.uk</a>. For more about Tom Baker (who played Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981), visit <a href="http://www.tom-baker.co.uk/dr_who.asp">tom-baker.co.uk</a>.</p> http://www.guitarworld.com/marshall-amplification-creates-one-kind-doctor-who-stack-charity#comments Marshall Marshall Amplification News Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:06:05 +0000 Guitar World Staff 19757 at http://www.guitarworld.com Review: Marshall DSL15C and DSL40C Combo Amps http://www.guitarworld.com/review-marshall-dsl15c-and-dsl40c-combo-amps <!--paging_filter--><p>There are many different shades of the Marshall sound, but every Marshall amp—from the Plexi through the JCM800 and Jubilee to the latest JVM models—delivers a certain instantly identifiable quality of tone, crunch and distortion. </p> <p>That unmistakable Marshall character is very alive and well in the company’s latest DSL models, which deliver an incredible variety of classic and modern Marshall tones at exceptionally affordable prices, offering possibly the best value of any tube amp line in Marshall’s long, illustrious history.</p> <p>The four latest additions to the DSL line include the DSL15H 15-watt head, the DSL15C 15-watt 1x10 combo, DSL40C 40-watt 1x12 combo and the DSL100H 100-watt head. Each boasts all-tube circuitry, a dual-channel design, full/half power switch, digital reverb and more. Amazing, each sells for a street price of under $1,000. For this review, I tried out the two combo models—the DSL15C and DSL40C—which deliver impressive power in portable packages.</p> <p><strong>Features</strong> </p> <p>Both the DSL15C and DSL40C share certain features, but a handful of differences beyond power output and speaker size are worthy of consideration if choosing between the two. The DSL15C has an ECC83 (12AX7) and a pair of 6V6 power amp tubes, and it has three ECC83 tubes in the preamp section; the DSL40C uses two EL34 tubes for the power amp instead of 6V6s. </p> <p>The DSL40C has a slight edge in versatility, especially for guitarists who plan on using the amp onstage, thanks to two selectable modes per channel (Clean/Crunch for the Classic Gain channel, and Lead 1/Lead 2 for the Ultra Gain channel), a resonance control, individual reverb level controls for each channel and a series effect loop. Instead of a resonance control, the DSL15C offers a deep switch. The DSL40C has a Celestion Seventy 80 12-inch speaker, while the DSL15C comes with a Celestion G12E-60 10-inch speaker. The DSL40C also weighs about 15 pounds more than the DSL15C.</p> <p>Common features of both amps include Classic Gain and Ultra Gain channels, each of which has its own gain and volume controls but shares a single set of treble, middle, bass and presence controls and a tone shift switch that scoops the midrange when engaged. A footswitch with individual switches for selecting the channel and bypassing reverb also comes with both models. The rear panels of both models provide a pentode/triode switch (for full- or half-power settings), a footswitch jack, a single 16-ohm speaker output jack, and two eight-ohm speaker output jacks. </p> <p><strong>Performance</strong> </p> <p>The two selectable modes per channel on the DSL40C give it a slight edge in versatility compared to the DSL15C, but both combos provide a full selection of Marshall tones, including sparkling clean, raunchy crunch, aggressive overdrive and ultraviolent modern metal distortion. </p> <p>The biggest differences are that the DSL40C’s Crunch setting provides more overdrive than is available from the DSL15C’s Classic Gain channel and the Lead 2 setting adds thicker midrange than you can get from the DSL15C’s Ultra Gain channel. However, thanks to its 6V6 tubes, the DSL15C’s distortion tones are slightly more dynamic, tight and harmonically complex compared to the somewhat compressed and darker tones of the DSL40C’s EL34 tubes. </p> <p>The tone controls on both models offer much greater tonal range than the average guitar amp, with the treble and presence controls providing particularly sharp, brilliant textures past the one o’clock mark. However, the added range actually makes it easier to dial in pretty much any tone one desires, from the razor-sharp cut of Kerry King’s thrash tones to the hammer-of-the-gods bottom-end punch of James Hetfield’s Ride the Lightning rhythm guitars. Although the combos’ cabinets have open-back designs, the resonance control (DSL40C) and the deep switch (DSL15C) allow these amps to deliver tight, focused bass similar to that of a closed-back 4x12 cabinet.</p> <p>Both amps are loud enough for small gigs or miking through a sound system, and the half-power settings make either ideal for playing at more moderate volume levels at home. The DSL40C is a better choice for playing live, thanks to its more powerful output, effect loop and individual reverb controls, while the DSL15C is a studio powerhouse that provides a lifetime’s worth of awesome Marshall tones that are perfect for recording.</p> <p><strong>Cheat Sheet</strong></p> <p><strong>List Prices</strong> DSL15C, $840; DSL40C, $970<br /> MANUFACTURER Marshall Amplification, <a href="http://marshallamps.com/">marshallamps.com</a></p> <p>The DSL15C features one ECC83 and two 6V6 tubes in the power amp section, while the DSL40C features one ECC83 and two EL34 tubes.</p> <p>Both combos feature a shared EQ section for both channels, a Classic Gain channel, an Ultra Gain channel, a tone shift switch, digital spring reverb and a pentode/triode switch.</p> <p>The DSL40C adds a Clean/Crunch mode switch for the Classic Gain channel, Lead 1/Lead 2 mode switch for the Ultra Gain channel, and effect loop, resonance control and individual reverb controls for each channel.</p> <p>Both models include a controller with two footswitches for selecting channels and turning reverb on or off. </p> <p><strong>The Bottom Line</strong> </p> <p>Marshall’s new DSL Series combos deliver an impressive variety of classic and modern Marshall tones in compact, portable packages that are perfect for the stage or studio.</p> <!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><div style="display:none"> </div> <!-- By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. --><!-- By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. --><script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script><object id="myExperience2243384742001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF" /> <param name="width" value="620" /> <param name="height" value="348" /> <param name="playerID" value="798983031001" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAj36EdAk~,0qwz1H1Ey92wZ6vLZcchClKTXdFbuP3P" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="2243384742001" /> </object><!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. 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