New Marshall CODE digital amp series

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  1. PU239

    PU239 Well-Known Member

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    I spent a good while with Santiago yesterday. We went together to see Yngwie last night too. Talked about a lot of things. This morning was with him talking to celestion about speakers for a upcoming project. Will see him again in about an hour where I will have the Marshall booth to get a proper demo of the CODE.

    Lets just say the forum is not saved under his "favorites" For a forum of Marshall fans there is a lot of negative, he knows, they all know. FWIW buyers are excited about the CODE, its what they asked for. Look for the video later tonight.
     
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    Cool! :yesway: Now to figure out how!! Sounds intriguing...
     
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    I don't know if anyones posted these up yet:

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YspNywjPbK8[/ame]



    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8woSKbS16_o[/ame]
     
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    Georgiatec Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Looking for something I don't remember what.
    :yesway: Only available for pre-order over here at the moment. As soon as I can get my hands on a demo unit, I'll post up.
     
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    :yesway: Like!
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    This is my feeling as well. Nevertheless, I'm going into it w/an open mind, as I'm hoping it's something I can have some fun with. The price is such that you can't not take a look.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Interestingly enough, I was actually wondering about that. Can you disable the speaker / cab sims in there? The head would make the most sense for me, but I'm curious as to how the speaker / cab sims will get along w/a real cabinet.
     
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    I can be done, verified the safety of doing this with Santiago. No load required as long as you have a cable into the headphone jack.
     
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    Not nessasary to upgrade the speakers, they are fine. They are proprietary to the CODE. But yes you could upgrade if you must throw money away. Remember the 4ohms.
     
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    I like the new CODE series.
    Should be a nice alternative beside Blackstars ID Core and the Line 6 Amplifi amps.

    But I see them as low budget home-use only "practice" amps, not as a gear you would take on stage.

    And I think, Marshall gets a little extra-hate this time because they had raised expectations, which they couldn't meet.

    Just read this:

    "52 YEARS AGO WE CHANGED THE WORLD - WE'RE ABOUT TO DO IT AGAIN"
    "THE WAY YOU PLAY IS ABOUT TO CHANGE"
    "YOUR WORLD IS ABOUT TO CHANGE"

    Also their comments on Facebook like "Who better to model Marshall amps.. than us?"

    So I ask one question:

    "Really?"

    :hmm:
     
  11. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands Well-Known Member

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    I admit I can be negative towards Marshall. It's more like me wanting them to listen to their fanbase, not me trying to bash every single thing they do. I'm happy they did both the Mini Jube and CODE series, because I've seen people asking for this stuff.
     
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    yes he talked about seeing yngwie again, must have been fun :)
    looking forward seeing some noodling, but seriously, you should force santi to do some stuff on it ;)

    i'm not too familiar with class D operation, to be honest.
    do they actually need a load like valve amplifiers? and does it have to be matched? or is the 4 ohm load simply the absolute minimum?

    as for the speakers being used i'm curious... since i run a roland guitarsynth and acoustic stuff trough a JVM410H and an AFD100 in stereo, i opted to use the full range beyma 12AG100 (50-18000hz) and run a speaker emulator in the FX-loop for the electric guitarsounds... to get a bit more high end frequencies and headroom from the poweramps, i run 12AT7's in the phase inverters, with excellent results
     
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    No matching, no load. 4 ohm minimum so less output with 16 ohm.
     
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    that's what i was thinking too... they should market it as "adaptive attenuation" or something like that... most guitarists are ignorant enough to rave about such a thing :D:D:D
     
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    That's a great term!!
     
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    Class D is basically a lot like standard solid state. Just a LOT more efficient. It's why you can have tiny-as-**** amps that are rated around 1000w - 2000w, and still weigh less than 10 pounds.

    Which is another thing Im hoping for... 500w - 1000w class D CODE if they end up expanding the line,.
     
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    Minimum load for the heads is 4ohms. No need for a load while using the headphone out.
     
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    Yep seems they have been reading the input from users.
    They cant please everyone but they sure made a lot of folks happy with the Jube and Mini Jube as well as the CODE seems too have what a few JMD enthusiasts wanted short of the JMD2.
    If the Code sounds as good and is as useful a utility home,practice amp as my Spyder Im in.
    I generally use All Marshall tones for most of what I play anyways.
    :yesway:
     
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    Code will accept Class Compliant midi and audio interfaces. I think someone asked this.
     

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