The Next Marshall Series Amps

Discussion in 'Marshall Amps' started by Michael Roe, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. Ufoscorpion

    Ufoscorpion Well-Known Member

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    A modded Plexi is definitely the missing link . Properly thought out buy Marshall with various switchable gain and voice options would give the boutique builders big problems .
     
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    Ufoscorpion Well-Known Member

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    An affordable hand wired overseas series would also be a winner .
     
  3. wntbtw

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    Is Marshall reading these comments?!?
     
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    I just wish their QC was better. :facepalm:
     
  5. marshalltsl

    marshalltsl Well-Known Member

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    All people know It!!

    The JRR series!

    Just kiding.
    :cheers:
     
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    Kinkless Tetrode Well-Known Member

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    Which Jose circuit would they use? Or in a series of amps several of them? With diode clipping, with an extra preamp tube, or with both? With a pre tone stack master or with a post tone stack master? With parallel plexi channel jumping or with out?
     
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    This is how most of these people started, modding Marshall amp's to get more out of them. Then they just started making their own with a lot of the mod's built in, and using the most popular ones. If Marshall made just one point to point 20w true Plexi amp, with a switch to jump between say 3 of the most popular mod's of the 70's / 80's they would not be able to keep them in stock. I just bought basically this very amp by another manufacture and I wouldn't trade it for any 3 Marshall amps, it's incredible.
     
  8. Kinkless Tetrode

    Kinkless Tetrode Well-Known Member

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    A straight ahead single channel rock amp that would be based on a Vintage Modern, JCM 800, JCM 900 SLX, features?

    4 inputs with external channel jumping like a plexi.
    plexi cosmetics, or maybe late JMP cosmetics.
    An extra pre tube like the VM in HDR
    No LDR or switching to LDR
    An extra master volume ( not post PI MV, but both being pre PI like an 800/900) that can be switched in for a solo boost or for a volume drop / power amp gain clean up.
    The studio series' cathode biased power amp.
     
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  9. Kinkless Tetrode

    Kinkless Tetrode Well-Known Member

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    Marshall did essentially that with Astoria series.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Who would be the "Investors" in this scenario?
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Every freaking amplifier since the JMP series have been modifications to the original Marshall platform which was a copy and then modified version of the Fender Bassman.
    What the hell are all of you talking about?
    Marshall has multi-channel multi-voice variable amplifiers out the wazoo too.
    Marshall has already put out modded 20W Plexi type amplifiers.
    Marshall has to please the masses.
    Companies like Friedman only have to feed the few.
    I really do not think Friedman and all the other boutique outfits are outselling any of the big names.
     
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  12. ampmadscientist

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    The "Made in China" series.
     
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    MC series.
    Three watt "man cave series".. louder then the 1 watt ani-amps, not as loud as studio series..
    ... just kidding.
     
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    42- series
    Whatever you want it to be
     
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    I guess it would be the "play authentic" crowd. :iough:
     
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    I don't know what it would be, I just want great tone in a moderate price. I don't care where it's built as long as it has quality components. I prefer something new like the Astoria line without the Astoria pricing. New colors, transparent FX loop, transparent power scaling, classic clean, breakup & high gain NOISELESS sounds. Most of all, a touch responsive amp.

    BTW...High gain doesn't mean XXL high gain. For example, JVM has too much gain, many brands these days build amps with too much gain than thins your sound. Use gain wisely.
     
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  17. marshalltsl

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    Will be great a new TSL100 with the new DSL100 features made in Vietnam too. But I will prefered the new JVM Studio.
     
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    I would love to see a whole new range, something new and original. Not a rehashing of an old model from decades ago. We already have that. And honestly their product range covers all the bases, between the Vietnam stuff and the more expensive British amps. The studio jvm is a cool idea but imo it wouldn't be too far off from a DSL20.
     
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  19. Gene Ballzz

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    Notice that the 2 channel, JVMC205 is smaller/narrower, at less than 24 inches. This tells me that at least 50 watt or smaller head version, at a reasonable size could be pretty easy. 4 channel models are gonna stay "BIG!"


    So Right Sir!

    I also think they should really concentrate on the JVM (or similar) as their flagship series and expand on it. Maybe giving a choice of which preamp models get combined, particularly in the 2 channel models. One could have a Plexi channel paired with a JCM800 channel, another could have a JCM800 and a Jubilee, etc. They could even go so far as to offer different, specific "ERA" preamp circuits, JTM45, JMP, etc. I won't go so far as to suggest having the different channel choices as plug-in modules, but that is pretty much how the factory could operate. Make three or four wattage models of the power section, all with similarly designed power scaling. Like 5/1/.25 watt, 20/5/1 watt, 50/20/3 watt and 100/30/10 watt. Then just decide which preamp(s) you want with which wattage range. I mean hell, once a perfect sounding and operating power section is produced, for each wattage range, why bother re-designing it simply for the sake of re-design. The same thing goes for the preamp sections. The only really valid innovations at this point seem to be in how the different features get packaged and/or combined!

    Just Rantin'
    Gene
     
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  20. Ian Alderman

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    How about something with a 2203 JCM800 preamp married to the power section of the JTM45? Make it somewhere between 30-40 watts, combo or head. Use the Standby switch for High and Low power. 12 inch Celestion Creamback for the combo. Confuse the living shit out of people and call it the JTM 800.
     

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