As for the book, i ordered it a week ago, and look forward to reading it when it arrives. Jcm 800 i had a 50 watt combo jcm 800 mdl 4010 w 1x12 spkr. The marshall jcm 800 2203 is a 100 watt tube onechannel guitar amplifier head with a classic tone, featuring knobs for presence, bass, middle, treble, master, and preamp, as well as high and low sensitivity inputs. It was founded by drum shop owner and drummer jim marshall, and is now based in bletchley, milton keynes, buckinghamshire. First pedal ever to sound like a cranked marshall jcm800. The marshall jcm 800 2205 50 watt head is a legend in the companys roster, informing the marshall tone since its introduction nearly 30 years ago. You can get a ds1 to sound like an 800 in a box fairly easily. Very versatile pedal for various marshall type sounds. Buy original marshall footswitch, two button channel, reverb. They were sold in the usa w 6l6 pwr tubes but w el34s in europe. Jcm 800 lead series added in bold lettering on the panels lefthand side. It delivers a warm, punchy clean tone for a surprisingly loud range, the typical gritty drive you expect from a marshall when cranked. Named after my wife, the amps are now going to be called rachelle.
Marshalls later jcm800s marshall modified the new design, and a 1988 schematic for the 2210 head and 4211 combo amps show an extra tube gain stage after the diode clipping. Late60s plexis might catch the majority of the raves, but the amp many music fans hear in their minds ear when they think cranked marshall is actually a jcm800. The alltube marshall jcm800 2203 reissue tube guitar amplifier head is one of the most highly respected 100 watt marshall. Theres an article from brian wampler on modding the ds1 and one mod he shares is a jcm 800 type. Apr 24, 2016 personally, i would try to determine if the marshall is properly tuned before i cranked it. I did it myself aside from a different diode arrangement with very nice results. Those fender model numbers always get me confused though, so i guess thats where i went wrong. Marshall jcm 800 mk 2 lead series model 2204 tube 50w guitar amplifier head. The marshall jcm 800 2203 is a classic guitar amplifier head that is tube based and i believe delivers 100 watts of power.
Amp marshall mga typcaractre 100%, and absolutely unique. My companys reputation and longevity have been built on a great many things groundbreaking designs, skilled workmanship, reliability, flexibility, stylish looks and, above all else, great. Anyone got any tips on how to make a jcm 800 blast some powerful gain without seriously modding it. More of a corksniffer thing to say you have than anything else. The jcm800 name came from the license plate of jim marshalls car at the timethat stood for his initials james charles marshall.
Late60s plexis might catch the majority of the raves, but the amp many music fans hear in their minds ear when they think cranked marshall is actually a. Dec 12, 2010 theres no denying how great these old tube combos are. Its either a marshall or a bassman if youre gonna crank it in my book. The history of the legendary marshall jcm800 2203 sweetwater. Poor mans jcm800 honestly, the best way to get great tones at bedroom level is with an amp modeler like a line 6 pod or boss gt10 and plug it into a tech 21 power engine. Mar 28, 2017 3 classic marshall amps comparison shootout super lead, jcm 800, jcm 900 duration. Since 1962, the marshall company has crafted music amplification equipment. Evolving from the legendary plexi head, it was one of the first marshall amps to feature a master volume control. The jcm800 power amp follows a long lineage of classic amplifiers that include the fender bassman 5f6a, the marshall jtm45, the model 1962 bluesbreaker, and the model 1987 plexi. Original marshall footswitch, two button channel, reverb. The jcm800 name came from the license plate of jim marshall s car at the timethat stood for his initials james charles marshall.
The jcm800 series models 2203, 2204, 2205 and 2210 is a line of guitar amplifiers made by marshall amplification. Unfollow marshall jcm 800 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Marshall amplification jcm800 owners manual pdf download. Its one of the first marshall amps to have spring reverb, i beleive. Not much in real loudness reduction but you will get to that pushed tube sound before a 100w. Whilst the information contained herein is correct at the time of publication, due to our policy of constant improvement and development, cats 001 marshall. I prefer the clean tones of the low input over any fender cleans, but thats just me. From smooth and clean to lots of growl and od when cranked. If you do not see your amp listed please contact us. Check out the feb issue of premier guitar magazine.
For sale is a vintage 1982 marshall jcm800 model 1992 super bass mkii 100 watt tube amplifier head. Marshall also updated the cosmetics of the amp with a control panel that spanned the entire width of the cabinet with jim marshalls signature, a black cloth grille, and a much larger script marshall logo. The amp head has two 14 inch inputs one for high sensitively. The jcm 800 line as a whole is an awesome series of amps. Jtm 45 vs jcm 800 discussion in amps and cabs started by.
Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. It introduced its jcm 800 series in march 1981, ushering in a new guitar amp line to replace those created in partnership with rosemorris. Cranked marshall jcm 800 new years eve 2019 youtube. Legendary tones the marshall shoppers guide part 2. An amp built to go on the road and be on the stage with a sound loud enough to fill stadiums. I was jamming and got a little lost in the mix, then cranked the mid knob, on the fly, and it sounded glorious. Ive never met someone who owned one and decided it wasnt enough. Im letting the historian in me come out, so fair warning. The transistor distortion was accomplished by adding diode clipping circuits among the tube preamp gain stages, which gave the amps a lot more distortion, but sacrificed warmth. Tom morello plays them jcm 800 2205 i think so you can hear them there.
It was founded by drum shop owner and drummer jim marshall. Since marshall purists think it is criminal for me to put marshall logos on my amps, i went totally punk rock and went with a marshall inspired logo of my own. Also later there was the jcm 800 2210 and 2205 type which also had master volume and channel switching and reverb. Discussion in amps and cabs started by random hero, sep. Amplitube 4 gets the 100wgreenback thing,but,as 2203 marshall s all sound different to mesorry,but i despise the 50wi use a combomeaning its often different of jcm,red pig,boss ds1 etc,they sound nothing like playing through my jcm. Dont laugh, but i finally heard a cranked jcm 800 for the.
Early jcm800s with diode clipping by the early 1980s, marshall was producing amps that mixed tube and transistor distortion. The allvalve jcm800 2203 is one of the most highly respected 100w marshall heads in the companys long history. Marshall jcm800 2203 reissue head the allvalve jcm800 2203 is one of the most highly respected 100watt marshall heads in the companys long history. The jcm2000 dsl was marshall s first really successful 2 channel cleandirty amp. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. The gain options of the jcm 900 separate for each channel help you crank up the gain and the volume to get that marshall tone and crunch. Suffice it to say the 2200 marshalls are awesome and probably the last great marshall era in my opinion. The horizontal, pcb mounted jcm 800 models are just as good as the vertical ones. You may want different things but for what it does its one of the best. You might have to start a new thread to catch the interest of someone who has the experience and software. Marshall jcm 800 2203 100 watt tube set with matched power tubes, ruby brand tubes. So it seems the general opinion that old marshalls are good but they are kind of declining.
Is it better if i settle with something like a dsl401 or some other higain marshall amp. Also, what is meant by the non master volume 800 s is that marshall still put out in small numbers their 1987 and 1959 non master volume type amps like those that were popular in the 60s and 70s. All gone, and the ones are still with me are the old and forever young marshall. Metal panel jmp to the jcm 2000 august 8, 2014 amplifier features, amplifiers 1959, 2203, 2204, dual super lead, handwired, jcm 2000, jcm 800, jcm 900, jmp, marshall, metal panel, shoppers guide, silver jubilee david szabados.
Pedal pal fx pal 800 jcm emulator through a 76 orange or80 2x12 combo with t1217 blackbacks. Buy marshall jcm 800 guitar amplifiers and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Page 1 jcm800 2203 owners manual page 2 from the chairman i would like to personally thank you for selecting this reissue of my allvalve, jcm 800 2203, 100 watt, master volume head. It introduced its jcm 800 series in march 1981, ushering in a new guitar amp. With the stock 6550s, the cleans are decent, but the od is not happening, at least in my book.
Lowwattage marshall jcm 800, but i also want to get somewhere in the ballpark without having to crank the volume quite that far. View and download marshall amplification jcm 800 owners manual online. In essence, the threecapped 100 watt jcm 800 was the first marshall that did not necessarily sound better as the volume went up in fact, it began to sound worse more grainy, thin, and muddy as the volume increased. Rigtalk view topic so what are considered good jcm. The jcm800 was the first series produced after the contract expired. Also, what is meant by the non master volume 800 s is that marshall still. I have a 1983 jcm 800 2203 i play through but needed a portable amp with marshall sound so i decided to buy class 5. It was simple to have mine changed to the els and it was great w a tele. Page 2 from the chairman i would like to personally thank you for selecting this reissue of my allvalve, jcm 800 2203, 100 watt, master volume head. Thats about 23 the size of my jcm800 4010 combo and easily the weight. Marshall jcm 800 differences well dude having a bakers dozen or so of jcm 800s. Shop for the marshall jcm800 2203 vintage series 100w tube head and. Continuing our tradition of cranking our amps instead of fireworks, heres how you crank a marshall jcm800 on new years eve and produce. Many artists faver the marshall jcm 800 amps for a real good reason.
Marshall amp schematics to assist you with your amplifier repairs and modifications. Nov 26, 2007 in essence, the threecapped 100 watt jcm 800 was the first marshall that did not necessarily sound better as the volume went up in fact, it began to sound worse more grainy, thin, and muddy as the volume increased. Playing a jcm800 2203 with everything on 10 youtube. Marshall amps sc20h studio classic 20w guitar amp head jcm 800 jcm800. A stylish reissue, the jcm900 4100 tm is the evolution of the jcm800 adding another channel, two reverb options and two gain features.
I have a 50 watt marshall jmp which is virtually the same as an 800. The allvalve jcm800 2203 is one of the most highly respected 100w marshall heads in the companys long. I know that nothing is going to sound quite like a cranked 50w or 100w jcm 800 head, but is there anything lower power that will get me close. I could have probably lived with the amp as it, because cranked the marshall tones were very good. Marshall jcm800 2203 reissue tube guitar amplifier head. Marshall amplification is a british company that designs and manufactures music amplifiers, speaker cabinets, brands personal headphones and earphones, and, having acquired natal drums, drums and bongos. The jcm 800 is a classic amp in the history of marshall, and has been the basis for many of the brands leading signature models for guitarists including zakk wylde, slash and kerry king. In the small amp arena it beats my jsx mini collosal, bugera v5 and fender gdec30 hands down when it comes to tone, weight and volume. Now the tone, feel and vibe of the heralded marshall jcm800 heads is available again and theyre better than ever.
Its been a while since i heard a jcm 800 probably over a year or so and i went to listen to a friend of a friends 50 watt head i dont know the exact model but it was a 2 channel. Find great deals on ebay for marshall jcm 800 when you shop the largest online selection at. Marshall amplification jcm 800 owners manual pdf download. Marshall also updated the cosmetics of the amp with a control panel that spanned the entire width of the cabinet with jim marshall s signature, a black cloth grille, and a much larger script marshall logo. By comparison, amps from the 60s and early 70s are likely to sound rather tame, verging on clean, unless they really are pushed hard. Many marshall fans think the jcm series was their fall from grace personally, i like the distortion in both the 800 and 900 when theyre cranked. They nail the acdc tone easily, but for heavier stuff, they need a little bit of help. As gloriously gritty as the sound of a cranked plexi is, though. For example, the jcm900 was released in 1990 and the jcm2000 was released in 2000.
The 1959 and 1987 nonmaster volume models also continued under the jmp line until 1982. To get the best tone, just like any other marshall, the amp must be cranked, but a. Great savings free delivery collection on many items marshall jcm 800 guitar amplifiers for sale ebay. Best jcm800 sim gearslutz gearslutz pro audio community. Marshalls later jcm800s marshall modified the new design, and a 1988 schematic for the 2210 head and 4211 combo amps show an extra tube. Rigtalk view topic so what are considered good jcm 800. This two channel dual reverb 100w powerhouse will make you stand out on stage. The legendary marshall jcm800 2203 amplifier is the champion of.974 1174 1453 1339 422 1100 329 507 1547 1125 685 81 164 152 337 874 1137 86 648 576 635 431 1483 1151 308 1442 175 938 466 485 1006 912 1168 1349 779 1164 434 1344 1474 1201 260 627 1008 543 1417 1270 754