Written on: 30/01/2011
Although employing EL84 output valves, rather than the EL34s found in by most Marshalls, this is still very much a Marshall. The tone controls offer a wide range of sounds, the FX loop is a nice touch, and the speaker-emulated output is a blessing to anyone trying to record at home.
The tonal range and the sound quality and tonal range is excellent - not quite on par with a hand-crafted boutique amp like a Matamp, but close. You'd need to to a back-to-back test to tell the difference. ... (read more)
Written on: 02/03/2010 by Hudson Hawk (8 reviews written)
This is a very good combo. British made. I bought it for my Les Paul Custom. And the moment I plugged in it was love. A wonderful full rich sound on clean like I have never heard before.
I have had zero trouble with overheating and this headroom thing is rot. This is the way it sounds and that's it! It's a Marshall!! and a wonderful one at that. None of your Chinese built stuff here. A well respected amp. All the guys at my Music shop use one and they love and recommend it. Thats why I got... (read more)
Written on: 18/12/2008 by bonzodogs
The Marshall DSL401 amp gives fabulous tones and a great sounding amp, love it despite the above and keeping it.
Am having it modded later for better headroom on the clean channel for the ultimate small combo.
Much nice tone distortion wise than the Peavey classic 30 which is also a fab amp that I'm also hanging on to. (read more)
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