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Get the history of Marshall in one versatile, portable combo.

The Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 combo combines the Marshall legacy with state-of-the-art technology, culminating in a potent little amp that taps into all the tones you crave.

The range offers a choice of digital amp models, power amps, cabinet simulations, FX and more allowing you to dial in every tonal possibility you need. Various choices of glistening cleans, vintage crunches and modern high gain options can be mixed and matched with classic Marshall 100W or British Class A power stage for example, and then run through a choice of various 1x12, 2x12 or 4x12 simulations. Add from a selection of 24 FX and you have all you need in one complete setup.

CODE has 14 MST preamps, 4 MST power amps and 8 MST speaker cabinets. It has 24 FX including: Compressor, classic stompbox Distortions, Auto Wah, Pitch Shifter, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger and Tremolo. It includes Delays with Tap Tempo, and studio quality Reverbs. CODE’s MST preamps produce some of the most acclaimed and best loved Marshall tones: JTM45 2245, 1962 Bluesbreaker, 1959SLP Plexi, JCM800 2203, JCM2555 Silver Jubilee, JCM2000 DSL100, JVM410H and more. CODE features EL34, 5881, EL84 & 6L6 MST power amp voicings, and MST speaker cabinet models: 1960, 1960V, 1960AX, 1960HW, 1936, 1936V, 1912 & 1974X.

The amp can be connected via USB, or Bluetooth allowing remote control of all the amps features and functions via the Marshall Gateway software. This software includes an app for mobile devices with extra content such as access to the upcoming online community, tutorials, patch sharing and more.

FEATURES
Power: 50W (solid state)
Single input
14 preamp models
4 power-amp models
8 speaker cab models
Speaker: 1x12 Marshall
Controls: 3-band EQ, gain, volume, pre FX, amp, mod, delay, reverb, power, cab
100 presets
24 FX (five simultaneously)
Aux. input
Headphone output
USB port
Bluetooth iOS and Android integration
Footswitch sold separately
Dimensions: 20.86 in. x 17.32 in. x 11.02 in. 
Weight: 28.6 lbs.

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MarshallCODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.2

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Portable (28)
  • Excellent sound (27)
  • Good power output (26)
  • Easy to use (24)
  • Warm / comfy (24)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (3)
  • Poor sound quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (28)
  • Amateur recording (24)
  • Performances (24)
  • Outdoor events / games (18)
  • Professional recording (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (25), Novice (5), Professional musician (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Breaking The Code!

The marshall code 50 and all other modeling amps are not plug and play,you have to dig in and change the parameters in the amp and create user presets that sound good to...Read complete review

The marshall code 50 and all other modeling amps are not plug and play,you have to dig in and change the parameters in the amp and create user presets that sound good to you! If it sounds good then it is good! If you want your amp model to sound just like the tube amp it is modeled from,then buy the tube amp.

I have other modeling amps and my peavey vypyr 75 recto model that i like very much does not sound just like a mesa but i tweaked it to sound good for what i like,i think the marshall code amps sound very close to there own tube amplifiers that there modeled after and that is how good amp modeling is getting.I just want to mention some things you can do to improve the sound of your marshall code,first break in your amps speaker for about 100 hours by playing your amp fairly loud a few hours a day,about two months or you can play MP3 music through the AUX input.

This will smooth out the harsh higher frequencies and break in the speaker for better low end without the speaker farting out.Here is a great tip for the bluesbreaker and other amp models that have too much low end,when i first heard the bluesbreaker model the low end was muddy and had too much bass even with the bass and resonance turned down to 0! I tried my behringer PB100 pre amp booster pedal with the bass control turned down to a 7 o clock position and that did the trick,the low end mud was gone and the mid frequencies stood out like i never heard before! It just sounded great now! I then tried my behringer TO100 tube overdrive pedal and i could not believe that the bluesbreaker model even sounds better then the pre amp booster! The TO100 overdrive also cut out the low end mud and the mid frequencies were smoother and the higher E and B strings on my guitar had a nice round tube tone without thin sounding harshness! I also tried the marshall codes internal OD and GVR pedal effects but my behringer TO100 sounded much better!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good for what it is and better than most similar products

I have JMP50 Marshall half stack that I play with live but am always on the look out for a portable combo amp that will get the Marshall sound at half the weight. I've...Read complete review

I have JMP50 Marshall half stack that I play with live but am always on the look out for a portable combo amp that will get the Marshall sound at half the weight. I've tried modeling amps like this from other companies and usually send them back within days because they sound so sterile. I've had the Code 50 for about a month and will be keeping it because it's able to get that Marshall sound I'm looking for in a compact package better than any other modelers that claim to have Marshall tones. That being said this amp is not a professional tool and I would never use it on stage. The cabinet and speaker produce low end garbled noise they you can't dial out. Break up is harsh and creates frequencies that mush up the sound so much you can't hear what note you are playing sometimes. Especially when you try to pick individual strings using any overdrive or distortion. When it comes time to solo the sound is so cold and robotic. Try to punch it up with and overdrive pedal and be prepared for feedback and over compression. It's fine for basement jamming and jamming with a band (it's louder than heck) but it is not a replacement for a tube amp. Not. Even. Close. It does however produce the closest replication of the Marshall sound I have ever heard from a low end modeler and I have tried just about every modeling amp under the sun at this price point. So if you want Marshall sound (not feel or clarity) for cheap to jam or practice, pick this thing up.

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(5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not too bad

By ajbcc2

from east coast usa

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Difficult To Use
  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Performances

Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

Amp is extremely light and good looking and gets pretty loud... with some playing around with it, it will get usable tones.......the factory presets i found to range from totally rediculous to Neil Young/Keith Richards ear bleed.I think Metal heads will most likely be satisfied .. It has 100 presets and after trying 70% of them and finding them all too thin for my taste... I gave up and began to mod my own....supplied manual is useless for setting your own and a download is the only way to get the info you need. after a few hours I did get some nice tone out of it.( I am an electric blues fan) but ive only had it a few days now. The major con with this amp is when trying to rename a preset, you hold down the save button untill the name scrolls to the left. if you hold too long it goes directly to save , not long enough and nothing happens. If your not as lucky as myself,several tries will get the scrolling, then you hold it again to get to the actual editing....again too long goes to save not long enough nothing...but also here is where i found the glitch.....at this point , sometimes the amp will go silent.....only a shutting the amp off then on again will get it to produce any sound by rebooting....fortunately it will reboot where you left off...I have two of these amps and they both do the same thing....I was going to send back until i got my own settings stored...I like the amp....I just dont love it...Marshall could've charged another hundred for it if they got it to be bugless and easier to use...

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Breaking The Code!

By MarshallMan50

from Scranton.PA

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Powerful
  • Sounds Even Better With A Overdrive Pedal.

Cons

  • Needs Firmware Update To Fix Freeze Up Problem.

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

The marshall code 50 and all other modeling amps are not plug and play,you have to dig in and change the parameters in the amp and create user presets that sound good to you! If it sounds good then it is good! If you want your amp model to sound just like the tube amp it is modeled from,then buy the tube amp.

I have other modeling amps and my peavey vypyr 75 recto model that i like very much does not sound just like a mesa but i tweaked it to sound good for what i like,i think the marshall code amps sound very close to there own tube amplifiers that there modeled after and that is how good amp modeling is getting.I just want to mention some things you can do to improve the sound of your marshall code,first break in your amps speaker for about 100 hours by playing your amp fairly loud a few hours a day,about two months or you can play MP3 music through the AUX input.

This will smooth out the harsh higher frequencies and break in the speaker for better low end without the speaker farting out.Here is a great tip for the bluesbreaker and other amp models that have too much low end,when i first heard the bluesbreaker model the low end was muddy and had too much bass even with the bass and resonance turned down to 0! I tried my behringer PB100 pre amp booster pedal with the bass control turned down to a 7 o clock position and that did the trick,the low end mud was gone and the mid frequencies stood out like i never heard before! It just sounded great now! I then tried my behringer TO100 tube overdrive pedal and i could not believe that the bluesbreaker model even sounds better then the pre amp booster! The TO100 overdrive also cut out the low end mud and the mid frequencies were smoother and the higher E and B strings on my guitar had a nice round tube tone without thin sounding harshness! I also tried the marshall codes internal OD and GVR pedal effects but my behringer TO100 sounded much better!

(4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good modeling amp

By John

from Colorado Springs, CO

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Pros

  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

      This is a really good amp. The presets are not great but with some tweaking they are great! FYI the noise gate is adjustable, you just to read the instructions to learn how to adjust. I found the noise gate quite useful. Most amps have noise with high gain, this one is no exception. I bought mine from Guitar Center as I couldn't wait for it to be in stock at MF.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Good for what it is and better than most similar products

      By Jdog

      from Minnesota

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Poor Sound Quality

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Performances

      Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

      I have JMP50 Marshall half stack that I play with live but am always on the look out for a portable combo amp that will get the Marshall sound at half the weight. I've tried modeling amps like this from other companies and usually send them back within days because they sound so sterile. I've had the Code 50 for about a month and will be keeping it because it's able to get that Marshall sound I'm looking for in a compact package better than any other modelers that claim to have Marshall tones. That being said this amp is not a professional tool and I would never use it on stage. The cabinet and speaker produce low end garbled noise they you can't dial out. Break up is harsh and creates frequencies that mush up the sound so much you can't hear what note you are playing sometimes. Especially when you try to pick individual strings using any overdrive or distortion. When it comes time to solo the sound is so cold and robotic. Try to punch it up with and overdrive pedal and be prepared for feedback and over compression. It's fine for basement jamming and jamming with a band (it's louder than heck) but it is not a replacement for a tube amp. Not. Even. Close. It does however produce the closest replication of the Marshall sound I have ever heard from a low end modeler and I have tried just about every modeling amp under the sun at this price point. So if you want Marshall sound (not feel or clarity) for cheap to jam or practice, pick this thing up.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Marshall Has A Huge winner With The Code 50

      By Bassman54

      from Atlanta, Ga

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Flexible
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

        Been playjng over 50 years and have had my share of amps. I play Gibson's ES 335, Les Paul Studio, Epiphone 175, Xaviere XV 950 and several others through it. It has a soothing warm sound and with the numerous presets and changes you can make to them, it is a great amp. I find the 1972 speaker cabinet selection gives a very nice warm sound.

        Programable amps from the different companies are programed differently so there is always a learning curve. To me the learning curve was minimal as I own a Boss GT Pro and the old Art SGX Express both which have a much higher level programming curve.

        The sounds are very well done and especially for the price, Marshall has a huge winner here. The Code 50 has out done any other solid state amp I have ever had, and some tube amps.

        The ever advancing solid state designs makes more for less and easier, well worth the price.

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        50 Years of Rock in 1 box!

        By HammerHead

        from Northern Minnesota

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Good Warmth
        • Portable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

          Every Marshall sound in one box (and I've own a few of the real deals). If you can't dial in a sound you like then you should give up guitar and pick up the cowbell and look for a B.O.C. cover band.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Fantastic tone machine!!!

          By HammerHead

          from Northern Minnesota

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Good Warmth
          • Portable
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            I am amazed at the rock sound this creates from a hot humbucker! The very 1st preset was my sound after I shut the mod off. Absolutely the "Voice of God"! I have owned Marshall tube heads and this nails their sound. My Mesa Boogie is going to have to go because it just doesn't get any better than this. This 50 watt combo covers all the bases I will ever need. Enough talk...it's time to rock. Don't take my word for it. Try one and see for yourself. Unbelievable!!!

            (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            nice amp

            By jap

            from tiffin ohi

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use
            • no foot switch and it appears musiciansfriend ds

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

            has some good sounds but without the foot switch it is only good in my home

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not recommended

            By JJ

            from SC

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Warmth

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                Good practice amp

                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Horrible

                By Joe Phinney

                from Florida

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                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio

                  Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                  I bought this item online from Guitar Center and left a one star review there that wasn't published... just like my one star review on Musicians Friend wasn't published. Apparently my first one star review must have been too critical of this item I don't know, so I thought I would try again to warn others.

                  There's so much that isn't listed in the specs on this amp before one buys it, example the EQ knobs are all digital on this amp so there is no way to get an EQ'd sound out of this amp that doesn't have some type of digital effect on it.

                  Also, the Marshall Gateway app that is one of the main features/selling points on this amp is a complete joke and does not work as advertised, if it works at all. If it doesn't good luck getting Marshall to actually fix said app. They'll just blame your equipment and deny anything is wrong on their end.

                  Honestly, this is the least worst review I can give this item. I hope I don't get censored again. Fingers crossed.

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  OK Marshall tones

                  By Bluesraker

                  from Las Vegas, NV

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Limited Functions

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording

                  Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                  It's pretty inexpensive. The price reflects the limited feature set of this amp. I also own, among several other amps, a Fender Mustang III. The Mustang has more editing options, a patch editor and librarian, and an online patch library, the Mustang III has 100 watts with a 12" Celestion speaker. The Code 50 has 50 watts with an unbranded 12" speaker. The Code 50's construction is not as solid as the Fender. I received a Marshall Code 50 that the magnet of the speaker was detached from the basket! Upon opening the closed back of the amp to investigate what was the clunking sound inside the amp, I found the speaker magnet lying on the bottom of the amp. I didn't even bother turning the amp on before returning it for a replacement. The electronics look flimsy compared to the Fender. That being said, The code 50 is 80 cheaper and has Bluetooth connectivity so that you can edit the patches on your smart phone or tablet. Soundwise, it nails the Marshall amp tones pretty well. However, the high gain patches have high background noise. There is a noise gate that cuts the noise when there's no signal, but it kicks abruptly. It's not adjustable. The effects despite limited editing capability, are very good.

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Almost perfect!!!

                  By jc

                  from east coast usa

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound
                  • Good Warmth
                  • Portable
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                  • software glitch

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                  I found the presets to mostly be super high gain shrill settings. To me not much in tonal quality. Had to go online for manual as nothing is supplied to show how to change amp presets. once I downloaded a manual and played around with some settings I found amazing sounds could be had from this amp....super light weight and loud. there is a glitch however...and is the same with my friends identical amp..so it is not just my amp..the store button at times will send the amp into a muted mode where there is no sound whatsoever. (when trying to get to editing a presets title or just storing a setting) the only way to get out of this "mode" would be to shut off the amp then turn it back on and let it reboot.

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  High hopes, bad execution

                  By JP

                  from Minneapolis, MN

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Portable

                  Cons

                  • Poor Sound Quality

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                    Sounded cheap, devoid of any warmth. I sent it back--MF is great, just not this amp.

                     
                    4.0

                    Worth every penny

                    By Elmo

                    from Northwest Ohio

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Portable
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                    • Had to download the user manual.
                    • No Marshall sticker. Bummer.

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                    Just received this amp as a Christmas present and I'm really having fun playing with it. App works fine on my phone (Samsung Galaxy 4) and it hasn't kicked out on me like I've read in some reviews. Some of the presets are worthless, but I think it shows the user what this amp is capable of. This is by far, not a plug and play, but I enjoy just playing around with it. It does take some time to get used to the controls, but to me, it's half the fun. I can understand why some guitarists don't like it for they're looking for a particular sound and don't want to fool around for hours to find it. Me, I love music and have found many sounds I enjoy. This baby is LOUD! It does have some noise, but a good cable and a inexpensive amp stand does the trick of eliminating it. It does not, sound like a tube amp. It just doesn't have that "warmth" and I don't think any modeling amp will ever recreate it. Still, it ha great tone and of course, a good player will make any amp sound good. I gave it 4 stars because this is my first modeling amp and I haven't anything to really compare it with. I still love it.

                     
                    5.0

                    Yep!! This is a monster!!

                    By Shredder1969

                    from Tampa Florida

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Good Warmth
                    • Portable
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Events
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                      This little amp is banging!! Had the mustang v2 3 and this one smokes it! You have to play/tweak as you would with any new amp you'd buy. But once you dial in your sound it's as hot as it can get! Plus it's a "MARSHALL" I've had many amps in the past 30 yrs and this little combo is ridiculous! Has 100 presets. Most of them can be used depending on the situation or style of playing. Can't say enough! Very happy! Oh yeah, if you're looking for a tube amp then buy a tube amp. But with that said this mimics most sounds that a tube driven amp can produce without spending a small fortune on a bunch of pedals and the cord spaghetti that comes along with them word of advice- if you're on the fence about buying it " Just do it"

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent

                      By Me Again

                      from Muscle Shoals

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound
                      • Good Warmth
                      • Light to carry around
                      • Portable
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Amateur Recording
                        • Events
                        • Home Studio
                        • Mobile DJ
                        • Performances
                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                        Adding this Amp permits me to have only 2 amps to carry around. The CODE completes the job of being able to Cover any sound. With a Line6 Spider Jam and this CODE amp you can handle ANY situation.
                        The CODE does an excellent job and the phone app is a good addition. The distortion of the CODE is spot on

                         
                        5.0

                        Glad I made this choice

                        By Greg

                        from Central Texas

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Excellent Sound
                        • Good Warmth

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Amateur Recording
                          • Home Studio
                          • Small Venue Performance

                          Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                          From very clean and clear to down and dirty. This amp is worthy of the Marshall name!

                           
                          5.0

                          Finally theyve done it!

                          By Me Again

                          from Muscle Shoals

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Excellent Sound
                          • Good Warmth
                          • Light
                          • Portable
                          • Powerful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording
                            • Events
                            • Home Studio
                            • Performances
                            • Professional Recording

                            Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                            It fulfills that last hard to attain sound of Marshall. Now I have EVERY sound covered. It takes 2 amps to achieve this. A Line 6 Spider and this Marshall Code 50. I have done it.

                             
                            5.0

                            Great modeling amp

                            By drumsngolf

                            from topeka, Ks

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Excellent Sound
                            • Good Warmth
                            • Portable
                            • Powerful

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Events
                              • Home Studio
                              • Performances

                              Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                              I have used the modeling pedal up til now and this amp is much easier to program and can be set up even to the smallest of metrics. Take the time to learn to set it up and the use of live edit helps.
                              During band practice I have yet to play it past master volume 3.5 Also, the pedal is a must for live performance and makes it easier to get to your settings.

                               
                              5.0

                              Phenomenal value

                              By Nick

                              from Knoxville TN

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Excellent Sound
                              • Good Warmth
                              • Portable
                              • Powerful

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home Studio
                                • Performances
                                • Professional Recording

                                Comments about Marshall CODE 50W 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp:

                                Can't say enough about these amps. There are so many modelers out there today including Fenders new Mustang and the Vox preamp valve products. I played them all and the marshall just leaves them in the dust imo. I don't write reviews often but had to pass it along if you like classic and modern Marshall Tones - buy one of these. I have a very expensive rig that yes .. perhaps sounds 5% better than this but after a couple weeks of tweaking the marshall makes me want to sell it all. Huge pedalboards and loopers are a pain to deal with, and this is a self contained tour de force for any cover band or original. I actually bought it more for home practice and for my son to play ... you cannot get close to this for what it costs. Note - the presets as usual aren't great and have way too much gain and the EQ stack is weird - I suspect they tried to tune this for cheaper guitars knowing the target audience? I play a Gibson LP mainly with Duncan Antiquuities (poor mans R9) and it sounds phenomenal through this. Turn all the gains down to about 3-4, base rolled off slightly and mids bumped and leave treble somewhere in the 5-7 range and you will be rewarded with tone of the champions. I would also highly recommend putting the marshall governor pedal in front of every single rig, with low gain and mid tone as well.

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