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Marshall DSL5C 5W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo with Celestion Ten-30  Black 

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The Marshall DSL5C delivers the distinct tube-driven tone and versatility you would expect from a DSL amplifier, all wrapped up in a smaller 5W packa...Read More

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Great low-wattage tone and useful features.

The Marshall DSL5C delivers the distinct tube-driven tone and versatility you would expect from a DSL amplifier, all wrapped up in a smaller 5W package.

As well as providing the player with all of their sonic needs, the DSL5C boasts many other features, including two footswitchable channels (Classic & Ultra) for different gain levels, Tone Shift & Deep switches, headphone/emulated output, Power Switch to cut output to 1W and an FX loop.

Given its DSL tonal heritage, low output and awesome features, it makes for an incredibly versatile amplifier for playing live, recording, rehearsing, practicing and more.

FEATURES
  • Power: 5W (switchable to 1W)
  • 2 Channels - Classic Gain & Ultra Gain (footswitchable)
  • Channel status LEDs
  • Shared EQ - Bass, Middle, Treble
  • Tone Shift & Deep switches for enhanced tonal possibilities
  • Headphone/Emulated Line Out
  • 1/8" Audio Input
  • Quality FX Loop
  • 16Î speaker out
  • Celestion Ten-30 speaker
  • Powered by 3 x ECC83 and 1 x 12BH7/ECC99 Valves
  • Footswitch Included (single button for channel change)

Get killer Marshall tone for a ton of applications. Order today!

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MarshallDSL5C 5W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo with Celestion Ten-30
 
3.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Portable (3)

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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Buyer Beware

By Les Paul Man

from Raleigh, NC

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Performances

Comments about Marshall DSL5C 5W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo with Celestion Ten-30:

Hi, Been a Big Marshall fan ever since the 70s. Had both tube and solidstate. Being I am 60 years young I know what a real Marshall made in the UK is suppose to sound like. And this ain't it. I had high hopes for a more compact amp I could use around the house. But what a dissapointment. First the clean sounds too bright and like a solid state. You have to turn it all the way up to get any crunch which still does not get there. Second the ultra sound is the worst. No crunch even at a 2 setting on the preamp. Its all distorted the higher you go, but a bad kind of unclear fizzy distortion.Also its a distortion that can't even be used for metal. I can't believe they could produce something like this an actually put it on the market. Just sold mine today.

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(4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Love the tone and depth of this amp!!!

By Toadstool Rocker

from British Columbia, Canada

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Great Little Amp
  • Portable

Cons

  • Better Speaker Needed
  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Marshall DSL5C 5W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo with Celestion Ten-30:

I was very excited when I ordered this amp! Sounded great on youtube reviews! When it came in, I tested it out, and was a bit disappointed with the sound. I think it should have a better speaker in it. I hooked it up to my 4x12 Marshall cab, and wow, it sure kicks in well!!! Using it this way, it is loud enough to play live, and sounds great!!! Great amp if you have better speakers to plug it into, as it has a 16ohm output on it. So all in all, I love the tone and depth it gives!!

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4.0

Small Marshall with effects loop

By Nashville Rock'N'Roll

from Nashville, TN

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Portable
  • Sounds Like A Marshall

Cons

  • Doesn't Do Crunch Well
  • Limited Functions

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Amazing practice amp

Comments about Marshall DSL5C 5W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo with Celestion Ten-30:

I wanted a practice / jam amp that sounded like a Marshall, had an effects loop, and was all tube. For the most part this is that amp. The only downside is good crunch tones on the clean channel don't start until you crank the amp up pretty loud. The Ultra Gain channel has a dark sound so using the preamp gain doesn't really sound like classic crunch to me but it is great for more modern tones. I tried the 1 watt setting but the bass gets REALLY flabby when you get into crunch territory. Perhaps the bass does the same thing on 5 watts but I havn't cranked it up that loud. I'm using a mod'ed Boss SD-1 to summon the classic rock soudns that I need for now. The SD-1 sounds great running into the DSL5c, in fact, pretty much every pedal I've put in front of it sounds fantastic. All in all I think this amp is a complete winner if you need something like this. Kudos to Marshall..... But please give us a crunch switch. :)

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