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The next generation of the Marshall DSL series amps are laden with Marshall tone, features and functionality for the novice, as well as pros performing on the world's biggest stages. The new DSL models feature adjustable power settings, which delivers all-valve tone and feel, at any volume, from bedroom to stage. The new technology adjusts power to the valves, instead of just turning off valve stages, allowing the amp to remain articulate and dynamic.

Some innovative tweaks to the EQ circuitry have given the new DSLs even greater tonal flexibility. The EQ section of the new DSLs can deliver exactly what your ears are looking for.

Marshall's partnership with Softube has led to the creation of award-winning plug-ins, as well as exceptional tone in Marshall's CODE digital amps. The same team is responsible for the development of the new emulated output feature, found in the DSL series. Both the headphone out, and line out on the DSL models boast incredibly accurate emulation of the famed 1960 cabinet.

The DSL is now more versatile than ever, with new features including discrete master volume controls for each channel, built-in reverb and resonance controls.

Features:

• Gain and volume per channel
• Dedicated resonance control
• Celestion Seventy-80 speaker
• High and low power settings
• Reverb
• Softube emulated output
• 3 x ECC83 and 2 X EL34 valves
• Dimensions (W x H x D): 19.7 x 16.5 x 9.8 inches (500 x 420 x 250mm)
• Weight: 35.9 lbs (16.3 kg)

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Closest StoreCalgary, Alberta
Brought it home and notices a noise at idle not a hiss, the best way to describe it is a "windy microphone" noise. Took it back got another same thing. Marshall says they have a fix if you return the amp to them. Beyond that i found the amp to be bright and spikey sounding. The OD channel is good and the clean channel is missing the crunch button. Its light weight and built well but did not like the overall voice of the amp. I returned it and bought the DSL40cr and i am much happier now. It's well worth the extra few bucks as you get a better voiced and much more versatile amp.
Posted by Mike on Jun 27, 2019
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Just a note that when I review something, I review it for it's price class. I'm not scoring it against a $2000 head on a 4 x 12 cabinet played on a acreage where you can get 8 tubes warmed up. :) I researched amps up to about the $1000 mark and a little beyond for several months before buying this. I first used youtube to listen to the different power tube types, and my preference were the EL34's. That narrowed things down a great deal. I wanted and amp that was 20 watts or more, but had to have volume attenuation so I could using it safely at home, and the field got narrower. I wanted to play the amp first, and deal locally. This is a very fast amp to dial into. Hit gain and volume to get desired level of crunch, a couple of EQ tweaks, verb... and your there in less than 5 minutes. Humbucking light crunch to heavy crunch is all excellent. Single coil blues and hard classic rock is superb. Shredders .... not sure.. I don't shred so I wont comment. In it's class, great tube sound and if you have a PA system and a quality FX setup, you'll probably never need more.
Posted by Pete on Apr 9, 2018
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