Conversations about their amplification needs led to the birth of a line of amps that would eventually change the sound of music. So when I heard that Marshall had done something similar with their new Origin series, I sort of knew what to expect. In addition, the gain knob has a footswitchable pull-boost that delivers a preset gain lift. Operation as easy as it gets. I guess they don't make them anymore.
This also affects the price - to our customers' benefit, of course. I have a 3 Henry Classic Tone Choke and might toss that in down the road. . Lugging a 64 lb head plus flight case to a gig sucks! I did some research on the Seymore Duncan forum and they raved about how good these sound in Vintage Marshalls. If a vintage Marshall and a hi-fi speaker cab had a baby, it might sound something like this. Reverbs are airier and octave-up pitch-shifts maintain their edge. These in-between settings can be quite useful.
Good news is that it takes drive pedals really well. The three power options are a great feature. The 50s has won clearly for me. Second-Hand This is a second-hand product that we have traded-in. However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.
No neighbor issues to worry about. There's even a footswitchable gain boost for adding extra punch to your solos. It is taken out of the original packaging and quality-checked by our product specialists. Both had to do with the speaker jacks. Specifically, this single-channel amp has a relatively neutral and wide-range tonal response, perfect for players who prefer to craft tones chiefly from their pedalboards.
The Origin amps all have Normal and High Treble preamps voicings, so you can blend the two using a Tilt control to get different voicings from a single channel. I will be brief, but I will try to be as objective as possible. The preamp and output tube sockets are soldered directly to the boards, but the latter are reinforced with direct-chassis mountings. From those first humble creations to Pete Townshend's first monster full stacks; from the mid-'60s combos to Hendrix to backlines of multiple Marshall rigs, there's a reason why so many guitarists including quite a few here at Sweetwater swear by Marshall amps. Gear cleans and a great overdrive also.
In addition they only appreciate if you put yourself right in front of you and look for the defects. By using the tilt control you can vary your sound to access the one you prefer. Congrats on the new amp! We are musicians ourselves and share your passion for making it. They can drive a amp but they seem bright and dull compared to some of the other tubes. This is the new addition with the Park G412B cabinet.
Anyone think we should start a thread just for the Origin 50 amps. Just a simple change of pre amp tubes an now this amp sounds fatter and warmer. I've seen vids of guitar factories in Indonesia and China. I had the combo for a bit, returned it only because it made me realize how much I want that sound only with the headroom of a traditional older 50W. Do you them in a set like as all your pre amp tubes in your amp.
Cons: When you put it in high treble mode Tilt pot all to the right, to the top the ampli saturates better, but it makes a lot of noise and hum. The amp never gets super clean, but there isn't much gain from the preamp even when cranked. And the lowest setting sounds good, but makes you want it louder! They are available in either 5-watt, 20-watt and 50-watt models and each model has an effects loop and an emulated speaker output for recording. Why would they move production there if they did? They are real warm sounding the overdrive and distortion sounds warm and buttery. You can find his music on iTunes. The medium 10-watt power setting behaves pretty much the same as the 50 watt with a lower volume.