Marshall 2266C Vintage Modern Combo

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The Marshall 2266C 50 Watt 2×12 combo is an all-valve single channel amplifier with a choice of two ‘dynamic ranges’ selectable by footswitch. The Low range equates to the performance you would come to expect from a stock vintage Marshall amplifier in the terms of tone and available gain. The High range adds an extra preamp valve into the signal path, facilitating those classic hard rock tones of the seventies. Add to this, the ability to dynamically interface with your instrument’s Volume and Tone controls and the experience translates into a truly expressive and organic feel in performance. Two ‘frequency selective’ Pre-amp Volumes (Gains) – Body and Detail – facilitate greater flexibility of tonal shaping for individual guitars and styles while the power amplifier is heavily based on the first Marshall amplifiers to be produced, with two KT66 output valves yielding that substantial fat and smooth tone. A Mid Boost switch on the front panel fattens the tone even more while a traditional Marshall tone control circuit enables fine tuning of your sound.

A master volume has been included in order to practically manage the output levels at all venues. This is implemented after the ‘phase splitter’ in order to fully exploit maximum preamp drive when the master is turned down low. A reverb level control mixes the on board ‘plate’ reverb with the direct signal to whatever degree the player chooses. The reverb can be toggled on and off via the footswitch.

Finally, a series FX loop is provided for those players who wish to use outboard effects to further enhance their sound. Loop levels of the -10dB and +4dB are catered for via a rear panel switch as well as the option to completely bypass this feature if it is not required. The Combo comes fitted with two Celestion G12C 25 Watt greenback speakers enabling stand along performance. There is facility for using an extension cab if required.

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Street Price: $1,799.99 / MSRP: $2,500.00

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  • Great classic rock sounds, a real vintage tone

  • By Brian on Jul 16, 2009 | 1 out of 1 found it helpful
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  • Pros: Simple interface, classic Marshall tone, very versatile for blues rock
  • Cons: Digital "plate" reverb, factory stock pre-amp valve went out within 1 year of ownership
  • Experience: I own it
  • Overall I love this amplifier. I was drawn to it for a couple of reasons, mainly the classic KT6...

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Specifications: Marshall 2266C Vintage Modern ComboEDIT

Output (RMS): 50 Watt
Speakers: 2 x G12C
Pre-Amp Valves: 4 x ECC83 (12AX7)
Power Amp Valves: 2 x KT66
Footswitch: PEDL-00041 (supplied)
Dimensions: 690 x 570 x 270
Weight: 30kg
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