The Marshall CODE50 50 Watt 1x12 Guitar Amplifier Combo is a welcome addition to legendary amp maker's family. As part of the CODE series of models, Marshall has afforded everyone the opportunity to embrace the tones of some of their classic preamps that have been a part of rock folklore for decades. Whether you're practising at home, jamming with friends, recording your next masterpiece, or gigging with your band, you have a universe of Marshall tones just waiting to be explored.
Marshall-Softube (MST) Modelling Technology
In order to do their tones justice, Marshall teamed up with audio software pioneers Softube and Marshall-Softube (MST) modelling was born. Within the CODE50, you have access to a huge catalogue of preamps that have helped shaped the musical landscape, including: JTM45 2245; 1962 Bluesbreaker; 1959SLP Plexi; JCM800 2203; JCM2555 Silver Jubilee; JCM2000 DSL100; JVM410H and many more. From classic blues to hardcore punk, these amps have helped many a musical legend achieve their tonal dreams, now it’s time for you to pursue yours.
As well as a wide range of preamp models, Marshall have included a selection of power amp voicings too: EL34; 5881; EL84 and 6L6. As if that wasn't enough, you can even choose between their most popular speaker cabinet models: 1960; 1960V; 1960AX; 1960HW; 1936; 1936V; 1912 and 1974X. As you can see, whatever style of music you play, you have a range of tonal options available to you. Accessing the tonal arsenal available to you couldn't be easier, simply plug in, adjust the preset button to one of your choosing, and you're good to go. Every single preset can be edited, which enables you to create your dream library of tones to be recalled as and when you please.
24 Professional Quality FX
To complement the outstanding array of Marshall tonal power at your fingertips, there's also 24 pro quality FX for you to integrate into your dream tone. Within the CODE50 you'll find: Compressor, classic stompbox Distortions, Auto Wah, Pitch Shifter, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Tremolo, Delays with Tap Tempo, and studio quality Reverbs - what more could you want?
Marshall Gateway App and Connectivity
Across the top panel of the amp cabinet, you'll find a selection of knobs that give you direct access over your tone. However, in addition to the physical controls, the CODE50 is also Marshall Gateway compatible. Using your iOS or Android device you can: connect and control your amplifier's settings; connect with other CODE users; and stream audio via Bluetooth.
The Bass, Middle, Treble, Gain and Volume settings can be attenuated, as well as activating and deactivating CODE's Section Switches. Each one of the 100 editable presets can be edited within the app, and stored directly to the amp's memory. You can even share your presets with other CODE users, allowing you to collaborate with fellow guitarists around the globe.
Connect to the CODE50 via USB to use the amp as an interface with your DAW of choice for seamless recording opportunities.
Solid Marshall Construction
As we’ve come to expect, the enclosure is solidly built, whilst all the controls operate smoothly. Opting for a minimal look, the front panel is all black with the instantly recognisable “Marshall” logo set against it. A sturdy handle makes this lightweight (6kg) beauty very easy to transport.
Marshall PEDL-91009 4-Way Footcontroller (Sold Separately)
To complement their CODE series of amplifiers, Marshall have released the PEDL-91009 4-way footcontroller. Connect the programmable footcontroller and take over the ability to assign up to 30 presets or control panel functions, taking your real-time control over the amplifier to greater heights.
Manufacturer Marshall Model CODE50 50 Watt 1x12 Guitar Amplifier Combo Dimensions (H x W x D) 440 x 530 x 280 mm Weight 13kg Amplifier Type Modelling Wattage 50 Watts Inputs 1 Speaker 1 x 12-inch Speaker Cabinet Models 8: 1960; 1960V; 1960AX; 1960HW; 1936; 1936V; 1912; 1974X Effects 24 (5 Simultaneously): Compressor; Classic Stompbox Distortions; Auto Wah; Pitch Shifter; Chorus; Phaser; Flanger and Tremolo; Delays with Tap Tempo; Studio Quality Reverbs Controls BASS, MIDDLE, TREBLE, GAIN, VOLUME, PRE FX, AMP, MOD, DEL, REV, POWER, CAB Pre Amp Models 14: JTM45 Clean; DSL Clean; American Clean; JVM Clean; Acoustic Simulator; Bluesbreaker; Plexi; American Crunch; British 50’s Crunch; JCM800; DSL OD; American OD; Silver Jubilee OD; JVM OD Power Amp Models 4: Classic Marshall 100w; Vintage Marshall 30w; British Class A; American Class A/B Optional Extras PEDL-91009 Footcontroller
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