One of the famous marshall plexis, it was introduced in 1965 and with its associated 4. Tone tips and tricks for the marshall super lead david szabados. A rebuilt 1972 marshall model 1959 super lead 100 watt head. The tremolo version was an idea of pete townsend but it wasnt very popular and not many were produced. John nau brought it back to its mostly original schematic while als. Marshall plexi super lead 1959 uad audio plugins universal. Marshall 1959 super lead plexi handwired clone youtube. Marshall jcm 800 model 1959 mkii super lead 100w schematic. From jimi hendrix to jimmy page to eric clapton, the plexis punishing melange of snarl, sustain, smoothness, and raunch defined the sound of rock. Differences in the marshall 1959 superlead circuit from 67. How to find the marshall 1959 plexi in your amp or software. Marshall 1959 super lead plexi circuit board master vol. The jvm series 100watt jvm410h valvedriven power stage is built on the classic design responsible for the legendary marshall roar found in the jcm800 2203 and plexi super lead amplifiers a timeless foundation for countless classic rock and metal guitar tones for over four decades. Marshall also equips the plexi 1959slp with a bypass series fx loop, 3band eq, and presence control.
We have a huge schematics inventory, projects section and forum. I was looking at a 1977 super lead, cosmetically it looks like a jmp, it has a metal. The marshall 1959hw hand wired 100 watt plexi head is considered by many to be the definitive rock amp and is the main reason artists started dubbing marshall as the sound of rock back in the late 60s. Marshall 1959 superleed 100w is this really a 1959 super lead. Marshall 1959 super lead 100 reissue circuit board. Marshall jmp 1959 mk ii super lead 2channel 100watt. Modelled after the 100w super lead of the late 60s, the 1959slp exudes raw power and pure tone. The be100 is a wonderful amp and i may end up keeping it and simply adding a marshall, but the crunch from the be100 even tube distortion on the clean channel sounds more modern to me. I had a 71 super trem 100 watt ptphand wired metal face and i now own a 76 jmp master model mkii lead 100, this has printed circuit boards, the 76 is definitely bighter and has more gain on tap then the super trem. Jul 29, 2014 its not the same sound as either the jtm45 or the 1959, and for better or worse that vintage tone is what im after. Marshall 1959slp super lead 100w tube guitar head reverb.
How the marshall plexi, 2204 and jcm800 amplifiers work. The marshall plexi guitar amplifier was an evolution of their very successful fender 5f6a bassman copy, the jtm45 but with just two preamp gain stages it cant really be considered a high gain amplifier. Those looking for the true marshall sound only need use an original, unmodified super. Look at the schematic i posted and follow the signal paths. Heads free delivery possible on eligible purchases. The following marshall super lead tone tips and tricks will enable you to get much more versatility out of this legendary amplifier. The circuit remained more or less constant until 1973, when printed circuit boards. This article tries to give an overview over the early marshall 100 watt amplifiers by piecing together available information and shedding new light on transitional models from 1967. Reamp previously recorded tracks with the legendary marshall 1959 super lead. In this clip i explain the marshall 1959 super lead circuit. The 1959 super lead was the first marshall to use the european el34.
We took marshall s own museumpiece plexi a pristine model from 1967 under extremely careful security and supervision, and modeled each and every component to produce the most textured, detailed software version imaginable. There are hundreds of pages of tube amp information on my library page. Differences in the marshall 1959 superlead circuit from 67 to 74 discussion in ampscabs tech corner. This amp has jj 6550 output tubes, 12ax7 preamp and classictone transformers, sozo caps. View and download marshall amplification 1959rr owners manual online. Marshall tube amp schematics, hoffman amps tube amp schematic library.
Anyway, el84s do jcm800 like you hear it on the record. The marshall super lead model 1959 is a guitar amplifier head made by marshall. The loop was installed by the marshall distributer and they did a top of the line. The following tips and tricks will enable you to get much more versatility out of the super lead. British amp makers legendary plexi gets rebuilt, piece by piece. Including the 2245, 1959, jcm800 and many more additions to the series. Inspired by pete townshends unquenchable thirst for volume, the marshall plexi 1959slp guitar amp delivers 100w of power from 4 el34s and 3 ecc83 tubes in the preampthe exact configuration of the original. Marshall handwired 1959hw super lead plexi 100 amp demo demo of the handwired marshall super lead all the way from 1 to 10. Get a low price and free shipping on thousands of items. Marshall handwired 1959hw super lead plexi 100 amp demo. Marshall you will find on this page the manuals and instructions for use for musical instruments, marshall pa equipment, studio, lighting and sound equipment. Every 1959 super lead after 1974 had mkii super lead 100w written on the back.
Jul 12, 2016 handwired, turret board pointtopoint clone of a 1969 circuit design marshall 1959 super lead plexi. The amp kit includes the parts to build either the lead circuit or bass circuit. Dec, 2008 marshall jcm 800 model 1959 mkii super lead 100w schematic. This amp was at one point modified with another preamp tube and various other modifications. The loop was installed by the marshall distributer and they did. Marshall jmp 1959 super lead 2channel 100watt guitar amp. At any setting it responds exactly like the hardware. May 24, 2015 there are plenty of pleximimicking amp simulators, but the new marshall 1959 emulator from universal audio may be the best yet. The undisputed alpha dog of rock and roll guitar amps, the marshall 1959 super lead amplifier is as legendary as the music it helped create. Pa systems, pa speakers, pa mixers, powers amp, crossover, microphones, wireless equipment. Whether its alongside jimi hendrix or many other guitar heroes, this amp was and is constantly found as a companion the 1959 is arguably the marshall amp with the most eventful history, with the most reissues and special series, that has ever existed in the history of the brits. Free marshall diagrams, schematics, service manuals.
Marshall jcm800 superlead 100w 1959 schematic the tube store. Marshall schematics tube amp schematics el34 world. Marshall amplification randy rhoads signature series super lead 100w head owners manual. Marshall jmp 1959 mk ii super lead 2channel 100watt guitar amp head 1975 1981. Prowess amplifiers offers resources for the guitar tube amplifier builder.
Tone tips and tricks for the marshall super lead by david. Marshall super lead 1959rr limited edition randy rhoads. Click the link above for tube amp info, schematics, board building information, projects, mods, transformer diagrams, photos, sound clips. Whether youve just picked up an instrument for the first time or are looking to fill in some gaps in your playing, making music with marshall has everything to give you a helping hand. Produced for ua by softube with mic selection, mic placement, and presets overseen by acdc engineer tony platt, this plugin nails the iconic amps signature sounds. Differences in the marshall 1959 superlead circuit from 67 to. One thing to note none of these involve modification to the original marshall circuit. Marshall 1959hw handwired plexi head musicians friend. Marshall diagrams, schematics and service manuals download for free. Real jcm800 is super loud with an enormous bottom end. Its been modded with a mastervolume but isnt a jmp not a 1959.
How to get classic marshall 1959 plexi tones using guitar modelling. Get the guaranteed best price on tube guitar amplifier heads like the marshall super lead 1959rr limited edition randy rhoads tribute 100w tube guitar amp head at musicians friend. This reissue remains faithful to the original with its plexi design and allvalve tone, with an additional fx loop for a modern twist. Remember, the jtm45 is a straight tweed bassman rip. Marshall jvm410h 100watt 4channel tube head sweetwater. Were helping you learn music theory and essential techniques to take you from beginner to pro. Softube enlisted platt to capture exquisite cabinet and microphone.
Marshall amp heaven schematics jtm45 jcm50 jcm600 jcm. If i were writing down the details off the back of the amp, i would have written this. Legendary tones marshall super lead tone tips and tricks. Marshall 1959hw the ultimate marshall plexi reissue. Marshall jmp superlead 100w 1959 schematic the tube store. The in put is the difference you can it in the schematics. The 1959 marshalls identifying numbers are not years of manufacture, produced from 1965 to 1981 when it was replaced by the. As with every amp in marshall s handwired series, all of the original components and materials were used or reproduced in the 1959hw. Get the guaranteed best price on tube guitar amplifier heads like the marshall 1959hw handwired plexi head at musicians friend.1010 1527 1271 104 401 352 518 1260 1412 1415 1236 591 511 1189 649 1272 49 710 959 581 189 356 943 213 1520 161 509 293 699 1079 738 951 1308 1415 1299 374 1616 741 1055 1078 573 776 774 1338 71 1340