Marshall DSL20HR Tube Guitar Amp Head (20-Watt)
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Marshall DSL20HR Tube Guitar Amp Head (20-Watt)
20-Watt All Valve 2-Channel, 1 x 12" Head with digital Reverb and custom voiced Speaker

The versatile DSL Series delivers legendary all valve Marshall tone suitable for all playing environments. From shimmering cleans to punchy distorted overdrives, the DSL allows you to easily flex the sound to your playing styles.  DSL offers a diverse range of features across the entire series including power reduction, studio quality reverb and two foot-switchable channels. Combined this means that no matter your environment, you can really experiment and release your alter ego. PLAY ANYWHERE - From your bedroom, to the studio and the stage. With an emulated output and power reduction features you can play the DSL range in a variety of environments.  TURN UP THE GAIN - Empower your creative side. The range has two foot-switchable gain channels, ultra gain and classic gain. You can experiment with your sound by switching from ultra clean to heavy distortion and everything in between. STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD - Bringing you to the front of the stage. The DSL series has one master volume for each channel means that you can create explosive solo moments.

The DSL20H is for those who need the full rich tone of a valve amp in a compact and portable format. From the moment you plug in, the DSL provides you with the functionality you need to take your sound from rehearsal to the studio with confidence. From the moment you plug in, the DSL provides you with rich functionality for you to create your sound and unleash your alter ego.  CHOOSE YOUR TONE - Using the multiple channels, reverb, FX loop and tone shift controls you can adapt the sound to suit you. PICK YOUR ENVIRONMENT - You can reduce power from 20w to 10w which makes this amp ideal for playing small venues and in the studio.VARY THE OUTPUT - The three speaker outlets give you plenty of options and the ability to record, including a standby function for silent recording. This means the DSL20 head is perfect for gigs and in the studio. SELECT YOUR FX -  Presence and resonance additional features can deliver more bite and depth to your sound.

The DSL 20 Head and DSL 20 Combo feature the same functions. The combo is equipped with a 12” Celestion Seventy-80 speaker chosen for its ability to deliver exceptional tone and flexibility. The DSL features two foot switchable channels: CLASSIC GAIN and ULTRA GAIN. The CLASSIC GAIN channel can deliver sparkling clean sounds through to the more aggressive break-up of a Marshall JCM800 amplifier. The ULTRA GAIN channel provides even more distortion and break-up for players looking for high gain tone from their amplifier. Both channels share a passive three-band EQ, with BASS,  MIDDLE and TREBLE controls. The EQ section also features Tone Shift, which when activated reconfigures the pre-amp mid frequencies making DSL ideal for contemporary metal tones, especially when combined with higher gain settings. The DSL 20 features professional quality digital REVERB and a series FX LOOP. The LOW POWER function adds a further dimension to the DSL sound, giving you rich valve tone at an ear-friendly volume.

Technical Specification

Model: DSL20H
Range: DSL
Technology: Valve
Channels: 2 (Split) "Ultra gain" and "classic gain"
Output wattage: 20w (with power reduction option to 10w)
Outputs: Speaker outputs: 3 x 1/4" jack sockets (16Ω load / 8Ω load), 1 x 3.5mm jack emulated line out
Inputs: 1 x 1/4" instrument jack, 1 x 3.5mm jack Aux in, footswitch
Controls: Reverb, resonance, presence, bass, middle, treble, tone shift switch, ultra gain channel (volume, gain), channel select switch, classic gain channel (volume, gain), power reduction option (on rear)
Effects: Reverb
Effects loop: Yes, Send/Return
Pre amp valves: 3 x ECC83
Power amp valves: 2 x EL34
Footswitch: PEDL-90012 included
Cable: Detachable power cable included
Weight: 9.7 (kg) / 21.38 (lbs)
Width: 500 (mm) / 19.69 (in)
Height: 250 (mm) / 9.843 (in)
Depth:240 (mm) / 9.45 (in)