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Hi

Can any one suggest what preset and adjustments to get a Tube Screamer sound from my code 50

Thanks in advance

asked 04 Mar 2020 at 11:55 AM

martin jones
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I know that turning a "TUBE" amp on without a speaker load on the output will damage the amp.

(the no-load condition will cause the output voltage to increase until the output tubes burn out, which can then lead to other component  damage)

 

Is this also true for a CODE 100 amp?  Is there a risk of damage to the output section, with turning the unit on without a speaker cab load connected?

Would it be safe to operate the amp with just headphones connected instead of a speaker cab?

Would it be safe to operate the amp without either a speaker cab or headphones connected?

I ask because my computer (which is a desktop) is in a different location in my house than my amp.

Doing firmware updates or testing out patches requires either moving my computer or my amp, both of which are very inconvenient.

It would be much easier if all I had to move was the head.

 

asked 09 Jul 2019 at 01:42 PM

A. Todd Henker
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Ive started playing guitar again later in life after first playing at the age of 10. My skill level is probably moderate but I enjoy playing again. I don’t gig or plan to be in a band. I’m either playing at home by myself or I have a buddy that I will go play with at his house. I have a couple nice Epiphone’s and 2 Yamaha DG60 amps. Theses amps are pretty good and have allot of different adjustments for different sounds. They both have an intermittent issue where something cuts out like the gain or reverb. I’ve though about taking them to get looked at but that’s another decision other then my request. 

Lately I’ve been kicking around getting a new amp. The more research I do the more I get confused. Get another solid state amp, a modeling amp or a tube amp. I’ve never had a Marshal and out of pure envy I’d like to get a Marshall but only if it’s the right amp for me. Money isn’t a deterrent. I’ve worked my way up to looking at a Marshall combo 2x12 100 watt. JVM210C. 

The reallity is I don’t think a 100W tube amp is a smart choice for me. Currently I play my 60W no more then 50% volume. And from what I’ve been told is you need to turn up a tube amp to saturate the tubes to get the most out of the sound. I’d probably only turn a 100Watt up past 50% on rare occasions like when I’m drunk and think I sound better then I really do. 

Is there a 1x12 or 2x12 Marshall tube amp that you can switch between 50W and 100W? That might satisfy my needs? What about the JVM215C? What about the code 50?

I should note I like to play classic rock/rock and metal, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Kiss, Jimi Hendrix, UFO, OZZY, Pantera..... 

I want something that sounds great played quite or LOUD! I don’t want something that needs a bunch of pedals for different sounds. But I don’t want an amp that has a bunch of effects but just has that fake/cheap sound. I know I’m asking allot. I just need some good advice from someone that has been around music allot and has knowledge about amps. Then I can narrow down some choices and then go to a guitar center or somewhere  and play a couple!

Thank you in advance,

signed “confused” Jeff

asked 28 Jun 2019 at 03:12 AM

Jeff Spinabella
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Hi. I have bought the Marshall Code 212 cabinet with 8OHM. Now I want to buy Marshall DSL1HR tube head with 16OHM. Can I connect 16 OHM head to 8 OHM cabinet? Thanks in advance

asked 11 Jun 2019 at 01:29 PM

Ramil Shahmarov
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So I've been thinking about buying a Celestion F12-X200 speaker for my code 50 and was wondering it this would work. The reason I need to know this is because even though I know you can use an 8ohm speaker on a 4ohm tube amp, I'm not sure about a digital amp. Could anyone tell me if this is possible.

asked 01 Jun 2019 at 05:01 PM

Keenan Borgerson (2)
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hi everyone, i have a CODE 50 and the biggest complaint i have is finding a preset that allows the amp to be "sensitive" to the controls on my guitars.

you know with any halfway decent tube amp you can ride the volume knob on the guitar to not only turn down (attenuate) the volume but actually change the tone. i know most people use what i call "help me box's" to do this, however, i never use those things. my question is, does anyone know a preset that i can program that will achieve this?

the basic sound would be any Fender or Marshall.

i look forward to anything you all have to say,

thanks,JP

asked 18 May 2019 at 03:39 PM

joey pinter-bilek (1)
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High, first off, I am new to the modeling world, my main rig is peavey and Line6 DT25 tube rigs.

I bought a Code 50 as a quick and reliable solid state backup/practice amp to gig with if needed.

I love the sounds of it but at times the BASS just takes over even when Bass knob is rolled to

zero. no matter what settings i use the Bass is booming. I am thinking of a speaker upgrade

possibly but is there any advice on settings that may help me pull the mid range out more. I 

use Super Cleans and Gritty Gains. Hard Rock/Metal sounds

 

Wes

asked 13 Mar 2019 at 04:12 PM

Wes Eubanks
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Hi there.  I am not a native but I hope you'll be able to get me right.I have been using Dsl 15c for about 2 years and all of a sudden the amp stoped producing any sound. All controls freeze, footswitch is non responsive. Led’s and tubes are still lit. No pedals in line. I turn power switch off then on and hear sound like a relay click in the background and then sound immediately cuts out.  My tech told me the problem is 99% in the microcontroller AT2313 because inside all fuses are still intact.  He was able to read the code and fix errors that cut the sound out. However, it did not help because some of microcontroller ports were damaged(most likely it was a factory defect). Is it possible to re-record the code to new microcontroller or maybe there are some other options to consider?

Thanx.

asked 03 Jan 2019 at 03:29 PM

Alexandr Forrest
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I  have a Code 50, so I turn to a particular preset and it includes say, flanger. how do I turn off the flanger and maybe add chorus instead. I know that the MOD section can be turned off. If it is on are the inactive effects simply zeroed out or is there a way to enable and disable each different effect. thanks. It looks like this applies to PRE EX, DEL and REV as well.

A second question is can I use the headphone out into either the guitar input or effect return of a second amp, either tube or SS?

thanks

asked 29 Nov 2017 at 04:21 PM

Charles Chiri
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