Marshall JCM800 2203 100 Watt Head Reviews
Overall, this is a very solid amp. It's an instrument in of itself and is excellent at showing of each of you guitars' unique voice. I have wanted on of these for years and years, and I am very excited to have on in the collection. I own lot's of great amps, and the 800 will remain in the stable. [read more on Audiofanzine]severinsteel rated this unit on 2012-06-05.
At new you can pick these amps up for right at around $2300. That is a bit of a hefty price for a single channel amp. I suggest going with a used one fro right around $850 or so. I have even score for for right at $650. The newer reissues will fetch a higher check but no more than $1100 for a used one of these. If someone is asking for more just... [read more on Audiofanzine]iamqman rated this unit on 2011-11-16.
All in all I think this amp is a great and fairly faithful reproduction of the famed 2203. The effects loop is a nice added touch and it sounds pretty close to the originals. It's priced way too high at about $2300 new... An original 2203 can be had for far less... especially if it isn't mint. However the 2203x can be found for reasonable prices... [read more on Audiofanzine]King Loudness rated this unit on 2011-10-25.
I gave this a Great rating because I don't feel that it is perfect. You need to improvise with this amp so out of the box it's not there. You need a pedal or the thing modified and you'll get the tone the pros have. Every person who plays the guitar should own one of these amps or at least try it out. I have been able to pick a couple of these ... [read more on Audiofanzine]iamqman rated this unit on 2011-03-23.
I've been using the Marshall JCM 800 2203 for about four or five years, and it is probably my favorite amp head that Marshall has to offer, which is saying a lot considering all the fine products Marshall has produces throughout the years. I love the inherent sound, and its simple lay out makes it easy to dial in the tone that you are after. Whi... [read more on Audiofanzine]moosers rated this unit on 2009-03-13.
If you are looking for a FIRST MArshall to buy definitely take a look at this one. It is forgiving to your play (ALthough mine needs none, LOL:>) And takes to pedals like Rocky Balboa does to a prize fight. The most inspirationa lsound ever from one amp and its all here! Get an 81 to 84' nothing post 84' and your safe! [read more on Audiofanzine]JimH rated this unit on 2006-02-18.
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