I’ve only ever used RME sound cards. Why? Because I want the best. It’s that simple. This card has four ADAT ports, S/P DIF and AES/EBU to give you 68 channels in and 68 channels out. It also has two MIDI ports.
In perfect condition, another brilliant piece of kit which just lets you focus on the job in hand.
Again, I’m absolutely gutted to have to let this go but needs must.
This is an original Marshall 1959 which, I believe was made in 1971 (check out the bulgin pig-nose mains socket). It’s got a few signs of wear and although the tolex is fine, it’s quite obvious that the front and rear panels have seen a lot during their forty-seven years.
The inside of the amp is quite pristine so electronically, it’s just fine. It sounds amazing if you can stand the sound pressure levels, LOL. Back in the day, Marshall sussed out that by changing the law of the volume pot, their amps would sound louder at ‘1’ when demoed in shops, against their competitors’ amps. That meant that they sold a lot of amps. The downside is that you can’t wind up past 1 without earplugs!
The amp has been regularly serviced by me. Apart from other stuff, I’m a musical instruments service engineer and I just love valve amps. I maintain a spreadsheet and all of my amps have their valves changed regularly. I always buy my valves from Derek at Watford Valves, who I’ve known for decades and he always gives me the best matched quads.
The cabs are available separately here and are NOT included in the sale of this amp. They’re quite new and are loaded with Celstion G12-T75 speakers. While these speakers have a great transient response when compared to G12 Vintage 30s, they also have a slightly extended frequency response. It all comes down to taste. I personally like the V30s and the T75s and quite honestly, I’m not convinced I can hear the difference when they’re being driven by an amp like the 1959, LOL.
The Lexicon MX-200 is a 1U digital mulit-fx processor which isn’t very programmable but being Lexicon, it’s easy to dial up a reverb or a delay quickly. This is great in a live environment where you need to synthesise some space but don’t have the necessity of wanting something super special.
Despite its simplicity, it’s got balanced inputs and outputs as well as S/P DIF, MIDI and even USB, the latter allowing for easy computer hook-up and programming.
If you have a lot of MIDI outboard gear or synthesisers, then you need one of these. Roland developed the A-880 in the late eighties so they’re quite old. I have a few of these ‘cos they’re just so reliable. The well laid out buttons easily allow you to select an input and route it to as many outputs as you like. NOTE: It doesn’t support MIDI merge so you can’t select two inputs and rout them to one output.
I have three of these. One is perfect, one has damage on the rear around the MIDI input sockets and one has a damaged left rack ear. Both units are totally functional but were damaged in transit when I originally bought them off eBay many years ago. I have therefore chosen a price for the damaged units that I feel reflects their condition. The last picture shows the damage on the unit with the damaged rack ear. I didn't think photographing the unit with damage to the chassis around the MIDI inputs sockets was worth it, to be honest.
PRICE: £130.00 plus £15.00 p&p to UK mainland. Cost of shipping includes insurance.
DAMAGED UNITS PRICE: £110.00 plus £15.00 p&p to UK mainland. Cost of shipping includes insurance.
The picture below shows the damaged rack ear on one of the units I am selling.
A pair of newer 4 x 12, loaded with Celestion G12-T75 speakers. While not the Vintage 30s, I personally find the T75s a lot more articulate with considerably more transient retention than their classic counterparts which are supposed to be 'warmer'. It all depends on what kind of sound your after.
Both cabs have original castors and the 1960A sits on top of the 1960B to make the classic Marshall stack.
Neither cabs have been gigged and are in really nice condition.
Each cab is rated at 300 Watts RMS and has an impedance of 16Ω. The input panel on the rear of each cab, allows for a 'stereo' connection which will be 2 x 8Ω. When both cabs are wired into one amp, the combined impedance is 8Ω. Hope that makes sense but if it doesn't just ask me. 🙂
PRICE: £600.00. COLLECTION FROM HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE ONLY.
A fine example of an iconic eighties keyboard controller with only a few scuffs, I’m actually offering two of these here; buy one get one free. Having said that, I’m not sure if the white one actually works. I only bought it for spare parts.
This red Axis is seriously unique. I used to work for Roland in the eighties and I don’t recall a version with reverse coloured keys ever being released.
As already mentioned, this isn’t in perfect condition but it does all work.
PRICE: £450.00. COLLECTION FROM HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE ONLY.
A newer Marshall 1960a slanted (top) cab. When I say ‘newer’, I mean that it’s only a few years old and is loaded with the contemporary Celestion G12-T75 speakers as opposed to the Vintage 30s. I’ve never gigged this cab and it’s in quite nice condition. This is a proper classic cab with castors.
The cab is rated at 300 Watts RMS and has an impedance of 16Ω. The input panel on the rear of the cab, allows for a 'stereo' connection which will be 2 x 8Ω. Hope that makes sense but if it doesn't just ask me. 🙂
PRICE: £300.00. COLLECTION FROM HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE ONLY.