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Marshall Astoria AST 2 Custom Combo

Marshall Astoria AST 2 Custom Combo, Guitar Amp

Item number: 10105213
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Guitar Amp • Technology: Valve • Power: 30 W • Channels: 1 • Gain Levels: 2 • Loudspeakers: 1x 12" • Loudspeaker Type: Celestion Creamback • EQ: Edge, Bass, Middle, Treble • Inserts: Series • Pre Amp Valves: 3x 12AX7 • Power Amp Valves: 2 x KT66 • Impedance: 4/8/16 ohms • Output for Extension Speakers: Yes • Including: Footswitch and cover • Dimensions (WxHxD): 60,0 x 54,0 x 26,0 cm • Weight: 27,5 kg • Country of Origin: England • Finger jointed birch plywood case • Cathode bias without negative feedback • Switchable power reduction • Hand-wired • GZ34 rectifier tube • Marshall's Astoria Series is breaking new ground - high-quality hand-wired amps at the Boutique Amp level! The Astoria AST 3 Dual Head is a puristic dual-channel amp with some contemporary features such as tube-buffered, serial loop-in and push/pull-body (bassboost) circuitry. Both channels share a 4-band control, the Overdrive channel is adjustable in volume and gain. The cathode BIAS power amplifier draws 30 watts from a pair of KT-66 tube, the power can be reduced to 5 watts. The usual gain control is replaced by a sensitivity potentiometer in AST 3 - this is directly used for the feedback of the output stage. The degree of distortion is controlled without changing the sound characteristics. The Edge Controller has a similar function to a traditional Presence Pot, which affects high frequencies in the output stage.

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