Marshall MG15CFX 15W 1x8" Guitar Combo Amplifier (Discontinued)
Marshall Amps need no introduction, it continues to be the brand of choice for professionals and legendary guitarists that include Angus Young, Joe Perry, Eric Johnson, Steph Carpenter, Slash and many more. And they're not just building amps for the stars, they also have practice amps for up and coming artists and wannabes!
From their production line, the Marshall MG15CFX has been highly recommended because it comes with a solid state version of the familiar Marshall crunch tone bundled with essential effects.
- Reverb, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Delay (tap-tempo) and Octave (fixed)
- There are four channels: Clean, Crunch, OD1 and OD2
- In Manual mode, it operates like any normal amp.
- Preset mode
- 15 Watts
- 8″ Custom speaker.
For quick practice with minimal setup time, you can use it as a traditional amp and just adjust the 3-band EQ, volume and gain knobs to get the sound you want. But it doesn't end there because the amp has four channels that you can edit, store and recall for instant tone versatility. This gives you the option to stick with classic tones or go for other sounds by playing with presets, settings and the built-in effects.
Speaking of effects, Marshall equipped this amp with only the essential effects that include the three popular modulation effect types - chorus, flange and phaser. Also built into the amp are delay and reverb effects. These effect types aren't as over the top as the other modeling amps, making sure that you stick to practicing and avoid wasting time on playing with exotic effects that you probably won't be using live anyway. Finally the amp is housed in a nice looking carbon fibre finish exterior which looks nice to the eyes.
Although this amp has been recommended by many others, and I previously recommended it in 2015 on GuitarSite.com, it's not currently being recommended in any of our gear guides here because there are now more highly rated options to choose from - visit the links below to find the amps we currently recommend.