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Mesa/Boogie Express Plus 5:50 1x12 Combo

$1599.00

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Express Plus 5:50 Combo

 

Overview:

With uniquely inspiring Tone, the Express Plus 5:50™ has become one of our most popular amplifiers. All-Tube and hand-built in our only shop in Petaluma, CA, the Express Plus 5:50 offers genre-defining sounds, near-limitless versatility, and unbeatable value that others can only imitate. The Express Plus 5:50 features several exciting features that take it even closer to the flagship status of our award-winning MARK FIVE®.

Both Express Plus™ models use the same super versatile, tone-packed preamp featuring two fully independent Channels, each of which contain two style enhanced modes to choose from when creating your footswitching preferences.

Channel 1 hosts the blooming low-gain sweetness of CLEAN or the snarling mid-gain percussiveness of CRUNCH and covers the rhythm territories.

Channel 2 offers a different face to mid-gain with the howling honesty of BLUES or a high-gain adventure through the searing layers of molten harmonics in BURN. Together these two inspiring modes invite years of solo exploration.


MULTI-WATT POWER AND OUR FAMOUS 5-BAND GRAPHIC EQ

Both Express Plus models, the bouncy 25 watt 5:25 with its 2xEL84 9-pin power tubes and the bolder 50 watt 5:50 running 2x6L6 octal-base pentodes, now feature our patented Multi-Watt™ Channel Assignable power switching. This valuable feature allows you to run the output tubes in your choice of three different wattage ratings per Channel – very cool right?

But what’s amazing is this – each power mode has it’s own tone-spawning operating class and wiring configuration! Choose the full power mode of 50 watts in the Express Plus 5:50 for Class AB running in a Push-Pull configuration for punch, authority and headroom. Or, kick down to 25 watts for Class A Pentode and a more silky, vintage voice with enhanced clip potential. And for the ultimate in low wattage power, knock it down to the 5 watt mode… now you’re running one tube in Class A Triode wired in a Single-Ended configuration.

Obviously we were thankful the patent office saw the possibilities and rewarded our efforts with a patent, but what excites us is the look on players faces when they hear and feel this power section magic for the first time.


RICH ALL-TUBE REVERB ENHANCES THE SPATIAL QUALITY OF YOUR EXPRESS PLUS

Our rich All-Tube REVERB enhances the spatial quality of your Express Plus 5:50 and each Channel provides an independent Reverb Mix control so you can get the perfect blend of this beautiful effect for each of your footswitchable sounds. The Reverb effect can be triggered on and off via the included Footswitch.

The Express 5:50 features a dramatic enhancement in the EQ department with the inclusion of our time-honored 5 Band Graphic Equalizer! The sliders are added in addition to the original Channel Assignable PRESET contour controls and you can now choose whether you want to use the Sliders or the PRESET in each Channel with the EQ Assign mini toggle. The EQ, whether set to call up the Sliders or the PRESET controls, is also footswitchable and can be called up at any time via the Express Plus Footswitch.

Outboard Processing is handled by the series EFFECTS LOOP, keeping patching to a minimum and protecting tonal integrity a priority. The Express Plus amplifiers are compatible with most good quality processors and using this feature for all of your rack-type effects will produce gratifying results. Select a format below for complete technical specifications.


Quick Overview:

  • Wattage: Multi-Watt™ 5, 25 or 50 (Channel Assignable)
  • Power Tube Type: 2x Mesa 6L6
  • Channels & Modes: 2 Channels / 4 Modes
  • Mode Voicings / Styles: Ch. 1 = Clean or Crunch Ch. 2 = Blues or Burn
  • Reverb / FX / Solo: Graphic EQ, Reverb, FX Loop & Solo
  • Footswitchable Functions: Ch. 1/2, Reverb, EQ & Solo
  • Speaker(s) & Impedance: 1 - 8 Ohm Celestion Custom 90 / Total Load = 8 Ohms
  • Weight: 54 Lbs.
  • Dimensions: 19 1/2" H x 22 7/8" W x 11 3/4" D

Accessories:

  • Footswitch: Included - 4 Button Footswitch (Ch. 1/2, Reverb, EQ & Solo)
  • Slip Cover: Included - Fitted Slip Cover

Cabinet Features:

  • Cabinet Material: Marine Grade, Baltic Birch
  • Standard Finish Options (no extra cost): Black Taurus Vinyl with Black Jute Grille
  • Custom Finish Options: See Custom Finish Gallery
  • Speaker(s) & Impedance: 1 - 8 Ohm Celestion Custom 90 / Total Load = 8 Ohms

Weight And Dimensions:

  • Weight: 54 Lbs.
  • Height: 19 1/2"
  • Width: 22 7/8"
  • Depth: 11 3/4"
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Mesa/Boogie Mini Rectifier Head

$999.00

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Mini Rectifier 

 

Mesa/Boogie Mini Rectifier Twenty-Five Head

MINI RECTIFIER® TWENTY-FIVE: ICONIC RECTO TONE IN AN ULTRA COMPACT 'MINI' AMP— Weighs Only 12 Pounds!

The Mini Rectifier Twenty Five rides atop a 20-year legacy of world-class high gain performance and hit-making sounds that have been at the core of – and even a catalyst for – some of the very best of Modern Rock. You will quickly find that its Mini moniker and physical size bear no resemblance to its stature, power and command over blistering, tight overdrive in the realm of big gain Tone.

Don't think for a moment this is a trendy down-line toy or marketing-derived imitation of our mighty Recto. This is the real deal… in every way a high-end instrument. Lurking within this expensive metal chassis, lies one of our most expressive and nuance-enhancing circuits to date and it creates an exciting, adrenaline-producing Tone machine… one of the most fun to play in the entire MESA collection.

Whether you're rockin' hard or putting the immense versatility of the Mini's four Modes to bear on a variety of styles, you'll get years of inspiration and enjoyment from this little gas-in-glass-powered jewel. We always strive to build classics, icons that you'll treasure amongst your most valuable musical instruments. From the feedback we've received thus far… it seems the Mini Recto is on its way toward achieving that status.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:

  • ALL METAL CHASSIS – BLACK CRINKLE POWDER COAT & POLISHED DIAMOND PLATE
  • Iconic Recto Tone & Styling in an Ultra Compact "Mini" Design - 12 5/8"W x 6 3/4"D x 5 7/8" H – Weighs Only 12 Pounds!
  • CUSTOM DESIGNED AND HANDCRAFTED IN PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA
  • All Tube Amplifier: 2xEL-84 Power Tubes & 5x12AX7 Preamp Tubes 

• Dyna-Watt™ Power Amp featuring Channel Assignable, Multi-Watt™ technology (Patent 7,602,927) providing two power levels with different wiring configurations via independent 10/25 Watt Power Switches: Choose 2 power tubes operating in Class A/B Triode for a sweet, liquid feel at lower volumes, producing 10 Watts, or 2 tubes operating in Mesa's Patented Dyna-Watt™ Class A/B Power for maximum power, punch and clarity, producing 25 Watts
  • Fixed Bias for consistent, maintenance free performance
  • All-Tube, Fully Buffered FX Loop
  • All Aluminum Chassis
  • 1 Button Footswitch (Channel 1/2)
  • Padded Gig Bag w/Strap

2 Fully Independent Channels with 4 Style Modes:

  • Channel 1 features Clean or Pushed Modes
  • Channel 2 features Legendary Vintage or Modern High Gain Modes
  • Each Channel Features a Multi-Watt Power Switch (10/25 Watts) and Independent Gain, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence & Master Controls

FORMAT

  • Metal Chassis Head (Width 12 5/8")



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Mesa/Boogie 2x12 Recto Horizontal Cabinet

$699.00

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Mesa/Boogie 2x12 Recto Horizontal Cab

 

Full Details:
2x12 Recto® Horizontal Cabinet
This cabinet is LEGENDARY! The original Rectifier® 2x12 Horizontal Cabinet was designed by matching the dimensions of the bottom two speakers in a Standard Oversized Rectifier 4x12. While simple in it’s design concept, the resulting sealed enclosure delivers HUGE punch, projection and authority from it’s relatively small size. In addition to world-class low end response, it’s midrange punch and bite, coupled with the classic warmth and cut of Celestion Vintage 30s, makes this cabinet an excellent choice for all styles despite it’s reputation in high gain rock, alternative and metal styles. Anytime you want to bring a 4x12 but can’t, the 2x12 Recto® sounds big enough to make you wonder if you DO have a 4x12 behind you!
You simply won’t find a better cabinet. ALL MESA® ENCLOSURES are made using the finest Void-free, Marine Grade Baltic Birch. Super strong rabbet corners are glued and nailed. Speaker baffles are fitted with superior dado joint construction and braced. Grilles are wrapped around a separate grille board, not the baffle board. Grille material is made of strong twisted jute dipped in a special coating that filters top end for a sweeter response.

The Home of Tone®
Cabinetry plays a major and sometimes overlooked role in achieving the ultimate sound you are searching for. While your amp offers controls for fine-tuning your sound, no amp will sounds its best without an equally good (or better) sounding cabinet. That’s why it’s so important to choose a cabinet that will not only suit your playing style, but also enhance it and the other equipment you're using.
The Rectifier® Cabinet Series is designed and constructed using the best materials, speakers and craftsmanship you can own. Our most popular cabinet line also offers the widest array of configurations, sizes and styling, assuring that you can find a Rectifier Cabinet to fulfill the needs of any tone, feel or footprint you’re looking for.


Features and Specifications:

  • Style/Type: Closed Back (sealed)
  • Speaker(s) & Mounting Position: Celestion Vintage 30s / Rear Mounted
  • Wattage: 120 Watts
  • Mono or Mono + Stereo Input: Mono + Stereo Optional (sold separately)
  • Cabinet Impedance: 8 Ohm
  • Transport Assistance: Included - Track-Loc™ Removable Casters
  • Additional Features: Paralleled Mono Output


Weight And Dimensions:

  • Weight: 61 Lbs.
  • Height: 17 1/2"
  • Width: 30 1/8"
  • Depth: 14 1/4"


Accessories:

  • Slip Cover: Included - Fitted Slip Cover
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Mesa/Boogie JP-2C John Petrucci - Head

$2499.00

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JP-2C Head

 

Introducing the JP-2CTM from MESA Engineering® The ultimate evolution of the legendary MARK IIC+TM circuit!

 

JP-2C Celebrating our 30 year relationship with guitar giant John Petrucci, we introduce the JP-2C... And YES... it’s a IIC+! A next generation Re-Issue of the legendary amp so many players the world over covet and search to find.

  • Made in Petaluma, California with the world’s finest materials
  • All-Tube Amplifier: 4x6L6 Power Tubes / 5x12AX7 Preamp Tubes
  • Class A/B Power Amp delivers exceptional power, punch & clarity
  • 100/60 Watt Selectable Global Power Switch
  • Fixed Bias for consistent, maintenance-free performance

3 Fully Independent Channels with 5 Modes:

Channel 1 Features: Mark IIC+ Clean - Independent Gain, Treble, Mid/Boost (patent applied for; doubles as a standard Midrange Tone Control from 1 to 5 AND a Variable Gain Boost Control from 5 to 10, providing precise levels of sweet harmonic overdrive, from subtle to blistering), Bass, Presence, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls 

Channel 2 Features: Legendary Mark IIC+ Lead or Shred Modes - Independent Gain w/Pull Gain Boost, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence w/Pull Frequency Shift, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls

Channel 3 Features: Legendary Mark IIC+ Lead or Shred Modes - Independent Gain w/Pull Gain Boost, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence w/Pull Frequency Shift, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls

  • Two 5-Band Graphic EQs, each are Footswitchable or Channel Assignable
  • Footswitchable All-Tube, Long-Tank, Spring Reverb with Independent Channel Control (rear panel) 
  • Fully Buffered, Tube FX Loop (MIDI Switchable) 

Built-In CabCloneTM Cabinet Simulator Output featuring:

  • Closed-Back, Open-Back and Vintage Voices / Internal Amp Load & Headphone Output / Speaker On/Off & Ground Lift Switches / Selectable +4 or -10 Output Level Switch

Other Features:

  • MIDI Switchable/Programmable via Control Change and Program Change messages (MIDI IN, MIDI Thru/Out, MIDI Channel & Store Switches) – Controls Channels 1, 2, 3, EQ 1, EQ 2, Shred, Reverb & FX Loop • Slave Output 
  • All Aluminum Chassis 
  • New 3x3, 6 Button Footswitch (Bottom Row: Channel 1, Channel 2, Channel 3 – Top Row: Reverb, EQ 1 & EQ 2) 
  • Slip Cover

Format:

  • Head and Rackmount Head 

Standard Finish:

  • Black Taurus Vinyl / Black Jute Grille

Dimensions:

  • Head: 9 1/4" H x 18 3/4" W x 10 7/8" D 
  • Rackmount Head: 7" H x 19 1/8" W x 9 1/2" D

Weight:

  • Head: 40 lbs. 
  • Rackmount Head: 35 lbs.
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Mesa/Boogie JP-2CTM - Limited Edition Head

$3499.00

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JP-2CTM Limited Edition Head

 

This amp was removed from the box for photos, then returned to the box - This is not a Floor Demo!!

JP-2CTM LIMITED EDITION HEAD A special introductory offer of limited run, custom finished JP-2C Heads, autographed by John Petrucci and Randall Smith.

Featuring the following upgrades:

  • Private Reserve Flame Maple Front Panel
  • Custom Oxblood Stained Front Panel
  • Mother of Pearl “BOOGIE®” Inlay
  • Mother of Pearl “John Petrucci Signature” Inlay
  • Custom Gun Metal Gray Anodized Amp Bezel
  • Limited Edition Certification Plate, Personally Autographed by John Petrucci & Randall Smith

Introducing the JP-2CTM from MESA Engineering® The ultimate evolution of the legendary MARK IIC+TM circuit!

JP-2C Celebrating our 30 year relationship with guitar giant John Petrucci, we introduce the JP-2C... And YES... it’s a IIC+! A next generation Re-Issue of the legendary amp so many players the world over covet and search to find.

  • Made in Petaluma, California with the world’s finest materials
  • All-Tube Amplifier: 4x6L6 Power Tubes / 5x12AX7 Preamp Tubes
  • Class A/B Power Amp delivers exceptional power, punch & clarity
  • 100/60 Watt Selectable Global Power Switch
  • Fixed Bias for consistent, maintenance-free performance

3 Fully Independent Channels with 5 Modes:

Channel 1 Features: Mark IIC+ Clean - Independent Gain, Treble, Mid/Boost (patent applied for; doubles as a standard Midrange Tone Control from 1 to 5 AND a Variable Gain Boost Control from 5 to 10, providing precise levels of sweet harmonic overdrive, from subtle to blistering), Bass, Presence, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls

Channel 2 Features: Legendary Mark IIC+ Lead or Shred Modes - Independent Gain w/Pull Gain Boost, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence w/Pull Frequency Shift, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls

Channel 3 Features: Legendary Mark IIC+ Lead or Shred Modes - Independent Gain w/Pull Gain Boost, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence w/Pull Frequency Shift, Reverb (rear panel), Assignment Switch for Dual 5-Band Graphic EQs (EQ 1 or EQ 2 - On, Off or Footswitchable) & Master Controls

  • Two 5-Band Graphic EQs, each are Footswitchable or Channel Assignable
  • Footswitchable All-Tube, Long-Tank, Spring Reverb with Independent Channel Control (rear panel) 
  • Fully Buffered, Tube FX Loop (MIDI Switchable) 

Built-In CabCloneTM Cabinet Simulator Output featuring:

  • Closed-Back, Open-Back and Vintage Voices / Internal Amp Load & Headphone Output / Speaker On/Off & Ground Lift Switches / Selectable +4 or -10 Output Level Switch

Other Features:

  • MIDI Switchable/Programmable via Control Change and Program Change messages (MIDI IN, MIDI Thru/Out, MIDI Channel & Store Switches) – Controls Channels 1, 2, 3, EQ 1, EQ 2, Shred, Reverb & FX Loop • Slave Output 
  • All Aluminum Chassis 
  • New 3x3, 6 Button Footswitch (Bottom Row: Channel 1, Channel 2, Channel 3 – Top Row: Reverb, EQ 1 & EQ 2) 
  • Slip Cover 

Format:

  • Head

Limited Edition Head Finish:

  • Private Reserve Flame Maple Front Panel
  • Custom Oxblood Stained Front Panel
  • Mother of Pearl “BOOGIE®” Inlay
  • Mother of Pearl “John Petrucci Signature” Inlay
  • Custom Gun Metal Gray Anodized Amp Bezel
  • Limited Edition Certification Plate, Personally Autographed by John Petrucci & Randall Smith

Dimensions:

  • Head: 9 1/4" H x 18 3/4" W x 10 7/8" D 

Weight:

  • Head: 40 lbs. 

 

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Mesa/Boogie Subway D-800 Bass Amplifier

$699.00

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Subway D-800

 

Overview:


A FIRST-EVER-FOR-MESA®. THE ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT, PROFESSIONAL LEVEL CLASS D SUBWAY® D-800™ FOR BASS


Introducing the Subway® D-800™, where MESA®'s passion for Design Excellence and Portability meet the demand for Great Tone in a simple, accessible package. This first-ever-for-MESA ultra-lightweight, yet professionally power-rated Class D package for Bass boasts an easy to navigate, yet full-featured preamp with all the shaping control you’ll need coupled with a mighty 800 watt musical sounding, reliable, featherweight output section. The result is an amp that can command any venue from a small club to a large concert stage and anywhere in between, yet fits in the pocket of your gig bag!


PURE MESA BLOODLINE

Built around a combination of signature circuits ranging from our classic tube models like the vintage Bass 400+™ and more recent Bass Strategy™ 8:88™, to the mosfet powered accuracy and mid-focused definition of the Big Block™ 750 and M9 Carbine™ the new SUBWAY D-800 embodies the best qualities from the entire MESA Bass lineage and unveils a unique new voice all its own.


CONTROL OVER POWER

Tone shaping in the SUBWAY D-800 begins with the Front Panel INPUT section, which is comprised of the INPUT jack and two switches; a MUTE and an ACTIVE/PASSIVE switch for tailoring the input headroom to your instrument. The MUTE switch silences the signal from the INPUT jack to the SPEAKER output, HEADPHONE output and DI output for silent tuning. Convenient Indicator LEDs are provided on the right side of the Front Panel for all switched functions.


DEEPER STILL

Still not enough bottom you say… we listen and obey. For all those who need that extra huge Tone, we’ve included a DEEP switch that further enhances low end and puts an unmistakable sub-low component into the mix.


4-BAND EQ

Further Tone shaping is handled by our 4-Band Fixed, Rotary EQ Section comprised of BASS, LOW MID, HIGH MID and TREBLE Controls. While the BASS and TREBLE controls deliver sweet, musically useful regions of low end fundamental and top end clarity, it’s the two powerful overlapping MID Bands that allow pinpoint accuracy when sculpting the important attack region and body of your Tone. LOW MID fills in the higher bottom end and determines fullness and bloom, while the HIGH MID helps you define how your sound tracks with the drums and where you want to sit in the mix. With these four controls as your foundation and the VOICING control as the finishing touch, or even vice versa, any sound you desire is only a quick twist away.


FIND YOUR VOICE

While VOICE controls have appeared on several MESA Bass designs, here on the SUBWAY D-800, we opted for a continuously variable rendering that allows fine-tuning of your sound from a more “flat” response to a radically scooped midrange sound with the lows and highs boosted. This sweep-able version of the VOICING control allows near infinite shaping and let’s you decide the degree of “sauce” that’s right for your individual Bass and musical style.


CONNECTIVITY

Pro features are abundant on the D-800 Rear Panel and all of your interfacing needs are provided for here. SPEAKON SPEAKER OUTPUT jacks allow sturdy connection to the enclosure of your choice. An IMPEDANCE switch allows you to optimize the SUBWAY’s mighty output power for a variety of speaker configurations and wiring schemes. Regardless of your impedance requirements, the SUBWAY delivers its authoritative power and great Tone in full measure.


PRACTICE PRIVATELY, PLAY PRIVATELY. OUTPUT FOR ALL

A HEADPHONES OUTPUT is provided so you can enjoy the SUBWAY’s great sound without disturbing others. Further inspiration is available for solo enjoyment by connecting pre-recorded music, a sequencer or a drum machine to the AUX Input and playing to accompaniment while using headphones.


A comprehensive DIRECT OUTPUT section is included in the SUBWAY’s platform so you can share your Tone with the world of recording and/or reinforcement and provides a full set of options for your D.I. needs. The standard MALE 3-Pin XLR is controlled via 3 mini toggles that determine both SOURCE (PRE or POST) and LEVEL (MIC or LINE) as well as a PIN 1 LIFT option on the XLR to aid in curing Ground noise problems when interfacing with Consoles of all types.


FEATURES:

  • Designed & Handcrafted in Petaluma, California
  • Class D Power with 8/4 or 2 Ohm Impedance Switch for optimum Power to Load Performance
  • 800 Watts @ 4 or 2 Ohms (400 @ 8)
  • Active/Passive Input Switch
  • Play/Mute Switch
  • Preamplifier features: Input Gain with Clip Indicator (O/D LED), Variable Voicing (Flat to Vintage Scoop), Fully Active 4-Band EQ (+/- 12dB of Bass, Low-Mid, High-Mid, Treble) plus Deep Switch (for enhanced low-end) and Master Volume
  • Balanced XLR Line Out with Pre/Post, Line/Mic & Ground Lift Switches
  • Headphone Output
  • Auxiliary Input
  • Protection & Limit LED Indicators
  • 2 Speakon Speaker Output Jacks
  • Fan Cooled
  • Gig Bag w/Strap

Quick Overview:

  • Wattage: 800 Watts @ 4 or 2 Ohms / 400 Watts @ 8 Ohms
  • Power Amp Type: Light-Weight Class D Power Amp & 8/4 or 2 Ohm Impedance Switch
  • Preamp: Solid-State Preamp
  • EQ / Dynamics Control: Variable Voicing (Flat to Vintage Scoop), Fully Active 4-Band EQ plus Deep Switch (for enhanced low-end)
  • Footswitchable Functions: N/A
  • Weight: 5.5 Lbs.
  • Dimensions: 3 1/8" H x 10 5/8" W x 11 1/4" D
  • Available Formats: Compact (Metal) Head

Accessories:

  • Footswitch: N/A
  • Slip Cover Included - Gig Bag with Shoulder Strap

Weight And Dimensions:

  • Weight: 5.5 Lbs.
  • Height: 3 1/8"
  • Width: 10 5/8"
  • Depth: 11 1/4"
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Mesa/Boogie Mark V Head

$2349.00

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Mark V Head

 

The MARK V is really a collection of amplifiers.

IT TOOK 40 YEARS of Randall Smith's experience designing high-performance tube amps to get this much TONE under one roof and keep it easy to dial. More than a collection of amplifiers, the MARK FIVE™ is a living history of MESA's® contributions and a tribute to the evolution of electric guitar tone.

THEY'RE ALL HERE: the MARK I®, the MARK IIC+®, the MARK IV®… all these are faithful recreations that benefit from our decades of refinement and leave many saying they're better than the original! More than our Greatest Hits, you'll also find some new Brit-inspired circuits here that rival these classic Boogie sounds and are destined to become iconic on their own merit.

No less than 9 patents stand guard over your Tone… ensuring your investment will be protected and your amp will hold its value. (MARK II C's and MARK IV's still sell for more than their original purchase price). Beware of Imitators!

Overview:
The MARK V is really a collection of amplifiers. There are far too many circuits and sounds to think of it as merely an amp. It is also a living history of our company. From the ground breaking MARK I that introduced the world to high-gain with it’s cascading pre amp, to the Mark II - the world’s first high gain Dual Mode Channel Switching amplifier and it’s later siblings that introduced Simul-ClassTM power. From the MARK III that ushered in the era of 3 Channel footswitching performance, to the MARK IV which gave all this power individual control, the MARK V is the embodiment of the last 40 years of guitar amp history.

PREAMP:
Three distinct Channels present the 3 footswitchable sounds in a simple to dial platform, but don’t let that fool you... beneath each set of controls lies another layer of performance. Each preamp Channel contains 3 distinct Modes that are controlled by a simple mini-toggle MODE switch found in the upper left corner of each Channel. This switch is responsible for the voicing of each Channel. In some cases these voicings are related by style and give you important musical differences within a gain structure and sonic theme. In other cases, both gain and EQ are radically altered to achieve drastically different sounds - yet these sounds appear on the same set of controls. This is a result of needing a certain circuit architecture and Tone control string to achieve a particular sound style. Sometimes these extreme mode differences require different Gain and Tone control treatments to achieve a recognizable and iconic sound. In other words, it may require some dialing of the controls when you are touring through the modes. With circuits capable of these extremes, there is simply no way to avoid this. Don’t worry though, with what you learn in this manual combined with using your ear - you will quickly learn to choose a mode and dial it up to your needs in seconds.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:
Simul-Class™ Power Amp (Patents 4,532,476 & 4,593,251) featuring Multi-Watt™ (Patent 7,602,927) and Duo-Class™ (Patent 7,173,488) technologies which provide three power and three operating class options that are channel assignable via 10/45/90 Watt Power Switches: Choose 2 power tubes operating in pure vintage Class A (single-ended), producing 10 Watts - 2 tubes running in time-honored Class A/B producing 45 Watts or 4 tubes running in Mesa's legendary, patented Simul-Class Power that blends the best of Class A and Class A/B simultaneously to produce 90 Watts of pure tonal magic / 4x6L6 (or 4xEL-34), 7x12AX7, 1x5U4

  • Bias Select Switch (6L6/EL34)
  • Fixed Bias for Consistent, Maintenance Free Performance
  • Full Power/Variac Power™ Switch (Patent 5,091,700)
  • 3 Fully Independent Channels with 9 Modes (Channel 1 = Clean, Fat or Tweed™, Channel 2 = Edge, Crunch or Mark I™, Channel 3 = Mark IIC+™, Mark IV™ or Extreme)
  • Normal/Bold Switch on Channel 1, Normal/Thick Switch on Channel 2 (Mark I mode only), Normal/Bright Switch & Pentode/Triode Switch on Channel 3

Each Channel features: Independent Gain, Treble, Mid, Bass, Presence, Master, Footswitchable or Auto-Assignable Contour Depth Control, Footswitchable All-Tube, Long Spring Reverb Control, Rectifier Tracking™ (Auto-selects Tube for all 10 Watt Modes, Diode for all 90 Watt Modes, selectable Tube or Diode for 45 Watt Modes on Channels 1 and 2, Diode for 45 Watt Mode on Channel 3 - Patents 5,168,438 & 7,193,458)

  • 5 Band Graphic EQ is Footswitchable, Channel Assignable and Selectable between 1 group of 5-Band Sliders or 3 channel specific, variable depth Contour Controls
  • Footswitchable, Channel Assignable or True Bypassable Fully Buffered FX Loop with Send Level Control (over all channels when activated)
  • Output Level Control (over all channels when activated)
  • Footswitchable Solo Level Control – Patent 6,724,897 (over all channels when activated)
  • True "Hard" Bypass Switch removes FX Loops, Output Level & Solo Level Controls from signal path
  • Tuner Output w/Footswitchable Mute
  • Slave Out w/Level Control
  • Fan Cooled with On/Off Switch
  • External Switching Jacks for Channels 2, 3 (channel 1 is default), EQ & Solo
  • Aluminum Chassis • New 4x4 - 8 Button Footswitch (Bottom Row: Channel 1, Channel 2, Channel 3, Solo – Top Row: Reverb, FX Loop, EQ & Tuner Mute)
  • Slip Cover
  • Kitchen Sink, Ice Maker, Beer Cooler (just kidding) but easier to use than this list suggests (not kidding)!

FORMATS: Medium Head (Width 22-7/8 inches) / 1x12 Combo, C90 Speaker, Casters

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