The Marshall 2555X Silver Jubilee guitar amp head is a modern re-issue of the 2555 amp with the same sonic characteristics and functionality, back by popular demand. Originally released in 1987 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of Marshall Amplification and the 50th year of Jim Marshall being in the music business. The new 2555X features improvements on the back panel output jacks and now has no selector, instead has five speaker output jacks. Complete with silver vinyl covering and chrome-plated control panel.
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Based on JCM800 2203 and 2204 Master Volume models, the Jubilee amplifiers were the first Marshall products with Pentode/Triode switching, which halves power output.
The Jubilee Series featured an innovative, if somewhat unusual, preamp circuit which had three gain 'modes'; Clean, Rhythm Clip, and footswitchable Lead Channel. The Bass, Middle, Treble and Presence controls, although shared between channels, were re-designed and offered more tonal variation than any other Marshall Product had before.
There have been some feature improvements made to the 2555X. On the back panel the original 2555 had two speaker output jacks and a rather awkward Output Impedance Selector. For easier operation this selector has been removed and is replaced by fiver speaker output jacks ranging 16 Ohm to 4 Ohm. The Mains Voltage Selector from the back panel has been removed, as each 2555X amplifier is now fixed to match the mains voltage of each country.
There are also some minor cosmetic improvements, the handle end caps are silver metal instead of black, the input jack nut is chrome instead of black plastic, and the Mains/Standby switches look slightly different.
Any electrical items in your order may have been designed to work with a 240V circuit, using a United Kingdom G type plug connection or a 220V circuit, using an EU plug connection. An adapter or transformer may be required for these items to work properly and safely in your country. Some items work with a range of voltages, or have a switchable voltage control built in. Please refer to the specific product details for further information.