Marshall Origin 50H Head

Tube Amp Head for Electric Guitar

  • Gain boost function
  • Two voicings (Normal, High Treble), which can be mixed continuously via the tilt control
  • Switchable power reduction for full sound in any environment
  • 1 Channel
  • Power: 50 watts
  • Preamp tubes: 3x ECC83 (12AX7)
  • Power tubes: 2x EL34
  • Controls: Gain - Tilt - Bass - Middle - Treble - Master - Presence
  • Switches: Power On / Off - Output Low / Mid / High - Gain Boost (Pull Volume)
  • Serial effect grinding path
  • Connections: Input (6.3 mm jack) - DI Out (6.3 mm jack) - FX Send & Return (2x 6.3 mm jack) - Footswitch (6.3 mm jack)
  • Speaker outputs: 3x 6.3 mm jack (16 ohms / 8 ohms)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 577 x 225 x 228 mm
  • Weight: 11.8 kg
  • Includes footswitch
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Further Information

Power 50 W
Power Amplifier Tubes EL34
Channels 1
Reverb No
Footswitch Yes

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Pros and Cons
Philip.S, 16.05.2020
CONs
1) The power scaling makes isn't powerful enough, you'll have a very hard time getting a good crunch tone at bedroom levels... Great for gigs though

2) annoyingly bassy. I'm a blues player and sometimes I like bassy, Jazzy tones. but even then, the bass is too unruly. I normally play with the bass control either at 0 or at 9 o'clock.

3) I still want more gain. This amp (combined with a boost pedal) will get you anywhere from Dire Straits to AC/DC, but that's about it...
I don't often need to have much gain, but it would be nice if it were there.

PROs
1) BEAUTIFUL overdriven tones, especially with a boost pedal. note that this will make you the most hated person in the neighbourhood.

2) lots of headroom, handles clean tones extremely well, you could probably amplify an acoustic with it

3) Really nice EQ controls, I LOVE the tilt control, the eq is super versatile, like I said though, it's too bad about how loud the bass is.

4) Looks STUNNING, it's really something in person
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Marshall Quality, Shame About The Sound
Stephen6002, 23.05.2020
I bought this in an attempt to split the weight of my guitar rig, currently a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe IV. Using an A/B switch, it was easy to compare the two. Sadly, the Marshall lacked the lovely full sound of the Fender. I even tried connecting the speaker of the Fender to the Marshall and vice versa. It improved the Marshall marginally, but the Fender still sounded better, even through the separate cabinet that I was using for the Marshall.
With tone settings Bass:10 Middle:10 Treble:0 Presence:0 the Marshall sound still lacked body and depth. Increasing Treble or Presence just made it shrill. Using the Tilt control, the sound just went from woolly to ear-piercingly shrill with nothing in between that I liked. Engaging the gain boost helped a bit if you have it on all the time, you have no extra boost left for soloing.
Disappointed!
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Review after a few months use
John Gilbride, 04.04.2020
Having used this head both for jamming with bands and in tracks I have produced, I can honestly say that it is fantastic. I play a wide range of music, from Steely Dan style jazz rock to Meshuggah style low tuned metal.
Its clean to moderate crunching tones are delicious, the way it breaks up is incredibly pleasing, and when you stick a Les Paul in front of it, the magic starts to happen, chuck on that bridge pickup, and you're set.
Its not a high gain modern metal amp, but with determination, a graphic eq pedal and a cheap OD pedal, Ive been able to get to perform pretty much the way I want to, but with it's own unique character going on.
Pros: Its packed full of tone, SUPER LOUD, and has enough little features in it to be quite versatile.

Cons: It does take a lot of experimentation and getting used to the controls to dial in your tones exactly the way you want to, and it is a little heavy.
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George got, 11.06.2020
Hello guys. I bought this unit in order to use it as a back up amp but I changed my mind. this amp goes to straight to the front lines . I really like this hard rock sound . perfect for me and my band
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