I was able to explore the different options of the Mark V at NAMM 2009 last Sunday. I also shot a short video clip but don't expect much given that the two booths next to Mesa were so loud that is hard to hear the amp. However, I posted a video from accordo.it below so you can hear the sound in high quality. It is surprisingly accurate to what the amp sounded like in person.

With clean, fat, tweed, edge, crunch, Mark I, Mark IIC+ and Mark IV modes PLUS 10, 45 and 90 watts power options all I have to say about the Mark V is this:

You can check out my review and videos on my blog here:


FYI, the amp is still in production and won't be available until the end of February, beginning of March. However, expect some back ordering given to the high demand.