#1
I have some questions about my Marshall 5210.
I use a Zoom G2.1Nu pedal in it, but everytime I use a distorted sound it sounds really bad. Kinda like if you had the gain/overdrive on like 1000000, and it doesnt help if I turn it down. Should I put the Zoom in the input on the back of the amp instead, could that make any difference?

The other thing is that it pops when i turn it off, like a loud bang. I've heard that it isnt anything dangerous for the amp, but its really annoying.
#2
Is it a tube amp? If it is, the popping you're hearing might be coming from if you're turning the power off, then the standby.
#3
Quote by AsOneIStand
Is it a tube amp? If it is, the popping you're hearing might be coming from if you're turning the power off, then the standby.

Nope, not a tube.
#4
does it sound the same if you use headphones?
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#6
The 5210 is the 50W combo version of the MOSFET lead from the JCM800 era.

Sounds like you are driving the preamp too hard. Try turning down the output on the Zoom.
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