#1
I've got a Marshall 30DFX amp and I want to get a more AC/DC'y sound from it.

What settings do I need to dial in to get the sound??

I've played around with the gain/drive etc etc but can't quite seem to get it.


any suggestions?
#2
use the clean channel, buy a pedal.
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#3
turn it up to 10 on clean
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#4
well, a lot of people are gonna jump right to bashing your MG, ill actually try to help. Im not familiar with the MG so i dont know what kind of channels it has. If it has a crunch channel, use that and up the Treble and put the mids around 5, bass around 6, but like i said, im not familiar with the MG's EQ and channels
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#5
not alot of gain but a shit ton of volume
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#6
^agreed, but also, try rolling off your guitar's volume a little too. i did that with my SG and MG15DFX, and that made it alot closer to Angus's sound
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#7
Well, it won't really work on an MG, but turn up your treble and mids, keep your bass around half and dial you gain so you get a nice crunch
#8
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well, a lot of people are gonna jump right to bashing your MG, ill actually try to help. Im not familiar with the MG so i dont know what kind of channels it has. If it has a crunch channel, use that and up the Treble and put the mids around 5, bass around 6, but like i said, im not familiar with the MG's EQ and channels



yeah, i wasnt bashing him, i was honestly telling his how to do it.
maybe he has $40 for a pedal and can stop kicking himself in the ass trying to get a good ACDC tone.

and i say this as someone who HAS experience wt this amp.


edit: TS just throwing this out there because ur name is fender fan, but you're using humbuckers right?
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#9
I would leave the bass around 3, turn treble up to abuot 7 and mids all the way up, gain around 6 and turn up the volume. AC/DC isn't all that much gain the sound comes from the amps being cranked
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#11
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I wouldn't think cranking a mg would make for good tone. At all.

Lots of treble, and listen to jenny

Yeah, turn it DOWN (like to 0)
But seriously, AC/DC's tone comes from a cranked TUBE amp. Cranking that SS amp will sound terrible
#12
yeah my forum name (fenderfan03) is from 2003 when I'd just bought my strat. I now play an epiphone les paul but I don't think the mods would change my username.

cheers for all your replies on the amp settings - i'll have a fiddle with my knobs later.
#13
my pocket pod did the trick. amp set to clean mode, pocket pod set to the Back In Black setting.

why didn't I do this before?? sounds fantastic!!