MG100DFX review by Marshall

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 8
  • Reliability & Durability: 6
  • Features: 6
  • Reviewer's score: 7 Good
  • Users' score: 7.4 (234 votes)
Marshall: MG100DFX
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Price paid: $ 402.6

Purchased from: big rock

Sound — 8
I have used this with different guitars and it can definately hold it own tonally but lacks a certain quality. The sound of this amp is never going to set the world talking and was forced to sell it for something with a little more substance(a Marshall AVT150). This has no valves and so could never compete with valve breakup and it simply can not get the sound of volume distortion.

Overall Impression — 8
Basically it's a good starter amp for giging and practiceing but if you want some serious kit or an impressive sound spend some more cash and get a better amp (with some valves!)

Reliability & Durability — 6
This amp is solid although I did have problems with the handle as it was a bit small and weak for the size/weight of the amp. You can chuck this amp around regularly and still expect it to work.

Features — 6
See previous review for specifications.

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