Anybody like their Marshall JVM215C?

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  1. ecbluesman54

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    I own a JVM head that I love. With that said, I have played the 50W 1x12 in a store and thought it was great. I just think that it is quite expensive.
     
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    I think It is good BUT the 4 channel is well worth the extra cash, and sounds a lot better.
     
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    what sounds better about the 4 channel??

    If I was just looking for a decent clean and a classic Marshall crunch would the two channel version do it ??

    Or is the 4 channel just inherently better ? Like it has better cleans or something ??

    I'm interested in one of these, but the 4 channel combo only comes in a 2x12 combo version..........just too heavey to carry around for me to gigs and I only need clean and crunch/od .
     
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    I'm with Eagle1, the difference in price between the 2 and 4 channel makes the 4 channel a better deal. The 1X12 sounded one dimensional compared to the 2X12, so I went for the 4 channel combo. Having a great clean, crunch, and lead channel(plus an extra for metal tones) in one box is great!

    I love my JVM410C, but it is pretty heavy(still 20 lbs lighter than my Lonestar 2X12!). The side handles make it much easier to move around though.
     
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    Can you get great sounds at descent volumes ( the band i'm in plays a lot of relatively low volume clubs and weddings ) ??

    Also, has it been reliable for you ?
     
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    Well, since it's 100 watts, it starts sounding good at louder volumes. I play clubs with it but it's at a higher volume than your typical wedding. I wouldn't recommend it if that's the type of gigs you're mostly playing because the master volume knobs are touchy at lower volumes and it might be tough to get the exact level you want.

    I use a Blues Jr(modded) with pedals for my smaller gigs- sounds good, smaller lighter, and the EL84's can heat up more than the Marshall.
     
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    Thanks man.
     
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    Good input. I was also leaning towards the 2 channel, but I guess the thought of the four chan w/ a clean, OD, and lead channel plus a 4th channel for heavier tones is nice.
    I agree, I do think it is a bit expensive so I was hoping to pick one up used.
    Thanks for all the replies!
     
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    You might try to cut a deal on a demo unit. I bought my JVM410 demo for $2000.00. Right now with the economy the way it is, I believe most dealers won't walk away from a reasonable cash offer.
     

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