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Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp  

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Marshall's AS50D is a 50-watt, 2 x 8" acoustic guitar combo amp with 2 channels, including a phantom-powered microphone channel. It features a redesigned tweeter, digital chorus and reverb, and an ant... Click To Read More About This Product

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Marshall's AS50D is a 50-watt, 2 x 8" acoustic guitar combo amp with 2 channels, including a phantom-powered microphone channel. It features a redesigned tweeter, digital chorus and reverb, and an anti-feedback notch filter. Each channel sports its own volume, EQ, FX loop, and D.I. output. Master volume, line out and RCA inputs round things out nicely.

Believe it or not, the Marshall design team does not consist solely of metal heads, rockers, and blues lovers. The award-winning, critically acclaimed AS50D is proof of their diversity and expertise.

Features
  • Output (RMS): 50 watt
  • Channels: 2
  • Speakers: 2 x 8"
  • Volume: 1 per channel
  • Independent EQ for each channel
  • Microphone input
  • Phase switch
  • Phantom Power
  • RCA Inputs
  • Anti-feedback notch filter
  • Channel Assignable Chorus
  • Digital Reverb
  • Master volume
  • FX loop
  • D.I. Outputs
  • Line Out
Specifications
  • Dimensions: 21.34" x 16.38" x 10.28" (542 x 416 x 261 mm)
    Weight: 35.3" (16 kg)
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5 year parts/ 3 year labor warranty.


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MarshallAS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.7

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Excellent sound (3)
  • Good power output (3)
  • Portable (3)
  • Warm / comfy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Amateur recording (3)
  • Home studio (3)
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    • Experienced (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I love this amp

I just got my AS50D via UPS today. Where do I start? I am playing a Taylor 114ce thru this amp and it sounds fantastic. The twin 8" speakers project well without...Read complete review

I just got my AS50D via UPS today. Where do I start? I am playing a Taylor 114ce thru this amp and it sounds fantastic. The twin 8" speakers project well without distorting the natural sound of the guitar. Plenty of volume for a 50 watt amp. That being said, watts aren't everything. I have another marshall amp (mg100hdfx w/mg412a cab)and its a good half stack, don't get me wrong, however, if I had to choose between my 100 watt half stack and my new AS50D I would get rid of the stack in a heart beat. I'm talking about over-all quality comparitively. The AS50D amp has two channels with independent volume and high/low EQ. I have heard some criticism that there is no midle EQ...not really a big deal. I have had no trouble at all finding perfect balance in tone so take that with a grain of salt. In addition to the two jack inputs, there is a mic input on channel two that can be used simultaneously with the guitar...What an amazing feature. I can hardly verbalize how big of a problem this solves for the small-gig-solo-guy. I have been playing and singing thru this amp all day and it is amazing. Guitar and vocals blend very, very well. Even the effects are good. Just chorous and reverb, but what more do you need when playing acoustic? If you are an effects nut, no problem, there is an effects loop on board in the back so you can hook up whatever you think you need. Over all, this is a straight forward, easy-to-opperate amp. Sounds good, looks good, practical, versatile, cost effective. Unless you are going to be playing in a huge auditorium (and I do mean huge) 50 watts will do just fine, so don't bite the hype hook and get reeled into the 100 watt unless you really need it. Word to the wise. Awesome amp!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Never

I purchased this amp after reading many reviews and being impressed with the overall sound quality from a 50W amp. The first time I used this amp for a gig, 2 of the gold...Read complete review

I purchased this amp after reading many reviews and being impressed with the overall sound quality from a 50W amp. The first time I used this amp for a gig, 2 of the gold caps on the adjustment knobs fell off in the back of my car and soon realized that 7 of them where not put on with any type of adhesive and could easily fall off. But this was minor compared to what I would soon find.

I decided to look more closely at the various components and removed the back cover of the cabinet. What I found was two unmarked 8" speakers and nothing to identify them as Celestion as advertised by Marshall. I contacted Celestion directly and after sharing pictures of the product ID tag on the magnets and the speaker chassis shape, this was their response:

Hi Gary –

From the tag panel and chassis shape, I'd have to say it's unlikely to be one of ours.

Regards,

The Doc
Dr. Decibel,

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5.0

LOVE LOVE LOVE this little powerhouse

By Whyte Panther

from Tucson AZ

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this little powerhouse... the only real (inconsequential) complaint is that someone dropped the ball at the factory and forgot to apply adhesive to the face plates on the knobs... a drop of glue and problem solved... can't recommend this baby enough... LOTS more juice than I expected and the clean warm sound you would expect from Marshall

     
    4.0

    Why buy another one

    By Patricia

    from undisclosed

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    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

    Great amp;all the dial facings fell off as I took it out of the box

     
    5.0

    Marshall gets it right

    By Victor

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

    The most natural sounding acoustic amp I've ever had. Love the look to!. If you want just the basic reverb and chorus effects in a powerful and compact package, this is the one!

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Never

    By Gary

    from Murrieta CA

    About Me Experienced

    Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

    I purchased this amp after reading many reviews and being impressed with the overall sound quality from a 50W amp. The first time I used this amp for a gig, 2 of the gold caps on the adjustment knobs fell off in the back of my car and soon realized that 7 of them where not put on with any type of adhesive and could easily fall off. But this was minor compared to what I would soon find.

    I decided to look more closely at the various components and removed the back cover of the cabinet. What I found was two unmarked 8" speakers and nothing to identify them as Celestion as advertised by Marshall. I contacted Celestion directly and after sharing pictures of the product ID tag on the magnets and the speaker chassis shape, this was their response:

    Hi Gary –

    From the tag panel and chassis shape, I'd have to say it's unlikely to be one of ours.

    Regards,

    The Doc
    Dr. Decibel,

     
    4.0

    I would buy it again.

    By Randy

    from undisclosed

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    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

    Very smooth sound with mic and guitar with enough power to do a very large room.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Professional level acoustic amplifier!

    By Jonny G.

    from Medford, OR

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

      This a professional level acoustic amplifier that really stands out above the competition. Very solid and durable construction, with a number of features that make it an excellent choice. The speakers are two eight inch Celestions operating beautifully in tandem, delivering an outstanding smooth, stereo sound. It's a two channel unit as many are, but what I really enjoy is not only the XLR phantom power input on channel two for your mic, but also has a built-in 1/4" jack input on that second channel for a second guitar input if you need it. And of course channel one is a 1/4" input. The built-in reverb and chorus sound magnificent....really good....tonally excellent. And if you would like to run audio from the amp to your PA system for more volume for your larger shows, the as50d has both an XLR direct output and a 1/4" output jack located on the rear of the unit to make things simple. Just connected this amp to my PA for a large show, and it sounded really good.. And as LOUD as I needed. Plenty of power to cover your performance...25 watts each speaker....50 watts total.
      Love the construction of the unit.... durable, heavy duty, with a quality leather handle for toting the amp. Weighs in about 35 pounds. I also purchased the genuine Marshall amp cover for it right away. I highly recommend this amp.

       
      5.0

      Great sounding 50 watt amp!!!

      By Wil

      from Jax Florida

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Good Warmth
      • Portable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

        I use this amp with an Ovation acoustic electric guitar and it sounds wonderful.

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect for acoustic and vocal, and a great value.

        By Colin

        from Los Angeles, CA

        Site Member

        Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

        Just bought the amp. I read many reviews before buying the Marshall, and in general, the reviews I read were good/great, and I agree with them. As far as the negative reviews: I would think that the problems people have had with reliability might stem from bumping the front panel knobs (which are somewhat exposed) when moving/transporting. This can mess up the circuitry and solder joints fairly easily, and that can result in intermittent problems of all sorts. Note:I'm using it in lieu of a pa for a single in small venues. I compared it against the Fender Acoustasonic 90, and preferred the warmer, more present, in-your-face sound, rather than the someone's-playing-in-the-room sound (although nice). Also, the Marshall's 2-8" speakers push more air than the Fender with 1-8", and it's considerably louder than the Fender. The Fender also had more feedback problems and they were harder to control. The Fender does have more effects and they are nicer, but in use, the Marshall's verb on guitar and vocals do a nice job. The chorus is OK too. Yes, it does not have a middle control, however, the freq notch knob is a great (maybe a better) substitute. Set you treble and base, then sweep the warmth in with the notch filter at about 1:30 (? 860 hz). Cranked with my upper end Takamine acoustic with an open sound hole, feedback was not really a problem. The amp has a warmth and a bit of a tube-like compression and sort of a growl, but it add to, rather than detracts from the acoustic's sound (in my opinion, of course); it reaches out and grabs your attention. It does the same to vocals (full and warm). You won't be floaty background musak with this amp. Can you tell I like it? And, it's a great value for the money. Tip: Get it off the floor a bit, with a stand or foot stool. That really cleans up the low end.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect for acoustic and vocal, and a great value.

        By Colin

        from Los Angeles, CA

        Site Member

        Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

        Just bought the amp. I read many reviews before buying the Marshall, and in general, the reviews I read were good/great, and I agree with them. As far as the negative reviews: I would think that the problems people have had with reliability might stem from bumping the front panel knobs (which are somewhat exposed) when moving/transporting. This can mess up the circuitry and solder joints fairly easily, and that can result in intermittent problems of all sorts. Note:I'm using it in lieu of a pa for a single in small venues. I compared it against the Fender Acoustasonic 90, and preferred the warmer, more present, in-your-face sound, rather than the someone's-playing-in-the-room sound (although nice). Also, the Marshall's 2-8"" speakers push more air than the Fender with 1-8"", and it's considerably louder than the Fender. The Fender also had more feedback problems and they were harder to control. The Fender does have more effects and they are nicer, but in use, the Marshall's verb on guitar and vocals do a nice job. The chorus is OK too. Yes, it does not have a middle control, however, the freq notch knob is a great (maybe a better) substitute. Set you treble and base, then sweep the warmth in with the notch filter at about 1:30 (? 860 hz). Cranked with my upper end Takamine acoustic with an open sound hole, feedback was not really a problem. The amp has a warmth and a bit of a tube-like compression and sort of a growl, but it add to, rather than detracts from the acoustic's sound (in my opinion, of course); it reaches out and grabs your attention. It does the same to vocals (full and warm). You won't be floaty background musak with this amp. Can you tell I like it? And, it's a great value for the money. Tip: Get it off the floor a bit, with a stand or foot stool. That really cleans up the low end.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Needs Mid EQ control!

        By Thomas Del Corro

        from Raleigh, North Carolina

        Comments about Marshall AS50D 50W 2x8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp:

        After playing my new Gibson Hummingbird Pro through a Fender Mustang III amp for a couple of months, I felt like I would achieve a fuller and cleaner acoustic guitar sound through a dedicated acoustic guitar amp. My first choice was the Fender Acoustasonic 90, but the local Guitar Center had none in stock. I played through the Fishman Loudbox Mini and the Marshall AS50D in the store and both sounded fine, but not great. I decided to purchase the Marshall when the store offered a great deal. When I got it home and putting the amp through its paces, I was disappointed that my Gibson, with its LR Baggs Element ES pickup system, did not achieve the full clean acoustic sound that I was seeking. As a matter of fact, the Gibson sounded better through the Fender Mustang III than the Marshall. Contrary to the opinion of one of the previous reviewers, whose advice I had considered when purchasing the Marshall, this amp really does need a mid EQ, especially if your acoustic/electric guitar does not have built in EQ, like my Hummingbird Pro. I later bought a Peavey VYPYR VIP 2 amp at Guitar Center, which includes acoustic guitar modeling, and I've been able to achieve the acoustic guitar sound that I was seeking.

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