Marshall 1958X 18-watt 2x10" Handwired Tube Combo Amp

Handwired 18-watt 2-channel All-tube 2x10" Guitar Combo Amplifier with Tube Tremolo - Black
Marshall 1958X 18-watt 2x10
Marshall 1958X 18-watt 2x10
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Marshall 1958X 18-watt 2x10" Handwired Tube Combo Amp
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Handwired Marshall Combo with Big Vintage Tone

The Marshall 1958X tube amplifier combo brings back this iconic amp in all its point-to-point, handwired glory. This all-tube, 18-watt beast gives you access to some of the most iconic rock and blues tones in history. The 1958X's natural sustain and compression comes courtesy of a a pair of EL84 power tubes and a EZ81 rectifier. A handwired turret board, a tube-driven tremolo circuit, and a pair of 10" Celestion speakers offer up authentic tone, vibe, and feel. We see lots of amplifiers at Sweetwater, but trust us - you'll love playing through the Marshall 1958X tube amp combo.

Marshall 1958X 2 x 10" Tube Amplifier Combo at a Glance:
  • Classic blues and rock tones
  • Handwired vintage reissue
  • Celestion Greenback speakers
Classic blues and rock tones

If you desire the classic blues and rock tones from yesteryear, then you'll love the Marshall 1958X tube amplifier combo. This is the guitar tone that shaped the sound of '60s blues and rock, from sweet and smooth clean tones to overdriven, growling dirt. Re-created in all its point-to-point handwired goodness, the 1958X is sure to be the center of your guitar rig. And if you need to push the 1958X to the limit, just put your favorite gain boost pedal in front of it and listen to your guitar sing.

Handwired vintage reissue

Part of Marshall's Handwired series, the 1958X combo amp is an exact re-creation of the legendary amp from the '60s. The 1958X packs three ECC83 preamp tubes and a pair of EL84 power tubes for incredible tonal prowess. You also get an EZ81 tube rectifier, which is responsible for the Marshall 1958X's smooth, singing quality.

Celestion Greenback speakers

Marshall loaded the 1958X with a pair of 10" Celestion G10-F15 Greenback speakers for their unquestionable vintage tone. Think rich midrange and a warm low-frequency response that's neither too tight or too loose, as well as a gentle high-frequency roll-off that sounds right whether you're playing clean or full-bore. You'll instantly recognize the classic sound when you hear it, and it's the perfect foundation for rock and blues guitar.

Marshall 1958X 2 x 10" Tube Amplifier Combo Features:
  • Accurate reissue of the legendary 1962 amplifier, a '60s rock legend
  • Handwired in the U.K.
  • 18 watts of power - perfect for gigging and recording
  • A pair of EL84 power tubes and a EZ81 tube rectifier adds natural, smooth compression and sustain to your tone
  • Tube-driven tremolo circuit for authenticity
  • Sounds great with gain boost pedal in front of it
Get the iconic rock tones you've been looking for with the handwired Marshall 1958X tube amplifier combo!

Additional Media

1900 Series User Manual
Guitar Amp Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Type Tube
Number of Channels 2
Total Power 18W
Speaker Size 2 x 10"
Effects Yes (Tremolo)
EQ 1-band
Preamp Tubes 3 x ECC83/12AX7
Power Tubes 2 x EL84, 1 x EZ81 (Rectifier)
Inputs 2 x TS
Height 21.1"
Width 24.1"
Depth 9.1"
Manufacturer Part Number M-1958X-U

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Mini Plexi

I found just the bed every type of Marshall amp ever made. What I like so much about this is responds like a real tube amp and by the way it's really not all that particular loud. What I prefer to do with mine is Dime it. Rollback my guitar volume for a nice clean sound move it up Midway and get a nice chunk then open or all the way up for a lead. It's just as classic as classic can be! Very well-constructed and besides the tube cage it's very realistic to how they made it back in the day. FYI whatever you do don't ever change out the speakers I made that mistake. The speakers that come with the amp or designed for the amp and sound incredible with the app nothing else sounds better. Great blues and even classic rock bar amplifier! At this price! Deep heavy sigh! I paid a thousand more for mine but, it was worth every dime! If you like Marshall and you're a connoisseur this is an amplifier you simply cannot live without

Great Job Marshall

Really was blown away how this is true vintage; it will define your sound; get ready.
Music background: Classic rock

Inspiring Amp

I recently picked up one of these on clearance sale (it was also the demo model, so it was marked down to about 1/3 of the MSRP). I have always wanted a Marshall blues breaker, and I was immediately grabbed by the vintage appearance of the amp. I plugged in with a Les Paul and fell in love with the classic 60's Duane Allman/Eric Clapton tone. I have had the amp for about a week now and I still love it. Its easily the most dynamic amp I've ever played through, with a range of crunch available based on my pick attack. The amps clean tone is great -- crisp through my start, and warm through my Les paul. Turning the volume up about half way yields a serious little wing tone using single coils, and is in perfect british blues territory with hum buckers. When the amp is turned up to 10 (which I have only done once for fear of the neighbors calling the police), the distortion and compression sound like a classic 60's marshall (JTM 45/bluesbreaker). There are only two downsides of this amp--the lack of headroom and the price. I sometimes play gigs where the guitar amp is not micd. although I have yet to gig with this amp, I'm not sure if its clean tones are loud enough to compete with a live drummer. The other downside is that this amp is hella expensive. I am very happy with the amp for the price I paid, however, I would not pay $ for it. If money isn't an issue, or if you can get a good deal, I would 100% recommend this amp.
Music background: 11 years guitar playing, very occasional studio musician, play gigs about once or twice per month

Incredible Amp!!!!

Unfortunately these new Marshall remakes cannot sound exactly as they did in the 60's because parts are made differently now but I have played mine side by side to a 1966 Marshall 1958 and I honestly feel mine sounds better and has way better tonal varieties! Marshall really put their heart and soul into the creation of this amp! I have several High End Boutique amps and for now, this one eats them all!

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