Mesa amps have a long and proud history of making great sounding equipment for guitarists at every level. From small studios to professional touring rigs they have an amp at the right price and power for your needs. To celebrate the 35th year of making these amps they've brought out the Mark V:35 1x12 Combo. At the high end of their catalog these are handmade in California and designed to give you years of great tone wherever your playing takes you.
So what makes them different from other amps? Apart from a built in EQ and a wide range of power output options these models have 2 selectable channels with separate controls and Mesa's CABCLONE technology. They even included a cover and footswitch so you have everything you need.
Multi-Watt Power Options
Using something called Dyna-Watt™ technology this head is designed for high performance sound with substantially more headroom, punch and power when you select 35 WATTS, while two low power options, 25 and 10 WATTS provide a looser feel and enhanced power clip expression. Each of the 3 Power Level settings has its own character and feel which adds an extra level of sound control in addition to the standard array of Mode choices and preamp settings.
5-Band Graphic EQ
The head has a solid 5 band eq that lets you fine tune your sound exactly how you want it on stage. The power selector switches are right next to the EQ for easy access so you can make changes quickly and cleanly between songs.
2 Independently Controlled Channels
This range has independent SOLO Controls for each Channel that allow different footswitchable volume levels–in addition to your Channel MASTER settings– that you can switch to during performance. With this and the eq controls you can already cut 2 pedals out of your rig, there's no need for a separate solo pedal.
The CABCLONE D.I. allows you to send a “silent” signal direct to a Console without the need to mic up the speaker. This is great for recording sessions and live shows where you need to make a quick change over and don't have time to mic up properly (we've all been there). The MARK FIVE: 35 is an upgraded version of the previous cabclone now offers three classic “cabinet simulated” VOICING Modes and gives you the full feature set of the stand-alone CABCLONE D.I. minus the OUTPUT control. Mesa go into detail about this feature below
Here's what Mesa Boogie say about the Mark V:35
Following a 35 year tradition of 4xEL84 based power with successful models such as the Caliber™, Maverick™, Nomad™ and Lone Star®, we’re proud to add the legendary and first-ever MARK preamp to the 9-Pin power lineup and introduce the MARK FIVE: 35™. This light-middleweight is an upgraded rendering of our recent smash hit, the mini-platform MARK FIVE: 25™ and like it, the new 35 boxes far above its class.
- Wattage Multi-Watt™ 10, 25 or 35 (Channel Assignable)
- Power Tube Type 4x Mesa EL84
- Channels & Modes 2 Channels / 6 Modes
- Mode Voicings / Styles Ch. 1 = Clean, Fat or Crunch Ch. 2 = Mark IIC+™, Mark IV™ or Extreme
- Graphic EQ / Reverb / FX / Solo Graphic EQ, Reverb, FX Loop & Ch. Independent Solo
- Footswitchable Functions Ch. 1/2, EQ, Solo Ch 1 & Solo Ch 2
- Speaker(s) & Impedance 1 - 8 Ohm Celestion Custom 90 / Total Load = 8 Ohms
- Weight 44 Lbs.
- Dimensions 18 1/8" H x 18 3/4" W x 11 1/2" D