Post by Rich (fbb90) on Feb 22, 2012 19:33:25 GMT -7
JCM 800 is solid state rectified. It is PCB constructed.
The SRZ is tube rectified and all hand-wired on a turret board. It is 10 times the amp the JCM 800 is. Due to the hand-wired turret board construction, serviceability is greatly improved (although, w/ a Z, you probably won't need it...). The touch sensitivity is significantly improved over the Marshall. If you can ride the guitar volume knob, you'd swear it's a two channel amp. It's one of my top-three-of-all-time amps. The only one that nudges it out of the #1 spot is the Mazerati GT, another Z amp. You would be well served to check it out, too.
Think of it as a hand-wired, tube rectified JCM 800, w/ a lot of extra MOJO...
Oh, by the way, welcome to the board! Be careful... if you get a Z, it can be an addicting experience!
I don't know if you've seen these vids, but here are some examples:
Post by muzacman02 "Jamie" on Feb 22, 2012 20:25:52 GMT -7
The SRZ IS sooo much mor ;De . The youtube vids posted really dont do justice. Not saying they are bad but with just a small OverDrive like a TS-9 or a BB preamp the SRZ JUST LIGHTS UP AND COOKS! My SRZ was purchased sight unseen and I was in your same shoes wanting an 800 but wanting to know more about the Z's . A friend who was using a KT45 and Maz18 told me I woul dnt be sorry to buy it If I had.the Chance. The best thing about the SRZ is that it cleans up and roars too! ;D i own 3 Z' s now and wamt.more. Rich Is holding back I think his #1 under the cat:)). The LE is a bad boy!!!!!!!!!! You can use the SRZ in a 1x12 or 2x12 or the holy grail a 4x12 greenback loaded cab my favorite. Bottom line it is an amp that by far exceeds the 800 in tone, reliabilty, versitility, . You wont be diapointed this 60 watter really really loud. Too loud most time
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GuitarZ: Best Pandemic Comment - Delivery guy shows up. As we're social distancing, I look at myself in brown loafers, black socks, gym shorts, t-shirt and say "I realize this is not my best look". His response "You can wear whatever you want to the apocalypse."
May 1, 2020 14:39:30 GMT -7
roscoenyc: read a newspaper.
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May 21, 2020 8:19:01 GMT -7
premiumplus (Dave): Due or do? Which or witch? Knob or nob? Their or there? Bass or base? Too much time on my hands...
May 24, 2020 6:31:30 GMT -7
roscoenyc: Ah, the incessant tire kickers. oh jeez.
May 25, 2020 6:57:46 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Needed some noise to fill a break in a tune I'm recording. It was too quiet. Just happened to have some High Quality Dr Z Ghia noise to fill the void. "Heal Your Sound with Dr Z! It's not just a guitar tone prescription!"
Jun 13, 2020 8:29:27 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Must be great to be a skunk. Eating bird food about 10' from our sun room. I'm clapping and yelling. At best, it might have given me one "yea what?" look while continuing to dine. At one point, there were two skunks and two racoons.
Jun 14, 2020 18:49:33 GMT -7
captainron (Ron): Hueter Toledo, just another business of today that doesn't care about tomorrow!
Jun 25, 2020 12:51:43 GMT -7
KeithA: Hueter Toledo....that business is gone to the dogs
Jun 26, 2020 8:22:26 GMT -7
easyed: Guitar Z, I encountered to ultimate garbage raiding combo once. We'd been having problems with the garbage cans being raided by raccoons for weeks. Late in the evening I heard rattling at the cans. I went out and found that he'd allied with a skunk. "OK"
Jun 30, 2020 11:40:27 GMT -7
GuitarZ: EasyEd - Someone at work topped us both. The inside of their car had been somewhat ransacked. They were blaming their son. They checked the video. It was a Bear! I'll stick with the racoons, skunks, foxes, and squirrels.
Jul 1, 2020 16:47:50 GMT -7
bigboki: In this age and time when everybody are struggling and especially S&Ms I am amazed to see that kind of ignorance. I am really sorry for your experience dear Dr Z but it is for the better. You don't want to do business with those kind of people anyway.
Jul 4, 2020 8:17:40 GMT -7