Dagnall transformers marshallA place to ask questions about all transformers. 7 posts • Page 1 of 1. choke: drake vs dagnall. by Roe » Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:39 pm . how would you describe the difference between the 352-114 and the c1999? any reason why marstran does not offer the drake like metro does? RoeDec 20, 2021 · This led to the use of Dagnall and Drake-made transformers, and a switch to the KT66 valve instead of the 6L6 tube commonly used in the United States. The changes gave Marshall amplifiers a more aggressive voice, which quickly found favour with players such as Eric Clapton, who would sit in Jim's shop practising. known relationship with transformer manufacturers, Dagnall and Drake. As a result, both the power and mains transformers used in the original 2061 were supplied by Dagnall. As you probably know, the output and mains transformers are vital components in an amplifier as they influence performance, sound and feel.100wpt Dagnall Power Transformer From Marshall Anniversary Amp (55.9% similar) I purchased an overseas that was for 234vac and needed one 120vac. I swapped out the 120v transformer from my jvm1 that has an intermittent volume drop. Last two photos show dsl 1 that it came out of, is not included. Removed from a dsl1 50th anniversary 1 watt tube amp.Dagnall Output Transformers: DEC-2668G vs DEC-2723J (Marshall Silver Jubilee) Tibor Marton; Aug 5, 2020; Replies 2 Views 284. Sep 1, 2020. Tibor Marton. T. B. Wheezy, whooshy noises when instrument cable first plugged in? BenTobith; Aug 31, 2020; Replies 01 - Orange AD30TC - 2006 model with Mercury magnetics upgrade output transformer 2 - Orange OR-80 - circa 1997 Overdrive 80 3 - Orange GRO100 - circa 1971 4 - Hiwatt DR504 - home built Custom 50 clone with Heyboer transformers 5 - Hi-Tone HT30 JP - Jimmy Page model with NOS mustard cap option 6 - Vox AC-50 - circa 1965With the transformers being an integral part of the 'Plexi' sound, we have also worked closely with Dagnall to duplicate the later era 'Plexi' power transformer. The result is that the 1959HW is the 'best of both worlds' because it takes the best features from early 'Plexis' and later 'Plexis' to produce a truly awesome re ...** The turns wound on that transformer do no move or chaff - you wanker. Those Dagnall power transformers ( TMXA00061 etc) are made with low temp grade enamel coating the copper and the tranny is under sized for the job it has to do - not to mention working in a very high ambient temp from the heat of the output valves.handwired tag-board circuit, to the custom-manufactured Dagnall output and mains transformers, I am extremely proud of the incredible accuracy and authenticity of this re-issue. I sincerely hope that this handwired piece of Marshall history will provide you with countlessMarshall 2061X Handwired Head - The Marshall 2061X Handwired Guitar Amplifier Head delivers an authentic re-issue of the original 2061 head manufactured from 1968-1973. The 2061X is a much more aggressive and suprisingly modern sounding amplifier, while still possessing that unmistakeable and highly desirable, vintage all-valve tone.1968/9 Marshall 1930 Plexi Panel Combo Radio Spares Transformers. Rare early Marshall 1930 2x10 plexi valve combo. Only the very early models had the plexi panel and Radio Spares transformers. Totally original apart from one changed pot and an exact repro gold logo that fits the original mounting holes.View the Marshall 2061X manual for free or ask your question to other Marshall 2061X owners. UserManual. uk. UserManual. uk. ... known relationship with transformer manufacturers, Dagnall and Drake. As a result, both the power and. mains transformers used in the original 2061 were supplied by Dagnall.And to make the 1959HW as authentic as possible, Marshall used original thickness, original pitch matrix, point-to-point tag boards. With the transformers being an integral part of the ˜Plexi' sound, they also worked closely with Dagnall to duplicate the later-era ˜Plexi' power transformer.AC30 Style Power Transformer. Designed and Manufactured by Dagnall/TRX. This is a stand up style power transformer designed for AC30 type circuits however the shrouds can be removed to mount in a laydown position. Direct replacment for AC30's manufactured by Marshall circa 2000. Mounting Centres: Standup Style:92mm x 70mm. Laydown:110mm x 89mmThat's why a clone is a clone. I've had plenty of Metroamp Clones with the best MM,Heyboer transformers and SoZo caps and they sound close but still missed something compared to my original 70,72,73,76,77 Marshalls with OEM Drake and Dagnall transformers and Mustard caps. I can't pen-point exactly what it is but the Mojo was'nt there.MARSHALL DAGNALL ELECTRONICS T307 OUTPUT TRANSFORMER ORIGINAL PART (A) ... Vintage EL84 Output & Power Transformer Set 1959 for 6BQ5 tube guitar amplifier. handwired tag-board circuit, to the custom-manufactured Dagnall output and mains transformers, I am extremely proud of the incredible accuracy and authenticity of this re-issue. I sincerely hope that this handwired piece of Marshall history will provide you with countlessDagnall 20w Transformer for Marshall Amp $5 (lax > Nort Hollywood san fernando valley ) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $500. favorite this post Mar 10 RARE TY beanie baby Mac the cardinal for sale! $500 (lax > Culver City westside-southbay-310 ) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $20.Around 1968 Marshall switched to Dagnall power (T2562) and output (C1998) transformers (four EL34 tubes). From 1969 - 1973 most 100 watt Marshall amplifiers have the Dagnall transformers, although a few have the Drake 1202-99 output transformer and the Drake 1209-3 power transformer.The amp was then rebuilt to original 1967 Plexi specs by vintage Marshall guru, George Metropoulos. This included a Metroamp vintage Dagnall clone output transformer and the addition of the Metroamp Zero-Loss effects loop. Aside from the FX loop, all circuitry is hand-wired on turret board, in accordance to the orignal Marshall layout.Marshall TXMA00021. Dagnall Transformer (TXMA-00021) Trafo T5826DE MAIN JC9/30T. Marshall TXMA00021. Marshall TXMA00021.I've recently bought a Marshall Black Jubilee - "SEM / SEMKO / Swedish or Scandinavian" version. The standard 100W Jubilees have Dagnall DEC-2668G OTs in them but this one came with a DEC-2723J OT which has 2 taps only: 4 & 8 Ohm. Anyone has any info on this transformer? I've tried to google it but zero results.And to make the 1959HW as authentic as possible, Marshall has used original thickness, original pitch matrix, point-to-point tag boards. With the transformers being an integral part of the 'Plexi' sound, they have also worked closely with Dagnall to duplicate the later era 'Plexi' power transformer.It didnt seem that damn loud either. I could swear my old 2204 with the Drake transformers was louder and really brought out that 80's marshall sound when boosted. It had that killer mid grind. Maybe you should just hook up your 2104 to a 4-12 cab and be done with it. I would take any pre 1990 2203 over the reissue, horizontal input or not.All transformers - output and power - have been meticulously re-created by Dagnall Electronics, and each amplifier's handwired tag-board lives up to the slogan, 'Point-to-Point Perfection'." See all items from MarshallAround 1968 Marshall switched to Dagnall power (T2562) and output (C1998) transformers (four EL34 tubes). From 1969 - 1973 most 100 watt Marshall amplifiers have the Dagnall transformers, although a few have the Drake 1202-99 output transformer and the Drake 1209-3 power transformer.100wpt Dagnall Power Transformer From Marshall Anniversary Amp (37.7% similar) I purchased an overseas that was for 234vac and needed one 120vac. I swapped out the 120v transformer from my jvm1 that has an intermittent volume drop. Last two photos show dsl 1 that it came out of, is not included. Removed from a dsl1 50th anniversary 1 watt tube amp.Used in Marshall JCM2000 DSL-401* Dagnall* No: TXMA-00080 Core: Bobbin Dat a subject t o change wit hout not ice Marshall DSL-401 Guitar Amp Replacement JCM 2000 F eatu res Marshall JCM2000 DSL-401, 40 Watt Physically, parts were designed to look similar to original factory units (where possible).100wpt Dagnall Power Transformer From Marshall Anniversary Amp (28.6% similar) I purchased an overseas that was for 234vac and needed one 120vac. I swapped out the 120v transformer from my jvm1 that has an intermittent volume drop. Last two photos show dsl 1 that it came out of, is not included. Removed from a dsl1 50th anniversary 1 watt tube amp.Around 1968 Marshall switched to Dagnall power (T2562) and output (C1998) transformers (four EL34 tubes). From 1969 - 1973 most 100 watt Marshall amplifiers have the Dagnall transformers, although a few have the Drake 1202-99 output transformer and the Drake 1209-3 power transformer.Re: Transformer Repair. « Reply #4 on: January 12, 2022, 02:20:49 am ». To the best of my knowledge, epoxy alone is non conductive provided it's not mixed with anything else. I would think you can safely use epoxy to re-secure the terminals in place. 30 minute epoxy is stronger than 5 minute epoxy.z.B. Dagnall Transformers und Celestion, für die exakte Umsetzung der Vorgaben und ihre schier unendliche Geduld bei der Reproduktion der Originalteile. Heute ist die Geburt des 1959 ein fester Bestandteil der Rockgeschichte. Alles begann, als der Gitarrist von "The Who", Pete Townshend Mitte der Sechziger auf Jim Marshall zukam, add a pic of the wiring from the mains in socket,remember to draw a layout of existing wiring colours for when the marshall transformer arrives,there looks to be 2 types "the pic i posted shows tags and yours has leads" you won't get any response from dagnall,i've contacted them twice asking about their 18W transformers and had no reply!Dagnall 20w Transformer for Marshall Amp $5 (Nort Hollywood) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $650. favorite this post Mar 22 Marshall DSL 40 tube amplifier + stand $650 (san fernando valley) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $999. favorite this post Mar 22This led to the use of Dagnall and Drake-made transformers, and a switch to the KT66 valve instead of the 6L6 tube commonly used in the United States. The changes gave Marshall amplifiers a more aggressive voice, which quickly found favour with players such as Eric Clapton , who would sit in Jim's shop practising. This led to the use of transformers made by Dagnall and Drake and a switch to the KT66 valve instead of the 6L6 tubing commonly used in the United States. The changes gave the Marshall amps a more aggressive voice, which quickly found favor with players like Eric Clapton, who sat in Jim's shop to practice.Re: Transformer Repair. « Reply #4 on: January 12, 2022, 02:20:49 am ». To the best of my knowledge, epoxy alone is non conductive provided it's not mixed with anything else. I would think you can safely use epoxy to re-secure the terminals in place. 30 minute epoxy is stronger than 5 minute epoxy.Very rare original dagnall electronics Marshall JCM900 output transformer. Taken out of a parted out JCM900 many years ago and was stored away and was kept as spare parts for an amp repair technician. Output transformer works perfectly and is going to be just what you need to get your Marshall up and running again! Sold as pictured If you are looking for the instruction manual: Amplifier MARSHALL 1959HW - you have come to the right place. On this page you can download it for free. For details about manual, see the info below. The file is available in a few seconds as the connection speed of your internet. known relationship with transformer manufacturers, Dagnall and Drake. As a result, both the power and mains transformers used in the original 2061 were supplied by Dagnall. As you probably know, the output and mains transformers are vital components in an amplifier as they influence performance, sound and feel.1968/9 Marshall 1930 Plexi Panel Combo Radio Spares Transformers. Rare early Marshall 1930 2x10 plexi valve combo. Only the very early models had the plexi panel and Radio Spares transformers. Totally original apart from one changed pot and an exact repro gold logo that fits the original mounting holes.MARSHALL DAGNALL ELECTRONICS T307 OUTPUT TRANSFORMER ORIGINAL PART (A) ... Vintage EL84 Output & Power Transformer Set 1959 for 6BQ5 tube guitar amplifier. For examples of amps represented in this data base click here Marshall Pictorial Page. Click on Model number for a link to the actual amp. ... or output transformer in it. *2 This OT is from a Carlsbro amp and is used with EL34 tubes. *3 This PT did not come into production until 1967. This may be a replacement or incorrect information. *4 70's ...** The turns wound on that transformer do no move or chaff - you wanker. Those Dagnall power transformers ( TMXA00061 etc) are made with low temp grade enamel coating the copper and the tranny is under sized for the job it has to do - not to mention working in a very high ambient temp from the heat of the output valves.ITEM DESCRIPTION This is a Used Marshall 1987x Dagnall Output Transformer for(2) EL34. 6550, 6L6, KT88, KT77, KT66 power tubes from 2006. This item is from a Marshall amplifier and is in perfect working order. Date/transformer codes can be seen in close up photo. Item shown in the photos of this auction is the item you will receive.Marshall JCM2000 DSL-401, 40 Watt. Physically, parts were designed to look similar to original factory units (where possible). Material used & design specs. were kept as close as possible to the original part to preserve the stock "tone". See drawing for specifications and size.Tones from countless albums came from the original 1968 Marshall Superleads and they can all be re-created with our amplifier, including the legendary 1977 debut record from a certain guitar god. AS USED BY: Eddie Van Halen; DETAILS: CNC stamped 16g steel chassis; Dagnall replica transformers; Allen Bradley NOS carbon comp resistors Output transformer is a Drake 784-139 replica with 3.3K primary impedance. Original style laminate is used with correct slotted steel and correct "cheese head" screws. Primary and secondary windings are interleaved as originals. Speaker output is selectable for 16/8/4 ohms. Choke is Dagnall C 1999 replica.The Dagnall transformers used by Marshall in the 1974x don't have a great reputation in the 18W community. As you know the earlier production ones used to fail a lot. Neither the earlier nor later production OTs are particularly rated for their tone. Most 18W cognoscenti would tend to describe their tone as acceptable, but nothing to rave about.He's telling me that Drake made original 50 watt transformers for '60's Marshalls, too (not the earliest ones, which were Radio Spares, apparently), and that Dagnall only made the 100 watt transformers for Marshall for many years. Since he's mentioning this, is this a important point, or just a come-on? TIA!Dagnall 20w Transformer for Marshall Amp $5 (lax > Nort Hollywood) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $600. favorite this post Mar 22 Marshall DSL 40 tube amplifier + stand $600 (lax > san fernando valley) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $999.marshall 100 watt power transformer bought a few years ago direct from marshall themselves. suitable for 100w plexi, jcm type amps/builds. dagnall model, sticker visible. uk courier £9.99 from 111057628For examples of amps represented in this data base click here Marshall Pictorial Page. Click on Model number for a link to the actual amp. ... or output transformer in it. *2 This OT is from a Carlsbro amp and is used with EL34 tubes. *3 This PT did not come into production until 1967. This may be a replacement or incorrect information. *4 70's ...Cap217. I've always read that to be safe, since Marshall transformers are designed for EL34 NOT 6550s, you should bias them as an EL34….so between 30-40ma. If you bias them in the 50+ range like a typical 6550 you're taking chances on stressing the transformer. The higher plate voltage PTs appeared in 1982, after dropping down in 76/77 in ...Marshall worked extremely closely with their associates at Dagnall to duplicate the original, "off-the-shelf" transformers in all areas, ensuring the performance, sound and feel would match the original classic amp. Features/Specifications: Power (RMS): 18W Tremolo: Yes Speakers: G12M-20 Special Pre-Amp Valves: 3 x ECC83 Power Amp Valves: 2 x EL84UPGRADED with a Hammond Power Transformer for more warmth and "chime", NOS Siemens ECC83 preamp tubes, NOS Russian matched EL84 power tubes and NOSThe transformers are manufactured by Dagnall - Marshall's relationship with that company dates back to 1966. Advertisement Marshall's R&D department carried out A/B listening tests to determine the best power valves for the Astoria circuit and the KT66 won out, which makes the Astoria series unique among the company's product range.These were pretty much a straight up reissue of the 2555 Silver Jubilee amps, using Dagnall transformers. Although the transformers in the 2555SL might have been wound in Malta instead of Bedford.MARSHALL DAGNALL ELECTRONICS T307 OUTPUT TRANSFORMER ORIGINAL PART (A) ... Vintage EL84 Output & Power Transformer Set 1959 for 6BQ5 tube guitar amplifier. The transformer is an extremely important part of the Marshall 1959HW. So in order to capture the golden tone, Marshall worked closely with Dagnall to recreate the famous later-era 'Plexi' power transformer. They took the best features from earlier 'Plexis' and the later 'Plexis'.Marshal 100W 4/8/16 Output Transformer APD-8026H & 3Hy Choke APD-8058H. $136.70. $48.75 shipping. 5 watching.THE TIMELESS TONE of vintage handwired, all-valve Marshall amplifiers, such as the 18Watt model 1974X 1x12" combo (1966-1968), the 20Watt model 2061X head (1968-1973) and, of course, the legendary 'Plexi-era' (late 1965-July 1969) model 1959HW 100 Watt head, have made them highly desirable to collectors and sonic connoisseurs alike.Marshall Expands Handwired Series with Plexi Stack. Marshall recently unveiled the 1959HW, a handwired reissue of a circa 1969, 100 Watt, all-valve Super Lead 'Plexi' head, plus the angled-front 1960AHW and straight-fronted 1960BHW 120 Watt 4x12-inch cabinets. By By Mix Editors. Published: 01/27/2005.Probably true though I would point to the Partridge transformers vs Drake & Dagnall transformers being as equally important details to the final sound. The Hiwatt also employs a 12AT7 phase inverter. Amps that use a 12AT7 in that position tend to be more hi-fi than those that use a 12AX7 phase inverter.I finally got the 50 watt Dagnall clone amp together. The board is built to 12000 series Superlead specs and it has Brian's prototype Dagnall clone output transformer and Brian's PT. I only played it a short time yesterday and it sounded great. I'll play it more later today.These would have been the new models 560V EL34s, Dagnall Transformers. Though in the photograph below the right amp looks like a 1968 Fender Dual Showman Reverb! However the remainder of the photos from this time show full Marshall rigs. the Marshall team of designers have gone to enormous lengths to seek out and/ or reproduce all of the original components and materials, whilst also revisiting the original methods of construction. From the hand-wired tag-board circuit to the custom-manufactured Dagnall output and mains transformers, we are extremelyOlder Style MOP50. Older Style MOP100. Marshall Style Power Transformer wiring. 18 Watt Power A has two Tube rectifier taps. 18 Watt Power B only has a 6 volt Tube rectifier tap. -. Older style MPT50.Tones from countless albums came from the original 1968 Marshall Superleads and they can all be re-created with our amplifier, including the legendary 1977 debut record from a certain guitar god. Details: CNC stamped 16g steel chassis Dagnall replica transformers Allen Bradley NOS carbon comp resistors SoZo Vintage signal capacitorsMarshall has gone to great trouble to ensure the components are as correct as possible, with the all important transformers and choke made by Dagnall to the earlier C1998 specification. The standard of wiring and soldering is exceptionally high, with neat lacing around the main bundles of cable and twisted heater leads pushed into the chassis ...newer Dagnall transformers made in Malta? by dai h. » Tue May 12, 2009 10:41 pm 0 Replies 4081 Views Last post by dai h. Tue May 12, 2009 10:41 pm; early Marshalls and 6550s mystery by dai h. » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:19 pm 3 Replies 4839 Views Last post by Hamilton Sat Apr 11, 2009 11:47 pm; Metropoulos Modified Marshall 1959HWWe also consulted with Sergio Hamernik of Mercury Magnetics on a suitable replacement for the modern Dagnall OT, and he suggested the ToneClone'69 Marshall self-leaded version. "Self-leaded" means that the actual wires wound within the transformer are extended to connect directly to the amp, rather than smaller diameter lead wires being ...100wpt Dagnall Power Transformer From Marshall Anniversary Amp (55.9% similar) I purchased an overseas that was for 234vac and needed one 120vac. I swapped out the 120v transformer from my jvm1 that has an intermittent volume drop. Last two photos show dsl 1 that it came out of, is not included. Removed from a dsl1 50th anniversary 1 watt tube amp.That is the 'stock' board that Marshall created for the HW series to closely resemble the boards of old. The amp has George's Dagnall clone output transformer, F&T filter caps, Sozo caps, Allen Bradley carbon comp resistors, Mullard reissue valves, Tung Sol 12AX7's Basically it is the stock Marshall HW, with key components replaced...View the Marshall 2061X manual for free or ask your question to other Marshall 2061X owners. UserManual. uk. UserManual. uk. ... known relationship with transformer manufacturers, Dagnall and Drake. As a result, both the power and. mains transformers used in the original 2061 were supplied by Dagnall.Marshall DSL/TSL 100 JCM2000 power transformer. Possible delivery methods: GLS Europe I, Pick Up, GLS Europe II / East & North Europe, Pick up at Correos Post Office 48/72hrs, Canary Islands, Ceuta y Melilla (Correos), Baleares delivery at Correos office 2-4 days, GLS National service 24hrs, GLS Portugal Península 24hr, Balearic Islands Express (24-48 hrs.), Mondial Relay France only, DHL ...Apr 25, 2012 · This led to the use of Dagnall- and Drake-made transformers, and a switch to the KT66 valve instead of the 6L6 tube commonly used in the United States. The changes gave Marshall amplifiers a more aggressive voice which quickly found favour with players such as Eric Clapton, who would sit in Jim's shop practising. I replaced the two transformers with Mercury Magnetics Radio Spares. How much better they are than the original Dagnall transformers, only time will tell. Dagnall power transformers in 18 watt Marshalls have a history of early failure. All this pretty much sucks for a amp that cost around $2400. Cheers, BillyAnother example would be to compare say, a Hiwatt DR103's Partridge OT (which plays a big part in that big, authoritive tone) to a Marshall Superlead's Dagnall OT. Both OT's provide the output tubes with the same (1.7k) plate to plate load impedance, but if we were to take the Partridge OT out of the Hiwatt & transplant the Dagnall in, we'd ...And to make the 1959HW as authentic as possible, Marshall has used original thickness, original pitch matrix, point-to-point tag boards. With the transformers being an integral part of the 'Plexi' sound, they have also worked closely with Dagnall to duplicate the later era 'Plexi' power transformer.Genuine Marshall output transformer. Manufactured by Dagnall. No Longer Available. For use with: 1986,1987X, 2204, 2205, 2502, 2550, 2553, 2554, 2558V, 3005 MICRO ...These were pretty much a straight up reissue of the 2555 Silver Jubilee amps, using Dagnall transformers. Although the transformers in the 2555SL might have been wound in Malta instead of Bedford.Just like the original, the 2061X boasts a point-to-point, handwired, tagboard circuit, a mild-steel chassis and Dagnall transformers. As the perfect sonic and visual partner for the 2061X, we offer the 2061CX - a compact, angled-front 2x12", 60 Watt cabinet loaded with Celestion's renowned G12H-30 (75Hz) re-issue speakers.I replaced the two transformers with Mercury Magnetics Radio Spares. How much better they are than the original Dagnall transformers, only time will tell. Dagnall power transformers in 18 watt Marshalls have a history of early failure. All this pretty much sucks for a amp that cost around $2400. Cheers, BillyIn late 1967 Marshall finally retired the JTM model name to replace it with "JMP" (for James Marshall Products). The EL34 power tubes were introduced and the Drake transformers were replaced with Dagnall, which some collectors believe sound better. The preamp circuit was now split cathode.Marshall 8040 Power Transformer, T593, DAGNALL #T5939 Marshall 8040 Power Transformer, T593 | Parts Is Parts - Guitar Parts, Amplifier Parts, Korg Keyboard Parts 800-590-0014 802-365-7257Much like Tokai made copies of classic Fender and Gibson guitars, except that Classictone wasn't making Marshall and Fender branded transformers, they made copies of the transfomers used in Marshall, Fender and Vox amps by other manufacturers which in some cases varied over the years and models like Marshall using Drake and Dagnall at the same ...Marshall (Power Transformers) Part No. Amp Model Similar Amp P/N's* Primary Secondary 1 ... Dagnall TXMA-00080 117/234 VAC 50/60 Hz. 307V @ 215 mA 6.7V @ 3.5A 25V @75 mA BOBBIN 290GX ...1 - Orange AD30TC - 2006 model with Mercury magnetics upgrade output transformer 2 - Orange OR-80 - circa 1997 Overdrive 80 3 - Orange GRO100 - circa 1971 4 - Hiwatt DR504 - home built Custom 50 clone with Heyboer transformers 5 - Hi-Tone HT30 JP - Jimmy Page model with NOS mustard cap option 6 - Vox AC-50 - circa 1965If it's a 100w Marshall it should have a Drake choke (the small one), and Dagnall Transformers (look for the "DE" symbol for Dagnall Electronics) This is the way Marshall's have always been for ...The radiospares el84 output transformers from that time were rated at 15 watts so that might be the difference you are hearing if Marshall specified the dagnall's from one of those output transformers. 1 x Top. colossal Moderator Posts: 441I would say the Dagnall has a more (gasp!) "vintage" sound, since old Marshalls often had ill-suited and undersized transformers off the shelf, and the MM is more modern. It may all be a matter of taste, and $265 is a lot to spend on something that subjective.The Dagnall transformers used by Marshall in the 1974x don't have a great reputation in the 18W community. As you know the earlier production ones used to fail a lot. Neither the earlier nor later production OTs are particularly rated for their tone. Most 18W cognoscenti would tend to describe their tone as acceptable, but nothing to rave about.Alright,my fellow MLP bro's and sis's.....i need the Marshall enthusiasts to lend me your wisdom.....i had an opportunity to play thru a Marshall...Merren audioにてMarshall 100W Replacement Output Transformer For 12,000 series or later 100W amps Exact reproduction of Dagnall # C1998として特注している物です。 UPGRADED with a Hammond Power Transformer for more warmth and "chime", NOS Siemens ECC83 preamp tubes, NOS Russian matched EL84 power tubes and NOSblue valley west football scorereba car accidentdisability benefits questionnaire ptsdgpa equivalent algeriadanielson rubric nyc doe pdfasml chinaparker yachtstoyo open country mt pros and consschubert presto classical - fd