Top Jimi '68 Sup Ld Pack for the Kemper Profiling Amplifier (23 profiles)
Seeking to Recreate the Sound of: 1968 Marshall Super Lead (100 Watts)
Speakers Used During the Profiling Process: Celestion 25W Greenback and Celestion Vintage 30
Gain Range (Scale: 0 to 10): 0 to 7
Profile Type: Studio, Merged
Jimi's Comments: "I think Marshall perfected the Super Lead in 1968, and these profiles capture that tone. These are some of my favorite rock profiles, and I've used them a ton. You can hear these profiles on the Ninja Sex Party cover of Jump off their album Under the Covers."
1968 Marshall Super Lead Background Info: Marshall Super Lead Model 1959, the original Plexi, was born in 1965. The 100 W version features (4) EL-34 output tubes and either 4 or 8 12" Celestion speakers. The 1968 model features more gain than previous models and slightly more high end. The early Van Halen recordings were made with a stock 1968 Super Lead.
Customer Demo Videos
Studio Recording using '68 SLead Med Profile