Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Blackstar HT-5 Series

Blackstar HT-5 Series HT-5H and HT-110 Guitar Mini Half Stack Standard

Blackstar HT-5 Series HT-5H and HT-110 Guitar Mini Half Stack Standard


Designed and engineered in the UK, the HT-5H all-tube head combines 5W of power with a unique Infinite Shape Feature control for tweaking its voicing. Ideal for home and studio, it delivers all the rich harmonic detail of a tube amp at lower volumes. 2 channels (footswitch included), 1 - 12BH7 preamp tube and 1 ECC83 power tube, enhanced tone controls, and cool vintage styling. The HT-110 cab's loaded with a 10" Celestion speaker.

* H5-5H Head:
* Innovative 5-watt valve combo
* 1xECC83 and 1x12BH7
* Unique push/pull power amp design
* Award-winning HT Pedal preamp
* Two footswitchable channels
* Enhanced tone controls
* Patent-Applied-For Infinite Shape Feature (ISF)
* Fully equipped for studio or practice
* Speaker emulated output with 1x12 or 4x12 voicing
* Effects loop with effects level switch
* Footswitch included
* Cool vintage styling
* HT-110 cabinet:
* Power Rating (RMS):40 Watts
* Impedance:16 Ohms
* Speaker: 1x10" Celestion
* Weight: 24 lb.
* Dimensions: 17-4/10" W x 17-4/10" H x 9-7/10" D

Blackstar HT-5 Series HT-5H and HT-110 Guitar Mini Half Stack
This mini Blackstar half stack from the HT series pairs the Blackstar HT-5H guitar amp head with the HT-110 speaker cab and delivers great tone during practice or studio work at any volume level.

The Blackstar HT-5H Guitar Amp Head

The HT-5H tube guitar amp from Blackstar is ideal for studio work or practice, packing all the great tone and innovative features of the award-winning HT tube pedals into a 2-channel, footswitchable tube amp format. The patent-applied-for ISF (Infinite Shape Feature) circuit gives you infinite adjustment over the characteristics of the tone control network and takes your tone from the USA to the UK and anywhere in between. So now you can effectively design your own tone and finally find "that sound in your head."

In making the Blackstar HT-5H ideally suited to home and studio use, the aim was to develop a tube amp that sounded full in tone even at the lowest volume level. With this in mind Blackstar designed a brand-new tube power amplifier topology. The HT-5H power amplifier is a low-powered, push-pull design that produces the crunch and breakup characteristics of a traditional 100W output but at a much lower volume—via its 12BH7 dual-triode in push-pull configuration producing 5 watts output— and delivers rich harmonics and compression.

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