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Blackstar HT-5R Guitar Combo Amplifier (5 Watts, 1x12"), Black

Ideal for the studio, this guitar amplifier from Blackstar brings the noise while offering incredible tone control. (14) Read 12 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The Blackstar HT-5R takes the tone and features of the HT-5C and adds the same stereo reverb as used in the acclaimed HT Venue Series. The Blackstar HT-5R guitar amp features dedicated tone control on the clean channel, a custom designed 12-inch speaker and stereo reverb, making it the perfect guitar amp for the studio or home use.

Blackstar HT-5R Amplifier Features

- Innovative 5 Watt valve combo
- 1xECC83 and 1x12BH7 valves
- Unique push pull power amp design
- Award winning HT Pedal preamp
- Two footswitchable channels
- 12" Blackbird 50 custom designed speaker
- Enhanced tone controls
- Patent-Applied-For Infinite Shape Feature (ISF)
- Digital Stereo Reverb
- 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

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Blackstar Amplification products.
- Two footswitchable channels

- Unique push-pull power amp design

- Equipped with a Blackstar 12inch Blackbird 50 Speaker

- Stereo MP3/Line Input

- External Speaker Output

- Reverb control
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 31 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 21 x 21 x 15 in
Blackstar Warranty Information
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-390-8737
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Sound: The sound is great. I like that I can tweak the characteristics of the amp and get the singing, clear sound and then twist a few dials and it gets a little dirty without ever going over the top. I have been trying to sound like Clapton for 15 years now and this amp has gotten me closer. Plus I can tune the amp from Sunshine to Layla. The amp is the love child of a Fender and Marshall. Feature: I like the ISF feature. Simple and fun. The reverb is much better than expected for a digital effect. I am a fan of spring reverb and that kept a Fender in the picture for me. However, I am a fan of the stand alone Fender reverb tank so was not a big deal in the decision. Ease of Use: Easy to use; straight forward design and settings card is a great start for dialing in your sound. Quality: Well built; cannot find any flaws, rattles; and I bought a blemished model. I see this amp being with me for a long time. Value: What a great amp for a great price. I got it to play at home. The volume is great for 5 watts and the price is awesome. I got mine less than full price but would have gladly paid $450. The blemished I got for a discount just convinced me to stop waiting and buy the amp. Manufacturer Support: No need at this time and don't see any in the future The Wow Factor: Wow, wow, wow. I still want a Fender Super sonic and will justify the purchase due to the higher wattage. However, every time I play the Blackstar I forget that other amps exist. If you want one stop waiting. You are only depriving yourself of happiness. I call it a smile machine because every time I play it I can't stop smiling. Overall: This amp is exactly what I was looking for. I played several amps before choosing this one. The decision came down to this amp and a Fender super sonic. I love the Fender sound and reverb. the Blackstar gives a sound that is equal to the Fender but the distortion and gain are much better. The clean channel sings as sweet as a bird in spring after a long winter. The overdrive channel is full but overly dirty giving a sweet distortion that never breaks apart. what sold me is the clean channel. It is responsive and clear. I am extremely happy with the amp. I like that I can get a fender sound and then add some more gain to it. That in between settings are a sound all the amps own. If your ears have different moods and can't decide what sound you want from day to day this is your amp. Even if you are a Fender or Marshall guy this is your amp. Sometimes you need/want a little different sound and this amp does it with ease. It is a classic sound with modern function.
Style of Music: Rock; Blues; Jazz
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Even though this amp is only 5 watts, you can still use the great overdrive sound of this Blackstar to get kicked out of your ap"
Sound: Going through the stock speaker, it simply sounds amazing. The only problem I had was with the emulated output. Going through the stock speaker and using the power tubes, you can overdrive to your hearts content and it sounds great, this is not true for the emulated output. If you push the amp too hard while using the emulated output, it gives a digital distortion sound. I found the ISF feature to be quite nice and works as advertised. One thing to note is that if you are in an apartment, you may want to go with the 1 watt version because this one can easily get you kicked out on the dirty channel (and probably on the clean channel as well). Just for fun, I connected my Eden D210T bass cab to this amp and it actually sounded great with my bass. Feature: Features are nice and simple, the reverb adds that little touch that makes you sound a little better than you are. Has outputs for a single 8 ohm cab, 2x16 ohm cabs, or a single 16 ohm cab (the internal speaker is 16 ohm) Ease of Use: Turn knobs, doesn't get much easier. The preset suggestions provided sound quite good. Quality: The quality is pretty good, I have doubts about how long the covering will last, but only time will tell. I certainly don't think the handle will be breaking anytime soon though. Value: Quite simply, it does a great job and what it's meant to do and for the sound quality and the price, it's definitely affordable. Manufacturer Support: I haven't had to contact Blackstar. The Wow Factor: I love the Blackstar logo for sure. Plus it came with a Blackstar sticker to put on something. The grill cloth is pretty snazzy and the piping around it is a very nice touch. Overall: I feel this amp is versatile enough that I won't need to replace it anytime soon. I think the only reason to replace this amp would be to get the 1 watt version for a quieter practice.
Style of Music: Rock, Country, Anything and Everything
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