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Blackstar HT-DUAL High-Voltage Tube Distortion Pedal

The HT-DUAL pedal puts Blackstar tone at your feet! You get 2 channels for tones from clean to screaming, the famed ISF knob, emulated speaker out and more. (6) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Tube-Driven Blackstar Amp Attitude in a Pedal!

The Blackstar HT-DUAL High-Voltage Tube distortion pedal takes high-gain tube distortion to a whole new level. You have two channels at your disposal with independent volume and gain controls, along with three-band EQ control to hit that sonic sweet spot your ears are thirsty for. Crank up the gain on this pedal, and hear your signal roar like you've never heard it before. The Infinite Shape Feature lets you find that perfect blend of British and American tone to hit your amplifier, and a speaker=emulated output provides DI connectivity into the mixing board, so you can go direct into the PA or recording rig.

Powerful High-Gain Output

By working at a high voltage of 300 volts, this distortion pedal gives you a lot of headroom to exploit. Access to a solid helping of gain means this pedal responds to the vast dynamics and subtleties of a veteran axe-slinger. As you crank this pedal up, you'll notice the cascaded gain stages responding like a tube amplifier with remarkable accuracy.

Forging Your Sonic Signature

The HT-DUAL distortion pedal puts two channels at your disposal, each with their own independent volume and gain controls. Bass, middle, and treble EQ controls let you brighten, darken, and punch up your tone to suit your heart's desire. The ISF control allows you to vary your tone from British to American tube-infused breakup -- or a blend of both.

Perfect for the Stage or Studio

This durable distortion pedal is a solid companion for any situation thrown at the metal enthusiast -- be it on stage or in the studio. The HT-DUAL even has a speaker-emulated output allowing for DI connectivity. Plug right into the mixer or your DAW for a clean and seamless tracking session, or go directly into the PA system if you're on the stage at a gig.

Features:

- Two-channel high-gain tube distortion pedal
- One 1/4" instrument input
- One 1/4" output
- One 1/4" speaker emulated output for D.I. connectivity
- Enhanced tone shaping capability
- Independent gain and volume controls for each channel
- Three band EQ control
- Provides tube amplifier response
- Infinite Shape Feature for British or American color
- Three modes: clean, crunch, and lead
- High integrity buffered bypass
- 300V operation for high headroom and dynamic output
- External power supply included

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Blackstar Amplification products.
-Inputs 1 x 1/4"
-Outputs 2 x 1/4"
-Power Supply Included: Yes
-Dimensions:
Height 3.1"
Depth 4.7"
Width 6.3"
-Weight 2.7 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number HTDS2
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 7 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): HTDS2
Blackstar Warranty Information
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-390-8737

Blackstar HT-DUAL High-Voltage Tube

The Blackstar HT-DUAL offers the ultimate in high voltage valve distortion flexibility. Channel 1 has either Clean or Crunch modes so it can be used clean, as a boost or overdrive. Channel 2 gives distortion tones from super crunch right up to screaming lead. The unique switching operation will transform a single channel vintage amp into a three channel tone machine. The ISF control takes you from 'British Valve' to 'Modern American' and anywhere in between and the no compromise speaker emulated output lets you get it all down to tape or disk.

Features:

- Genuine valve design
- Operates at 300V HT
- Cascaded valve gain stages
- Responds like a valve amp
- 2 channel operation
- Clean, Crunch & Lead modes
- Unique switching operation
- Unique enhanced tone controls
- Exclusive Infinite Shape Feature (ISF)
- Fully equipped for stage or studio
- Speaker emulated output
- High integrity buffered bypass
- Power supply included
- Silent switching.
zZounds Expert Review
Featuring 2 channels with independent gain levels, this pedal harnesses the raunchy overdrive characteristics found in their amp line, including the vaunted ISF control. This feature lets you take your tone from classic British to modern American or any blend of the two with the twist of a knob, tripling the versatility of any amp you put it in front of. Not only that, this pedal also has an emulated speaker output, perfect for feeding directly into a PA or the front end of a recording interface for silent, tube-y recording. You can't power these with your standard 9v Boss adapter (thanks to the extra juice required to heat up that valve), but a power supply is included.
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (6 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Blackstar HT Dual - Massive Valve tone and all the distortion I'd ever need."
Sound: If you're after a full on tube amp sound with almost complete control over your tone, this would be the pedal. I've just sold my TC Nova Drive to get this and I feel there's no comparison. The Nova Drive was good, a little dark and noisy at high gain maybe, but the Black Star makes my little Vox AC4 sing and scream. It's like having my Marshall JCM2000/900 and Fender Hot Rod all i one pedal. Love It. Feature: The ISF (Infinite Shape Feature) is very impressive. It gives you access to either british or american amp tones..nice! I'm also very impressed with the tone of the EQ, it's able to shape the distortion tone more effectively than any distortion box i've known (including my amp heads). The pedal also has an emulated output which I prefer over my line 6 and Amplitube gear..however i'm a naturalist and think this pedal sounds best plugged into an miked amp. There's not much else on this pedal, apart from the great honking tube that gives you that mass of creamy overdive and distortion. Ease of Use: The pedal is very easy to use. Pretty much plug it in and off you go. Quality: All of the pots and switches feel rock solid, more than any other piece of equipment that I own (which is extensive). The casing look military grade. Awesome. Value: I've played with a lot of pedals and amps in my time. This is the first distortion pedal I've been truly happy with. It's well worth the asking price. Manufacturer Support: Not known, it's never gone wrong, nor do I expect it to. The Wow Factor: It's big and the tube glows (back lit LED i assume), everyone should have one. Overall: I've been searching for a great distortion pedal for years. This is the one i'm going to settle with. I really can't see any other distortion ever replacing it (even my TC Nova Drive didn't make the cut..and that's a great pedal ! )
Style of Music: Rock and Electronica
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Sound: This is a very good distortion pedal. The distortion is very warm and musical and I find the ISF switch very usable in obtaining a setting that works with my guitars, amps and playing style. The distortion can range from nice warm break-up to a great crunch to rectifier heaviness. Feature: The ISF feature is great. The EQ is very effective. Having a dual channel, tube based pedal in such a small footprint compared to the radial tri-mode or plexitube is great. The only downside is that it requires 22V DC which means you need to use the included power supply vs tap into something like the voodoo labs pedal power supply.
Style of Music: rock
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