Blackstar HT20R MkII Guitar Combo Amplifier with Reverb (20 Watts, 1x12")

Complete with two channels and lush reverb -- and switchable from 20 to 2 watts -- the HT20R is perfect for everything from bedroom practices to club gigs.

Adding the features that guitarists have requested, plus stunning boutique cosmetics, the HT-20R MkII redefines the compact valve amp. Utilizing the iconic EL84 power amp design, you get unparalleled dynamics, response, and versatility. The HT-20R MkII features Blackstar's best clean and overdrive tones, including sounds inspired by classic American & British amplifiers, from clear and punchy cleans to searing overdrive. Each channel is now equipped with a footswitchable voice mode, allowing for even more tonal flexibility. Joining Blackstar's patented ISF tone control is a USB and balanced XLR outputs for pro recording, a power reduction switch, and a voiced studio quality reverb.


- 20 Watts, all-tube combo amp with Reverb
- Tube Complement: 1 x ECC83 (12AX7), 2 x EL84 Power Tubes
- Two Distinct Channels with Footswitchable Voices; Studio Quality Reverb; Effects Loop
- USB Audio Out; XLR D.I. Out; Power reduction to 2 Watts
- 1x12" Blackstar Designed Speaker; Refined Boutique Styling; 2-Button Footswitch Included
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 39.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 20 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): HT20RMKII

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 631-390-8737

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (6 ratings)
Submitted May 20, 2021 by Rick H in Georgetown, KY

"Great little amp"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This Combo amp from Blackstar is a great, versatile little amp and it really shines on the overdrive settings while in the 20 watt mode. You are able to get just about every type of sound or tone that you are searching for with this bad boy and for being a single-speaker amp it is capable of producing nice thick tones, it's really quite impressive. It has plenty of head room and volume to gig with for small venues. The clean tones are good, but don't expect to be able to match the volume of the clean with the volume of the overdrive without having some breakup on the clean channel. Overall though I don't think you can do better considering the price for an all tube combo amp. this is a versatile tube amp that can range from zepplin-esq tones to maximum overdrive metal, you got it with this little bad boy

Musical Background:

33 yr Musician

Musical Style:

Anything from Country to Hard Rock
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