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Blackstar HT Stage 60 MkII Guitar Combo Amplifier (60 Watts, 2x12")

Enjoy enhanced clean tones and two rich, complex overdrive channels -- all powered by ECC83, ECC82 and EL34 tubes -- with the Blackstar HT Stage 60 MkII. (3) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Blackstar HT Stage 60 MkII Guitar Combo

The HT Stage 60 MkII takes the award-winning HT Venue line and elevates it to a higher level of professional performance, and adds every major enhancement that the market has requested; resulting in a massively flexible and powerful feature set, yet remains intuitive and musician-friendly.

When enhancing the tonal quality, Blackstar's engineering team started by benchmarking the finest vintage and new valve amps on the planet (including our own), some of which cost five times the price of HT Venue. The mission was then "simple": improve on these sonic references in the way Blackstar is renowned for, and combine the sounds into a cohesive, creative product.

With that in mind, players can expect a number of enhancements from Blackstar's HT Venue MkII amplifiers. For starters, the clean channel now features market leading clean tones, through huge improvements in both the pure quality and the flexibility, made possible by the addition of controls for bass, treble and a footswitchable Voice switch. These improvements are sure to rank HT Venue MkII among the best of the clean valve amps.

In addition to the clean channel enhancements, players can expect richer, more complex overdrive tones from the drive channel(s) in HT Venue MkII. The drive channels are fuller and even more responsive than the original Venue series, and each overdrive channel features its own Voice switch. The high gain voices are tight and focused, drawing on the original award-winning HT Venue Series, while the mid-gain tones are perfect for those players who prefer "edge of breakup" tones, and then either push the amp with pedals or clean up the tones with the guitar's volume knob.

In keeping with the Venue series' player-centric design philosophy, all modes are footswitchable, resulting in the widest possible selection of stage-accessible valve tones. In addition, a switchable power reduction circuit is included, giving reliable, transparent attenuation down to 10% of the amp's rated power. It's perfect for those playing environments where volume limitations prevent other valve amps from getting to their sweet spot. For players who are doing recording sessions, the Venue MkII also includes a professional USB recording output, which is the simplest way to record authentic valve tone, either as a stereo signal or professional re-amping. Other pro features on all Venue MkII models include a footswitchable boost on all channels, direct output with built-in speaker cabinet emulation and a studio quality reverb, designed in-house by the engineers at Blackstar. Lastly, all of the Venue MkII models have been reengineered physically to be more compact, lightweight, practical and portable.

Blackstar's Venue series' were built to outfit the widest range of players from all music genres with the best in all-valve, versatile, high-quality amplification. The Venue MkII continues with that philosophy, and makes a great amp even better.

Features:

- Innovative 60 Watt valve amplifier
- 2xECC83, 1xECC82 and 2xEL34 valves
- Enhanced and improved voicing
- Three footswitchable channels with footswitchable modes
- Boutique clean and high gain overdrive
- 2x12" Celestion speakers
- Enhanced tone controls
- Patented Infinite Shape Feature (ISF)
- Power Reduction down to 10% of full wattage
- Clean voice switch
- Overdrive 1 voice switch
- Overdrive 2 voice switch
- Presence, Resonance, Master volume
- Digital reverb with dark/bright switch
- Speaker emulated output with 1x12/4x12 voicing
- Effects loop with effects level switch
- USB for recording and re-amping
- Compact for ultimate portability
- 12" Celestion speakers
- Footswitch included
- Cool vintage styling

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Blackstar Amplification products.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 72 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 32 x 25 x 16 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): STAGE602MKII
Blackstar Warranty Information
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 631-390-8737
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"Blackstar HT Stage 60 MkII - Awesome!"
Overall: I got this amp from zZounds using their payment plan. Really put it within reach for me. At first I was ok with the amp, it was very nice but their were some things about the tone that wasn't doing it for me. Then... I found out it has external bias adjustments, (meaning you don't have to drop the head from the combo to get to the adjustment screws. to Bias the output tubes) They even included a green and red LED for each adjustment, so you don't need any special equipment to do this. I set the balance adjustment (the hole closest to the tubes) so both LEDS are out. Then I adjusted the drive (the hole further from the tubes). On this adjustment the LEDS tell you Cool -(green) and Hot - (red). I took it into the red then backed off just enough for the red LED to go out. So it was at the top of the range. It made this amp come alive. I was totally blown away. It has been about 3 months since I did this and I'm still loving the tone. I have Fat / Thick cleans, nice 1/2 distorted for playing rhythm, then super saturated for getting heavy and shredding leads. For pedals, I only use a sonic maximizer and my Wah pedal. Nothing else is needed. Another featured that I figured would suck, but doesn't, is the Line Out with 4x12 or 1x12 simulation modes. I have NEVER (i mean Never) had a direct out that was usable in any way. This one is beyond usable, it actually sounds very nice. I blend it with the 2 mics I put on it , (Cascade Fat Head II ribbon and a MD421) and get a great sound. Anyway, if you're at least a little bit handy, it's pretty easy to dial in this amp. BTW, I'm using an '83 American Stratocaster with 1 SD Hot Rail and the 2 stock single coils that came in it. Hot rail for distortion, and the single coils for clean playing. I have finally found a Combo that I can use for playing-out, and not feel like I'm compromising. My Big rig is a rack system with ADA preamp, Mesa Boogie 50/50 and 2 Marshal 4x12's. And after 25 years, I think I may be able to stop using.
Style of Music: Rock, Blues Metal, Funk
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Overall: This amp is an incredible value. Yes it's made it China. What isn't anymore. The only negative thing i have to say about the amp is the crappy 2 button footswitch that comes with it. I HIGHLY recommend getting the 5 button footswitch....if you can find one. I got my amp from zZounds....awesome company and service....but they did not have the 5 button footswitch which adds a whole new level of flexibility to the amp. I had to wait on a 30 day back order for the FSW. It was worth the wait. The option to switch the voices on and off on each channel is really cool. The tone of this amp is really incredible. The clean channel can do Fender or switch to a more gritty tone like an old VOX or Marshall. The 1st OD channel picks up from there with nice gritty Plexi like tones all the way up JCM 800 chunk. Kick in the voice and you've got even more gain and top end. The 2nd OD channel sounds best to me with voice left on. It's kind of muddy sounding without it and the channels share the EQ so that's a bit of a drawback but I can live with that. I set that channel up for soloing and leave it that way. The cabinet voiced direct out sounds great and you can choose different cab sims. i use the 4x12. I use it live as well as miking and my tone is fat and thick as thieves I use FX but I only use the amp for distortion. I'm using a Digitech RP1000 for FX and I play a USA Fender Elite Strat as well as a couple of Shecters. I bought every piece of gear I own from zZounds.through their payment plan.It's a great company and their the only ones that offer a no credit check payment plan with no interest. Pay your bill on time and they increase your limit and give you more time. How cool is that for a poor working musician? Overall you can't go wrong with this amp. I shaved a couple of stars off features because I think the full function foot switch should come with the amp It's another $80.
Style of Music: Rock, Reggae, Country
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