Award-Winning Tone Machine Takes Performance to a Whole New Level
The Blackstar HT-5 MkII 5 watt tube combo amp sports a variety of new design features that make it the ultimate studio and practice valve amp. The HT-5 MkII’s new design delivers killer tone even at low volume, bringing its award-winning performance to an entirely new level!
The Blackstar HT-5 MKII is a 5watt tube combo with two footswitchable channels -- Clean and Overdrive -- that give you two distinct amp voices, with authentic studio quality Reverb and Blackstar’s patented ISF control that allows you to dial in the precise tube tone you are looking for. The Blackstar ISF circuit lets you dial in the sonic characteristics of your favorite British and American tube amps, letting you find the authentic tube tone in your head.
The HT-5 MKII also features a patented power reduction switch which effectively allows you to attenuate the 5 watts down to one tenth or .5 watts, allowing you to enjoy a full and toneful sound even at low volume. Blackstar did this by using a 12BH7 dual triode valve in push-pull configuration producing 5 Watts of output, which is rich in valve harmonics and compression, while the Power Reduction switch allows you to take it down to 0.5 Watts without compromising and tone at lower volume. This feature is perfect for driving the valve power stage at home or in the studio, or wherever high volume is impractical.
The HT-5R MkII also has a fully specified stereo speaker emulated output and USB audio output which allows you to easily record its award-winning valve tone. It also features the unique 4x12/1x12 voicing switch allowing you to change the tonal characteristics of the emulated signal between two emulated cabinet types. The stereo speaker emulated output can be used at the same time as the internal speaker/extension cab, providing headphone free monitoring or the choice to blend a mic'd speaker and emulated signals together, giving the HT-5 MkII unrivalled usability whether you are recording at home or in the studio.
In addition the speaker output can be turned off for "silent" practice or recording, and a stereo MP3/Line in allows you to jam along to your favourite tracks. The Blackstar HT-5 MkII gives you everything you need for recording or practising, making it ideal at home or in the studio.
Specs and Features:
- 5 Watt, all-tube combo amp with Reverb
- Blackstar ISF Circuit for Increased Tonal Versatility
- Tube Complement: 1 x ECC83 (12AX7), 1 x 12BH7 Power Tube
- Two Distinct Channels with Footswitchable Voices
- Studio Quality Reverb
- Effects Loop
- USB Audio Out
- XLR D.I. Out
- Power reduction to 0.5 Watt
- 1x12" Speaker;
- Refined Boutique Styling
- 2-Button Footswitch Included
- Shipping Weight: 29 lbs
- Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 14 x 14 in
Innovative Features and Killer Tone Make This the Ultimate Practice/Studio Valve Amp
The Blackstar HT-5 MKII delivers the full and toneful tube sound that you are looking for in a low wattage format that gives you everything you need for practice and recording. Featuring two distinct channels with footswitchable voices, studio quality reverb, effects loop, USB audio out and line/MP3 in, you will be able to jam along with your favorite tracks or record authentic valve tone, while refined boutique looks makes this beautiful valve amp really stand out wherever you use it.