Blackstar's HT-5R is what you need when you want to get killer tones in the studio. This amazing little combo combines an all-tube 5-watt guitar amplifier with a custom-designed 12" Blackbird 50 speaker to deliver high-gain tones without frying your eardrums. The HT-5R also dials in a range of great tones, thanks to Blackstar's stellar ISF (Infinite Shape Feature), which takes you from glassy cleans to down-and-dirty crunch, and everything in between. A handy effects loop (complete with level switch) makes integrating your pedalboard a breeze. Plus, an onboard speaker-emulated output makes it easy to record killer amp tones straight from the Blackstar HT-5R.
The Blackstar HT-5R is packed with a massive variety of tube tones, by virtue of Blackstar's Infinite Shape Feature (ISF). When turned fully counterclockwise, this exclusive features lends American characteristics to your voice with a tight bottom end and powerful mids. Turned all the way to the right, you'll enjoy a British sound, which is woodier and less aggressive.
The level tone of packed inside of the HT-5R is impressive for a tiny 5-watt amp. And it's loaded with features that are sure to add excitement to your practice and recording sessions. A speaker-emulated output injects your projects with the dimensional sound of a miked-up cab and loads your amp properly for silent practice. You can also run it straight to a PA. A stereo MP3/line input makes jamming along with your favorite songs and backing tracks a breeze. Integrating the HT-5R with your pedalboard and other effects a piece of cake, thanks to its effects loop. You also get an external speaker output adding an extension cab. Beyond that, the HT-5R features a built-in reverb that provides lush ambience without washing out your playing.
Since 2007, Blackstar Amplifiers have created quality guitar amps for electric guitarists. From the roaring British tone of their HT Club series to the tonal versatility of the Series One, you can find a suitable amp ranging for practicing in your rooms or rocking out in arenas. Blackstar's award-winning guitar pedal line, packed with the patented ISF (Infinite Shape Feature) control, also provide electric guitarists with a palette of sonic options. Many guitarists here at Music Experience have built their guitar rigs around their go-to guitar and a Blackstar amp.
The 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 HT-5R guitar amp features dedicated tone control on the clean channel, a custom designed 12" speaker and stereo reverb, making it the perfect guitar amp for the studio or home use.
|Number of Channels||2|
|Speaker Size||1 x 12"|
|Preamp Tubes||1 x ECC83|
|Power Tubes||1 x 12BH7|
|Inputs||1 x 1/4" (instrument), 1 x 1/4" TRS (line)|
|Outputs||1 x 1/4" TRS (emulated out/headphones), 1 x 1/4" (speaker)|
|Footswitch I/O||1 x 1/4" (channel)|
|Footswitch Included||Yes, 1-button footswitch|
|Manufacturer Part Number||HT5RBLONDE|