If you're looking for an incredible, versatile valve amp, that's ideal for live performances, then you need to check out this Blackstar Series One 50w Guitar Amp Head!
Now at an amazing price! This amp is Ex Demo, meaning it may have some minor use but still works perfectly! Check with the store for full details.
The Ultimate Pro Amp Head
This awesome guitar head features two channels - Clean and Overdrive - which two voicing options on each for you to choose from!
In other words: you can go from bright, clear, bell-like tones, to all-out "super-crunch" and back again at the push of a button.
Blackstar Series One 50w Guitar Amp Head Highlights
- 50W Watt head with built-in DPR power reduction
- 1 x ECC82, 3 x ECC83, 2 x EL34 valves
- Clean channel with Warm (Plexi) and Bright (Class A) type modes
- Overdrive channel with Crunch and Super Crunch modes
- ISF equipped tone control section
- Presence control
- Master Volume
- Series effects loop
- MIDI switching
- Speaker emulated output
The ISF control works in conjunction with the Tone control. It allows you to choose the exact tone signature you prefer.
Fully CCW is a more American characteristic with a tight bottom end and more aggressive middle, and fully CW is a British characteristic which is more ‘woody’ and less aggressive.
The DPR system allows you to vary the amplifier output down to 10% of its rated power without any loss in tone or valve reliability.
Pure valve output distortion and compression at any volume - a dream come true.
The Series One offers the ability to control channel selection via MIDI Program Change messages and interfacing with most MIDI controllers is a straight forward process.
This amp can be placed in a MIDI chain allowing you to simultaneously select a channel on the amplifier and change the patch on a MIDI effects processor connected to the effects loop.
There are 128 available Program Changes, giving you the possibility to access a vast number of tonal combinations.
All Series One amplifiers have plated through double sided PCBs for the increased mechanical integrity this construction affords.
Designed to last a lifetime, Series One cabinets have a 18mm finger-jointed birch ply cabinet and heavy gauge wiring. The chassis, for mechanical integrity, are seam welded 1.6mm steel.
The amp features an effects loop to allow you to connect effects pedals or other professional equipment using the return and send connections.
The Effects Loop Level switch sets the effects loop to either +4dBV/-10dBV, which enables you to use it with either professional equipment (+4dBV setting), or with guitar level effects such as effects pedals (-10dBV setting).
Speaker Emulated Output
The Blackstar emulated output design is a new benchmark for pro direct recording. This no-compromise design makes it easy to get your tone to disk and tape. You can also use it to run a line out to a PA.
Blackstar Series One 50w Guitar Amp Head Specs
- Product Range: Series One
- Model: Series One 50
- Technology Type: Valve
- Preamp Valves: 1 x ECC82, 3 x ECC83
- Poweramp Valves: 2 x EL34 valves
- Wattage: 50
- Inputs: Guitar Input
- Controls: Clean Gain, Clean Volume, Overdrive Gain, Overdrive Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, ISF, Resonance, Presence, Master Volume, DPR
- Channels: 2 - Clean channel with Warm (Plexi) and Bright (Class A) type modes, Overdrive channel with Crunch and Super Crunch modes
- Weight: 19KG
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 705 x 285 x 278.5 (mm)
|Effects||infinite shape feature (isf), effects loop, presence & tone|
|Series||Series One Range|
|Power||50 watt - 1 x ecc82, 3 x ecc83, 2 x el34 valves|
|Amp Type||valve / tube amplifier|
October 29, 2009Read Article
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