Blackstar introduces a new range of guitar amplifiers aimed at metal players, the HT Metal series, with 3 combos, 3 heads and 3 cabinets.
The Blackstar HT Metal series features 1 to 100W valve amps with two or three channels. Their common features include an ISF/EQ control for UK to US metal tones, gain and volume controls, a speaker-emulated line/headphone output, a stereo MP3/line output, 4–16 Ohms speaker outputs and a stereo digital reverb.
- HT Metal 1: 1W combo with push-pull button for power lowering, 2 channels, 1x ECC82 and 1x ECC83 valves, 8" speaker
- HT Metal 1H: 1W head, same features as the combo
- HT Metal 5: 5W combo, 2 channels, 1x ECC83 and 1×12BH7 valves, 12" Blackbird 50 speaker, effect loop with level switch, tone controls, speaker emulated output with 1×12 and 4×12 options, included footswitch
- HT Metal 5H: 5W head, same features as the combo
- HT Metal 60: 60W combo, 2x ECC83 and 2x 6L6 tubes, 3 channels (clean and 2 OD), 2×12" Celestion speakers, tone, resonance and presence controls, master volume, Dark/Bright switch for the reverb, 2×1×12 and 4×12 presets for the emulated output, effect loop with level switch, 4-button footswitch included
- HT Metal 100: 100W, 2x ECC83, 1x ECC82 and 4x 6L6 valves, three channels, tone control, Clean Voice switch, resonance, presence, master volume, Dark/Bright switch for the digital reverb, 2 × 1×12 and 4×12 presets for the emulated out, effect loop with level switch, 4-button footswitch
- HT Metal 112: 50W cabinet, 1×12" Blackbird 50 speaker, mono operation, designed for the HT Metal 5
- HT Metal 408: 60W cabinet, 4×8" speakers, mono operation, designed for the HT Metal 1H
- HT Metal 412: 320W cabinet, 4×12" Celesion speakers, mono/stereo operations, straight/angled versions
No information regarding the price of this new series.
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