Blackstar HT-5RH MkII

Tube Amp Head for Electric Guitar

  • Power rating: 5 W
  • 2 Channels
  • ECC83 Preamp Tube
  • 12BH7 Power stage tube
  • Push-Pull power stage design
  • Switchable voices for Clean and Overdrive
  • Power reduction to 0.5 W
  • USB audio output
  • D.I. output (XLR)
  • Studio-quality reverb
  • Dimensions (H x W x D ) 213 x 398 x 222 mm
  • Includes 2-fold foot-switch

Further Information

Power 5 W
Power Amplifier Tubes 12BH7
Channels 2
Reverb Yes
Footswitch Yes
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The ultimate home practice amp
TheOgre, 19.03.2019
I use this home (most of the time using headphones) and I'm using it for anything from crystal clean to extreme gain sounds. Without headphones I'm using it on the 0.5 watt setting and it's perfect for my living room. On the 5 watt it is a bit to loud for home practice, but it's probably OK for a small gig.
This sounds amazing and it covers a great amount of genres, but it does not cross in the extreme gain territory. It can do hi gain, but sticking a Metal Muff or Metal Zone in the effects loop makes it sound even more amazing. I think this alone and a high gain pedal are enough to cover any guitar tone that one could image.
I've bought this to replace my old Bugera G5 witch I wasn't planning on replacing if it wouldn't have broke. I was not expecting great differences, but there are, quite a lot. Besides the double voicing for each channel and the fact that it sounds better, all my pedals seem to feel, react, and sound better through this amp (my pedal board has about 20 pedals, about half of which are in the effects loop, the others in front of it). Also the reverb sounds very good. I'm using it with a Les Paul and 2 Strats - one with hot humbuckers and one with single coils - they all sound great through this amp.
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