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Blackstar HT1R Guitar Combo Amp Review

Blackstar HT1R First Impressions

"BUT, it is fantastic."

Turns out it's not a piece of crap. Memory for each amp model is a nice plus. Only downside would be the short reverb unit. Nothing bad at all about it. That said it is pretty loud at that point.

  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackstar HT1R

  • Sound Quality
  • Loudness
  • Build Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Feature Set

Blackstar HT1R Final Thoughts

"Second one."

Better than what I expected. I bought this amp 3 years ago still going strong. Without disturbing the neighbors. Just flip it on, boom, they start right up. Replaced a Fender Mustang I v2 with it.

Overall Score

(84 Points)
  • Blackstar HT1R Features & Specs
  • 1 Watt, all-tube, 1 x 8-Inch Combo amp with Reverb
  • Tube Complement: 1 x ECC83 (12AX7), 1 x ECC82 (12AU7) Power Tube
  • Volume, Gain, and ISF Tone control; Overdrive switch
  • Emulated Speaker/Headphone Output; 8 Ohm speaker output
  • MP3/Line input

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