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NAMM 2011: Blackstar Announce New Series One Amps

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Renowned guitar amp manufacturer Blackstar has announced new additions to the already popular Series One amp range at this years NAMM.

Blackstars award-winning Series One range has quickly become established as the ultimate in professional valve amps.

Following endless requests Blackstar have announced the introduction of three new heads, a 2x12 and a standard sized 4x12 to the range.

The S1-50 is a 50W version of the S1-100 and shares all the same features and versatility.

The S1-104 is a 4 channel 100W valve head and shares the same feature set as the S1-200.

Available in two versions EL34 and 6L6 the EL34 model has the same style and voicing as the S1-100, while the 6L6 version has a new look and is voiced to appeal to the modern high gain metal player.

The S1-212 is a 2x12 cabinet perfect for use as an extension cabinet for the S1-45 combo, or as a compact cab for use with a Series One head and loaded with Celestion custom designed Neo 12' speakers for excellent tone and focus.

The S1-412PRO cabinets are standard '1960' size and are built using a false/fixed baffle construction for a more balanced mid range response.

When combined with a new 8 Ohm Vintage 30 speakers exclusively developed for Blackstar you get a 4x12 with tone and projection unlike any other in its class.

In addition Blackstar have announced the launch of the HT-408 cabinet combining all the coolness of a 4x12 speaker cab into a compact format perfectly matched to the HT-1RH valve head.

Posted on 17 Jan 2011 10:58 to category : Instruments News

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