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Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal  

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Overview

  • Genuine tube design
  • Operates at 300V HT
  • Cascaded tube gain stages
Description & Specs
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    $229.99
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Warm boost to screaming tube saturation.

The HT-DRIVE Overdrive effect pedal from Blackstar has dual cascaded, high voltage, triode stages which deliver gain from warm boost to screaming tube saturation. The unique 'A-Class' tone control cuts the fizz without making your backed-off tone sound dull and lifeless. Add to this no compromise speaker emulated output and you have the ultimate overdrive dream.

The HT Range of tube overdrive pedals features true high voltage (300V) circuitry and are packed with innovations and tone. The revolutionary, patent-applied-for tone shaping feature ISF (Infinite Shape Feature) will redefine the tonal expectations of guitarists.

Add to this the no compromise speaker emulated output and you have the most cost effective way of getting real tube tones direct to disk or tape.

So whether you're playing live or recording, with the HT Range of pedals you can finally get 'the sound in your head'.

PURE TUBE OVERDRIVE

The HT-DRIVE pedal has a high voltage tube design for true tube dynamics and feel. Two cascaded ECC83 triode stages for gain from warm boost to screaming saturation. Unique 'A-Class' tone control retains your guitar's natural character. Emulated output is a new benchmark design for pro direct recording sounds. High integrity bypass for silent switching and driving long cables.

Features

  • Genuine tube design
  • Operates at 300V HT
  • Cascaded tube gain stages
  • Responds like a tube amp
  • Unique 'A Class' tone control
  • Fully equipped for
  • stage or studio
  • Speaker emulated output
  • High integrity buffered bypass
  • Power supply included

Get the tube sound you've been after. Call us or click today and we'll get it right out to you.

 
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BlackstarHT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Killer tube overdrive tone!

By Swagger's Guitarist

from Austin, TX

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Pros

  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Responsive
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Tall Form Factor
  • Unique Power Supply

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

I own two Blackstar amps because I love the tone, versatility, and reliability... outstanding cleans and bone crushing high-gain in one amp. I was looking for a powerful overdrive that would kick my Mesa into some face-melting lead tones for when I do solos when I picked up this Blackstar overdrive pedal. It delivered, no doubt. It's got more gain than most distortion pedals I've heard. The pedal coupled well with my Fender and Egnater amps, but it was just too much for my Mesa and Marshall amps. I feel a bit intimidated when I think about the unique power supply; what happens if it goes out? It is a thick pedal. I had to take off the knobs for it to fit in my pedal drawer. Overall, a killer overdive with gain to spare.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing Pedal!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

Amazing Pedal! The pedal is built like a tank. It's easy to use. The tones...I don't have words to describe how amazing this pedal sounds. I have a custom shop strat that I play through a Peavey Delta Blues 115 tube amp. This pedal can do anything from a clean boost to overdrive to distortion. It's perfect for classic rock, blues, or rock. It's also very dynamic and responsive to your playing. It also has a very good bypass. The only downside is it needs its own power supply. If this were ever lost/stolen/broken I would buy another one even if it cost double the price.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Rich ,Real, Tone!!

By Jammonster

from North Miami Beach

Comments about Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

I've tried a tone of overdrive pedals in the past.They all sound good in their own way,but I was never truley content. Until I went on a wim and a whime and checked out the blackstar.It has the richest fullest tone I've heard to date. I play blues and classic rock.This is the pedal from heaven for those styles of music.The tone knob doesn't muddy up when you turn it dowm. And when you raise the volume on the pedal,it gets fuller and richer. I don't need a boost pedel for lead work anymore. I have the volume on the guitar at around 5.When it's time for a solo, just spin the knob to 10 and it's party time. All I use now is a delay pedal after the blackstar.The tone hunt is over!!

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'll tell you all about this pedal...

By c1classicuser

from Los Angeles

Comments about Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

Got this pedal cos I have a solid state amp, a Vox Pathfinder (had to sell my tube amp cos it was too loud for a dorm) and wanted some warm distortion. This pedal works great. 4.5 in features because it has an emulated output which is kinda cool, but I normally mic everything anyway, basic knob layout n its a plus for having 3 knobs (Gain, Tone, Level aka Volume) instead of just 2. 4.5 in quality because its made in freakin metal chasis and nice rubber bottom. Should hold up for a long time and take abuse. Value is a definate 5. The WARMEST overdrive pedal I've ever heard. It can give you nice creamy tones, beautiful warm cleans with nice breakup when ya dig in those strings, or a nice rocking crunch. Will it squeal and scream? Eh, not really for me, but mind you, I am playing through an 8" inch solid state :P It will NOT do metal by itself. The sweep on the Gain is good except on max, it can get compressed especially on smaller amps like mine. The Tone sweep could be much better, kinda too subtle. Max tone is nice and crunchy (at least for an overdrive pedal, wont compete with a distortion pedal btw in the crunch department), but the lowest tone is too muddy and kinda useless. I know its not starve plate and that it has true bypass. Not digital either of course. So it passes on those manitory requirements haha. Great picking dynamics - love it! I keep the level and gain low so I can hear my pickups dynamics too, so its friendly in that matter if handled correctly. Harmonics are good but I've heard other pedals (solid state too) that scream better, but then again, maybe its because I'm playing through an 8" solid state amp and because... that other pedal was a Tubescreamer lol. I've yet to A/B it with thru a 12" tube amp. Hmmm, so if you like Cream, AC/DC, and Led Zeppelin, I think this pedal will do you well, especially if you're looking for a tube-ish tone thru a solid state. Also, I highly recommend the Vox Pathfinder to anyone needing a cheap, quiet, solid state (has beautiful cleans, tube-ish tone).

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5.0

Sweet fat mids....

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Blackstar HT Series HT-DRIVE Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

Awesome pedal, I was trying to find a pedal that uses a tube but had a more natural sound and feel. This one does it. Not very versatile as far as gain range goes, it gets pretty muddy at full gain, and I would have like to see some form of the isf on this as well. Other than that it is built like a small safe. One single piece of metal housing on top and really good quality knobs . It changes your sound a bit (for me its exactly what I wanted) it will compress a bit of your low-low end but will sweeten up your mids and give you a more focused attack when added to an already overdriven amp (through efx loop). Awesome pedal!!

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