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by Phil0
Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: Blackstar Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 5232

Re: Blackstar Quality

I work with a large stock of blackstar amps and have found them to be well made with very few problems. Early models had a badge that was prone to fall off. Some foot switch pedal connectors are annoying- the ones that use a serial d sub type connector. The small lugs are prone to come loose. I thin...
by Phil0
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Show us your Blackstar set-up
Topic: HT40 SE...thin buzzy gain..neal young cleans
Replies: 4
Views: 13669

Re: HT40 SE...thin buzzy gain..neal young cleans

Hi, I know this is highly subjective but I thought I would share my thoughts. I bought a HT club 40 SE at Christmas, black with cream cloth and vintage 30. Other than that I think they are the same amp as a stock club 40. I spent hours in my local shop trying to decide which amp to buy. I had read h...
by Phil0
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: Use of Microphone
Replies: 10
Views: 16354

Re: Use of Microphone

Yes that now makes a lot more sense. What 8 track do you have? You will have to engage phantom power on it for the rode to work, this may be labelled as +48v. It is a nice mic, you will find it very sensitive to small noises, a pop shield may be helpful to reduce hiss (sibilance) but it will sound c...
by Phil0
Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: Use of Microphone
Replies: 10
Views: 16354

Re: Use of Microphone

Something is very amiss here. The microphone is a condenser normally used for recording vocals in a studio. It requires phantom power which the blackstar cant provide. I cant think of many situations where you would want to plug it into a guitar amp. What is it you are trying to do e.g. record/perfo...