The Blackstar 10th Anniversary Artisan 10 AE Guitar Amplifier Combo is a celebration of the British amp manufacturer's first decade. As part of a trio of models on offer (also available are the Artist 10 AE and the Series One 10 AE), the Artisan 10 AE is a beautiful retro-finished, all-valve powerhouse that is perfect for home, and studio use.
Small but perfectly formed
The Artisan 10 AE may not be very big, but it's no slouch when it comes to generating masses of power. Inside this little gem is a meticulously crafted, specially voiced power amplifier that boasts an EL34 that is bursting with energy. Everything from smooth cleans to warm British crunch is at your disposal. The team at Blackstar have infused a hot pre-amp Boost, which ramps up the power so that classic rock/indie/and hard rocking tones are yours for the taking.
A specially voiced built-in reverb effect gives you the breadth and depth needed for that all-important sense of space in your tone. Whether you want to keep it subtle or go for a drenched wall of sound, you have it ready and waiting to be explored.
Blackstar have equipped the Artisan 10 AE with a speaker emulated output, which is perfect for tracking and recording directly into your DAW of choice, without having to faff around. The series effects loop enables outboard effects to be inserted directly into the pre-amp stage, giving you greater creative and tonal control. The amp is supplied with a single-button footswitch that turns the Boost function on/off, whilst an optional double-button footswitch also enables the built-in reverb effect to be switched on/off.
If you fancy taking your sound to the stage or incorporating an external speaker cabinet, there are three speaker outputs to choose from, including: 1 x 16 Ohm, 1 x 8 Ohm, and 2 x 16 Ohm.
Celestion Seventy 80 speaker
The Blackstar Artisan 10 AE boasts an impressive output thanks to an awesome Celestion Seventy 80 speaker. The extended frequency range of the Seventy 80 makes it fantastic for satisfying the demands of today's players. With a detailed and crisp definition, the low-end remains tight with a punchy, aggressive upper mid-range. The high-end shines with a sparkling brilliance, so no matter what you're playing, you can rest assured that your tone is in good hands.
The Blackstar 10th Anniversary Artisan 10 AE Guitar Amplifier Combo is a very special model. However, it is limited to only 1,000 units, so don't miss out on your chance to grab yours.
Manufacturer Blackstar Model 10th Anniversary Artisan 10 AE Guitar Amplifier Combo Type of Amp Combo Wattage 10 Watts Amp Technology Valve Connectivity Footswitch Connector Speaker Size 1 x 12-inch Valves EL34 Speaker Celestion Seventy 80 Channels 1 Controls Volume, Boost, Tone, Reverb, Master Included Accessories 1-button footswitch
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