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Blackstar 5 watt thru Tech21 Power Engine

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by AXEL276, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. AXEL276

    AXEL276 Member

    May 27, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    I'm loving this little amp, Blackstar 5HTR, 5 watts (1 x 12) combo. It sounds great at home and even at rehearsal where I keep it dimed. It's pretty loud on its own, hard to talk over, but when the drums kick in its a little too small to cut thru the mix.

    I have a Tech21 Power Engine, a 60 watt (1 x 12) powered cabinet. I use it sometimes with my Trademark 60 and together they sound huge. I thought I'd give the Blackstar a shot thru it.

    It worked pretty well, the little 5 watt Blackstar can now be painfully loud, 60 watts loud! It's a great way to boost up the volume of this little combo. Just come out of the Blackstar's headphone jack and into the PE60's 1/4" input. The Power Engines can be found used for around $200 or so.

    Works for me, thought I'd pass it on.

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