The Blackstar Artisan 15 Watt Hand Wired Valve Combo features the absolute highest standard in craftsmanship and boutique tone. The emphasis is on simplicity and sonic purity delivering a wide range of reference vintage tones thanks to it's swithing of preamplifier voicing anf power amp damping simultaneously.
The Artisan Series of award-winning handwired amplifiers represents the absolute highest standard of craftsmanship and boutique tone. With the emphasis on simplicity and sonic purity, every feature has been refined to provide the artist with the widest range of reference vintage tones.
Point-to-point tag board construction, welded steel chassis’ and finger jointed birch-ply cabinets are complemented by beautiful vintage red Tolex and etched aluminium panels.
The ARTISAN 15 – beautiful looks and beautiful tone. Two channels, one based on an EF86 Pentode and
the other an ECC83 Triode, touch base on a multitude of legendary vintage and boutique reference tones.
The EL84 based power section is switchable between 5W singleended Class A and a more dynamic push-pull 15W Class A configuration, for the ultimate in low
power valve amplifier flexibility.
Mode Preamplifier Power Amplifier Mode Setting Description
- Class A 15W combo
- Switch for 5W single-ended / 15W push-pull operation
- 2 x EL84 output valves
- EF86 channel
- ECC83 channel
- Hi and Lo inputs perfect for channel blending
- Impedance selector
- Vintage G12M Celestion speaker
- 1 Channel 1 Push-pull ECC83 /15W
- 2 Channel 2 Single-ended EF86 / 5W
- 3 Channel 1 Single-ended ECC83 / 5W
- 4 Channel 2 Push-pull EF86 / 15W
- 5 Channel 1 / Channel 2 Push-pull Blended EF86 / ECC83 15W
- 6 Channel 1 / Channel 2 Single-ended Blended EF86 / ECC83 5W