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Blackstar Amplification Launches Unity Bass Combo Series

Blackstar Unity Bass Amps

Blackstar Amplification has gotten into the bass game with the Unity Series, their first ever line of bass amps. Models in the range span power ranges from 30 watts to 500 watts in combo amp packages. Each has a preamp equipped with a 4-band EQ as well as three preamp voicings: Classic, Modern, or Flat. They also have a response control to emulate three power amp stages: Linear, 6L6, and 6550.

Its built-in overdrive can be switched between an overdrive, distortion, or fuzz. Other baked-in features include a compressor and footswitchable chorus and sub-octave effects. The Unity series connectivity has a footswitch jack, an MP3/Line in, a USB port, a headphone output, an XLR output, and an effects loop.

The lineup has combos rated at 30, 60, 120, 250, and 500 watts. A 250-watt active cabinet can be added to any Unity cab for extra power.

Check out this extensive overview on the Unity Series from Blackstar:

The Unity Series will be available next month with prices starting at $249.99.

Blackstar Amplification Unity 30 Combo Amp Features:

30 Watts
Custom designed 8″ Speaker
3 Voices – Classic, Modern, Overdrive
3-band EQ with semi-parametric Mid
Footswitchable Overdrive and Chorus
Compressor
Input Gain with clip indication
Pad Switch for active / passive instruments
Master Volume
Link to Unity Bass Series Active Cabinet
MP3 / Line in
XLR + ¼″ Line Out / Headphones with independent level control

Blackstar Amplification Unity 60 Combo Amp Features:

60 Watts
Custom designed 10″ Speaker
3 Voices – Classic, Modern, Overdrive
3 band EQ with semi-parametric Mid
Footswitchable Overdrive and Chorus
Compressor
Input Gain (with clip indication)
Pad Switch for active / passive instruments
Master Volume
Link to Unity Bass Series Active Cabinet
MP3 / Line in
XLR + ¼″ Line Out / Headphones with independent level control

Blackstar Amplification Unity 120 Combo Amp Features:

120 Watts
Custom designed Eminence 12″ Opus Speaker
3 Voices – Classic, Modern, Overdrive
3-band EQ with semi-parametric Mid
Footswitchable Overdrive and Chorus
Compressor
Input Gain with clip indication
Pad Switch for active / passive instruments
Master Volume
Link to Unity Bass Series Active Cabinet
MP3 / Line in
XLR + ¼″ Line Out / Headphones with independent level control

Blackstar Amplification Unity 250 Combo Amp Features:

250 Watts
Custom designed Eminence 15″ Opus Speaker
3 Voices – Classic, Modern, Flat
3 Footswitchable Drives with user controllable blend – Overdrive / Distortion / Fuzz
3-band EQ with semi-parametric Mid
Unique Response control – Linear, 6L6 and 6550
Footswitchable Chorus and Sub-Octave with adjustable level control
Compressor
Input Gain with clip indication
Pad Switch for active / passive instruments
Master Volume
Link to Unity Bass Series Active Cabinet
USB audio out for direct recording
Series effects loop
MP3 / Line in
XLR + ¼″ Line Out / Headphones with independent level control
D.I. / cabinet emulated line outputs

Blackstar Amplification Unity 500 Combo Amp Features:

500 Watts
Custom designed Eminence 2 x 10″ Opus Speakers
3 Voices – Classic, Modern, Flat
3 Footswitchable Drives with user controllable blend – Overdrive / Distortion / Fuzz
3-band EQ with semi-parametric Mid
Unique Response control – Linear, 6L6 and 6550
Footswitchable Chorus and Sub-Octave with adjustable level control
Compressor
Input Gain with clip indication
Pad Switch for active / passive instruments
Master Volume
Link to Unity Bass Series Active Cabinet
USB audio out for direct recording
Series effects loop
MP3 / Line in n XLR + ¼” Line Out / Headphones with independent level control
D.I. / cabinet emulated Line outputs

Blackstar Amplification Unity 250 Active Cabinet Features:

250 Watts
Custom designed Eminence 15″ Opus speaker
Independent volume control
Combined XLR + ¼″ input allowing use with external preamps
Passive ¼” input for use as a standard extension cabinet
XLR Through to chain together multiple Unity active cabinets

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