Summer NAMM: Blackstar Announces Compact LT Pedal Range

Compact boost, overdrive and distortion pedals   12-Jul-13

Summer NAMM: Blackstar Announces Compact LT Pedal Range


Blackstar Amplification tells us that they have introduced the affordable LT range of compact boost, overdrive and distortion pedals. They say that, tonally derived from Blackstar's award-winning HT pedal range, these new pedals offer high-quality sonic performance, tube-like responsiveness, and rugged metal housing for durability.

Each pedal in the range can be powered by a 9V battery, as well as an optional mains adaptor, and can be easily incorporated into a player's existing pedal board.

All pedals in the range feature high integrity buffered bypass and silent switching. In addition, the LT DIST, LT-Metal and LT Dual models offer the lowest cost option ever for players who want to experience Blackstar's patented ISF control, which enables players to take their sound from UK to US and anywhere in between.

The following models are included in the LT range:

LT BOOST

  • Continuously variable boost
  • Bass and Treble 'cut and boost' controls for tonal refinement


LT DRIVE

  • Overdrive pedal with simple and versatile Gain, Level, Tone layout
  • Sonically based on Blackstar's HT-Drive tube pedal for a robust tone


LT DIST

  • Simple and versatile distortion pedal with Gain, Level and Tone controls
  • Patented ISF control
  • Tonal refinement


LT METAL

  • Extreme gain and tone
  • Easy to use Gain, Level and Tone controls
  • Patented ISF control


LT DUAL

  • Two Gain and Level-equipped distortion channels
  • Shared Tone and patented ISF controls
  • Clean boost to high gain drive in a single pedal
  • Unique switching - turn a single-channel amp into a 3-channel monster


These pedals mark the start of an ongoing series which will expand to encompass gain, time and modulation-based effects.


Pricing and Availability:

All models will be available Fall 2013, with US Street pricing as follows: LT Boost - $79.99; LT Drive - $79.99; LT Dist - $99.99; LT Metal - $99.99; LT Dual - $149.99

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