Blackstar HT20 Studio 20 Head Electric Guitar Amplifier

Affordable workhorse tube amps that sound stunning!


Blackstar HT20 Studio 20 Head Guitar Amp

The "HT Venue" Series of amps is the latest great design in Blackstar's line of amps. These medium-priced, medium-powered amps deliver performance that is every bit as pro as their premium Series One line. If you need a little more power than the award-winning HT5, or you're too worried to take your beloved Artisan on the road, the HT Venue series is for you! The perfect solution for the working musician.

As you probably know, Blackstar are famous for being able to create highly versatile tube amps at incredible prices. Most amps in this price range do one thing well, but the HT Venue amps deliver lush cleans, and great British & American drives effortlessly. Just check out the range of tones the Venue series can achieve in the video demo of the Stage 60 (the 60w 2x12 in the Venue range) below.


  • "These are amps that should thrive in the unforgiving world of club gigging and will easily handle being chucked in a car boot night after night without losing their good looks"
  • "The overdrive channel is capable of covering everything from mild crunch to massive sustain, with an aggressive but not overly vicious edge..."

Nick Guppy, Guitarist Magazine.

20 Watts is perfect for almost any application. Rehearsal, practice, stage and studio you can get sweet tones without going over the top. This head version can be paired with any of the cabs in the HTV range depending on how much air you need to move. Truly versatile indeed!

N.B: Cabinet not included! Please see the "Related Items" section for the matching cab.

Here's what Blackstar say about the HT Studio 20 Head

Whether you're looking for that classic British 'woody' tone or a tighter, more aggressive American sound, Blackstar's HT Venue Series delivers it all - and more. These tube equipped amps are packed with innovations and tone and versatile enough to deliver pure boutique cleans and ripping overdrives in one portable package - making them perfect for the working musician. Thanks to our unique Infinite Shape Feature (ISF) you can dial in the all tone you want, from British to American and anything in between.

This 20W two channel head is equally at home in the recording studio or at the rehearsal studio. This little powerhouse comes with effects loop, 3-way EQ and our unique ISF feature on the drive channel - so you can dial in all the tone and volume you want with no unwanted noise. Comes complete with a 1-way footswitch and is pictured with an optional 1x12 cabinet which features a Celestion speaker.


  • 20 Watt valve head
  • 2xECC83, 2xEL34
  • Two footswitchable channels
  • 12" Celestion speaker
  • Enhanced tone controls
  • Unique Infinite Shape Feature (ISF)
  • Master volume
  • Digital reverb
  • Speaker emulated output
  • Effects loop
  • 1-way footswitch included
  • Cool vintage styling

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