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by Evil Z06
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: HT-40 Bias Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3425

Re: HT-40 Bias Question

Hello I tried to check the plate voltage and to bias the HT-40 and could not do it.Just before I tried it I did 2 more of my brothers Marshall's and they came out great but this Blackstar puzzles me.In the first picture I tried to touch the T10 and T18 bias point and nothing happened.Is this how you...
by Evil Z06
Sun Dec 25, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: HT-40 Bias Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3425

Re: HT-40 Bias Question

Thanks for the info...Would it be possible to show me in this pic?

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by Evil Z06
Sun Dec 25, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: HT-40 Bias Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3425

HT-40 Bias Question

Hey guys today I biased my first amp and it was my brothers Marshall and it was very easy.Now I want to do my HT-40....I have a question...which resistor do I use to measure the bias and what mA's should the EL34L tubes be set too? I also want to check the plate voltage and where would the best plac...
by Evil Z06
Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: Preamp tube question
Replies: 4
Views: 2080

Re: Preamp tube question

I basically use my clean channel for pedals which include a couple of dirt pedals so I don't know if the Gold Lion would be worth it and also when I am on the OD channel.
by Evil Z06
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: Preamp tube question
Replies: 4
Views: 2080

Re: Preamp tube question

I have the HT40....Thanks for the reply...I have been looking at the Tung Sol....Mullard...Electro-Harmonix and Genalex-Gold Lion...also would you suggest the same tubes for both positions?
by Evil Z06
Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: Preamp tube question
Replies: 4
Views: 2080

Preamp tube question

Hey guys I just had my power output tubes changed to JJ Blue EL34L.I want to change my preamp tubes.Right now I still have the original Ruby 12ax7's......First off which position is the V1? What do you guys suggest I get and should I use the same tube for the V1 and Phase Inverter? Thanks.
by Evil Z06
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: HT40 dies
Replies: 6
Views: 2270

Re: HT40 dies

This just happened to mine.At first there was some static and then it went to 1/2 volume.Then after a week there was no static it just went directly to 1/2 power with in a minute.I brought to my tech and it was one of the original Ruby tubes.He put in new JJ Blue EL34L in it and it's back to kicking...
by Evil Z06
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: Speaker Swap For the HT-40?
Replies: 13
Views: 14492

Re: Speaker Swap For the HT-40?

I swapped my stock speaker for a Celestion G12 H Creamback 75W....It's a smoother sound compared to the harsh sound of the stock 70/80 speaker.
by Evil Z06
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: HT Club 40 Bad Effects Loop
Replies: 6
Views: 3786

Re: HT Club 40 Bad Effects Loop

thephantum wrote:If I had to guess I would say a missing/poorly soldered capacitor across the rail that feeds power to the effects loop module....but that's just a guess.
Thanks for the info...Wednesday I will order it and when it comes in I will try it out in the store before I leave the store.
by Evil Z06
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: HT Venue Series
Topic: HT Club 40 Bad Effects Loop
Replies: 6
Views: 3786

Re: HT Club 40 Bad Effects Loop

thephantum wrote:It's not a problem with the HT series if that's what you mean. The effects loop on both my Blackstars work fine and I've had no issues whatsoever. Sounds like an issue with that particular unit.
Not saying it was a problem just curious if anyone else had this issue and knew what it was