Blackstar S1-1046L6 Guitar Amp Head

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Product Ref: 19690

  • Perfect for High Gain Metal
  • Solid, Professional Construction
  • Speaker Emulated Output
  • MIDI Switching
  • DPR Control

Blackstar S1-1046L6 Guitar Amp Head


This 4 channel 100W amp uses 4 selected 6L6 power valves to produce a high gain, US metal influenced sound with impressive dynamics and headroom. With a wealth of flexible tones, the user friendly preamp section has four channels (6 modes) and dual ISF controls.

Product Ref: 19690

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ISF Control

The patented ISF control gives you countless new sound possibilities from the USA to the UK and everything in between. The interactive control means you can adjust the tone control network between any of the traditional voicings to design your own unique sound.

DPR Control

When you need things a little quieter why should you have to sacrifice you tone? The useful DPR control allows the power to be reduced down to 10W for real power amp distortion at a much lower volume level.

MIDI Switching

MIDI integration is a straight forward process with this Series One amp. The S1-1046L6 offers the option to control channel selection via a MIDI Program Change messages and interfacing with most MIDI controllers is a straight forward process. This amp can be placed in a MIDI chain allowing you to simultaneously select a channel on the amp and change the patch on a MIDI effects processor connected to an effects loop. There are 128 available Program Changes giving you multiple tonal combinations to experiment with.

Speaker Emulated Output

The 100W Series One features a high tech speaker emulator with balanced and unbalanced outputs via XLR and standard jack connectors respectively. This complex multi stage filter takes the preamp signal and then introduces the important characteristics of a valve power amp, guitar loudspeaker and cabinet.

Series effects Loop

The S1-1046L6 features an effects loop which allows you to connect effects pedals and other gear using the return and send connections. The Effects Loop Level sets the loop to either +4dBV, to be used with professional equipment, or -10dBV, for guitar pedals.

Solid Construction

Designed to last a lifetime, the Series One amps have plated through double sided PCBs for increased mechanical integrity and durability. The cabinet has a 18mm finger jointed birch play cabinet and heavy gauge wiring and the chassis is welded 1.6mm steel so you can be sure this amp can withstand the rigours of the road.

To see some of Blackstar's suggested settings for the S1-1046L6 Guitar Amp Head take a look at the PDF below.


  • 100W Watt head with built-in DPR power reduction
  • 4 x ECC83, 1 x ECC82, 4 x 6L6 valves
  • 4 switchable channels
  • Clean channel with Warm (Plexi) and Bright (Class A) type modes
  • Crunch channel with Crunch and Super Crunch modes
  • Two overdrive channels with high and low output damping
  • Two ISF equipped tone control sections
  • Presence and resonance controls
  • Master Volume
  • Series effects loop
  • MIDI switching
  • Speaker emulated output

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