Blackstar Cryo Full Revalve Kits / Blackstar Series One 104 Classic 6L6GC Retro Cryo Full Upgrade Kit

Blackstar Series One 104 Classic 6L6GC Retro Cryo Full Upgrade Kit Blackstar Series One 104 Classic 6L6GC Retro Cryo Full Upgrade Kit Click on image(s) above to view larger
£206.00
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Black Star amplifiers have quite rightly caused a major buzz in the music industry since their launch. By upgrading the valves to selected cryogenically treated valve sets customers have noticed the additional benefits such as better clarity, larger and improved sound stage with increased definition under distortion. Here we have listed our most common upgrades to the Black Star range.
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This Classic 6L6GGC Cryo upgrade kit is designed to provide a traditional American clean sound with clarity and top end punch when using high gain settings .This will enable you to get the best out of your Blackstar. This combination designed to give you the traditional American voiced sound with more top end bite and less fizz when using modern high gain settings.

The Cryo treatment gives a permanent change to the valves performance. The additional benefits such as better clarity, larger and improved sound stage with increased definition under distortion are what the treated valves provide and ensure a lasting improvement to you sound over the untreated items.

The Harma ECC83 Retro Cryo provides a harmonically rich and detailed sound with excellent 3D midrange warmth. This valve has a traditional British voiced sound that has a huge singing sustaining tone when overdriven. The outstanding feature of this valve is its smooth linear midrange response and extended frequency response so you get smooth warm overdrive with tight fat punchy lows.

The Harma ECC82 Retro Cryo overdrives very evenly and does not fall apart when you saturate the amplifier. The valve improves the amplifier as it removes the grainy unmusical fuzz that is displayed by many modern ECC82 in the Blackstar. This valve adds fatness and midrange warm to the Blackstar sound.

The Harma 6L6GC Retro Cryo is modelled on the famous Sylvania STR 387 6L6GC and it shares many of the same sound features. In clean mode the valve breaks up later than the stock 6L6GC and gives an improved clean sound. The design also has an extended treble response so can provide more clean sparkle also cater for the modern high gain sound.

In the overdrive stakes the Harma 6L6GC-Retro Cryo showed it was a real top performer as
It completely captures the classic rock sound. It provides a nice balanced overdrive sound which allowed clear sustained notes to cut through the mix. It was punchy and well balanced on chords and open voicing. They also cleaned up very easily when using the Les Paul volume control and could provide all the sounds from a nice crunch to all out high gain distortion. Tight well defined bass with plenty of slam completed the picture. This is one excellent modern 6L6GC type for clean through to high gain American rock.

The kit consists of
4 Specially Selected Harma ECC83 Retro Cryo
1 Specially Selected & Balanced Harma ECC82 Retro Cryo
4 Specially Selected and matched Harma 6L6GC Retro Cryo

Please note that the kit is for the valves only

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