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Blackstar U120 Unity Series 12" 120W Bass Amplifier

BH #BLBASSU120 • MFR #BASSU120
Blackstar U120 Unity Series 12" 120W Bass Amplifier
Key Features
  • Custom-Designed Eminence 12" Speaker
  • 120W of Solid-State Power
  • Classic, Modern & Overdrive Voices
  • 3-Band EQ with Semi-Parametric Mid Band
The Blackstar U120 is a Unity Series 12" 120W bass amplifier designed to deliver versatile tones and built-in effects for bassists in the studio and onstage. It features 120W of solid-state power driving a custom-designed Eminence Opus 12" speaker mounted in a closed-back cabinet. Classic, Modern, and Overdrive voices are available at the flip of a switch, as are the built-in compressor and chorus. A footswitch is provided for hands-free toggling of the overdrive and chorus.

Effectively manage your gain structure using the input gain, clip indicator, -10 dB pad, and master volume. The pad allows easy accommodation of basses with low-output passive pickups or hot active electronics. Shape your tone with the 3-band EQ, which boasts a semi-parametric mid band.

Connect your mobile device to the 3.5mm aux input and play along with backing tracks or your favorite songs. Output connections include an XLR for linking to a Blackstar U250ACT (available separately), an XLR line output with a ground-lift switch, and a 1/4" headphone jack with an independent level control.

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Blackstar U120 Overview

The Blackstar U120 is a Unity Series 12" 120W bass amplifier designed to deliver versatile tones and built-in effects for bassists in the studio and onstage. It features 120W of solid-state power driving a custom-designed Eminence Opus 12" speaker mounted in a closed-back cabinet. Classic, Modern, and Overdrive voices are available at the flip of a switch, as are the built-in compressor and chorus. A footswitch is provided for hands-free toggling of the overdrive and chorus.

Effectively manage your gain structure using the input gain, clip indicator, -10 dB pad, and master volume. The pad allows easy accommodation of basses with low-output passive pickups or hot active electronics. Shape your tone with the 3-band EQ, which boasts a semi-parametric mid band.

Connect your mobile device to the 3.5mm aux input and play along with backing tracks or your favorite songs. Output connections include an XLR for linking to a Blackstar U250ACT (available separately), an XLR line output with a ground-lift switch, and a 1/4" headphone jack with an independent level control.

120W of solid-state power through a custom-designed Eminence Opus 12" speaker
Selectable Classic, Modern, and Overdrive voices
3-band EQ with semi-parametric mid band
Chorus and overdrive selectable via top panel or footswitch
Built-in compressor with on/off switch
Input gain control, switchable -10 dB pad, and master volume
LED indicators for input clipping and power status
3.5mm aux input for playing along with music from your mobile device
Dedicated Cab Link XLR output allows linking to a U250ACT Unity 250 active cabinet (available separately)
XLR 3-pin line output with ground-lift switch
1/4" line/headphone output with independent level control
Protective metal corners
Top-panel carry handle
Includes footswitch and power cable

Blackstar U120 Specs

Amplifier Section
Amplifier TypeSolid-State
Output Power120 W
Tube TypesNone
Channels1
Master VolumeYes
Tone SectionGain
EQ3-Band Semi-Parametric
Built-In EffectsChorus, Compression, Distortion/Overdrive
Presets & StorageNone
Effects LoopNo
Inputs1 x 1/4" Hi Instrument
1 x 1/8" Stereo Aux
Outputs1 x XLR Mono Line Level
1 x 1/4" Stereo Headphone
Speaker Section
Configuration1 x 12" Speaker
Power Rating120 W
Cabinet TypeStraight Closed Mono
Speaker InputsNone
Speaker Through/Output1 x XLR
Construction MaterialMDF
CoveringTolex
Dimensions (WxHxD)15.7 x 20.6 x 22.1" / 39.9 x 52.3 x 56.1 cm Combo
Weight38.8 lb / 17.60 kg Combo
Packaging Info
Package Weight38.83 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)22.9 x 20.8 x 17.7"

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What is the warranty period?
Asked by: Charles
The Blackstar U120 has a three-year warranty for the amplifier and cabinet, and a one-year warranty for the speaker. The warranty covers parts and labor against manufacturer's defects.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2020-01-27
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