Blackstar ID:CORE

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About Blackstar ID:CORE

The Blackstar ID:CORE Series has become something of a modern classic for beginners. Boasting an extraordinary range of features in such a small package, they are the perfect amp for those just starting out!

Now on its third generation, the Blackstar ID:CORE is a digital practice amp with many great amp sounds and effects. It makes your home practice fun and rewarding. The ID:CORE never feels overwhelming; the effects are carefully curated and intuitive to dial in. If you need more control, you can access deep editing via the free Architect software.

The Blackstar ID:CORE also boasts stereo full range speakers. This means that not only does your guitar sound full and wide, it is also a perfect speaker for listening to music and watching movies at home. Additionally, the ID:CORE features a USB port that enables low-latency recording. This turns this sleek amp into a powerful audio interface. You can also live stream directly to your smartphone or tablet using a 3.5mm TRRS cable.

Why Choose a Blackstar ID:CORE?

  • Intuitive practice amp
  • Full range stereo speakers
  • Perfect for home recording

Frequently Asked Questions about Blackstar ID:CORE

Question: Is the Blackstar ID:CORE Battery powered?
The third generation of Blackstar ID:CORE amps are compatible with an external power bank, the PB-1. This unit is sold separately but enables you to turn the Blackstar ID:CORE into a truly portable amplifier.
Question: Does the Blackstar ID:CORE have bluetooth?
The Blackstar ID:CORE BEAM is the only amp in the series to have Bluetooth functionality. You can use this to stream music and backing tracks to your amplifier.
Question: Can I record using a Blackstar ID:CORE?
Yes! You can actually record by two methods using the Blackstar ID:CORE. The ID:CORE becomes a low-latency audio interface when you use the USB out and plug directly into your laptop or computer. You can also use a 3.5mm TRRS cable plugged into the headphones output to record directly onto your smartphone and tablet. This is popular for live-streaming.