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Blackstar ID:Core High Power Guitar Amplifiers

Super Wide Stereo 100W and 150W gigging combos with built in looper and octaver effect, which are compact and lightweight.

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Blackstar are proud to introduce high wattage 100W and 150W combo versions to the award-winning ID:Core series.

These lightweight combos are perfect for a gigging guitarist with a useful built in looper for the individual musician or to add layers to your sound.

Deep editing and storing of patches is simple using the Blackstar INSIDER software. Patches can be shared, uploaded and downloaded via the online community. The USB connector also allows you to record from your amp directly to your computer. An emulated output and MP3/line input complete the package.

It retains all the innovation, tone and features of its smaller versions, including delivering an immersive sound experience via our unique Super Wide Stereo.

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Packed Full Of Great Features

Super Wide Stereo

Blackstar’s unique Super Wide Stereo technology gives you an immersive sound experience that will have you playing along to your MP3 backing tracks for hours.

Infinite Shape Feature

The patented ISF control works with the Bass, Middle and Treble controls to give you access to infinite new sound possibilities from the USA to the UK and everywhere in-between.

6 Enhanced Voices

The unique and enhanced Voice control has six different channels - Clean Warm, Clean Bright, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD 1, OD 2. When used together with Blackstar's patented ISF control you can get the exact tone you're thinking of.

12 Effects in Super Wide Stereo

The effects section delivers studio quality modulation with octave, delay and reverb effects simultaneously that you can store with your sound. There are four of each effect type, all based on classic and boutique effects.

New Built-In Looper

Built-In Looper

The new built-in looper provides both live performance and personal home practice options for players of all skill levels. Whether playing live as a solo artist or as the lone guitarist in a power duo (or trio), the simple and intuitive looper helps you to achieve a stage-filling, multiple track sound at the press of a footswitch (included), with unlimited overdubs. At home – whether practicing, writing or recording – the looper provides the ability to practice timing, rhythm and lead without a full band environment, and the Voice, EQ and Effects settings can be independently changed between each overdub. Simple undo and clear functions complete the package.

New Polyphonic Octaver

Built-In Octaver

Evolution of the ID:Core effects section in creating a new Chorus-Flanger effect makes way for the new polyphonic Octaver. Create everything from thundering detuned lows with the Octave Down to a shimmering 12-string effect with the Octave Up, or even a polyphonic wall of sound with a personal mix of anywhere in-between. The Effects Level control provides a Mix between your original guitar tone and the octave sounds, from all original pitch to octave only.

Architect Software

Architect Software

The all-new Blackstar Architect software is the interface for controlling and customising many of the advanced features of upcoming Blackstar products, including Cab Rig. Architect is available for both PC and Mac, has been developed from the ground up to be compatible with the latest and future operating systems, including Mac OS Catalina and Big Sur.

Explore features such as a searchable patch library, and the ability to backup, archive and upload entire setlists of patches to your product. When the inevitable sonic writers block strikes, Architect has a new randomise feature for both amp tones and effects, providing inspiration and a great starting point for new musical ideas.

Architect Handbook

Install Architect Software

Follow these steps to download and install Architect software.

On Windows:

There’s no installation required, just unzip the folder and run the app.

On Mac:

Double-click the DMG Install package to open it, then simply drag the Blackstar Architect app icon to the Applications folder icon to copy it there.

Current Version: Architect v1.0.2

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