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      Blackstar ID Core 20 V3 Stereo Guitar Amplifier

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      Blackstar ID Core 20 V3 Stereo Guitar Amplifier

      New Features for Version 3:

      • Live streaming made easy: Use a TRRS 3.5mm cable for easy input/output live streaming to a compatible device (i.e. iPhone, Android phone)
      • User-configurable ‘Cab Rig' next generation Emulated Output, with user controls for elements such as cabinet and room environment, plus more (similar functionality to the high end recording products like OX Box and Two Notes)
      • Lower-noise hardware for improved sound quality
      • PB-1 Power Bank compatibility so you can use your ID:Core V3 anywhere, perfect for busking or jamming on the go
      • A striking new look including Silverline fret, a new panel artwork and smaller logo on the 20
      • A new ergonomic moulded handle in the back of the units removes the need for a strap handle and side buttons, making them easier to carry
      • NEW deep-editing software to replace INSIDER will be released for these units
      • NEW colour cartons: evolving the original striking colour coded designs, these new glossy designs are clearly differentiated from the previous models and are guaranteed to create a strong impression when displayed in stores

      The ID Core range from Blackstar has always been designed to be the perfect budget friendly stereo guitar amp for the home, The ID Core 20 V3 provides players with everything they would need at home for playing a massive variety of music, recording, and tone creation. A big focus for the Version 3 update is the input/Output compatibility to allow people to easily use their created tones on live streams. With a TRRS 3.5mm input and output with cab emulation it can be used in congestion with a PC, as well as Android and IOS Mobile. Now with the added benefit of PB-1 Powerbank compatibility you can take your ID Core anywhere with you and practice on the go whether inside or out, busking or smaller outside concerts.

      Masses of tonal variety

      The ID Core range comes fitted with 6 different amp models from warm and bright cleans to slight overdrive up to 2 high gain options. You have control over the selected amp models with a gain, volume and ISF(EQ) Control, this keeps things simple enough that anyone can achieve a good tone at the twist of a couple of knobs without too much messing about. As well as this you have 3 different effect types with 4 variations on each type, 4 types of modulation, 4 types of delays, and 4 types of reverb. Each effect type has an amount option as well as a level control which can be used to balance it to achieve the sound you are looking for. All of these features are packed into the small compact combo unit, the amp also boasts Blackstars super wide stereo technology which gives you more spread of your sound than your traditional small combo out spreading your sound across the room.

      Perfect for Beginners

      A big benefit of the ID Core 20 V3 to younger players or beginners is its pure simplicity. Keeping the controls very basic has allowed anyone who plugs in to easy achieve a great tone straight away. Consisting of 6 amp model control, Gain, Volume EQ, and Effects section, there is very little to get wrong in the way of just getting playing with a good sound for the bedroom player. If you do want to go more in depth into the editing of your sound this is made possible by the INSIDER software which is free with your backstar amp and is easily connected up to the PC via USB.

      Insider Software/Cab Rig Light

      With all of the ID Core range you have the option to link to your PC or MAC via USB to link up with Blackstars Insider software. This handy piece of software allows you to edit your patches with more variables and save/store as many as you like. The USB is also able to be used as a direct record out to your PC via the insider software or any DAW. Also included with the ID Core 20 V3 is Cab Rig Lite software which enables you to fine tune the simulated relationship between mic and speaker delivered through the Blackstar ID:CORE V3's direct USB recording output. Unlike ‘snapshot' IRs these responses are customisable by the player

      Blackstar ID Core 20 V3 Stereo Guitar Amplifier Specification

      • Product Range: ID:Core
      • Model: ID:Core Stereo 20 V3
      • Technology Type: Digital
      • Wattage: 20
      • Inputs: Guitar Input, MP3/Line/Streaming Input, USB Input, Footswitch Input
      • Controls: 6 Voice Control, 12 Effects Control, Tap Tempo, USB Input, Gain, Volume, ISF, Effect Level, Tuner
      • Channels: 6 - Clean Warm, Clean Bright, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD 1, OD 2
      • Weight: 5.2KG


      Established in 1983 A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments maintains a healthy balance of traditional business values with a keen sense for new business ideas. Getting new customers and keeping existing customers are equally important to us. As the internet has changed all our lives we continue to grow from strength to strength applying the tried and trusted methods of traditional retail sales to this new world of internet sales and store sales. The world is a smaller place but we are all still individuals within it. It is so much more fun selling to some one you can have a chat with, either email phone or in the shop than just sending boxes via couriers. Our company has a solid financial basis to trade and all premises are owned in full by the directors.

      Our Music Shop is on the outskirts of Preston with forecourt parking for 8 cars. Our closest town is Blackpool and nearby is Lytham St Annes. Blackburn and Southport are close by. Lancaster, Morecambe, Wigan, Burnley, Ormskirk, Bolton, Leigh, Accrington are also near me. Manchester Liverpool and Cumbria are around an hour away.

      Our Address is : A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments 946-950 Blackpool Road Lea Preston Lancashire PR2 1XN

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