The ID:Core Stereo 40 from Blackstar is a 2x 20W two-channel entry-level combo guitar amplifier with twelve stereo effects, six voice channels, and a stereo MP3/line in for jamming or listening to music. It can be used in several environments for applications such as at home, in the studio or in rehearsal.
The ID:Core combo amplifier features two unique controls to allow you to custom design your own sound. The Infinite Shape Filter (ISF) and the voice control. The voice control has the following settings: Clean Warm, Clean Bright, Crunch, Super Crunch, Overdrive 1 and Overdrive 2. By using the voice control and the ISF allows flexibility and ease of use enabling you to design the sound in your head.
In addition, the effects section delivers Super Wide Stereo, modulation, delay and reverb effects simultaneously that you can store with your sound. The Blackstar Insider software is used to edit and store up to six of your patches and can be uploaded and downloaded via the online community.
Finally, a USB connector allows you to record from your amp directly to your computer. An emulated speaker output and MP3/line input completes the package.