Blackstar ID Core 150

Stereo Modelling Combo

  • Power: 150 watts / 2 x 75 watts
  • Speakers: 2 x 10"
  • 6 Blackstar Voices: Warm Clean, Bright Clean, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD 1 and OD 2
  • Variable sound spectrum from British to American sounds via the patented ISF controller
  • 12 Typical vintage effects - Modulation: Phaser, Chorus / Flanger, Octaver, Tremolo, Delay: Linear, Analog, Tape, Multi, Reverb: Room, Hall, Spring, Plate
  • Up to 36 sounds can be stored
  • Integrated looper
  • Integrated tuner
  • USB audio interface
  • Aux In
  • Line Out with Speaker Emulation
  • Stereo FX Loop
  • Measurements: 624 x 486 x 259 mm
  • Weight: 14.5 kg
  • Including foot switch

Note: free software can be downloaded at http://www.blackstarinsider.co.uk/ - allows for Reamping Mode.

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  • Country
  • Rock
  • Funk
  • Hazey
  • Metal
  • Progressive
  • Stoner Flanger
  • Country Line
  • Rock Line
  • Funk Line
  • Hazey Line
  • Metal Line
  • Progressive Line
  • Stoner Flanger Line
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Further information

Power 150 W
Speaker 2x 10"
Channels 1
Reverb Yes
Effects Prozessor Yes
External FX Loop Yes
Line Input Yes
Recording Output Yes
MIDI Interface No
Connection for External Speaker Yes
Headphone Output No
Footswitch Connector Yes
Incl. Footswitch Yes
Weight 14,5 kg
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Perfect amp for me

CeparSo, 17.05.2018
It is not a tube amp but for me and my purposes more than adequate.
I joined a band and quickly needed an enforcement capable amp for the rehearsal room that did not cost too much. With its 150 watts, it offers the desired effect. I'm more than thrilled with the stereo sound. The operation is easy after a short settling in and with the free software Blackstar Insider you can also manage all his sounds clearly and assign them to the desired memory locations. The huge range of effects leaves nothing to be desired. One can especially highlight the Looper, which allows one 30 seconds. Record loops and play again. Ideal for practicing improvisation. Just record a cool riff and play it over and over it. Perfect.
Cool is also the USB interface to the amp with the computer at home or in the rehearsal room to connect and record without detours.
Consider buying a smaller version of the ID Core series because I'm just thrilled.
Rock on
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Great combo!

Lucas LB, 16.01.2018
I received this amp for three months already and I am very satisfied!
Indeed, for home use as for use in concert (tested once) it is very effective!

This combo has the advantage of being powerful, and also to be ready for use from the moment of ignition. The sound is faithful to the video-tests available on Youtube. Modulation effects are very nice (little favorite for the octaver). The only downside would be the fact that the possibilities offered by the Blackstar Insider software with ID Core 150 are quite limited.

If you're looking to train at home or perform on stage with "basic" sounds, you'll pick up your guitar and combo and it'll do the trick. The addition of effects pedals is also a possible solution if you want your thing and more.

The amp is also very light for a 150W which is very nice when transporting it.

I recommend to all those who do not want to buy a lot of overdrive or delay pedals, everything is there!
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