Blackstar ID:Core BEAM Bluetooth Amplifier
Blackstar has become world renowned for their incredible amps, especially their ID:Core series with their intuitive control set like a traditional amp, but with the versatility of programmability. Now Blackstar is taking things to whole new level with the Blackstar ID:Core BEAM Amplifier. All of the features you have come to expect and love from the Id:Core series plus the fantastic ability to "beam" your music over Bluetooth. Whether you're slapping the bass, strumming your acoustic, wailing on your guitar, or just jamming to some tunes from your smartphone, the ID:Core BEAM has got you covered.
The ID:Core BEAM is a Super Wide Stereo guitar amp with Bluetooth functionality and channels for electric, bass and acoustic guitars, and hi-fi quality music playback, styled for the home.
The ID:Core BEAM is the first Blackstar product with Bluetooth functionality, allowing you to stream your music to the amplifier. The hi-fi quality playback of your MP3s through the ID:Core BEAM will redefine what you can expect from a multifunctional product and with Super Wide Stereo the sound will fill the room.
With two bass, six electric guitar, two acoustic and two acoustic simulator Voices, and with a sealed and ported cabinet construction for optimum bass response and stereo definition, the ID:Core BEAM is the ultimate musician's amp for the home.
The retro-cool design means ID:Core BEAM will look at home in any room in the house.
The Central Hub
The ID:Core BEAM with its stylish looks and incredible versatility will become the central hub in your home for all things music. Whether it be laying down some grooves on the bass, recording your guitar directly into your DAW or just pairing your MP3 playback device, put your feet up and enjoy wirelessly streaming your favorite songs to the ID:Core BEAM with incredible quality and definition. Try setting using one of the acoustic simulators to enjoy the high-quality acoustic sounds from your electric guitar.
- Bass Guitar Amp
The ID:Core BEAM is the first ID:Core product that caters to bass guitarists. Blackstar worked extensively on the bass voicings on this amp to make sure they will please even the most discerning player.
- Electric Guitar Amp
The electric voice control has six different settings – Clean Warm, Clean Bright, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD 1, OD 2. Using these in conjunction with Blackstar’s ISF, you will be able to achieve any tones you are thinking of. If you want to go into even deeper editing, simply plug your ID:Core BEAM into your Windows PC or Mac and open up the Insider software.
- Acoustic Guitar Amp
This is the first-ever acoustic product that Blackstar has released and they worked tirelessly to make sure you will be able to achieve everything from crystal clear acoustic chimes to warm, full bodied depth. There are two different voices available for your guitar:
- Bluetooth Speaker
Use modern technology to allow you to stream your favorite music wirelessly to the ID:Core BEAM with extremely impressive audio quality and volume. The way in which Blackstar designed the cabinet provides impeccable audio separation and will fill out the room with a perfect level of bass response. Find yourself enjoying music more than you ever have while having the option to play along to tracks and record into a DAW all from the same box, at the same time.
Designed for High-Quality Audio
The ID:Core BEAM cabinet has been carefully designed to give you the optimum sonic performance for the bass, electric and acoustic guitars, and for audio/MP3 playback.
The custom designed speakers and the sealed and ported construction, together with the separated speaker enclosures ensure that you can get low end punch for the bass, chiming cleans on the acoustic and crushing electric tones you would expect from a Blackstar product, as well as amazing stereo definition when streaming your MP3s.
Take Control and Learn What's New
The ID:Core BEAM features 6 different electric guitar voices (red LED) and 6 alternative instrument voices (green LED). There are two acoustic voices, two acoustic simulator voices and finally two bass guitar voices to choose from. To change between the choices, press down the VOICE control knob to change the LED colour and available options.
To use the Bluetooth feature on ID:Core BEAM you have two options. Discoverable Mode (slow flash): to pair simply go to the devices page of your Bluetooth device, select your ID:Core BEAM, then play your music. Scanning Mode (fast flash): reconnect automatically to a previously paired device, or press again to enter Discoverable Mode.
The effects section on the ID:Core BEAM differs slightly from the original ID:Core. There are some new effects available, specifically for the bass guitar. There is a bass envelope effect and also a bass distortion effect available, with the rotary control and level control affecting the overall sound.
|Included from Manufacturer||Power Supply|
|Amplifier Type||Digital Modeling|
|Amplifier Application||Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Electric Guitar, Music Playback|
|Power||2×10 Watts (Stereo 20 Watts total)|
|Speakers||2 x 3"|
|Amp Models||(6) Electric Voices
(2) Bass Voices
(2) Acoustic Voices
(2) Acoustic Simulator Voices
|Effects||(Modulation, Delay, Reverb and Distortion effects|
|Audio Inputs||1/4" Guitar, 1/8" Line input|
|Audio Outputs||USB connects amp to computer for recording|
|Unique Features||Connect your Smart phone to the ID:Core Beam with Bluetooth|
All Blackstar amplification products purchased from a Blackstar authorized dealer are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship to the original consumer purchaser for three (3) years from the date of original purchase.
Products should be registered for warranty on Blackstar's website to receive support.