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Blackstar AMPED 1 - Pedalboard power to the masses?

Started by joecool85, September 28, 2022, 11:42:04 AM

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joecool85

Blackstar has thrown their hat in the ring for best solid state pedalboard power amp with the AMPED 1.  With 3 voicings, 6 "response" settings, 3 band eq, and built in reverb, this isn't a straight-forward power amp, or a modeling amp per-se, but rather somewhere in between.

100 watts of power, 8 ohm and 16 ohm compatible, on-board power reduction feature, and loads of connectivity available for output (speaker, headphones/line out, USB, XLR).  It also features two 9v output jacks to power pedals up to 500ma.

With an MSRP of $499 USD, it isn't exactly cheap, but it isn't boutique pricing either.

https://www.gearnews.com/blackstar-amped-1-100-watt-amp-for-your-pedalboard/
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