Boss GT-1000CORE Guitar Effects Processor

The Boss GT-1000CORE brings you the most powerful, versatile, and complete guitar & bass processing experience available. Housing the full DSP muscle of the flagship GT-1000, as well as driving class-leading sound quality, advanced AIRD technology, 24 simultaneous effects, and over 140 unique amp types.

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Boss GT-1000CORE Guitar Effects Processor

The Boss GT-1000CORE brings you the most powerful, versatile, and complete guitar & bass processing experience available. Housing the full DSP muscle of the flagship GT-1000, as well as driving class-leading sound quality, advanced AIRD technology, 24 simultaneous effects, and over 140 unique amp types. The GT-1000CORE fits easily into any pedalboard setup and works just as well as a standalone processor for playing live and in studio. On top of that, flexible I/O and vast control support means the GT-1000CORE will fit right at home as the core of any rig!

Supercharge Your Pedalboard

GT-1000CORE brings next-level versatility to any pedalboard. Toggle between Memory and Manual modes for recalling presets and effects, and easily integrate with your other stops via mono or stereo I/O. Use the dual send/return jacks for external effects, four-cable method, or separate feeds to a PA or recorder. You can also access deeper controls by using external footswitches, expression pedals, or switch channels on your amp. Then, use the GT-1000CORE to control or be controlled by your other MIDI devices.

Mega Stomp

GT-1000CORE leets you travel light while tackling any playing situation, without the need for extra pedals. In just one patch, you’ve got 24 simultaneous effects, including two amps at once. Plus, with 250 user patches, there’s enough room to store sound creations for every type of gig. The impressive DSP engine delivers on-demand power for all available effects. So you won’t have to worry about running out of power while building sounds.

The Hub of Your Home Studio


GT-1000CORE is the perfect addition for recording and playing at home. It’s also a multi-channel USB audio/MIDI interface for flexible DAW production and efficient re-amping. Recording mode allows you to choose from a variety of built-in speaker and microphone types. While its also possible to import 16 WAV format speaker impulse responses.

The onboard looper is awesome for practicing, building sounds, as well as developing ideas. While BOSS Tone Studio’s intuitive interface makes it easy to craft sounds on your computer (Mac or Windows).

AIRD: A Revolution in Digital Amp Processing

Boasting BOSS’s breakthrough AIRD technology, the GT-1000CORE offers a new level of performance, flexibility, and usability. An evolution of the comprehensive Tube Logic concept behind the Katana, Waza, and Blues Cube amplifiers. Adapted to give you a consistent response across a number of different scenarios. Smoothly flow into any creative setup, the GT-1000CORE provides great tone and natural tube amp feel. There’s also a large selection of AIRD output select types so you can tailor the sound for any destination. Whether its a guitar amp, power amp, full-range monitoring system, or all three. AIRD fully integrates into the GT-1000CORE’s amps at every level, so you’ll always enjoy an authentic sound.

Premium Amps and Effects

When it comes to amps and effects, the GT-1000CORE is loaded with guitar amps. Boss original amps for all styles, as well as famous tube amps from coveted vintage combos and modern high-gain heads. There’s also a massive range of effects including BOSS classics, retro stompboxes, MDP effects, and advanced algorithms from the BOSS 500 series.

Multiple series and parallel routings can also be easily set up with the intuitive interface. While the clever Stompbox feature can be adjusted across multiple patches at once.

Top-Flight Bass Processor

Finally, the GT-1000CORE is a bass processing powerhouse in a compact package. 3 AIRD bass preamps help shape your core tone. While 8 different overdrive/distortion effects give your sound additional colour. There’s an MDP bass compressor, plus chorus, flanger, touch wah, and all the other effects you need for bass. Plus, with the GT-1000CORE’s versatile effects, you can deliver optimised sound to your stage amp, PA mixer, or both at once! The GT-1000CORE is a must have!

  • The complete internal tone processing of the GT-1000 in a compact and portable stompbox
  • Unlimited sound creation with 24 simultaneous effects blocks—including two different amps—and numerous series/parallel routing options
  • Unmatched sound quality with 32-bit AD/DA, 32-bit floating-point processing, and 96 kHz sampling rate
  • AIRD (Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics) technology delivers natural feel and optimized integration with all types of external devices
  • Includes classic BOSS effects, vintage stomps, MDP effects, and algorithms directly ported from the DD-500, MD-500, and RV-500 pedals
  • Ultra-fast patch switching and delay carryover
  • Innovative Stompbox feature simplifies using common effects settings in many different patches
  • Looper for practicing, developing ideas, and enhancing live performances
  • High-resolution tuner with mono and polyphonic displays
  • Two send/return loops for external effects, four-cable method, or separate direct outputs
  • 16 slots for onboard user IRs
  • Supports external control via footswitches, expression pedals, USB, and TRS MIDI
  • Control out function for switching amp channels
  • USB audio/MIDI interface for computer-based recording and editing
  • Dedicated mode for bass guitar applications
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