It is designed to clip onto your guitar strap or belt using its custom holster that can be rotated 180*.
It plugs into your guitar with a 1/4 " coil cord that is permanently attached to it.
It is designed to be used with any type of headphones (the better quality the better sound performance you will get)
The holster can be used to store additional picks in its front flap.
You can also plug into the 1/4" mono output port on the side of the Hotstick using any guitar cord. Then simply connect directly to your amplifier. It becomes an amazing preamp / distortion effect giving you full control of the volume and distortion levels.
If you don't have an amp. You can simply plug into any aux input on your stereo or P/A and you now have a full size amplifier.
The COLOR knob is the volume and on/off. You simply click it on and the brilliant blue power LED's will light. This gives you an amazing clean natural sound.
The SILVER knob is your gain/distortion on/off. You click it on and the red Led will light up and will strobe brighter the harder you play.
Adjust the distortion level to whatever you desire.