Roland Cube-XL Guitar Amps

Features Built-In Effects, Looper      13/09/10

Roland has introduced a new line of guitar amps, the Cube XL series.  The CUBE-XL amps offer COSM amp models, effects, onboard phrase looping and more. 

The above video offers an intro to the Cube 40XL. Specs for each of the Cube XL series amps below:

CUBE-80XL

  • 80-watt guitar amp with 12” high-performance speaker
  • Three footswitchable channels, including JC Clean, Lead, and Solo with memory capability
  • 11 COSM amp models, including the new Extreme amp
  • Eight effects, including the new Heavy Octave and COSM vintage Spring Reverb
  • 80-second Phrase Looper built in
  • Three-band EQ plus Presence control for fine-tuning your sound
  • Hands-free channel switching via footswitch (sold separately)

CUBE-40XL

  • 40-watt guitar amp with 10” high-performance speaker
  • Three footswitchable channels, including JC Clean, Lead, and Solo with memory capability
  • 10 COSM amp models, including the new Extreme amp
  • Eight effects, including the new Heavy Octave and COSM vintage Spring Reverb
  • 80-second Phrase Looper built in
  • Power Squeezer for full gain at low volume
  • Hands-free channel switching via footswitch (sold separately)

CUBE-20XL

  • 20-watt guitar amp with 8” high-performance speaker
  • Two channels: Independent JC Clean and Lead plus Solo function for extra boost
  • Six Lead types, including the new Extreme amp
  • Nine effects, including the new Heavy Octave and COSM vintage Spring Reverb
  • Power Squeezer for full gain at low volume
  • Convenient audible tuner lets you tune your guitar without unplugging

CUBE-15XL

  • 15-watt guitar amp with 8” high-performance speaker
  • Two channels: independent Clean and Lead
  • 3 authentic BOSS Lead tones, including METAL ZONE plus new EXTREME
  • Power Squeezer for full gain at low volume
  • AUX IN jack to connect portable music players

CUBE-XL Series Comparison Chart

 

CUBE-80XL

CUBE-40XL

CUBE-20XL

CUBE-15XL

MSRP

$488.50

$278.50

$208.50

$123.50

Power Output

80W

40W

20W

15W

Speaker

12"

10"

8"

8"

Amp Channel

JC CLEAN*/
LEAD* (10 types)

JC CLEAN*/
LEAD* (9 types)

JC CLEAN*/
LEAD** (6 types)

CLEAN/
LEAD (4 types)

EFX

5 types

5 types

6 types

--

Delay

included

included

included

--

Reverb

SPRING, PLATE

SPRING, PLATE

SPRING, REVERB (PLATE)

--

SOLO Function

Memory

Memory

Boost

--

Looper

80 seconds

80 seconds

--

--

Power Squeezer

--

included

included

included

Tuner

included

included

included

--

AUX IN

included

included

included

included

* COSM Amps
** COSM Distortions

Availability

The Cube-XL amp series is available now. 

Link:

James Lewin
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