The latest addition to the top-selling CUBE amp family (with over a million sold) is the CUBE-XL series. The CUBE-40XL is compact enough to grab and go, yet powerful enough for live and studio work.
The CUBE-40XL provides 40 watts of power through a 10" high-performance custom speaker. There are discrete, footswitchable* channels — JC Clean and Lead — with Solo settings for each. Ten COSM amp models are onboard, including the new Extreme setting, and eight effects to choose from, including the new Heavy Octave and COSM vintage Spring Reverb, plus an 80-second Phrase Looper.
*Hands-free channel switching is available with footswitch (Boss FS series, sold separately).
- 40-watt guitar amp with 10” high-performance speaker
The CUBE-40XL houses a killer collection of COSM amp models. With the twist of a knob, you can choose instantly from an authentic and awe-inspiring collection, including Tweed, Brit Combo, Black Panel, Classic Stack, R-Fier, Acoustic Simulator, and the new Extreme. It's like having 11 coveted amps in one!
Switch instantly between Lead and JC Clean channels, and activate Solo settings for each. Channels can be selected manually from the control panel or via footswitch (Boss FS series, optional). When it's time to shine onstage, activate the Solo mode — complete with dedicate volume knob and memory for storing your favourite sound setups for the Lead and JC Clean channels.
EFX and Looper
High-quality Roland/Boss effects are built into the CUBE-40XL. Choose from a variety of reverbs, delays, and more, plus the new Heavy Octave for massive bottom end, and activate the Power Squeezer for achieving full-gain tone at low volumes. Also onboard is a sound-on-sound Looper for creating impressive layers of sound and dazzling solos on the spot. Up to 80 seconds of audio can be captured and looped.
Composite Object Sound Modelling (COSM) is Roland’s innovative and powerful sound-modelling technology. COSM analyses the many factors that make up the original sound, such as the electrical and physical characteristics of the original, and then produces a digital model that can reproduce the same sound. In designing the CUBE-XL series, Roland meticulously analysed and modelled an array of world-class amps and effects to bring you the versatile and authentic tone palette that these amps provide.
Audio & Video
CUBE 40XL Overview
Introducing the CUBE-40XL Guitar Amplifier.
Young Legionnaire Performance
Young Legionnaire perform with the CUBE-XL amp line exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010.
CUBE-XL Top-Ten Features
The top-ten reasons your next guitar amp should be a CUBE-XL.
Mystery Jets Performance
Mystery Jets perform with the CUBE-XL amp line and JUNO-Gi synthesizer exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010.
Mike Scaccia Demo
Mike Scaccia (Ministry, Rigor Mortis) demonstrates the CUBE-XL series.
- Rated Power Output
- 40 W
- Nominal Input Level
- INPUT: -10 dBu/1 M ohm
AUX IN: -10 dBu
- 25 cm (10 inches)
- POWER Switch, SELECT Switch, TUNER Switch, POWER SQUEEZER Switch
[JC CLEAN Channel]
TYPE Switch (ACOUSTIC SIM, BLACK PANEL, BRIT COMBO, TWEED, CLASSIC STACK, METAL STACK, R-FIER STACK, EXTREME, DYNA AMP), GAIN Knob, VOLUME Knob
ON/OFF, MEMORY Switch, VOLUME Knob
BASS Knob, MIDDLE Knob, TREBLE Knob
EFX Knob (CHORUS, FLANGER, PHASER, TREMOLO, HEAVY OCTAVE)
REC/PLAY/DUB Switch, TAP/STOP Switch, DELAY/LOOPER Knob (DELAY, LOOPER)
REVERB Knob (SPRING, PLATE)
- JC CLEAN Channel, LEAD Channel, TUNER, SOLO, EFX, DELAY/LOOPER, REC/PLAY/DUB, REVERB, POWER SQUEEZER
- INPUT Jack (1/4" phone type)
AUX IN Jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
RECORDING OUT/PHONES Jack (Stereo 1/4" phone type)
FOOT SW Jack (TIP:SELECT, RING:SOLO) (1/4" TRS phone type)
FOOT SW Jack (TIP:EFX, RING:REVERB) (1/4" TRS phone type)
FOOT SW Jack (TIP:DELAY/REC/PLAY/DUB, RING:TAP/STOP) (1/4" TRS phone type)
- Power Consumption
- 43 W
- Owner's Manual
- Footswitch (BOSS FS-5L, FS-5U, FS-6)
- Size and Weight
- 385 mm
- 265 mm
- 385 mm
- 10.0 kg
22 lbs. 1 oz.
- * 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
- In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.
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