With over one million CUBE amps sold and going strong, Roland continues to push the envelope with innovative amp technology and design. The latest addition to the top-selling CUBE amp family is the CUBE-XL series, with the CUBE-80XL representing the most powerful and feature-packed of the new lineup. The CUBE-80XL delivers 80 screaming watts of power through its 12" high-performance custom speaker. There are discrete, footswitchable* channels — JC Clean and Lead — with Solo settings for each. Twelve COSM® amp models are onboard, including the new Extreme, plus eight effects to choose from, including the new Heavy Octave and COSM vintage Spring Reverb, plus an 80-second Phrase Looper. A 3-band EQ with Presence control is provided for detailing your sound.
*Hands-free channel switching is available with footswitch (BOSS FS series, sold separately).
- 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)
Switch instantly between Lead, JC Clean, and Solo channels. When it’s time to shine onstage, activate the Solo mode — complete with dedicate Volume knob and memory for storing your favorite sound setups for the Lead and JC Clean channels. Channels can be selected manually from the control panel or via footswitch (optional).
More, More, More
If you’re looking for the biggest sound and biggest feature set of any CUBE guitar amp, the CUBE-80XL is for you. With 12 COSM® amp models onboard, an expanded EFX section, 80 roof-raising watts of power, and a 12" high-performance speaker, this amp is ready for any stage, any gig, and practically any musical scenario you can throw at it.
The CUBE-80XL offers some key additions for shaping and detailing your sound. In addition to its expanded selection of COSM amps and effects, it provides a Bright switch for the JC Clean channel and a dedicated Presence control in EQ section. Also unique to the CUBE-80XL is an External Speaker output, should you want to grow your setup with an optional expansion cabinet.
Composite Object Sound Modeling (COSM) is Roland’s innovative and powerful sound-modeling technology. COSM analyzes 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 analyzed and modeled array of world-class amps and effects to bring you the versatile and authentic tone palette that these amps provide.
Audio & Video
CUBE 80XL Overview
Introducing the CUBE-80XL Guitar Amplifier.
CUBE-XL Top-Ten Features
The top-ten reasons your next guitar amp should be a CUBE-XL.
Elizabeth Schall Demo
Elizabeth Schall, singer and guitarist of the LA-based death metal band Dreaming Dead, demonstrates the CUBE-80XL.
Young Legionnaire Performance
Young Legionnaire perform with the CUBE-XL amp line exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010.
Mystery Jets Performance
Mystery Jets perform with the CUBE-XL amp line and JUNO-Gi synthesizer exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010.
- Rated Power Output
- 80 W
- Nominal Input Level
- INPUT: -10 dBu/1 M ohm
AUX IN: -10 dBu
- 30 cm (12 inches)
- POWER Switch, SELECT Switch, TUNER Switch
[JC CLEAN Channel]
BRIGHT Switch, VOLUME Knob
TYPE Switch (ACOUSTIC SIM, BLACK PANEL, DLX COMBO, 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)
FOOT SW TYPE Switch (FS-5L, FS-5U)
- JC CLEAN Channel, LEAD Channel, TUNER, SOLO, EFX, DELAY/LOOPER, REC/PLAY/DUB, REVERB
- INPUT Jack (1/4" phone type)
AUX IN Jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
LINE OUT Jack (1/4" phone type)
RECORDING OUT/PHONES Jack (Stereo 1/4" phone type)
EXT SPEAKER Jack (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)
* When connecting to an external speaker, make sure the speaker conforms to the following specifications.
Impedance: 8 ohms or less
Allowable power input: 80 watts or greater
- Power Consumption
- 75 W
- Owner's Manual
- Footswitch (BOSS FS-5L, FS-5U, FS-6)
- Size and Weight
- 440 mm
- 265 mm
- 440 mm
- 16.0 kg
35 lbs. 5 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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