Roland Cube Street Battery-Powered Stereo Guitar Combo Amplifier (5 Watts, 2x6.5")

With six amp models and eight effects packed in a 12" x 9" battery-powered package, the Cube Street is as much a portable audio toolbox as it is an amp.
With a footprint of 12" x 9", the Cube Street by Roland is a portable, compact powerhouse designed for the musician on the go. Whether you need something for rehearsal, guitar lessons, or busking on the street, there is no amp better designed for your intended uses than this. Though it can be used with AC power, you'll probably want to use your Cube Street on-the-go, making the unit's battery operation your best friend. Even packed full of the 6 AA batteries required to power the Cube, this amp weighs in at a svelte 11 pounds. Light as a feather, but heavy enough for rock!

Versatility is its Middle Name

If you think small size means small in features, then you're in for a treat. The Cube Street actually boasts more features than you'll find on most full-sized amps. With its dual-channel architecture, you can plug your guitar into the 1/4-inch instrument jack and your microphone into the XLR input to sing while you shred. Part amp, part PA, it also includes a 1/8-inch auxiliary jack to plug in your MP3 or CD player for jamming along to backing tracks. When you're warming up before the gig, use the onboard headphone jack for silent practicing.

COSM Technology for COSMic Tones

By now you've got to be thinking to yourself, "Ok, I get it. This tiny little box has every feature I could want or need from a portable guitar amp and personal PA, but there's no way it actually sounds good!" Think again. Featuring two stellar 6.5-inch Neodymium speakers, read more this little bugger has tone, volume, and a stereo spread that belies its size, putting out a total of five really loud and clean watts. Tweakability is the key to honing in on your signature tones, which is why the XLR channel features volume, bass, treble, and delay/reverb knobs. Add to that the controls on the instrument channel, which are gain, volume, bass, middle, treble, EFX, and delay/reverb, and you've got yourself one versatile little Cube. As if that weren't enough, Roland managed to squeeze in 8 amp models and 6 effects built using their COSM technology -- yep, the very same technology powering all of your favorite Boss pedals. Running the gamut from sparkly pop clean tones to molten metal-core brutality, you will be able to find the perfect sound for your application, every time. Just dial in your sound with the EFX knob, and off you go!

9-Volt Adapter and Onboard Tuner Included

This amp includes a 9V AC power adapter for powering it from a wall socket, or you can get 15 hours of life from 6 AA batteries; that's enough juice for even the most excessive Trey Anastasio-inspired jam sessions. Last but certainly not least, the amp includes a built-in chromatic tuner, eliminating yet another piece of gear to lug around with you.
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Rated Power Output: 2.5 W + 2.5 W

Nominal Input Level (1 kHz):
MIC/LINE Channel: -50 / -10 dBu

Speakers: 16 cm (6.5 inches) x 2

POWER Switch
(MIC/LINE Channel)

Indicators: TUNER, POWER

(MIC/LINE Channel)
Input Jacks (XLR type, 1/4 in. phone type), Foot Switch Jack (1/4 in. TRS phone type)
Input Jack (1/4 in. phone type), Foot Switch Jack (1/4 in. TRS phone type)
STEREO AUX IN Jack (Stereo miniature phone type), PHONES Jack (Stereo 1/4 in. phone type), AC Adaptor Jack

Power Supply: DC 9 V: AC Adaptor or Dry Battery (LR6 (AA) type)(optional) x 6

Current Draw: 235 mA

Accessories Included:
Power Cord
AC Adaptor
Owner's Manual

Carrying Case
Foot Switch (BOSS FS-5U, FS-6)
Connection Cable (PCS-31)

Size and Weight
Width: 415 mm, 16-3/8 inches

Depth: 295 mm, 11-5/8 inches

Height: 250 mm, 9-7/8 inches

Weight: 5.2 kg, 11 lbs. 8 oz.

(Weight is including batteries.)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 16.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 14 x 11 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ROL CUBEST
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 323-890-3700

Roland Cube Street Battery-Powered Amp

If you're a musician who's on the move, the Cube Street is for you. Whether you're running to a rehearsal, lesson, street gig, or any situation that requires portability and versatility, the Cube Street is a battery-powered marvel that's ready to travel fast. The Cube Street sounds amazing and is capable of high-volume output thanks to dual (or two) digital power amps and a pair of high-performance neodymium speakers. And just wait until you hear the built-in effects and amp models!


- Compact, lightweight stereo amplifier with slanted cabinet design
- Two high-performance 6.5 in. neodymium speakers
- Battery driven (6 x AA, maximum 15-hour continuous use)
- Dual-channel architecture with Guitar/Inst and Mic/Line inputs
- 8 COSM Amps, 6 digital effects, and chromatic tuner built in
- 2-band EQ, Delay/Reverb for the Mic/Line-channel
- AC Adapter included

Great Sound to Go

Roland Cube amps are famous for performance that exceeds their physical size, and the Cube Street is no exception. With two highperformance neodymium speakers onboard, this amp sounds incredible, and is capable of high-volume output that defies its physical dimensions. Best of all, it can run for up to 15 hours on just six AA alkaline batteries.

8 Amps Onboard

More than meets the eye, the Cube Street is actually 8 different amps in one via its built-in COSM amp models. From tube-driven blues classics to modern metal stacks, Roland's COSM technology is world famous for capturing every nuance of the original amps - from the preamp and circuits to the speaker.

Bonus Features

The Cube Street is chock full of extra features to make your gigs easier, including a built-in chromatic tuner and 2 digital effects processors. In addition to the aforementioned COSM amp models, you can choose from six of Roland's famous effects to enrich your sound.

Portable PA

It's a guitar amp and mini PA system in one! With its dual-channel architecture and XRL/1/4 in. Microphone input, you can sing and play guitar through one convenient amplifier. There's even a delay and reverb devoted to the Mic/Line channel.

Choose Your Color

Classic black or fire-engine red? Take your pick. Like the best-selling Micro-Cube, the Cube Street comes in a choice of colors so you can express yourself musically and visually.

(21 ratings)
Submitted May 11, 2009 by a customer from
"A user-friendly product that's ready to do business"
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If the Product were upgraded, I'd strongly consider it. If Roland made a more powerful version of it, I'd get rid of my small PA.
The unit has the same basic sound of the other Cubes. The Cube is one of the best practice amps on the market. I play in bands and also am starting a one man show with Mp3's. I use this for nyrsing homes, Hospital performances, things like that. It's perfect. the volume is just right for that type of venue. This is the best investment I've made in a long time! I also find it to be the ideal practice amp for what I'm doing. I can also line it out in stereo and use the cube street as my sub-mixer for quick setups.
I use everything on it. Only thong I wish it had was a volume control for the mp3 input.
Ease of Use
I had no problems with the functions at all. it is very simple.
I see no reasson why it would break down. I was in the music retail business for years and never saw a Roland amp needing service. Roland's QC is some of the best in the business.
Very much so.
Manufacturer Support
I've never needed support for this product, but anytime I've needed something from Roland they've always delivered.
The Wow Factor
I don't think "Sex Appeal" applies. This is just the most practical purchase I've made out of all the gear I've purchased in the last year.
Musical Background:
Active Musician
Musical Style:
50's - 80's Rock, Acoustic, Blues
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