Submitted October 19, 2007 by a customer from aol.com DO NOT DISPLAY MY ADDRESS
"Best little amp in the world."
My search is over. This is my dream amp for what I do.
I owned two Mico-cubes by Roland. They were very nice, but I wanted just a little more power for my small club gigs. The Street Cube was perfect. Like the Micro cube, it did not alter the sound of my acoustic flamenco guitar when played on acoustic mode. However, it enhanced the roundness of the sound and made it richer. The two speakers, slighly large ones than the Micro cube, and the 25 per cent increase in power, really made a difference. Running on batteries (I play outside quite a bit) was a plus. It is extremely lightweight and caused no hastle transporting it. I play in a restaurant which requires me to change locations often. Taking this small amp from room to room was a breeze. I do not use a microphone. Instead, I use a stick on Matrix Guitar Tuner Pick-up, model MPU-1, which has a suction cup. I bought an extension cord for it from Radio Shack, since the cord it come with is only about 18 inches long. This little gem cost me only $14 and beats carrying a microphone. I love using this cube with the reverb all the way up, for a very romanitic sound. For my guitar, I set the treble and base controll at about 12 oclock position and the midrange completely off. It produces the sound of my guitar with no added coloring. I love this unit. A dream come true.
Came with a/c adapter. Used 6 AA batteries. Controlls are nicely marked and easy to see. It has a tilt to it, facing upward toward the audience. I only wish that the controlls faced the other way so I could see them right side up as it faces away from me. You have to read and adjust the controll, and then turn it toward the audience.
Ease of Use
The sound is everything. Just fantastic.
Like all Roland Products, this thing is built like a tank. My Micro Cube has been 100 percent reliable and I know this Street Cube will serve me well too.
I would have paid even more since this is the perfect amp and has the perfect sound.
I never had a reason to deal with Roland.
The Wow Factor
It is the pefect size and weight. At 5 watts, it sounds like 30 watts.
Professional flamenco guitarist
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