Roland Blues Cube Artist Combo with Eric Johnson Tone Capsule

Roland Blues Cube Artist Combo with Eric Johnson Tone Capsule

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Get The Eric Johnson sound with the Roland Blues Cube with the Eric Johnson Tone Capsule.

  • Roland Blues Cube Artist Combo with Eric Johnson Tone Capsule

    Get The Eric Johnson sound with the Roland Blues Cube with the Eric Johnson Tone Capsule.

    Main Features

    • Performance-ready 80-watt combo guitar amplifier with authentic tube tone and touch response
    • Comes with the Eric Johnson Tone Capsule
    • Independent Clean and Crunch channels, plus unique Dual Tone mode for blending channels
    • Master volume, three-band EQ, and Presence control, plus Boost and Tone switches on each channel
    • Four-way Power Control (0.5 W, 15 W, 45 W, Max) allows for cranked-amp tones at any volume
    • Onboard high-quality reverb and tremolo effects with vintage sound character, plus effects loop for external devices
    • USB output for high-quality direct recording to a computer
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    Going far beyond modelling, Roland's Tube Logic design philosophy starts with carefully reproducing the inner workings of the revered tweed-era tube amp in every way, from guitar input to speaker output. Versatile clean and crunch channels can be used independently or combined for a complex range of tones, while variable output power modes let you dial in burning, full-throttle sound at any volume. Road-tested and fine-tuned with feedback from top players, the gig-ready Blues Cube delivers the sweet, magical tone and satisfying feel that makes a great guitar amp a highly expressive musical instrument.

    The Eric Johnson Tone Capsule is a modification circuit unit that changes the tube circuit characteristic of the original Blues Cube and attaches under the amp chassis. Once connected, the circuit modification on the Tone Capsule changes the tuning of the amp giving you Eric Johnson's remarkable tones and responses.

    Musical, Highly Responsive Amp Tones with Tube Logic
    Warm, bouncy, responsive, dynamic, elastic…these are all terms that guitarists use to describe the satisfying experience of playing their favourite tube amps. Thanks to Roland's Tube Logic, these words can be applied to the Blues Cube Artist as well. Dramatically evolved from the first-generation sound of the original Blues Cube amps from the '90s, today's Tube Logic accurately provides the complex, highly interactive behaviour of classic tube designs in meticulous detail, providing the magical 'it' factor that takes a guitar amp from a simple sound system to a living, breathing musical instrument. Great feel, distortion control with touch and volume, bloom, sparkle, power supply 'sag', and more—everything that players love about a finely tuned vintage tube amp is present in abundance with the Blues Cube.

    Performance-Ready Amp for Pro Players
    Ready for live playing, the Blues Cube Artist is equipped with 80-watts of power, plus a custom 12-inch speaker that's been specially designed for maximum tonal response with Tube Logic. The open-back cabinet features poplar plywood construction, which offers acoustically vibrant tone for solo or group performances.

    Clean, Crunch, and Dual Tone
    The Blues Cube Artist has two independent channels—one voiced for cleaner tones, and the other for crunch. Each channel has its own Boost and Tone switches to shape the character. The Clean channel's single volume control dials in natural tube fullness and bite as the volume is cranked, while the Crunch channel's variable gain control provides a range of grit flavours from mild to aggressive. With the press of a switch, the unique Dual Tone mode lets you blend both channels together for an endless array of rich tones. And just like a vintage tube amp, the Blues Cube loves stompboxes, allowing you to further shape your personal sound by hitting the amp's front end with your favourite gain pedals.

    Wide-Open Sound at Any Volume
    Every tube-amp player knows that you really need to turn up the volume and push the output tubes to get the amp to sing at its best. The downside is that the sound simply becomes too loud for playing anywhere but the biggest stages—though that's certainly never stopped guitarists from trying! With Tube Logic, the Blues Cube authentically delivers the complex distortion characteristics of output tubes and their interaction with the output transformer, with the sound getting richer and the feel becoming more dynamically responsive as the overall volume is increased. But with the Blues Cube's variable Power Control, you're able to enjoy this musical, cranked-up tone while matching the volume to any situation, from recording to rehearsals to nightclub gigs and beyond.

    Maintenance-Free and Easy on Your Back
    With its modern approach, the Blues Cube eliminates two of the big drawbacks found in all tube amps powerful enough for stage playing—they're extremely heavy, prone to vibration damage, and they require frequent tube replacement and other costly maintenance to keep them going strong. In contrast, the Blues Cube is basically maintenance-free, and has been carefully designed to reduce weight in every area that doesn't affect the tone. With the Blues Cube, you're able to enjoy great tube sound at every gig, but with much easier load-in and no actual tubes to worry about!

    Effects, Foot Control, and Direct Recording Via USB
    The Blues Cube Artist features onboard reverb and tremolo, plus an effects loop for patching in any external effect that you like. The rear panel has jacks for connecting an optional footswitch such as the GA-FC Foot Controller, which provides remote switching for channel selection, Dual Tone mode, and on/off for the built-in effects and effects loop. And with the USB jack, it's simple to capture the Blues Cube Artist's rich tones directly into your favourite computer recording applications.

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  • Additional Information

    On demo in store No
    Brand Roland
    Condition New
    Amp Use Guitar
    Amp Type Combo
    Power 51-100W

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