Roland Cube Street EX
HIGH-QUALITY SOUND FOR PERFORMERS ON THE GO
With its compact size and battery-powered operation, Roland’s CUBE Street was a huge hit among traveling musicians. Now, the new CUBE Street EX infuses the popular mobile amp with a huge performance upgrade that delivers more projection, more channels, and more versatility. 50 big watts of power and a stereo speaker system with dual woofers and tweeters provide clean, punchy sound for larger crowds, while four independent channels offer abundant connections for a variety of mics and instruments. Detailed sound adjustment is available with separate EQ and reverb controls, and great guitar tones are dialed in easily with the onboard COSM amps. Selectable power modes provide up to 20 hours of operation with eight AA batteries, and two CUBE Street EX units can be linked together for more sound coverage if needed. And with i-CUBE LINK, you can even plug in your iPhone or iPad to play backing music and record your performances!
Impressive Performance Equivalent to a Small PA System
Equipped with 50 watts of stereo power, two eight-inch woofers, and two tweeters, the compact CUBE Street EX effortlessly projects your musical performances with clear, dynamic sound. Thanks to unique new power circuitry developed by Roland, you can enjoy clean headroom and quality sound at a level that’s impossible with any other battery-powered amp. The output power is adjustable in three levels—Max (50 W), Normal (25 W), and Eco (10 W)—allowing you to conserve battery life in situations where you don’t need maximum power. In Eco mode, eight AA Ni-MH batteries will last up to 20 hours! The CUBE Street EX can also be powered with the included AC adapter at gigs where electrical power is readily available.
Multiple Inputs to Support Any Performing Setup
The CUBE Street EX has an onboard mixer with four independent channels, providing ample connectivity options for all kinds performers. Mic/Instrument and Mic/Guitar channels feature XLR/TRS combo jacks to support microphones or devices with 1/4-inch outputs, and each channel is outfitted with its own three-band EQ and reverb effect for discrete sound shaping. The mono/stereo Line In channel is equipped with 1/4-inch jacks, while the Audio In channel provides a stereo 1/8-inch mini jack that also supports i-CUBE LINK. If you fill up all the channels, you can use the rear-panel Aux In jack to connect an additional mono device if needed.
The versatile CUBE Street EX is ideal for all kinds of musical performance situations. Here are just a few:
- Vocal, guitar, synthesizer, and electronic percussion
- Two vocalists, keyboard, and backing tracks
- Electric and acoustic guitar duo with drum machine
- Vocal, guitar, drum machine, and backing tracks
Great Guitar Tones with COSM Amps and Effects
The CUBE Street EX makes it easy for guitarists to plug in and get pro sounds immediately. COSM tones for electric guitar include Lead, Crunch, and Clean, plus an Acoustic Simulator for extra versatility from a single axe. There’s also an AC preamp optimized for acoustic/electric guitar and a convenient built-in tuner. Chorus/delay and reverb effects are available as well, and these can be turned on/off with optional footswitches while performing.
Jam and Record with i-CUBE LINK and CUBE JAM
Roland’s innovative i-CUBE LINK interface lets you incorporate your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into your performances with the CUBE Street EX. i-CUBE LINK connects to your device’s audio jack with the included cable, providing two-way communication with your favorite music apps. Roland’s free CUBE JAM app is an ideal partner, allowing you to play along with music tracks from your iTunes library and record the CUBE Street EX’s output right back into the app. CUBE JAM also includes a number of useful functions for practice, jamming, and performing, such as independent pitch/speed adjustment and Center Cancel for minus-one playing and karaoke.
Stand Mounting and Sound Expansion
When placed on the ground, the CUBE Street EX’s angled back provides excellent monitoring for performing in street situations and on larger stages. If you need broader sound coverage for bigger crowds, the amp can be mounted on an optional ST-A95 Speaker Stand. With the handy Stereo Link function, two CUBE Street EX units can be used together to create a powerful stereo PA with up to eight separate inputs.
Light and Durable Design
Like all amps in Roland’s renowned CUBE series, the CUBE Street EX is built to last. It features a high-strength ABS injection-molded body that’s passed rigorous durability testing, ensuring reliability in all kinds of outdoor performing situations. In addition to being tough, the CUBE Street EX is surprisingly light, making the amp a breeze to carry from gig to gig. An optional CB-CS2 Carrying Case provides a convenient shoulder strap and accessory pockets, plus a water-resistant covering that protects the amp from moisture while traveling.
Maximum Power Output50 W (25 W + 25 W)Nominal Input Level (1 kHz)MIC/INSTRUMENT INPUT: -50/-10 dBu
MIC/GUITAR INPUT: -10 dBu
LINE IN: -10 dBu
AUDIO IN (i-CUBE LINK): -10 dBu
AUX IN/STEREO LINK IN: -10 dBuNominal Output Level (1 kHz)LINE OUT (L/MONO, R)/STEREO LINK OUT (L, R): -10 dBuSpeakersWoofer: 20 cm (8 inches) x 2
Tweeter: 5 cm (2 inches) x 2
BATTERY CHECK/MUTE button
OUTPUT POWER switch (ECO, NORMAL, MAX)
SELECT switch (MIC, INST)
TYPE switch (A-GUITAR, ACOUSTIC SIM, CLEAN, CRUNCH, LEAD, MIC)
CHORUS/DELAY knob (CHORUS, DELAY)
BATTERY CHECK/MUTE button
STEREO LINK/LINE OUT switchIndicatorsPOWER
INPUT jack: Combo type (XLR type, 1/4-inch TRS phone), balanced
FOOT SW (REVERB) jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
INPUT jack: Combo type (XLR type, 1/4-inch TRS phone), unbalanced
FOOT SW (TIP: CHORUS/DELAY, RING: REVERB) jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
STEREO AUDIO IN (i-CUBE LINK) jack: 4-pole miniature phone type
STEREO LINE IN (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
AUX IN/STEREO LINK IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
LINE OUT (L/MONO, R)/STEREO LINK OUT (L, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
DC IN jackPower SupplyAC adaptor (DC 13 V)
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 8
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 8Current Draw730 mAExpected battery life under continuous use[OUTPUT POWER switch: MAX (Maximum power output: 50 W)]
Alkaline battery: Approximately 4 hours
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approximately 5 hours (*1)
[OUTPUT POWER switch: NORMAL (Maximum power output: 25 W)]
Alkaline battery: Approximately 8 hours
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approximately 10 hours (*1)
[OUTPUT POWER switch: ECO (Maximum power output: 10 W)]
Alkaline battery: Approximately 16 hours
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approximately 20 hours (*1)
*1 When using batteries having a capacity of 2,450 mAh.
* These can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use.
Mini cable (4-pole miniature phone type)Options (sold separately)Carrying Case: CB-CS2
Footswitch (BOSS FS-5U, BOSS FS-6, BOSS FS-7)
Speaker Stand: ST-A95Size and WeightWidth490 mm
19-5/16 inchesDepth341 mm
13-7/16 inchesHeight305 mm
12-1/16 inchesWeight7.4 kg
16 lbs. 6 oz.* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms