Roland Cube Street Battery Powered Guitar Combo Amplifier 5W

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Roland Cube Street Battery Powered Guitar Combo Amplifier 5W

Gearank High Notes

Gearank Recommendation

The Cube Street appeared on our recommended list for Guitar Amps Under $300 from April 2020 until May 2021.

It also went on our list for Guitar Practice Amps in September 2020 until it was out-ranked in August 2022.

And it was also on our list for Battery Powered Guitar Amps from the first edition in January 2018 until October 2022 when it was out-ranked by other amps.

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Roland amps are well known for their good balance of quality, feature set and price.

The Cube Street is an excellent example, an affordable and portable amplifier sporting two channels for mic/line and guitar.

The guitar section comes complete with basic EQ, 6 built-in effects, and 8 amp models, more than enough for to play with for a long time.

All the digital processing is done by Roland’s own COSM technology.

Another noteworthy feature of this amp is it’s wedge type profile, which allows you to listen to the amp at better angles.

Also, you can run the Roland Cube Street on 6 x AA batteries, making it possible for you to practice or even perform anywhere.

Wrapping up its feature set is its ability to run on batteries, which allows the Cube Street to work virtually anywhere.

If you’re looking for an affordable, good quality portable amp, then the Roland Cube Street is well worth checking out.


  • Power: 5 Watss
  • Speaker: 2 x 6.5″
  • Effects: Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Tremolo, Delay, Reverb
  • Models: 8 COSM Amp Models
  • Effects: Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Tremolo, Delay, Reverb
  • Controls: Mic Channel (Bass, Treble, Delay/Reverb), Guitar Channel (Bass, Middle, Treble, Effects, Delay/Reverb)
  • Input: 1 x 1/4″, 1 x XLR-1/4″ combo 1 x 1/8″ (aux)
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4″ Headphones
  • Extras: Runs on 6 x AA Batteries
  • Weight:11.46 lbs


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