Micro Cube review by Roland

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 8
  • Reliability & Durability: 9
  • Features: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 8.5 Superb
  • Users' score: 8.7 (330 votes)
Roland: Micro Cube
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Purchased from: Everything Musical

Sound — 8
This amp kicks ass! The amp has a variety of sounds with the many effects and amp models built into it. The only problem is that the distortion is a bit noisy at max. With a noise suppressor you'd be good, though. The clean channel is great along with the realistic acoustic modeling. The sound and tone isn't perfect, but close enough.

Overall Impression — 8
This amp can put out any style of music. Whether it's country, blues, or sweet clean tones to hard rock and heavy metal. It has a variety of effects that can be used. The only problem is that the effects can't be turned on and off at will like with a pedal. The controls are on the amp so unless you play with the effect throughout the entire song, use a pedal or you will have some problems. This amp can be especially loud despite it's size and can hook up a microphone and headphones. And it's portable so I can play wherever I want to.

Reliability & Durability — 9
This amp is great in many ways but I would have to say no gigging for it. Way to small of an amp. Recording is a different story. I have used it in all my recordings so far. It is a durable amp as my friend Caleb has dropped it before. So, I probably won't have a problem with any damage done to it.

Features — 9
This amp is awesome! Not only is it portable with 20 hours of battery life, but it has 6 different amp styles! The styles are acoustic, clean, black panel, brit combo, classic stack, and r-fier. It can also use a microphone and headphones. The effects built in are chorus, flanger, phaser, tremelo, delay, and reverb, along with your basic distortion. It also has a tuning key built in. It can be battery or AC powered.

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    hurpes
    anyone know if this amp is good for/ works for bass guitar? I need a travel amp for college. Or if it doesn't then can you point me to an alternative?