Roland Announces AC-40 Acoustic Chorus Guitar Amplifier

Published 10 years ago on June 28, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

Roland Announces AC-40 Acoustic Chorus GuitarAmplifier -

Roland announces the AC-40 Acoustic Chorus Guitar Amplifier, thelatest addition to the acclaimed AC family of stereo acoustic ampswith built-in effects. Perfect for performing guitarists andsinger/songwriters, the mobile AC-40 produces clean, loud, andnatural acoustic tone, and features a versatile dual-channelconfiguration that supports both a guitar and a microphone.

Compact and weighing less than 12 pounds (5.3 kg), the AC-40delivers big and rich sound despite its small size. Dualcustom-designed 6.5-inch speakers offer impressive projection forperforming in venues such as intimate nightclubs, restaurants, andcoffee houses. True stereo output plus onboard stereo chorus andreverb effects provide studio-quality depth and dimension that'snot possible with standard mono amps.

With two independent channels, the AC-40 gives players proversatility for any performing situation. The dedicated GUITARchannel features a standard ¼-inch input, while the MIC/LINEchannel has an XLR/TRS combo input for connecting a microphone or aline-level device. Each channel has its own three-band EQ for soundshaping plus independent chorus and reverb controls, giving userstotal command over their tone.

The convenient anti-feedback function provides a simple solutionfor controlling problematic acoustic feedback automatically,allowing users to perform on stage without worry.

On its rear panel, the AC-40 has flexible connectivity optionsfor a variety of situations. The stereo AUX IN allows users to plugin an external music player for backing tracks and practice, whilemono/stereo LINE OUT jacks can be used to connect directly to PAsystems or recording devices. Plugging into the PHONES jack mutesthe internal speakers, ideal for silent practice sessions. A jackis also provided for turning the reverb and chorus effects on/offwith optional footswitches.    

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