Roland Acoustic Chorus Guitar Amplifier

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AC-33

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The AC-33 is the worlds first battery-powered amp made specifically for acoustic guitar. Portable yet powerful, the AC-33 provides true stereo sound, Guitar and Mic/Line channels, custom-tailored effects, anti-feedback, and a Phrase Looper. But this amp was made to go places no amp has gone before. Thanks to its battery-power capability, the AC-33 lets you take your act anywhere: into the backwoods, onto the streets, or wherever your imagination leads you.

Natural, Stereo Sound
Equipped with Rolands latest DSP technology, the AC-33, delivers pure, rich acoustic sound with projection far beyond its size. Its true stereo design (15 watts x 2) enables brilliant stereo/multi-band chorus with Wide mode, plus shimmering reverb and 3D-type ambience effects tailored specifically for acoustic guitar.

Strum and Sing
The AC-33 provides two discrete channels: Guitar and Mic/Line. Plug in an acoustic guitar and a microphone (or line-level instrument) and mix them separately. Both channels have dedicated controls for volume, multi-band EQ, and chorus. The Mic/line channel offers both XLR and 1/4" inputs. You can also connect an MP3/CD player to the stereo AUX input for play-along practice or performance. Master volume, reverb, ambience, and anti-feedback are provided as well.

Phrase Looper
The AC-33s onboard Phrase Looper lets you record, loop, and jam over your own guitar riffs or incoming audio from the AUX input. Record and loop up to 40 seconds at a time, and amaze your listeners with sound-on-sound performances that you create on the spot.


Features:
30 watts (15W+15W) of natural, stereo acoustic sound through twin speakers
Runs on AC power or eight AA batteries (accepts rechargeable NiMH types)
Dual-channel configuration: Guitar and Mic/Line channel
Reverb, chorus, and ambience effects (Ambience adds spatial, 3D-type depth to the sound)
Phrase Looper with 40 seconds of record time
Stereo AUX input (connect MP3/CD players, etc), headphone output
Anti-feedback function
Built-in tilt-back stand
Removable battery cartridge for easy battery replacement

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Closest StoreRed Deer, Alberta
I use it wit an Ephiphone DR500 MCE, ( Sonic 2), \nAcoustic/ Elect, a Stratocaster, and a Gibson Les Paul.\nI have had it about 3 years .
Posted by Charlie Bolan on Feb 27, 2022
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Closest StoreMoncton, New Brunswick
Use this in small room venues. Love the sound. Bigger shows just plug into PA system.
Posted by Matt on Jul 9, 2020
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Close to perfect...but...2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLongueuil, Quebec
Been using it for years, very reliable. Loud enough for busking but not quite enough on it's own for giging. Your ok if you are using it as a stage monitor and sending the line out to the board. Great built quality. Stereo out very clean and silent, great for recording or sending to the mixer. Looper a bit short (only 48 sec). Effects sound good.
Posted by Richard on Jun 1, 2020
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Not what i'd hoped3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
Even though I did the research, watched the videos reviewing, and read the varied comments by reviewers and promoters it was a calculated purchase.
The ability to play without electricity was one reason for being interested and the features , like built in Looper , Reverb and Chorus which sound very nice.
The thing bugging me is the distortion of bass notes when plugging in my acoustic guitars ( Taylor 710, Gibson J185, AJ,,,high end stuff). Not a pleasant tone on it's own for the price. Wish I'd rented one first to find out without spending so much.
Posted by Ed on Jan 23, 2019
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