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Roland JC-40 Jazz Chorus Guitar Combo Amplifier

Lengendary stereo tone meets modern innovation.


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The JC-40 Jazz Chorus delivers Roland's renowned "JC clean" tone and signature stereo chorus effect in a compact combo amp with evolved features for the modern guitarist. Like the flagship JC-120 amp that it’s based on, the JC-40 offers a classic stereo clean sound that’s a perfect palette for tone shaping with stompbox effects. Now, there's also a true stereo input for enhanced performance with stereo effects pedals, guitar synths, amp modeling gear, and multi-effects. In addition, the JC-40's onboard effects include newly added features and updated sounds to support the needs of today's players.

For 40 years, players around the world have revered the iconic clean voice and huge stereo sound of the JC-120 Jazz Chorus amplifier. With the JC-40, you can now enjoy this genuine, industry-standard tone in a scaled-down amp with innovative modern refinements. Two independent power amps and custom-designed 10-inch speakers deliver punchy stereo sound that won't get buried in the band, while durable, road-tough construction ensures years of reliable operation on stage and in the studio.

Beyond its stellar clean tone, the JC-40 includes onboard effects, all newly refreshed for enhanced performance. The trademark Dimensional Space Chorus stereo effect fills the stage with immersive 3D sound, and now offers selectable fixed or manual modes for increased tonal range. Renewed vibrato and reverb effects are on hand, and both operate in stereo for rich, deep performance. There’s built-in distortion as well, updated with a smooth, satisfying tone that’s great for all types of music.

With its front-panel stereo input, the JC-40 allows players who use stereo effects devices to achieve wide, inspiring sound without having to carry around two separate amps. The amp's rich clean tone lets you get the most out of external stereo pedals like delays, reverbs, and various modulation effects. It's also perfectly suited for advanced gear that employs amp modeling, multi-effects, and/or synth capabilities, such as the GT-100, GP-10, and ME-80 from BOSS and GR-55 guitar synth from Roland.

If you create your sound with stompbox pedals, there's no better platform than the classic JC clean amp. The rich, neutral sound won’t color your basic guitar tone, perfect for hearing exactly what your pedals put out.

The JC-40's rear panel is filled with connectivity options. There's an effects loop for patching in mono or stereo effects, and you even have your choice of serial or parallel operation. Line Out jacks give you a convenient mono or stereo feed to a mixing board or recorder, while the headphones jack is great for quiet practicing with your setup late at night or on the road. There’s also support for optional footswitches, allowing you to easily turn the JC-40's chorus/vibrato, reverb, and distortion effects on/off while performing.

  • Legendary Roland "JC clean" tone in a small, gig-ready combo amp
  • Stereo 40-watt amp with two 10-inch speakers
  • Stereo input enables players to get true stereo sound with modelers and stereo effects pedals
  • Signature Dimensional Space Chorus effect for expansive stereo sound
  • Built-in vibrato, distortion, and reverb effects, newly evolved for modern styles
  • Footswitch jacks for turning onboard effects on/off while performing
  • Stereo effects loop for connecting external effects

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The JC 40 is a real powerhouse in a small package.


As a professional musician and production engineer,this amp really has it all. A stereo amp for keys, perfect for harmonica in the studio and onstage. At 35 lbs.....40 watts never sounded so good.



Roland JC40


Very good amp!




I love it !!


I bought this amp to use in my home studio for recording and occasional live gigs.....I'm playing a Les Paul Studio and a Martin D-35 thru it......sounds fabulous !! Perfect tone quality, the effects are outstanding. I've owned lots of amps, many priced way higher than this one, but none compare with it in sound quality …...excellent bang for the buck. Now I can finally get to work on a cd because I have the sounds I want !! Fantastic amp !! I wish I would have demoed this amp sooner ….if nothing else listen to some of the you tube videos on this amp, they are very accurate !! If you are looking for a crisp clean sound, this is it. All my pedals sound and work great with this amp. What a great find !!

dj wayne



Sweet sound


Use it with a hollow body (Casino), for which the chorus makes a terrific sound! Being a relative beginner, I could benefit from a bit more info in the manual regarding how to connect a looper, the parallel vs. serial setting, etc. On the other hand, on-line product support has been great: fast and clear responses!




JC-40 Jazz Chorus Guitar Combo Amplifier

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Series Jazz Chorus
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Warranty Info:

Three years parts, two years labor warranty

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