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Today Boss introduced the Nextone Special. A professional 80-watt stage amp with authentic tube sound and feel, innovative power amp voicing, and a custom Waza B12W speaker with classic “blue bell” tone.

Fueled by BOSS’s acclaimed Tube Logic approach, the Nextone Special delivers premium sound, feel, and tonal versatility for stage players who demand the best. Fusing forward-thinking innovation with boutique design features and detail, this professional stage amplifier offers deep sound-shaping controls, enhanced reactive drive power amp circuitry with selectable voicing, a custom Waza speaker with vintage “blue bell” tone, and much more. The Nextone Special provides a refined playing experience that stands alongside the finest tube amplifiers, enhanced with key modern advantages like variable power control, consistent sound, and maintenance-free operation.

Designed for pro stage players and discerning tone afficionados, the Nextone series elevates boutique-grade guitar amplification into the modern era. Backed by Tube Logic, Nextone amps offer sound and feel that rivals the finest tube amps, coupled with distinct advantages for today’s players. If you’re serious about your guitar sound, the Nextone series is made just for you.

Selectable Power Stages — Nextone amps feature four selectable analog class AB output stages based on the four benchmark output tube types. With the turn of a dial, you can instantly reconfigure the tone, feel, and sonic character of your Nextone to best suit the music you’re playing.

Deep Sound Customization — Each Nextone amp provides access to circuit-level tweaks via panel functions and the Nextone Editor, giving you ultra-fine control over your personal sound.

Perfect Tone, All the Time — With variable power control, you can always ride in the sweet spot, from playing at home to performing on stages of every size.

Modern Reliability and Connectivity — Nextone amps offer consistent sound and ultra-reliable operation, plus practical features like line and recording outputs, extended foot control, USB, and more.

Real-Deal Tone with Tube Logic
Driven by BOSS’s comprehensive Tube Logic approach, the Nextone series puts the inspiring feel and authentic response of classic tube amps under your fingers. Capturing the complex, highly interactive behaviors of the most revered tube designs in meticulous detail, Tube Logic delivers the musical magic that transforms a guitar amp into a living, breathing musical instrument.

While the power amp is the character center of any amp, the surrounding components complete the overall experience. From input to output, everything plays a role—the gain circuitry, tone stack type, cabinet, speaker, and more. They all interact together to create the final result, with the whole being far greater than the sum of the individual parts.

The basic modeling technologies found in other tube-less designs focus on individual amp sections, and ignore how they all interact together. In contrast, the Tube Logic approach regards amplification as holistic system that responds to everything the player puts in, fully realizing the organic and inspiring musical experience that tube amps are renowned for.

Standard Features
– Professional performance amplifier with 80 watts of power
– Authentic tube amp sound and feel, realized with BOSS’s continually evolving Tube Logic approach
– Enhanced reactive drive power amp circuitry and carefully selected components throughout
– Custom Waza B12W 12-inch speaker delivers classic “blue bell” tone with rich lows, mellow mids, and clear highs
– Four analog Class AB power amp circuits, selectable for each channel: 6V6, 6L6, EL84, and EL34
– Independent Clean and Lead channels with selectable American and British EQs, built-in effects, and advanced power amp voicing controls
– Five-way power control for cranked-up sound and dynamic response at any volume
– Extra Headroom switch for added punch when the power control is wide open
– Switchable Solo function with level control
– Onboard boost, delay, tremolo, and reverb effects, plus loop for patching in external effects
– Three Tone Setting memories for storing and recalling customized amp and effect settings
– External speaker jacks: one 8 ohm and two 16 ohm
– Line, USB, and phones/recording outputs with cab IR
– Support for direct recording and re-amping via USB
– Character Shape for each tube type available in the Nextone Editor, enabling deep tone optimization at the power amplifier’s core
– External control support via GA-FC foot controller, footswitches, and MIDI

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