BOSS Nextone Special Guitar Amplifier
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BOSS Nextone Special Guitar Amplifier

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A Modern Boutique Experience for Serious Players.

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.

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
  • 2 Channels
  • 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 headphones/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 (Footswitches not included)

Hand-Crafted Tube Sound and Feel

The Nextone Special represents the latest generation of BOSS’s ongoing Tube Logic development, giving experienced players a premium-grade amplifier realized through years of expertise, careful component selection, and detailed craftsmanship. Tube Logic reproduces the complex interactive behaviors of classic tube designs in every way, providing authentic sound and feel with punchy attack, natural compression, dynamic speaker response, and big onstage presence. The amp also debuts BOSS’s custom Waza B12W speaker, which combines the tone of sought-after “blue bell” speakers from the 1960s with modern power handling capacity.

Next-Generation Power Amp

A standout of the Nextone series is its innovative analog power amp design and selectable EL84, EL34, 6V6, and 6L6 class AB circuits. BOSS further expands the power amp features with the Nextone Special, taking things to an all-new level. Enhanced reactive drive circuitry refines the all-important power section/speaker interaction, putting even more expressive feel under your fingers. Onboard voicing controls let you fine-tune the response to your playing style, with even deeper tweaks available via the Nextone Editor. And with the variable power control, you can always ride in the “sweet spot,” whether performing in small venues or on the biggest stages.     

Unmatched Tonal Versatility

With two independent, fully featured channels, the Nextone Special gives you unprecedented control over your personal sound. Choose between clean and lead voicings, select British or American tone stacks, access multiple onboard effects, and shape the power section with dedicated knobs. There’s an Extra Headroom switch for maximum punch at full power, plus the ability to set switchable solo levels for clean and lead sounds. Three Tone Setting memories are also available, letting you save favorite setups for instant recall.

Perfect Sound Every Time You Power Up

While everyone loves the sound and vibe of classic tube guitar amps, they’re heavy, fragile, and require regular maintenance to keep them running at peak performance. With the Nextone Special, you get all the benefits of authentic tube tone without the downsides. The weight is reduced over a typical tube combo, making transport and set up easier. And with no tubes to worry about, you’ll enjoy consistent sound and ultra-reliable performance night after night. 

Creative Connectivity

The Nextone Special’s rear panel is filled with connectivity for modern performance and music production. External control is supported via the GA-FC foot controller, standard BOSS footswitches, and MIDI. There’s also an effects loop, plus XLR and 1/4-inch line outputs for sending a direct feed to a PA, complete with three selectable mic’d cab IR voicings with Air Feel. A phones/recording output is available for silent practice and tracking sessions, along with USB for direct recording and communication with the Nextone Editor software. External speaker jacks are included as well, letting you connect up to two 16-ohm 4x12 cabs for even bigger tones.

SPECIFICATIONS

Connections

  • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • REC OUT/PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
  • SEND jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • LINE OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • LINE OUT jack: XLR type
  • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms A jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms B jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • SPEAKER OUT 8 ohms jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • CH SELECT/SOLO jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
  • BOOST/GA-FC jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
  • USB port: USB B type
  • AC IN jack
  • MIDI IN connectors

Size and Weight

  • Width 620 mm, 24-7/16 inches
  • Depth 246 mm, 9-11/16 inches
  • Height 530 mm, 20-7/8 inches
  • Weight 18 kg, 39 lbs 11 oz

A Modern Boutique Experience for Serious Players.

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.

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
  • 2 Channels
  • 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 headphones/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 (Footswitches not included)

Hand-Crafted Tube Sound and Feel

The Nextone Special represents the latest generation of BOSS’s ongoing Tube Logic development, giving experienced players a premium-grade amplifier realized through years of expertise, careful component selection, and detailed craftsmanship. Tube Logic reproduces the complex interactive behaviors of classic tube designs in every way, providing authentic sound and feel with punchy attack, natural compression, dynamic speaker response, and big onstage presence. The amp also debuts BOSS’s custom Waza B12W speaker, which combines the tone of sought-after “blue bell” speakers from the 1960s with modern power handling capacity.

Next-Generation Power Amp

A standout of the Nextone series is its innovative analog power amp design and selectable EL84, EL34, 6V6, and 6L6 class AB circuits. BOSS further expands the power amp features with the Nextone Special, taking things to an all-new level. Enhanced reactive drive circuitry refines the all-important power section/speaker interaction, putting even more expressive feel under your fingers. Onboard voicing controls let you fine-tune the response to your playing style, with even deeper tweaks available via the Nextone Editor. And with the variable power control, you can always ride in the “sweet spot,” whether performing in small venues or on the biggest stages.     

Unmatched Tonal Versatility

With two independent, fully featured channels, the Nextone Special gives you unprecedented control over your personal sound. Choose between clean and lead voicings, select British or American tone stacks, access multiple onboard effects, and shape the power section with dedicated knobs. There’s an Extra Headroom switch for maximum punch at full power, plus the ability to set switchable solo levels for clean and lead sounds. Three Tone Setting memories are also available, letting you save favorite setups for instant recall.

Perfect Sound Every Time You Power Up

While everyone loves the sound and vibe of classic tube guitar amps, they’re heavy, fragile, and require regular maintenance to keep them running at peak performance. With the Nextone Special, you get all the benefits of authentic tube tone without the downsides. The weight is reduced over a typical tube combo, making transport and set up easier. And with no tubes to worry about, you’ll enjoy consistent sound and ultra-reliable performance night after night. 

Creative Connectivity

The Nextone Special’s rear panel is filled with connectivity for modern performance and music production. External control is supported via the GA-FC foot controller, standard BOSS footswitches, and MIDI. There’s also an effects loop, plus XLR and 1/4-inch line outputs for sending a direct feed to a PA, complete with three selectable mic’d cab IR voicings with Air Feel. A phones/recording output is available for silent practice and tracking sessions, along with USB for direct recording and communication with the Nextone Editor software. External speaker jacks are included as well, letting you connect up to two 16-ohm 4x12 cabs for even bigger tones.

SPECIFICATIONS

Connections

  • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • REC OUT/PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
  • SEND jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • LINE OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • LINE OUT jack: XLR type
  • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms A jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • SPEAKER OUT 16 ohms B jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • SPEAKER OUT 8 ohms jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • CH SELECT/SOLO jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
  • BOOST/GA-FC jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
  • USB port: USB B type
  • AC IN jack
  • MIDI IN connectors

Size and Weight

  • Width 620 mm, 24-7/16 inches
  • Depth 246 mm, 9-11/16 inches
  • Height 530 mm, 20-7/8 inches
  • Weight 18 kg, 39 lbs 11 oz

Returns

  • Any New item (other than as noted below) purchased from Bananas at Large may be returned within 14 days of the invoice date, for a full refund, exchange or credit.
  • All Pre-Owned products may be returned in 48 hours.
  • All Clearance, “additional mark down”, additionally discounted, “blow out”, “door buster” or otherwise identified as on sale may be returned within 7 days unless otherwise specified.

For online orders, the above return policy begins on the day the items were delivered. We must receive an active tracking number within the specified time.

Bananas must be notified within 24 hours of receiving delivery of any issues that pertain to damage during shipping, missing product or incorrect product.

See our full Return Policy for all of the pertinent details.

Shipping

We understand that when you make an order, you want your gear as quickly as possible and we'll do our best to make that happen! Most of the items we sell will ship quickly and be at your door fast. In most cases, orders ship within 1-3 business days. Shipping and delivery dates are not guaranteed unless otherwise specified. 

Most orders $100 and over qualify for FREE shipping within the Continental United States. Some exclusions may apply.

Ensure Secure Deliveries with Signature Confirmation

Want more security? Request Signature Required for your online order. This service is available upon request. We apply Signature Required on all online orders over $200. Please submit in writing if for any reason you do not want this additional service. Your request must be emailed to us prior to shipping, info@bananas.com.

  • Service available upon request.
  • Signature Required applied to all online orders over $200.
  • Limited availability to APO/FPO/DPO locations and certain Freely Associated States.
  • Use with any service except Standard Mail® and Adult Signature Services.

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Order online and pick up at any store location FREE of charge. Avoid online shipping charges and shipping time, and in most cases get your order faster. Enjoy the in store pickup convenience and security of knowing that your can easily return the product if it does not suit your needs within our return policy.

I'm interested! What do I need to do?

  1. Place your order on bananas.com and choose In-Store Pickup for your preferred location at checkout.
  2. We'll contact you by email or phone when it's ready for pick up. Need it sooner? Just give us a call and we'll do our best to arrange that: 888-900-1959
  3. Bring a copy of your valid government-issued ID such as a Driver's License and a digital or print copy of the order confirmation to your local store.
  4. You have (2 options): Curbside Contactless Pickup or Pick up in Store.
    1. Curbside Contactless Pickup: When you arrive at the store location, call us and we will bring your order out to verify your ID, place in your vehicle and you're ready to go!
    2. Pick up In Store: Come into the store, show your ID, and pick up your order.

How does it work?

After you place your order online, the selected store receives your order. Then the merchandise is selected from the store's current inventory and prepared for pick up. If the items are located at another store, there may be a longer wait time as we need to transfer it to the pickup location of your choice. This is all part of our free service. We'll contact you when it's ready and notify you if anything changes. Once your order is ready, you can choose to come into the store to pick up your order OR call us when you arrive and we will provide Contactless Curbside Pickup at your vehicle.

Most orders are ready within 24 hours; however, please allow for extra processing time depending on the item, size of order, and store location. If you need to pick up your order sooner, please give us a call at either location.

See our full Shipping Policy for further details.

Local delivery to your doorstep

Bananas is here to help you support your local economy, shop local, get your musical dreams faster.

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Making your online shopping a little easier. We offer an easy “Order Online, Deliver to your Doorstep”.

This service is currently available for these towns within California: Santa Rosa, San Rafael, San Anselmo, Fairfax, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Corte Madera, Novato, Sausalito, Belvedere/Tiburon, Ross, Kentfield, and Mill Valley. Shipping rates are shown at checkout. Got questions?... Contact us!

*Get same day delivery for in-stock orders received and processed by 2pm, otherwise will deliver the following business day. Delivery fee is based on weight, delivery location and courier fees. Any amounts over $35 - You will be notified to approve before delivery. This is a convenience option only. Deliveries are by a 3rd party delivery service and will deliver to doorstep only. By accepting this delivery process you hereby indemnify Bananas At Large Inc of all responsibility as Bananas At Large is not the delivery agent and assumes no liability on lost or stolen products.

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  • Some restrictions apply. For in-stock & available items only.
  • You are requesting Bananas at Large to contract on your behalf with a 3rd party service.
  • Bananas At Large guarantees the product to be delivered to your doorstep, with photo proof of delivery.
  • Bananas cannot and is not responsible for the package safety or security once it is delivered to your doorstep.
  • You understand and accept the risk and responsibility of your package once it is delivered.
  • Large items, overweight items may incur additional charges.
  • Certain delivery zones and homes with access issues may incur additional charges or may not qualify for delivery.
  • If the last inventory unit is located at either our Santa Rosa or San Rafael store locations, there may be a delivery delay that may take an additional business day to have it transferred to the store closest to you.

FREE: Free Local Delivery in 1-3 Days.

Free 1-3 day local delivery available for orders over $199*Contact us for details.

If you aren’t in a rush to receive your items and want free delivery, choose the Free Local Delivery option at checkout. Your order will be processed and delivered within 2-3 business days. 

*Applies to full price items only. Can't be combined with any other deals or promotions including Bananas Rewards.

This service is currently available for these towns within California: Santa Rosa, San Rafael, San Anselmo, Fairfax, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Corte Madera, Novato, Sausalito, Belvedere/Tiburon, Ross, Kentfield, and Mill Valley. Shipping rates are shown at checkout. Got questions?... Contact us!

By choosing this option you understand and agree to the following terms:

  • Some restrictions apply. For in-stock & available items only.
  • You are requesting Bananas at Large to contract on your behalf with a 3rd party service.
  • Bananas At Large guarantees the product to be delivered to your doorstep, with photo proof of delivery.
  • Bananas cannot and is not responsible for the package safety or security once it is delivered to your doorstep.
  • You understand and accept the risk and responsibility of your package once it is delivered.
  • Large items, overweight items may incur additional charges.
  • Certain delivery zones and homes with access issues may incur additional charges or may not qualify for delivery.
  • If the last inventory unit is located at either our Santa Rosa or San Rafael store locations, there may be a delivery delay that may take an additional business day to have it transferred to the store closest to you.

See our full Shipping Policy for further details.

    Local pickup only

    Some products are available for local pickup only. If you’d like this item shipped, please call us at 1 (888) 900-1959 or text us at (415) 457-7600 to discuss shipping options. 

    Shipping items with tubes

    Bananas does not warranty tubes in transit. We offer tube removal and individual bubble wrap service for $45 per customer request (for standard amps, more complex amps that take more time may be a higher fee). Customers buying any tube product and having it shipped should understand and realize that Bananas cannot be responsible for damaged tubes from transit. This applies to all new and used products. Certain manufactures offer a tube warranty on their new products as a courtesy, and that is available thru the manufacturer warranty process for all new products where it applies.

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    CPS Extended Warranty

    Warranty Information

    PROTECT YOUR PRODUCT WITH AN EXTENDED WARRANTY

    • Full Coverage from Date of Purchase
    • 100% Parts and Labor Coverage
    • Includes Accidental Damage
    • Includes Free Shipping
    • Up to 5 Years of Total Coverage

    Bananas has partnered with Consumer Priority Service (CPS) to offer extended warranties for your instruments. Simply add the CPS extended warranty by selecting the option on our product pages.

    Warranty FAQ

    DO I NEED AN EXTENDED WARRANTY?

    Most manufacturers limit their warranty periods to keep their product costs competitive. It should come as no surprise that most problems occur after the manufacturer’s warranty is over. If you are like most consumers, you don't want to deal with the inevitable problems surrounding repairs. Who do you call for service? Are they reliable? Is a handyman capable of performing a long lasting, reliable repair on your instrument?

    Ranked #1 Extended Warranty

    CPS provides top notch warranty protection for your purchases to ensure life and longevity. This means that they care about you and your product long after your purchase has been made. This warranty offers reliable, hassle-free, comprehensive parts and labor protection for your product.

    You Need to Prepare for These Issues Today

    Bananas is an Authorized Consumer Priority Service Dealer. This means that they care about you and your products long after the purchase date. You can easily extend your manufacturer's warranty for a possible total of 5 years from the date of purchase.

    CPS Warranties Offer Reliable Protection for Your Product

    By purchasing a CPS accidental damage plan, you’re guaranteed years of worry free operation from your new product.

    Is a CPS Warranty just an extension of the existing manufacturer’s warranty?

    Actually, it’s an upgrade to your existing manufacturer’s warranty. A CPS Warranty offers benefits that aren’t offered by manufacturers like accidental damage & free shipping to and from the repair facility.

    What’s the difference between a Replacement Plan and Repair Plan?

    A Replacement Plan is available for products under $150. If the product fails, you will receive a replacement through Bananas.

    A Repair Plan is for products over $150 and offers free repair coverage for your product any time during the life of your warranty. If we can’t fix it, we’ll replace it!

    How am I covered?

    For the Replacement Plan, your coverage provides for a one-time replacement of the covered product.

    For the Repair Plan, you are covered for a period of up to five years (depending on which plan you purchase). Benefits include parts and labor for required repairs on your product.

    When does my warranty coverage start?

    Coverage begins on the 31st calendar day from when you purchased your product.

    Can I transfer the Protection Plan to a new owner?

    Yes! CPS Warranties are transferable between owners.

    What if I Need to Return my Product?

    If you return your product, Bananas returns the money you paid for the product protection plan. Depending on how much time has passed since your purchase, CPS may issue a prorated refund.

    Is my product covered if it’s stolen or if I lose it?

    Unfortunately the CPS Warranty does not cover lost or stolen products.

    Is there a service fee?

    Zero dollar service fee for the Replacement Plans and the Repair Plans.

    HOW DO I FILE A CLAIM?

    https://www.cpscentral.com/how-to-file-a-claim

     

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