Roland SP-404A review: specs & price

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The Roland SP-404A is a Sampler with a Mobile sampler with battery or power supply, built-in microphone and external microphone input, Can be triggered by...

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Name Teenage Engineering PO-35 speakKorg Volca Sample BundleKorg Volca SampleTeenage Engineering PO-33 K.O.Roland SP-404AAkai MPX8Elektron Octatrack MKII1010music blackboxTeenage Engineering PO-137 rick & morty
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Description Vocal Synthesizer/SamplerKorg Volca SamplePortable SamplerMicro SamplerSamplerSound Sample PlayerPerformance Sampler
Battery lifeUp to a month, 2 years standby--Up to a month, 2 years standby-----
Polyphony1881128--1
Internal Storage
Storage MediumFlash MemoryInternalInternalFlash MemorySD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC CardCF CardMicro SDFlash Memory
File FormatOwn FormatWAVWAVOwn FormatAIFF, WAVWAVWAVWAVOwn Format
Time Stretching
Effects
USB-port
Analogue Inputs111130411
Analogue Outputs1111224-1
Digital Outputs
Display
Sequencer
Power supply-6x AA battery or optional power supply (KA-350, not included)6x AA battery or optional power supply (KA-350, not included)------
Dimensions (W x H x D)-193 x 115 x 45 mm193 x 115 x 45 mm------
Weight-372 g372 g-1.2 kg-Approx. 2.3 kg--
Dimensions (W x D x H)----178 x 257 x 72 mm-340 X 185 x 63 mm (including buttons and rubber feet)--

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Roland SP-404A Sampler - Boxed - With Custom Retro SP-303 SX/A Skin
  • Roland SP-404A Sampler. Great portable sampler. Grab a bargain. Fitted custom retro skin. Boxed and in good condition.
  • Item location: CHESTER LE STREET, GB
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  • Item location: SALFORD, GB
Roland SP404A Sampler - Boxed And Complete - Great Condition - Barely Used
  • Boxed and in full working order with all documents, cables and memory card as supplied when newI bought this over lockdown as something to do and to be honest I never really got going with it properly. Hardly been used, in great condition, pretty much good as new, the only visible imperfection is the slightest of marks on a couple of the pads (as seen in the pictures) but that’s if I’m nit pickingComplete with box, documentation, power lead, memory card (pre-loaded with samples from Roland) and everything else that came with the unitAny questions or if you need more pics then please ask
  • Item location: MANCHESTER, GB
New Roland Aira SP-404A 404SX 22° 404mk2 etc Desktop Studio Sampler Stand Wedge
  • Heavy Duty Studio Synth Stand for all Roland Aira SP-404 samplers, Mk1 & Mk2 etc.
  • Item location: LEICESTER, GB
Roland Sp-404a Linear Wave Sampler 32gb Sd Sdhc Memory Card Upgrade
  • Press any one of the BANK buttons. The BANK buttons will change from blinking to lit, and the DEL button will blink. While holding down the CANCEL button, press the REMAIN button. The BANK buttons will blink, and the display will indicate “F N t ”.
  • Item location: BANSTEAD, GB
Roland Sp-404a Linear Wave Sampler Power Supply Replacement Adapter 9v
  • Centre Negative Polarity. These power supplies also work in all countries which use 110-240v. You will simply need a plug tip converter from UK to your countries plug type (which we don't provide). Spring Mounted Tip for Secure Connection.
  • Item location: BANSTEAD, GB
Roland SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler
  • Roland SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler. Good working conditionUsed 4 moths out of the year I owned it and when I bought it used it was open box only. Can’t find the manual
  • Item location: Novato, US
Decksaver Roland SP404 SP404A SP404SX Protective Dust Cover Shield Smoked/Clear
  • Decksaver Roland SP404 SP404A SP404SX Protective Dust Cover Shield Smoked/Clear.
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Roland SP-404A Linear wave sampler Vintage Pro Audio Equipment
  • Roland SP-404A Linear wave sampler. The exhibited products are only the main body and the attached AC adapter. There is no original box, instruction manual, or SD card.
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Decksaver DS-PC-SP404 - Roland SP404, SP404A & SP404SX Cover
  • Decksaver DS-PC-SP404 - Roland SP404, SP404A & SP404SX Cover.
  • Item location: Mundelein, US
Audio Mixer Case for Roland MC-101, SP-404A, R-44, Yamaha AG06 and Accessories
  • Folding carry handle design makes this case ideal for transporting your gear and accessories with ease.
  • Item location: Encino, US
Ripcord USB Power for 9V Roland SP-404A Sampler
  • Anywhere there’s a USB port! Looking to power the Roland SP-404A Sampler from any USB port?. Want to power your Roland SP-404A Sampler from a USB port?. Barrel size: Tested with, fits and powers the Roland SP-404A Sampler.
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9V Roland SP-404A Sampler replacement power supply
  • We'll sort it out for you, no problem. Max output amperage is correct for your device. Output tip is the right size and specification - we've tested it thoroughly. Need a hand with powering anything else?.
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Roland Aira SP-404A 404SX 45° angle Desktop Studio Sampler Synth Stand Wedge
  • Heavy Duty Studio Synth Stand for all Roland Aira SP-404  sampler and many other. This is a rigid snap-fit desktop / tabletop 45° wedge raiser with a triple Brace system giving the ultimate in stabilty and security for your equipment. Many other styles available for all studio purposes,  please ask, many thanks.
  • Item location: LEICESTER, GB
9V Roland SP-404A Sampler in-car power supply
  • We'll sort it out for you, no problem. Max output amperage is correct for your device. Output tip is the right size and specification - we've tested it thoroughly. Need a hand with powering anything else?.
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Stereo Adapter 1/4
  • MARKED WITH "T" AND "R" FOR TIP AND RING. USES A NICE THICKER CABLE COMPARED TO THE SKINNY CHEAP STUFF I'VE SEEN. FROM GOOD OLE COSMOS ELECTRONICS IN CANADA.
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3.5mm to 2 RCA Audio Cable For Roland SP-404 SP-404A SP-404 SX SP-555 Sampler
  • Roland SP-404 SP-404A SP-404 SX / SP-404SX SP-555 Sampler. Cable Length: 5ft / 1.5m. Foil and Braid Shielding to reduce EMI/RFI Interference. Twisted-Pair construction to ensure high-speed, error-free transfer.
  • Item location: Edison, US
Decksaver Roland SP-404 Cover For SP-404/SP-404A/SP-404SX
  • The tools we use to compose and produce music are dear to our hearts. Slides straight into a flight or soft case for maximum protection during transportation. Protective cover designed to fit the Roland SP-404, SP-404A & SP-404SX.
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Description

The Roland SP-404A is a Sampler with a Mobile sampler with battery or power supply, built-in microphone and external microphone input, Can be triggered by the 16-step sequencer of the Roland TR-8 (as from version 1.50), 29 DSP effects, such as Filter, Delay, Unique Voice Effects, Subsonic, Looper and more, 3 Controllers for real-time control, 12 Trigger pads, and Sub-Pads, Uninterrupted effect switching for continuous live application, Pattern sequencer with quantisation and shuffle feel, Import the audio files from the computer and assign the pads with free Mac/Windows software, Battery operation with 6x Alkaline (AA, LR6) or Rechargeable Ni-MH (AA, HR6) & Including "Loopmasters" SD card with over 100 new stereo samples, effects, and one-shot samples and PSU (PSB-1U). The retail price is 407.72 £.

Specifications

Sample size16 Bit 44.1 kHz WAV and AIFF
ConnectionsLINE-IN (L, R) (RCA), LINE-OUT (L, R) (RCA), PHONES (stereo jack), MIC IN (jack), MIDI IN, DC IN, SD card slot
Dimensions (W x D x H)178 x 257 x 72 mm
Weight1.2 kg
Polyphony12
Internal StorageNo
Storage MediumSD/SDHC Card
File FormatAIFF, WAV
Time StretchingYes
EffectsYes
USB-portNo
Analogue Inputs3
Analogue Outputs2
Digital OutputsNo
DisplayYes
SequencerYes

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