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PLUG-OUT Synthesiser

The Roland System-8 is a PLUG-OUT Synthesiser with a Versatile performance synthesiser with ACB technology and 49 buttons in normal size, Internal tone...

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Name UDO Audio Super 6 BlueKorg NTS-1ARP Odyssey FS Rev.2 ARP SQ1Modal Argon8ASM Hydrasynth KeyboardUDO Audio Super 6 BlackKorg Minilogue XD Pearl WhiteYamaha Montage 7Korg MS-20 mini Headphone BundleDübreq Stylophone Beatbox
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Description 12 Voice Polyphonic Analogue Hybrid SynthesiserDigital DIY SynthesizerSynthesiserWavetable SynthesizerDigital Wave-Morphing Synthesizer12-Voice Polyphonic Analog-Hybrid AynthesizerHybrid SynthesizerSynthesiserKorg MS-20 miniStylophone Beatbox
Stereo headphone output6.3 mm jack3.5 mm Jack---6.3 mm jack----
Audio input1x 6.3 mm jack----1 x 6.3 mm jack----
Dimensions (W x D x H)830 x 350 x 90 mm129 x 78 x 39 mm---830 x 350 x 90 mm500 x 300 x 85 mm---
Weight8 kg124 g7.3 kg-10 kg8 kg2.8 kg17 kg4.8 kg-
ColourBlue----BlackPearl White---
Number Of Keys49-373749493776371
Touch-Sensitive
Aftertouch
Split Zones
Modulation Wheel
Number of simultaneous Voices12118812412811
Sound EngineDigital Analog HybridDigitalAnalogueDigitalDigitalDigital Analog HybridDigital Analog HybridAWM2 + FM-XAnalogueVirtual Analogue
MIDI interfaceIn, Out, Thru-1x In1x In, 1x Out, USB1x In, 1x Out, 1x ThruIn, Out, ThruMIDI In/Out1x In, 1x Out, 1x Thru1x InNone
Storage MediumInternalNoneNoneInternalNoneInternalInternalInternalNoneNone
USB-port
Effects2Multieffect processor0- 2 Multieffect processorNoneNone
Arpeggiator
Number of Analog Outputs2112222411
Digital Output
Display
Sync input/output-3.5 mm Jack----3.5 mm jack mono---
Dimensions--585 x 466 x 163 mm-800 x 350 x 103 mm-----
MIDI----In/Out/ThruIn/Out/Thru----
Dimensions (W x H x D)-------1244 x 131 x 396 mm493 x 257 x 208 mm-

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Welsh's Synthesizer Cookbook patches for Roland System-8 JP-8000 JX-3p JX8p JX10
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!!__All New__Sounds for your Roland System-8 & PLUG-OUT/IN - Jupiter / Juno__!!
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Roland SYSTEM-8 49-Key Plug-Out Synthesizer SYSTEM 8 New from JAPAN
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9V Roland System-8 Synthesizer replacement power supply
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9V Roland System-8 Synthesizer in-car power supply
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ROLAND AIRA System 1 100 TR 8 8s MX 1 TB-3 VT-3 SYNTHESIZER refrigerator magnet
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Description

The Roland System-8 is a PLUG-OUT Synthesiser with a Versatile performance synthesiser with ACB technology and 49 buttons in normal size, Internal tone generation provides classic analogue sounds and dynamically modern sounds, Control up to three PLUG-OUT synthesisers, Detailed low-pass, high-pass and side-band filters with high-resolution settings, Comprehensive real-time control via dedicated rotary and sliding controllers as well as push buttons, Polyphony step sequencer with the well-known TR-REC control, arpeggiator, vocoder and polyphony chord memory functions, CV/Gate outputs for controlling modular synthesisers and vintage devices, Wide selection of integrated effects with dedicated controllers, USB audio / MIDI interface and controller mode & Including power supply and license for JUPITER-8 PLUG, JUNO-106 and JX-3P PLUG-OUT. The retail price is 1100.88 £.

Specifications

Dimensions (W x D x H)881 x 364 x 109 mm
Weight5.9 kg
Number Of Keys49
Touch-SensitiveYes
AftertouchNo
Split ZonesYes
Modulation WheelYes
Sound EngineModeling
MIDI interface1x In, 1x Out
Storage MediumInternal
USB-portYes
EffectsMultieffect processor
ArpeggiatorYes
Number of Analog Outputs2
Digital OutputNo
DisplayYes

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