Roland TR-8S review: specs & price

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The Roland TR-8S is a Drum Machine with a With extended functionality, ACB technology plus stereo sample import and playback, 300 Preloaded samples, SD Card...

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Description Cyclone Analogic TT-303 Bass Bot V2Cyclone Analogic TT-303 Bass Bot V2GrooveboxKorg Electribe Sampler RedKorg Volca BeatsKorg Electribe BlueAkai MPC XAnalogue Drum MachineRoland TR-8SMusic Production Station
WaveformsSawtooth or squareSawtooth or square--------
Main out6.3 mm Jack6.3 mm Jack--------
Stereo headphone output6.3 mm Jack6.3 mm Jack--------
VCO out3.5 mm Jack3.5 mm Jack--------
Filter In3.5 mm Jack3.5 mm Jack--------
CV/Gate/Accent outputs3.5 mm Jack3.5 mm Jack--------
Clock and Run/Stop outputs3.5 mm Jack, DIN-Sync compatible3.5 mm Jack, DIN-Sync compatible--------
Outer dimensions (W x D x H)310 x 130 x 35 mm310 x 130 x 35 mm--------
PC featuresCyclone Studio application for PC & Mac enables Beat Bot software updates and user data backup & restore with MIDI SysEx transferCyclone Studio application for PC and Mac that enables Drum Drone software updates and user data backup and restore with MIDI SysEx transferCyclone Studio application for PC and Mac that enables Drum Drone software updates and user data backup and restore with MIDI SysEx transfer-------
Dimensions (W x D x H)310 x 130 x 35 mm310 x 130 x 35 mm310 x 130 x 35 mm-------
Weight783 g783 g783 g1.6 kg372 g1.6 kg5.66 kg-2.1 kg1.6 kg
Display
Pads16161616161616161616
Fader(s)0000-000110
Effects
Sampling Function
Storage MediumInternalInternalInternalSD/SDHC CardNoneSD/SDHC CardSD Card, HDInternalSD/SDHC CardSD/SDHC Card
MIDI interface1x In, 1x Out1x In, 1x Out1x In, 1x Out1x In, 1x Out1x In1x In, 1x Out2x In, 4x Out1x In, 1x OutIn, Out1x In, 1x Out
USB
Number of analog outputs8882226682
Headphone Output
Power supply---6x AA battery or power adapter6x AA battery or optional AC adapter (KA-350, not included)6x AA battery or power adapter---6x AA battery or power adapter
Dimensions---339 x 189 x 45 mm-339 x 189 x 45 mm-391 x 228 x 64 mm409 x 263 x 58 mm339 x 189 x 45 mm
Colour---Metallic red-Metallic blue---Metallic red
Headphone output----3.5 mm mini---6.3 mm-

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Description

The Roland TR-8S is a Drum Machine with a With extended functionality, ACB technology plus stereo sample import and playback, 300 Preloaded samples, SD Card slot to import your own mono and stereo samples (WAV, or AIFF), Mixing and layering sounds, Drum tracks can consist of pure sample kits, TR sounds, or a mixture of both, Percussion tuned effects like delay, reverb, overdrive and filters, Real-time pattern creation with up to 32 steps, 128 kits, 128 patterns, each with eight variations and three different types of fills, 8 Analog outputs, Trigger track per pattern, Multi-channel audio and MIDI interface, 6.3mm (L/Mono, R) Mix Out, 6x 6.3 mm Assignable Out, 6.3 mm (L, R) input for external sources, USB port type B (audio, MIDI) & Including power supply. The retail price is 513.53 £. Buy Roland TR-8S at Thomann UK.

Specifications

Headphone output6.3 mm
Trigger output3.5mm
Dimensions409 x 263 x 58 mm
Weight2.1 kg
DisplayYes
Pads16
Fader(s)11
EffectsYes
Sampling FunctionYes
Storage MediumSD/SDHC Card
MIDI interfaceIn, Out
USBYes
Number of analog outputs8
Headphone OutputYes

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