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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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Roland TR-8S
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Roland TR-8S with Custom Stand
  • Mint condition Roland TR-8S With my handmade custom stand. Sealed unregistered code cardLong USB cable included as extraFull instruction book and Roland PSUAmazing machineSmoke free homeProperly packed box ready to go 24hr DHL or Packlink deliverySent out asap
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Roland TR8S Drum Machine - Black- Mint Condition, Ready To Use!
  • The result?. And why keep this kind of percussive power confined to the studio?. The TR-8S was literally made to play live.
  • Item location: STOKE-ON-TRENT, GB
Roland TR8S Drum Machine - Black - Fonik Stand - Decksaver - VGC
  • Roland TR8S Drum Machine - Black - Fonik Stand - Decksaver - VGC. Not seen a lot of use in the studio, probably around 3-4 hours max - it is in mint condition - has lived on a Fonik stand and covered by a decksaver at all times. Both stand and cover included in sale.Original box and manual has gone missing but will pack securely and you can find the manual easily online.Will usually send the day after payment - will be trackedPlease check my previous feedback for peace of mind - accuracy of descriptions has always been important to me!Thanks for looking :)
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Roland Aira Tr-8s Rhythm Performer 5.7v 2a Uk Power Supply Adapter Replacement
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Roland TR8 Drum Machine - Black
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Roland Tr-8S
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Roland Tr-8S Roland/Tr-8S
  • We are located in Japan.For electrical products, check the manufacturer and product and convert to the voltage of each country.We plan to ship by FedEx or DHL.Please contact us as the shipping fee can be changed in some cases. -Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. -Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying. -These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up - do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. -We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as - gifts - The US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
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Roland TR-8-S Library Sample CD WAV FORMAT
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Roland TR8S Solid Oak Stand from Synths And Wood Drum Machine Sampler
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Heavy Duty Studio Synth Stand for Roland Aira MC-707 TR-8S MX-1 TR-8  System-1
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Roland tr8s 19
  • Total depth is 7U rack. You don’t need to make any modification to the machine, you just place into our adapter.
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New! Roland Tr-8S Wood Stand Wooden Sidepanel Desktop Stand Rack Do
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Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Swan Flight Case (Hex)
  • Weight Hex 5kg. Lid removable via lift off hinges. Internal size 410mm(L) x 343mm(W)inc 80mm at rear for cables x 58mm(H).
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ROLAND TR-8S STAND - 15 degrees - 3D printed- 100% Buyers Satisfaction
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Decksaver - Roland TR-8S - Protective Dust Cover Lid Case
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Custom Stand
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Synth Stand Support for PC and Roland tr8s Stand 3 dstudiofurniture
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Roland Aira 22° Wedge TR-8S TR-8 MX-1 MC-707 Desktop Studio Synth Drum Stand
  • Heavy Duty Studio Synth Stand for all Roland Aira MC-707 TR-8S MX-1 TR-8 System-1 and many other. This is a rigid snap-fit desktop / tabletop 22° wedge raiser with a Double Brace system giving the ultimate in stabilty and security for your equipment. 250mm wide, Suitable for equipment 270mm+ high and 450mm+ wide. Many other styles available for all studio purposes,  please ask, many thanks.
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CUI Synth Stand Roland tr8s + Roland tb3
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Roland Stand for MC-707 & TR-8S  🎹
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Roland / AIRA TR-8S Rhythm Performer
  • ◆ Roland / AIRA TR-8S. The TR-8S was born by inheriting the genes of successive Roland rhythm machines. You can freely combine legendary drum sounds to create an original kit, import your own sounds into the TR-8S and add them to the kit, or make full use of selected preset sounds.
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5.7V Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer replacement power supply
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ROLAND TR-8s STAND BEECH/ALUMINUM, 20 DEGREES, RETRO LOOK, synth/drum machine
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Roland AIRA TR-8 Tr-8s MX-1 ETC Replacement SLIDER Channel
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Decksaver Roland TR-8S Cover (smoked clear)
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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 517.53 £.

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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