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Roland JD-08 Programmable Synthesizer (Based on JD-800)

Manufacturer: Roland
SKU: JD-08
$629.00
Digital classic. Modern flair.
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With its retro workflow, evocative sounds, and powerful effects, the JD-800 was a favorite for top electronic music producers through the ’90s and beyond.

Combining the original JD-800 waveforms with advanced modeling techniques, the JD-08 delivers the exquisite hands-on sound design of the original, along with hugely expanded polyphony, a two-part polyphonic sequencer, and other modern updates.


Features

  • Authentic sound and behavior of the original JD-800 realized with advanced sound modeling
  • 108 original waveforms for extensive patch design possibilities
  • Includes the original 64 presets plus 21 new presets
  • Two-part, 64-step, eight-note (per part) polyphonic sequencer with motion recording, random pattern generator, and memory for 128 patterns
  • Onboard arpeggiator
  • Two-part multitimbral with expanded polyphony, up to 128 voices (depending on patch load)
  • Four-part structure for tone layering
  • Detailed recreation of the JD-800’s unique two-stage multi-effects section
  • Editable distortion, phaser, spectrum, enhancer, delay, chorus, and reverb
  • Multi-phase time variant envelopes for complex, evolving sounds
  • Palette sliders for quick parameter adjustment
  • USB-C audio/MIDI interface, full-size MIDI I/O, and external clock input
  • Portable design for mobile music making
  • High-quality construction with metal front panel
  • Powered via batteries (4 x AA) or USB-C
  • Control information can be sent and received via MIDI and USB-C
  • Built-in powered mini speaker for instant enjoyment
  • Compatible with optional DK-01 Boutique Dock or K-25m Keyboard Unit

Specifications

User Memory

  • Sound Patch: 256
  • Pattern: 128

Effects

  • Distortion
  • Phaser
  • Spectrum
  • Enhancer
  • Delay
  • Chorus
  • Reverb

Step Sequencer

  • 2 part
  • 64 steps
  • 8 notes per part (Polyphonic)

Display

  • 7 segments, 4 characters (LED)

Connectors

  • EXT CLOCK IN jack: Mono miniature phone type
  • PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • OUTPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • MIX IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
  • USB port: USB Type-C(R) (Audio, MIDI)

Power Supply

  • Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 4 or Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4 USB bus power

Current Draw

  • 500 mA (USB bus power)

Expected battery life under continuous useNi-MH battery

  • Approx. 6 hours (When using batteries having a capacity of 1,900 mAh.)

Accessories

  • Quick Start
  • Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
  • Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4

Size and Weight

  • Width: 300 mm; 11-13/16 inches
  • Depth: 128 mm; 5-1/16 inches
  • Height: 49 mm; 1-15/16 inches
  • Weight (including batteries): 840 g; 1 lb 14 oz

Watch: Roland Boutique JD-08 Synthesizer: Overview and Demo

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