Roland TR-8 Analogue Modelling Drum Machine

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Manufacturer: Roland

Category: Beats & Sequencing

Details

Details

Roland TR-8 Analogue Modelling Drum Machine is a performance rhythm machine that melds the legendary sound and vibe of the TR-808 and TR-909 with features and functions for the modern age. Genre-defining sounds, classic effects, unprecedented live pattern manipulation, and solid, intuitive performance controls. It’s the TR…evolved.

AIRA Update

The entire AIRA family has been updated with exciting and useful new features requested by users from around the globe. Easy to install and free for all users, this AIRA Update includes enhancements for the whole line, like backup and restore facilities and better overall MIDI management. It also provides a wealth of product specific enhancements like external MIDI pitch control for VT-3, tuning control for TB-3, and instrument gain control for TR-8.

  • 16 stunning kits made up of 11 instrument types, including custom dream kits that use both TR-808 and TR-909 sounds
  • Large Tempo knob with Tap Tempo button and continuous Fine and Shuffle adjustment knobs
  • Control the intensity of the Accent function with a dedicated knob
  • Per-step reverb and delay effects with dedicated knobs
  • Mix sources connected to the External In jacks with built-in per-step Side Chain function for rhythmic ducking and gating effects
  • Scatter lets you freak and tweak your grooves with real-time control and perfect sync
  • 7 segment, 4 character LED display and 16 per-step pads with bold, full-color LEDs
  • Real-time pattern creation up to 32 steps with on-the-fly step count adjustment
  • Rec/Play modes have been eliminated, enabling seamless switching between step input and real-time pattern making and performance
  • Real-time play of 4 different types of rolls (8th, 16th, VARI 1, VARI 2) and per-instrument mutes
  • Pattern copy and pattern randomization for rapid, spontaneous creativity
  • Two assignable analog outputs and full parallel outputs via USB for total mixing flexibility

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specification
  • User Drum Kits - 16
  • User Patterns - 16
  • Steps per 1 measure - 1 – 16 steps x 2 (Variation A/B)
  • Tempo - 40 – 300
  • Instruments & Controls - BASS DRUM: LEVEL, TUNE, ATTACK, COMP, DECAY, INST SELECT, SNARE DRUM: LEVEL, TUNE, SNAPPY, COMP, DECAY, INST SELECT, LOW TOM, MID TOM, HIGH TOM, RIM SHOT, HAND CLAP, CLOSED HIHAT, OPEN HIHAT, CRASH CYMBAL, RIDE CYMBAL: LEVEL, TUNE, DECAY, INST
  • SELECT
  • Effects and Controls - ACCENT: LEVEL, STEP, REVERB: LEVEL, TIME, GATE, STEP, DELAY: LEVEL, TIME, FEEDBACK, STEP, EXTERNAL IN: LEVEL, SIDE CHAIN, STEP
  • Mode - TR-REC, PATTERN SELECT, INST PLAY, INST REC, DRUM KIT SEL, DRUM INST SEL
  • Controllers - VOLUME knob, SCATTER knob, TEMPO knob, FINE knob, SHUFFLE knob, PADS: 16, MODE buttons: 6, CLEAR button, VARIATION buttons: A, B, SCALE button, LAST STEP button, START/STOP button, SCATTER ON button, SCATTER DEPTH button, TAP button, Power Switch (Rear)
  • Display - 7 segments, 4 characters (LED)
  • Effects - REVERB, DELAY, SIDE CHAIN
  • Scatter - Types: 10
  • Nominal Input Level - -10 dBu
  • Input Impedance - 100 k ohms
  • Nominal Output Level - -10/+4 dBu (Selectable)
  • Output Impedance - MIX OUT, ASSIGNABLE OUT: 1 k ohm, PHONES: 130 ohms
  • Connectors - PHONES jack: 1/4-inch stereo phone type, MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type, ASSIGNABLE OUT (A, B) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type, EXTERNAL IN (L, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type, USB port: USB type B (Audio, MIDI), DC IN jack
  • USB Audio, MIDI
  • Power Supply AC adaptor
  • Current Draw 1,000 mA
  • Accessories - Owner's manual, Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY", AC adaptor

Size and Weight

  • Width (W) 400 mm15-3/4 inches
  • Depth (D) 260 mm10-1/4 inches
  • Height (H) 65 mm2-9/16 inches
  • Weight 1.9 kg4 lbs. 4 oz.
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