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Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine
Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine
$799.99

Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine

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SoundPro Item: 57297
MPN: TR-8S
$799.99
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Born of the most famous and influential drum machines ever made, the TR-8S combines the best of its Roland heritage with modern production techniques and comprehensive sound design. The result? The most complete drum machine to date—a forward-thinking, performance-tuned instrument unlike any other. Build your dream kit from the most iconic drum sounds of all time, otherworldly FM sounds, and the finest selection of samples from our vast library—or go even further by importing your own custom samples. Tap, tune, and tweak with hands-on controls and production tools that make your patterns move and groove. And why keep this kind of percussive power confined to the studio? The TR-8S was literally made to play live.

The TR-8S comes loaded with the largest, most authentic collection of TR drum machines available. The powerful processor gives our next-generation ACB models a whole new level of detail and nuance with that classic Roland boom, snap, and sizzle. Enrich the core TR drums with a spectrum of futuristic FM sounds, plus preset and custom samples for unique hybrid and layered kits. Then enhance them all with specialized effects to inject professional sound design into the TR formula.

Roland TR-8S Features

  • Design kits with authentic TR drums, FM sounds, samples, and effects
  • Transistor rhythms
  • Stellar FM sounds
  • ACB meets samples
  • Master FX knob
  • Customizable CTRL knob for each channel
  • Instrument and Master Effects, and their settings are saved with each kit
  • TR-REC step sequencer for natural and intuitive pattern creation
  • Can store 128 patterns, each with 8 variations and 3 kinds of fills
  • 8 analog outputs
  • Dedicated trigger output and stereo audio inputs for external sources
  • Audio and MIDI interface
  • Every kit, pattern, and setting can be backed up on an SD card
  • TR-8S Rhythm Performer drum machine1
  • AC adaptor1
  • User Drum Kit128
  • User Patterns128
  • Step Sequencer
    • 11 instrument parts and 1 exclusive part for trigger out
    • 16 steps per 1 variation
    • 8 (A – H) variations per 1 pattern
    • 2 Fill-in patterns per 1 pattern
  • INST tone
    • (Tone can be assigned to each 11 instrument parts freely.)
    • BASS DRUM: 11 ACB tones
    • SNARE DRUM: 8 ACB tones
    • TOM: 15 ACB tones
    • RIM SHOT: 3 ACB tones
    • HAND CLAP: 5 ACB tones
    • HI HAT: 8 ACB tones
    • CYMBAL: 8 ACB tones
    • PERCUSSION: 23 ACB tones
    • PRESET SAMPLE: 300 tones or greater
    • USER SAMPLE (imported form SD CARD for playback): Available format: WAV, AIFF
    • Total time for all samples: Approximately 600 sec (at 44.1 kHz, mono)
    • * The maximum length of a single audio file that can be imported is approximately 180 seconds (at 44.1 kHz).
  • Effects
    • INST FX: THRU, HPF, LPF, LPF/HPF, H BOOST, L BOOST, L/H BOOST, ISOLATOR, TRANSIENT, COMPRESSOR, DRIVE, COMP+DRV, CRUSHER
    • REVERB: AMBI, ROOM, HALL1, HALL2, PLATE, MOD
    • DELAY: DLY, PAN, TAPE ECHO
    • MASTER FX: HPF, LPF, LPF/HPF, H BOOST, L BOOST, L/H BOOST, ISOLATOR,
    • TRANSIENT, TRANSIENT2, COMPRESSOR, DRIVE, OVERDRIVE, DISTORTION, FUZZ, CRUSHER, PHASER, FLANGER, SBF, NOISE
    • Other: SIDE CHAIN (for EXT IN), SCATTER (as one of AUTO FILL IN function)
  • Display
    • 16 characters, 2 line (backlit LCD)
    • 7 segments, 4 characters (LED)
  • External StorageSD Card (SDHC supported) for backup/restore function and import sample data
  • Connectors
    • PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
    • MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
    • ASSIGNABLE OUT/TRIGGER OUT (1 – 6) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
    • EXT IN (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
    • TRIGGER OUT jack: Miniature phone type
    • MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
    • USB port: USB type B (Audio, MIDI)
    • DC IN jack
  • Power SupplyAC adaptor
  • Current Draw2,000 mA
  • Dimensions (WxDxH)16.1" x 10.38" x 2.31"
  • Weight4.69 pounds (2.1 kg)

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