Roland System-8 AIRA Plug-Out Synthesizer

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Roland System-8

The Roland System 8 is an analog plug-out synthesizer. Featuring a vast palette of sounds inspired by the most popular sounds from legendary Roland synths. With it's next-gen Analog Circuit Behaviour engine your System 8 gives you an eight-voice, three-oscillator monster complete with stunning filters and effects. As well as highly versatile LFO's, and a massive array of high-resolution knobs and sliders to control it all. Support for three plug-out synths means that you can host spot-on recreations of classic Roland synths. Including the Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 Plug-Outs that you get with your System 8. Therefore, you can split and layer synths; tap into the integrated vocoder; arpeggiator; CV/Gate outs; and advanced polyphonic step sequencer. Fuelling endless creative explorations. It’s easier than ever to dial up warm pads, fat basses, expressive lead tones, and more. All inspired by the rich sonic character of the legendary SYSTEM series. Reaching beyond the retro vibe, the versatile SYSTEM 8 lets you create crisp, dynamic tones and evocative textures , ideal for modern sound designers. Furthermore, with a number of top-notch effects on hand, you can add character and ambiance to your sounds. Including overdrive, distortion, fuzz, delay, chorus, reverb, and more. Complete with grab-and-go controls making it simple to enhance your sounds as you play. Also within the System 8 is a 64 step sequencer. Featuring a familiar TR-REC style interface and dedicated controls, so you can record play and manipulate in real-time.  Capture single notes of full chords, as well as complete control with your knobs and sliders. While the Arpeggio, Chord Memory and Vocoder functions give you even more flexibility. Overall, Roland System-8 is a fantastic analog synth. However it also easily integrates with your production software. Functioning as a MIDI keyboard for your favourite DAW; while 49 full sized keys give you a responsive keyboard.  

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Roland System-8

The Roland System 8 is an analog plug-out synthesizer. Featuring a vast palette of sounds inspired by the most popular sounds from legendary Roland synths. With it’s next-gen Analog Circuit Behaviour engine your System 8 gives you an eight-voice, three-oscillator monster complete with stunning filters and effects. As well as highly versatile LFO’s, and a massive array of high-resolution knobs and sliders to control it all.

Support for three plug-out synths means that you can host spot-on recreations of classic Roland synths. Including the Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 Plug-Outs that you get with your System 8. Therefore, you can split and layer synths; tap into the integrated vocoder; arpeggiator; CV/Gate outs; and advanced polyphonic step sequencer. Fuelling endless creative explorations.

It’s easier than ever to dial up warm pads, fat basses, expressive lead tones, and more. All inspired by the rich sonic character of the legendary SYSTEM series. Reaching beyond the retro vibe, the versatile SYSTEM 8 lets you create crisp, dynamic tones and evocative textures , ideal for modern sound designers.

Furthermore, with a number of top-notch effects on hand, you can add character and ambiance to your sounds. Including overdrive, distortion, fuzz, delay, chorus, reverb, and more. Complete with grab-and-go controls making it simple to enhance your sounds as you play.

Also within the System 8 is a 64 step sequencer. Featuring a familiar TR-REC style interface and dedicated controls, so you can record play and manipulate in real-time.  Capture single notes of full chords, as well as complete control with your knobs and sliders. While the Arpeggio, Chord Memory and Vocoder functions give you even more flexibility.

Overall, Roland System-8 is a fantastic analog synth. However it also easily integrates with your production software. Functioning as a MIDI keyboard for your favourite DAW; while 49 full sized keys give you a responsive keyboard.

 

  • Versatile performance synthesizer with advanced ACB technology and 49 full-size keys
  • Internal sound engine delivers classic analog tones and dynamic modern sounds with analog vibe
  • Hosts up to three PLUG-OUT synths; JUPITER-8 and JUNO-106 PLUG-OUTs included
  • Advanced low-pass, high-pass, and side-band filters with high-resolution controls
  • Massive real-time control with dedicated knobs, sliders, and buttons
  • Polyphonic step sequencer with classic TR-REC style interface
  • Arpeggio, vocoder, and polyphonic Chord Memory functions
  • CV/Gate outputs for interfacing with modular synths and vintage gear
  • Large selection of onboard effects with hands-on controls
  • USB audio/MIDI interface and control surface mode

Sound Engine Type(s): 3 Variable Oscillators, Roland ACB sound engine

Number of Keys: 49

Type of Keys: Synth action, Velocity sensitive

Other Controllers: Pitchbend/Modulation lever

Polyphony: 8

Number of Presets: 64 patches, 64 performance

Expansion: Host and control additional Roland Plug-Out software synths

Storage: SD card slot

Effects Types: Delay, Chorus, Flanger, Reverb, Overdrive, Phaser and more

Arpeggiator: Yes

Sequencer: 64 step sequencer, Step/Realtime recording

Audio Inputs: 2 x 1/4″

Audio Outputs: 2 x 1/4″ (main out), 1 x 1/4″ (headphones)

USB: 1 x Type B

MIDI I/O: In/Out

Pedal Inputs: 2 x 1/4″ (hold, control)

Other I/O: Trigger in, Gate out, CV out

Power Supply: AC Adapter included

Dimensions: 881 x 364 x 109 mm

Weight: 5.9 kg

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