The Roland System-8 gives you a 49-key analog plug-out synthesizer. Sporting next-gen Analog Circuit Behaviour, the System-8 gives you an eight-voice, three-oscillator monster complete with stunning filters and effects. As well as a number of highly versatile LFO’s and a massive array of knobs and sliders that give you hands-on control. Not to mention a vast palette of sounds inspired by some of the most popular Roland synths.
On top of that, support for three plug-out synths means the System-8 allows you to host spot-on recreations of Roland Synths. Including the Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 plug-outs that come complete with your System-8. So you can then split and layer synths, tap into the integrated vocoder, arpeggiator, CV/Gate outs, and advanced polyphonic step sequencer. Fuelling endless creativity for your production and performances.
Dial-up warm pads, fat basses, expressive lead tones and more with the System-8. All inspired by the rich sounds of the renowned SYSTEM series. Beyond just the retro vibe, the System-8 lets you create crisp, dynamic tones and evocative textures. Perfect for modern sound designers.
While a number of top-notch effects on hand let you add character and ambiance to your sounds. Including overdrive, distortion, fuzz, delay, chorus, reverb, and more. Complete with grab-and-go controls that make it simple to enhance your sounds as you play.
Finally, within Roland System-8, you’ll find a 64-step sequencer. Featuring a familiar TR-REC style interface and dedicated controls that let you record, play, and manipulate all in real-time. So capture single notes or full chords, and take 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 that 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.