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Roland SYSTEM 8 - Plug Out Synthesizer

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Ollie Mason

The Roland System 8 is the second of Roland's Plug-out Synthesisers, using Analogue Circuit Behaviour Technology (ACB) to recreate a wide range of sounds inspired by over 4 decades of legendary roland synths. This Synth can host and control an extra three Plug-out software Synths in addition to it's internal sound engine.

Roland SYSTEM 8 Plug Out Synthesiser - First Listen!

Versatile Soundset

The System-8 features the most powerful ACB sound engine yet developed, with 8 voices of polyphony, 3 oscillators, hi-resolution filters and versatile LFOs. Whether you're looking for classic analog-style pads, asses and lead synths, or your in the mood for something a little Crisper and more modern sounding, the System-8 has a wide range of options for you to create your sound.

3 legendary plug-out synths included

As well as the internal engine, you can immediately fill all three of your three plug-out slots with the ones you get included free with the System-8. Fill your boots with the classic tones of Jupiter 8, Juno-106, and JX-3P keyboards, faithfully recreated with all their analogue character using ACB.

Optional plug-outs already available like the SH-2, SH-101 and PROMARS are also supported, and hopefully even more options will be available in the future.

Intuitive & Versatile Interface

The System-8's intuitive panel is filled with knobs, buttons, and sliders for hands-on sound creation and performance expression. The Keyboard has 49 full-size velocity sensitive keys and you've got easy access to fantastic sounding filters and effects and a massive array of hands-on controls.

The polyphonic 64-step sequencer features a familiar TR-REC style interface and dedicated controls to record, play, and manipulate loop sequences. The Arpeggio function is equipped with quick-access knobs for switching patterns and styles in real time, while Chord Memory allows the user to trigger polyphonic note stacks with a single key. The SYSTEM-8 even has an advanced vocoder built in, offering another option for delivering unique and memorable synth performances.

Like any great synth, the System-8 is designed to be explored; so the less menu diving needed, the better!

A Versatile Studio Tool

While the SYSTEM-8 excels as a performance instrument, it easily integrates into a music production environment. The synth functions as a USB audio/MIDI interface for a DAW, and the 49 full-size keys (with velocity) provide a responsive keyboard for recording MIDI tracks. There’s also a control surface mode for using the SYSTEM-8’s knobs, sliders, and buttons with soft synths. The SYSTEM-8 is equipped with CV/GATE outputs, enabling a user to send note/pitch data from the synth engine and step sequencer to trigger modular synths and vintage analog gear.

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