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Roland D-05

LA Sound Module

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Roland D-05
Roland D-05
350.00 street price

Roland D-05 is a revision of a legendary Roland D-50. The Roland D-05 Linear Synthesizer brings back the electronic music and movie soundtracks from the 80s. Roland's Digital Circuit Behavior is recreated, all the original presets are added as well as some new ones are featured. The instrument architecture is compatible with D-50 patches.

Sound generation is provided with sample and synthesis digital circuit behavior engine. D-05 offers a 16-note polyphony, and the effects section is featured with reverb, chorus, EQ.

The digital device is famous for its unique waveform character. The module incorporates a 64-step sequencer, arpeggiator which will help to create evolving pads and lively sound flow. You’ll find a joystick on the front panel to get easy with the module straight away if you were fond of the original D-50.

The unit combines PCM sample-based attack waveforms with synthesized sustained waveforms adding ring modulation. It is compatible with Roland Boutique series accessories like the K-25m keyboard. D-05 has a built-in speaker and can be battery powered.

There is analog in/out, one headphone out, MIDI i/o, USB.

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Usage area
Sound Module/ Tone Generator 
Usage Design/ Form Factor
Without Keys, Desktop 
Digital (D) 
Multi Timbral Capacity2 part(s)
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
LAS (Linear Arithmetic Synthesis) 
DCB (Digital Circuit Behaviour modelling) 
Programs/ Voices/ Timbres
Single Voice Preset384
User-defined Single Voice512
Step Sequencer 
Max Step Count64
Pattern Sequencer 
User Songs Templates64
Arpegiator/ Portamento
Arpegiator Mode Up
Arpegiator Mode Down
Arpegiator Mode Up+Down
Apregio Range 1 Octave
Apregio Range 2 Octave
MIDI in/ out
Display type LED
Color resolution Monochrome
Resolution: Symbols Count16
Built-in controllers
Ribbon Controller2
Audio out
Analogue: 1/8" (3.5mm)1
Audio in
Analog 1/8"1
Computer Interfaces
USB MIDI through USB
Power Supply Internal, Accumulators
Power Supply External, USB
Amperage0.500 A
Height46 mm
Width300 mm
Depth128 mm
Weight0.900 kg
Case/ body
Production start2017

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