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Roland D-5


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Roland D-5
150.00 street price

The Roland D-5 is a synthesizer released by Roland Corporation in 1988. It was the first in the D-series of synthesizers and was designed to provide an affordable alternative to the more expensive and complex synthesizers of the time. It featured a wide range of sounds, including a selection of sampled acoustic instruments, and was used by many popular musicians in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Country of origin / production: Japan

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Usage area
Usage Design/ Form Factor
With Keys 
Digital (D) 
Digital Voices32
Voice Mode Mono
Voice Mode Poly
Multi Timbral Capacity9 part(s)
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
Synthesis Method Digital Subtractive
Oscillators overall4
LAS (Linear Arithmetic Synthesis) 
Programs/ Voices/ Timbres
Single Voice Preset128
User-defined Single Voice128
Multitimbral Preset64
User-defined Multitimbral64
Envelope Generator (EG)
Arpegiator/ Portamento
MIDI in/ out
Type Synth Action
Velocity Sensitivity 
Number of Keys61
Display type TFT
Color resolution Monochrome
Resolution: Symbols Count32
Built-in controllers
Pitch Bend/ Modulation Lever 
External controllers
Audio out
Dedicated output per voice 
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm)2
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm) headphones preamplified1
Power Supply External
Case/ body
Production start1989
Production ended

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