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Roland JV-2080

Rackmount Sound Module

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Roland JV-2080
Roland JV-2080
300.00 street price

JV-2080 doesn’t rest on the laurels of JV-1080 going even a bit further – the unit offers that needed simplicity in exploitation, eight slots for expansion boards, and three independent EFX sets providing 40 effects each.

The module is filled with stunning acoustic tones, techno sounds, and any voice is a beneficial ground for creating elaborate patches. You’re free to choose between patch editing and real time editing. JV-2080 has 5 quality effects processors. Enjoy verb, delay, panning effects, chorus, flange and others.

The 64-voice module comprises 768 patches the number of which could be expanded up to 2900 owing to the possible installation of 8 sound expansion boards. The instrument features two useful functions Patch Finder which groups similar patches from internal banks, expansion boards and memory data cards together and Phrase Preview which allows for trying patches within a musical phrase.

The large 320 x 80 graphic backlit LCD adds to the simplicity of use. XV-5080 128-Voice Synthesizer/Sample Playback Module features similar specification of already discontinued JV-2080.

Richard Barbieri, Mike Oldfield, ATB and Hardfloor are among notable users.

Tags: digital synthesizer

Country of origin / production: Japan

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Usage area
Sound Module/ Tone Generator 
Usage Design/ Form Factor
Rackmount, 2U 
Digital (D) 
Multi Timbral Capacity16 part(s)
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
Technology of Sound Generation PCM
Waveform/ Spectral form (main generator): Waveform ROM8 Mb
Programs/ Voices/ Timbres
Single Voice Preset640
User-defined Single Voice128
Multitimbral Preset64
User-defined Multitimbral32
Drum Kits Preset10
Drum Kits User-defined2
FX Units3
General MIDI (GM) 
MIDI in/ out
Color resolution Monochrome
Resolution: Horizontal320
Resolution: Vertical80
Built-in controllers
Jog dial 
Audio out
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm)3
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm) headphones preamplified1
DAC Frequency 32
Resolution16 bit
External drives/ memory cards
SmartMedia Card 
Preset Memory Slot/ Wave Expansion Board8
Voltage 230V
Voltage 240V
Voltage 115/117V
Power Supply Built-in, internal
Power consumption13
Weight10.5 lb
Weight4.9 kg
Case/ body
Production start1997
Production ended

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