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Roland MKS-30 Planet-S

Hybrid Rackmount Sound Module/ Tone Generator

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Roland MKS-30 Planet-S
Roland MKS-30 Planet-S
500.00 street price

The Roland MKS-30 Planet-S is a synthesizer module released by Roland in 1984. It is a rack-mounted version of the Roland Jupiter-8 synthesizer. It features two digitally-controlled oscillators, two envelope generators, two low-frequency oscillators, and a 24 dB/octave low-pass filter. It also has a built-in chorus effect and a portamento function. It is capable of producing a wide range of sounds, from classic analog bass and lead tones to complex evolving pads and soundscapes.

Tags: hybrid synthesizer

Country of origin / production: Japan

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Usage area
Sound Module/ Tone Generator 
Usage Design/ Form Factor
Rackmount, 2U 
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
Oscillator Type DCO (Digitally Controlled Oscillator)
Oscillators per voice2
Programs/ Voices/ Timbres
Single Voice Preset64
User-defined Single Voice32
Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF) 
Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA) 
Envelope Generator (EG)
Arpegiator/ Portamento
MIDI in/ out
External controllers
External Control Panel 
Audio out
All voices mixed in one output 
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm)2
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm) headphones preamplified1
Height88 mm
Width480 mm
Depth410 mm
Weight6.2 kg
Case/ body
Production start1983
Production ended

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