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Roland RS-505

Combo Synthesizer

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Roland RS-505
3 500.00 street price

The Roland RS-505 is a vintage analog synthesizer released by Roland in 1982. It is a two-voice polyphonic synthesizer with a 32-note keyboard. It features two oscillators, two envelopes, and two low-frequency oscillators. 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 sounds to more modern and experimental sounds.

Country of origin / production: Japan

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Usage area
Performance Synthesizer 
Strings Synthesizer 
Synthesizer Keyboard 
Wind Instrument Synthesizer 
Usage Design/ Form Factor
With Keys 
Analogue (A) 
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
Synthesis Method Analog Subtractive
Oscillator Type VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator)
Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF) 
Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA) 
Type Synth Action
Number of Keys49
External controllers
Sustain foot pedal 
CV in1
Gate out1
Trigger out1
Audio out
Dedicated output per voice 
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm)3
Case/ body
Production start1978
Production ended

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