Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer


Roland TR8S Rhythm Performe/Sampler


More sounds, more fun to play, and a new look

The TR-8S is an updated take on the AIRA TR-8 drum machine. Step into the modern world of drumming and throw out all the limitations of the original TR-8. Now in a more attractive case, and with expanded sound and performance powers.

The biggest and best update to the old classic is that the TR-8S lets you load your own samples. You still get all the preloaded, Roland samples. But now you can add your own to truly take control of your signature sound. With effects sends for each part and a bunch of new effects that will unlock your creativity. This rhythm performer effortlessly integrates with your other gear to make creating incredible music easier than ever before.

Features include:

  • Analog Circuit Behavior models of the 808, 909, 707, 727, and 606 (with some variants), plus sampled sounds
  • Load your own stereo + mono samples from SD card. (Total: 600 seconds of 44.1 kHz mono, with a per-file limit of 180s – but that’s a lot of one-shots, even longer ones.*)
  • Stereo + six assignable audio outputs – or configure up to those six as trigger outputs
  • Dedicated trigger output and trigger track
  • Stereo audio input (with routing through effects from input or round-trip from computer via USB)
  • Master effects, plus configurable per-part send effects, and new effects options
  • 128 patterns storing 8 variations + 3 fills
  • Program sub-steps, change the length of each part (for polyrhythms), chain patterns together
  • Auto-Fill for automating rhythmic variations
  • Lock parameters to steps (yep, p-locks!), or record automation
  • Works as multichannel audio + MIDI interface when connected via USB to a computer
  • Tune, decay, and assignable control for each part
  • Record accent, flam, and velocity via dedicated pad
  • Save tempo, kit, and knob positions and effect assignments in patterns – and back up your whole set to SD
Barcode # ROTR8S
Brand Roland
Shipping Weight 3.7000kg
Shipping Width 0.547m
Shipping Height 0.108m
Shipping Length 0.336m
Shipping Cubic 0.019849536m3
Unit Of Measure EACH

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