Roland JV-1080

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Roland JV-1080
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Specifications

  • Type: Rackmount synth
  • Synthesis Type: Sample-based synthesis
  • Polyphony:
    • Max: 64
    • Typical in use: 24-32
  • Multi-timbral (number of parts): 16
  • Oscillators per Voice :
    • Min : 1
    • Max : 4
  • Effects :
    • Number of FX units : 3
    • Number of different effects : 40
  • Drum Section :
    • Number of Drum Kits : 3
    • Number of Drum sounds : 128
  • Keyboard :
    • Number of Keys :
    • Can send on simultaneous MIDI channels
    • Responds to : velocity, after-touch
    • Sounds can be split by : velocity, keyboard
  • Memory :
    • Patches : 640
    • Performances : 128
  • Inputs and Outputs :
    • Number of Audio Outs (excluding Phones) : 6
    • Number of MIDI Outs (excluding Thru) : 1
    • Number of MIDI Ins : 1
  • Upgrade Options : 4 extra boards with PCM samples and extra patches


The Roland JV-1080 (aka Super JV-1080, or simply 1080) is a Sample-based synthesizer/sound module in the form of a 2U rack design. It was the most popular synthesizer, not only from Roland, but in the history of synthesizers.


Features

The JV-1080 features a 64-Voice Polyphony, as well as 16-part Multi-timbral capabilities. From the factory, the JV-1080 comes with hundreds of patches, and several rhythm kits (8 Mega-Bytes total). It can be expanded with 4 SR-JV80 expansion cards, as well as a PCM and Data card, to provide up to 42 Mega-Bytes.


Also see

Roland JV-1080: Simplified operation tutorial


External links