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 ACETONE Rhythm Ace 55 Drummachine/Module + simple sequencer

  Ace Tone
Ace Tone Rhythm Ace 55 synthesizer
Rhythm Ace 55 - at top!
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Built 1967
Type: drum
Hybrid: no
4 Voice / Stimmen
4x Multitimbral
presets Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 199 (rare)
Synthesis: subtractive

OSC Features analog drums
Wave Shapes 4 drums
4 OSCs
0 Filter
0 LFOs
0 Envelope Generators

NO Control / Triggering
0 Keys with no

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer simple sequencer
(ID 656)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT Very much like the FR-3 but with Sensor, just touch it slightly to start/stop it.
ABOUT Wie FR3, aber mit Sensortaste, auch als kleinere Version, Sensor Startet die Maschine.
DETAILS 4 instruments, all analogue
DETAILS 4 Instrumente, alle analog
SOUND nice old school electronica
SOUND nette alte electronik

ACE TONE known or written as Roland or Ace, Rhythm Ace

Ikutaro Kakehashi formed Ace Tone before Roland and they produced a lot of drum machines and organs and finally Ace Tone sold the SH3, the first synthesizer - Mr. Kakehasi formed Roland.. it all happened around 1972/73 -

-Rhythm Ace was the Name of pre-Roland Drum Boxes before 1972..

Rolands was founded 1972, after that the names changed to CR and TR (compurhythm and transistor rhythm...)

see more under Roland Drumcomputer Section..

Ace Machines were in the times of organs, so they were often made as a set top box for organs. but sounds very CR'ish!

the CR Drumcomputers were made under the Roland name like CR68 and CR78

Official Intl. Site :

Ikutaro Kakehashi grĂ¼ndete vor Roland die Firma Ace, erste Produkte waren Drummachines, Orgeln und sogar der SH3 wurde kurzzeitig unter dem Ace / Ace Tone Label verkauft bis 1972/73

Offizielle Site (D)
Ace Tone


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