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 ROLAND SH2 Analog Synthesizer

Roland SH2 synthesizer
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other ROLAND gear..
Built 1979
Type: analog
Hybrid: no
1 Voice / Stimmen
1x Multitimbral
no Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 600 (rare)
Synthesis: subtractive

OSC Features pwm
Wave Shapes pulse saw sine noise
2 OSCs + 1 SubOSCs info ©
1 Filter lpf reso 4 Pole
1 LFOs sine square random
1 Envelope Generators 1x ADSR

CV GATE Control / Triggering
36 Keys with no

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer no
(ID 3)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT 2 VCOs plus Sub, quite fat. quite rare. a bit like a "big SH101". LFO can trigger ENV.
ABOUT 2 VCOs und 1 Sub, recht fett. rar. Ein bisschen wie ein "grosser SH101". LFO kann ENV triggern
DETAILS Nice two-OSCed synth with SubOsc.
DETAILS ein netter 2 VCO Synth mit Subosc.
SOUND bass and lead
SOUND bass und lead
quite rare in europe: the Roland SH2
with 2 VCOs plus Subosc, the VCO2 can (of course) be detuned, PWM on both OSCs or saw, 50:50 square, tri, saw, LFO with delay and ADSR env (only one with gate for VCA and LFO retrigger), VCF as said 24dB/oct for big basses this is a good synth, still.. it is a very fat and big bass capable synth!
Roland sh-2 sh2 synthesizer

Roland sh-2
Roland sh-2 sh2 synthesizer IMAGE

ROLAND or Boss, Edirol formerly Ace, Acetone
roland synth manufacturer logo - Hersteller Logo

Roland was founded in 1972 by Ikutaro Kakehasi, Japan (prior companies: ace (drum machines and electronic organs and kakehashi musen), first synthesizer: 1972 - Mr. Kakehashis biography is available as a book from Robert Olsen.
- DIN SYNC: same as tb303, TR606, TR707 (also with MIDI)
Pins - Roland DIN sync:
from left to right: PIN 3 tempo clock, PIN 5 fill in, PIN 2 ground, (middle pin!), PIN 4 reset & start, PIN 1 start/stop

Official Intl. Site :

Roland wurde 1972 von Ikutakro Kakehashi gegr√ľndet, nachdem er Ace aufgebaut hatte. Von Kakehashi gibt es ein Buch vom PPV Verlag.

Offizielle Site (D)


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