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 ROLAND TR505 Drummachine/Module + TR sequencer

Roland TR505 synthesizer

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other ROLAND gear..
Built 1986
Type: drum
Hybrid: no
8 Voice / Stimmen
16x Multitimbral
standard Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 99 (-)
Synthesis: rompler

OSC Features sample drums
Wave Shapes 16 drums
16 OSCs
0 Filter
0 LFOs
0 Envelope Generators

MIDI Control / Triggering
0 Keys with no

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer TR sequencer
(ID 341)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT simple sample machine with very good display (everything can be seen here)
ABOUT simple sample Maschine mit super übersichtlichem display
DETAILS 16 instruments, all sampled 12bit, trigger outs, ind. outs, midi, chase light principle,
DETAILS 16 Instrumente, alle gesampled 12bit, trigger outs, einzelausgänge, MIDI, lauflichtprinzip.
SOUND hmm, a cheaper 707 but weaker ordinary sounds (to me)
SOUND naja, "billige TR707", recht gewöhnlich

TR-505 TR-505 synthesizer

by: pic thx tim melvin
TR-505 TR-505 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 gegründet, nachdem er Ace aufgebaut hatte. Von Kakehashi gibt es ein Buch vom PPV Verlag.

Offizielle Site (D)


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