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 ROLAND TR606 Drummachine/Module + TR sequencer

Roland TR606 synthesizer
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other ROLAND gear..
Built 1982
Type: drum
Hybrid: no
7 Voice / Stimmen
7x Multitimbral
standard Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 280 (rare)
Synthesis: subtractive

OSC Features analog drums
Wave Shapes 7 drums
7 OSCs
0 Filter
0 LFOs
0 Envelope Generators decay snappy

NO Control / Triggering
0 Keys with no

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer TR sequencer
(ID 337)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT smaller version of the TR808, a bit more "industrial"..
ABOUT kleine Version der TR808.. klingt etwas industrieller
DETAILS 7 instruments, all analogue - 3 trigger outs, ind. outs, DIN sync , chase light principle,
DETAILS 7 Instrumente, alle analog - trigger outs, einzelausgänge und DIN sync, lauflichtprinzip.
SOUND Electro! somewhat more "cheap" but still good.
SOUND Electro! etwas "industriell" dünner aber nicht schlechter..
VERSION modification: additional parameters (see site link), midi retrofit possible (sync / instr trigger) by EES, kenton..
VERSION modification: zusätzliche parameter (siehe site link), midi nachrüstbar by EES, kenton..
Roland tr-606 mod
sync'ed in harmony tb303 + tr606

this tr606 is modded by analogue solutions (add. parameter box) .. more see the tr section..

the TR606 "drumatix": is a din sync equipped drumcomputer that offers TR-typical LED-step programming as the TR808 etc.. and has some TR808-like sounds (analogue) but sounding much more "industrial".. in the same style (silver) as the TB303..
Roland TB303 bassline - TR606 drumcomputer modified
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some use it as an alternative to tr808 sounds.. or because it is cheaper ;)..

little sister of TR808 drum computer -
the TB303 - design TR606!: sounds more "industrial" than the TR808:

the box on the upper left is the analogue solutions modification, that is also available to other
tr606 Roland tr-606 mod synthesizer

gesynct und in harmonie.. tb303 mit tr-606..

modifiziert mit zusätzlichen parametern..
möglich, wie bei tr808 etc.. von analogue solutions. mehr dazu bei den tr drummachines..
tr606 Roland tr-606 mod synthesizer IMAGE
white TR-606
white face TR606
weisse TR606 white TR-606 synthesizer

weisse TR606
TR-606 in weiß
weisse TR606 white TR-606 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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