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 ROLAND VP9000 Digital Synthesizer

Roland VP9000 synthesizer
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other ROLAND gear..
Built 2000
Type: digital
Hybrid: no
6 Voice / Stimmen
12x Multitimbral
standard Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 420 (-)
Synthesis: variphrase

OSC Features variphrase samples 136MB
Wave Shapes samples digital
1 OSCs
0 Filter
1 LFOs triangle sine pulse saw noise
0 Envelope Generators -

MIDI CONTROLLER Control / Triggering
0 Keys with velocity aftertouch

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer no
(ID 61)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT Variphrase is the basic idea behind the VSynth that lets you play the sample independently: pitch, time (length) and formants, so 3 octaves higher: no mickey mouse effect, freezing and scanning through it like a wavetable and play at any pitch without changing its length (like any normal sampler).
ABOUT Variphrase ist das Zauberwort für eine Sample-Engine (Granular Sampling / Timeslice oder Zeitscheibenverfahren). Samples können angehalten oder rückwärts gespielt oder eingefroren werden. Samples können auch generell auf allen Tonhöhen gleich lang sein (kein Mickey Mouse Effekt).
DETAILS 8MB expandable to 136MB, SCSI, disc drive. FX (reverb etc.). the sampling core alone is the key, in the VSynth there is a whole synthesis engine around it.. anyway.. it's worth as is! 1024 samples available but 12 assignable to one "sound/patch".
DETAILS 8MB erweiterbar auf 136MB, SCSI, disk laufwerk. FX (reverb etc.) - dieser Kern ist im Vsynth mit einer kompletten Synthese-Einheit umgeben, dennoch ist sie so spannend, das sie sich schon "alleine" lohnt. etwa 1024 Samples, 12 sind einsetzbar pro "sound".
SOUND strange and unusual more natural samples
SOUND spezielles sampling und sample verwurstung
VERSION optional: rack VSynth XT. does much more.
VERSION optional: rack VSynth XT. kann wesentlich mehr.
this is very much like the vsynth and variOS, but only the "core" technology, no filters but also with variphrase samples.. means: play samples with no time change ,stop in a sample etc.. use the "vproducer" software to get some sort of variOS functionality, they are cheap used now... (compare variOS , VP9000 , v-synth)
- read on..
wie beim vsynth..
variphrase variphrase synthesizer LINK

VP-9000 VP-9000 synthesizer

VP-9000 VP-9000 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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