TR-8

Roland

Regular price $499.00 Sale

The TR-8 is a performance rhythm machine that melds the legendary sound and vibe of the TR-808 and TR-909 with features and functions for the modern age. Genre-defining sounds, classic effects, unprecedented live pattern manipulation, and solid, intuitive performance controls. It’s the TR…evolved.

CAPTURING THE ORIGINALS

  • Full reproduction of the classic TR-808 and TR-909 rhythm machines, based on original design spec sheets and detailed analog circuit analysis of many original TR machines, including Roland’s own pristine units
  • Newly developed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology allows part-by-part analyses and faithful recreation of tonality and behavior, including the smooth variations of tone that occur when you work the controls of each instrument
  • Obsessive attention to detail, such as reproducing the original TR’s unique variations in tone that occur when multiple instruments are entered in accented steps
  • Authentic 16-step sequencer with faithful TR-REC behavior, including A and B pattern variations and the ability to play instruments and record to steps in real time

TR EVOLVED

  • 16 stunning kits made up of 11 instrument types, including custom dream kits that use both TR-808 and TR-909 sounds
  • Large Tempo knob with Tap Tempo button and continuous Fine and Shuffle adjustment knobs
  • Control the intensity of the Accent function with a dedicated knob
  • Per-step reverb and delay effects with dedicated knobs
  • Mix sources connected to the External In jacks with built-in per-step Side Chain function for rhythmic ducking and gating effects
  • Scatter lets you freak and tweak your grooves with real-time control and perfect sync
  • 7 segment, 4 character LED display and 16 per-step pads with bold, full-color LEDs
  • Real-time pattern creation up to 32 steps with on-the-fly step count adjustment
  • Rec/Play modes have been eliminated, enabling seamless switching between step input and real-time pattern making and performance
  • Real-time play of 4 different types of rolls (8th, 16th, VARI 1, VARI 2) and per-instrument mutes
  • Pattern copy and pattern randomization for rapid, spontaneous creativity
  • Two assignable analog outputs and full parallel outputs via USB for total mixing flexibility
  • User Drum Kits16User Patterns16Steps per 1 measure1 – 16 steps x 2 (Variation A/B)Tempo40 – 300Instruments & ControlsBASS DRUM: LEVEL, TUNE, ATTACK, COMP, DECAY, INST SELECT
    SNARE DRUM: LEVEL, TUNE, SNAPPY, COMP, DECAY, INST SELECT
    LOW TOM, MID TOM, HIGH TOM, RIM SHOT, HAND CLAP, CLOSED HIHAT, OPEN HIHAT, CRASH CYMBAL, RIDE CYMBAL: LEVEL, TUNE, DECAY, INST SELECTEffects and ControlsACCENT: LEVEL, STEP
    REVERB: LEVEL, TIME, GATE, STEP
    DELAY: LEVEL, TIME, FEEDBACK, STEP
    EXTERNAL IN: LEVEL, SIDE CHAIN, STEPModeTR-REC, PATTERN SELECT, INST PLAY, INST REC, DRUM KIT SEL, DRUM INST SELControllersVOLUME knob
    SCATTER knob
    TEMPO knob
    FINE knob
    SHUFFLE knob
    PADS: 16
    MODE buttons: 6
    CLEAR button
    VARIATION buttons: A, B
    SCALE button
    LAST STEP button
    START/STOP button
    SCATTER ON button
    SCATTER DEPTH button
    TAP button
    Power Switch (Rear)Display7 segments, 4 characters (LED)EffectsREVERB, DELAY, SIDE CHAINScatterTypes: 10Nominal Input Level-10 dBuInput Impedance100 k ohmsNominal Output Level-10/+4 dBu (Selectable)Output ImpedanceMIX OUT, ASSIGNABLE OUT: 1 k ohm
    PHONES: 130 ohmsConnectorsPHONES jack: 1/4-inch stereo phone type
    MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
    ASSIGNABLE OUT (A, B) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
    EXTERNAL IN (L, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
    USB port: USB type B (Audio, MIDI)
    DC IN jackUSBAudio, MIDIPower SupplyAC adaptorCurrent Draw1,000 mAAccessoriesOwner's manual
    Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
    AC adaptorSIZE AND WEIGHTWidth400 mm
    15-3/4 inchesDepth260 mm
    10-1/4 inchesHeight65 mm
    2-9/16 inchesWeight1.9 kg
    4 lbs. 4 oz.