TR-08

Roland

Regular price $349.99 Sale

The TR-08 is an obsessively detailed and faithful replica of the legendary TR-808—easily the most famous and influential drum machine ever made. After creating a monumental shift in the sound of music, the “808” has continued to shape and define entire genres. Beloved by musicians and producers the world over, it’s one of the most revered and sought-after electronic musical instruments of all time. The TR-08 brings the look, sound, and feel of the original 808—with stunning accuracy—to the Roland Boutique format. It blends attention to detail and respect for legacy with modern convenience and reliability.

  • Ultra-compact recreation of the legendary TR-808 drum machine
  • Retains the sound, character, and user interface of the original TR-808
  • Hands-on control including tone, level, tuning, and decay
  • Added Compressor, Gain, Tune, and Pan for selected instruments
  • Programmable via classic Step and Tap write modes
  • Sequencer has 16 steps with 16 sub-steps for detailed patterns and rolls
  • Continue playing beats even while switching between write modes
  • LED display for easier navigation and fine control of tempo and shuffle
  • Ten separate outputs via USB audio
  • Dedicated, track-selectable trigger output for controlling external instruments
  • High-quality construction with metal front panel
  • Highly portable for mobile music making
  • Includes DK-01 Boutique Dock for multiple-angle viewing
  • Battery-operated (4 x AA) or USB powered
  • Built-in powered mini-speaker for instant enjoyment
  • Compatible with optional Roland Boutique accessories
  • User MemoryPattern, Intro/Fill-In: 16 Bank (12x16 Pattern, 4x16 Intro/Fill-In)Steps16 steps with 16 sub stepsInstrumentsBD: BASS DRUM
    SD: SNARE DRUM
    LC: LOW CONGA, LT: LOW TOM
    MC: MID CONGA, MT: MID TOM
    HC: HI CONGA, HT: HI TOM
    CL: CLAVES, RS: RIM SHOT
    MA: MARACAS, CP: HAND CLAP
    CB: COW BELL
    CY: CYMBAL
    OH: OPEN HI HAT
    CH: CLOSED HI HATControllersVOLUME knob
    START/STOP button
    TEMPO knob
    BANK/TEMPO/SHUFFLE button
    FINE/VALUE knob
    mode selector knob (PATTERN CLEAR, PATTERN WRITE 1st PART/2nd PART, MANUAL PLAY, RHYTHM TRACK PLAY, COMPOSE)
    INSTRUMENT/TRACK selector knob
    CLEAR button
    BASIC VARIATION selector switch and indicator
    AUTO FILL IN selector knob
    TRIGGER OUT track select button
    ACCENT LEVEL knob
    Instrument LEVEL knob (all instruments)
    TONE control knob (BD, SD, CY)
    DECAY control knob (BD, CY, OH)
    SNAPPY control knob (SD)
    TUNING control knob (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT)
    Voice selector switch (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT, CL/RS, MA/CP)
    PRE-SCALE selector switch
    STEP button (1-16) and indicator
    I/F VARIATION switch
    TAP button
    MENU/SUB STEP button
    1st PART/2nd PART indicator

    Power switchEffectsCompressorIndicators7 segments, 4 characters (LED)ConnectorsTRIGGER OUT jack: mono miniature phone type
    PHONES jack: stereo miniature phone type
    OUTPUT jack: stereo miniature phone type
    MIX IN jack: stereo miniature phone type
    MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
    USB port: Micro-B type (Audio, MIDI)Power SupplyRechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 4
    Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
    USB bus powerCurrent Draw500 mA (USB bus power)Expected battery life under continuous useRechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approx. 6 hours
    * This can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use.AccessoriesBoutique Dock: DK-01 (Black)
    Owner's Manual
    DK-01 Owner's Manual
    Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
    Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4SIZE AND WEIGHTWidth308 mm
    12-1/8 inchesDepth130 mm
    5-1/8 inchesHeight51 mm
    2-1/16 inchesWeight (including batteries and Boutique Dock)1.3 kg
    2 lbs 14 oz