JoMoX XBase 09

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The XBase 09 is serious about emulating the Roland TR-909. Like the 909, it is an analog drum machine, and it sounds just like the 909, and more! It offers the same types of analog controls that the TR-808 and TR-909 did such as tuning, level, decay, snap, etc. However it provides more of these controls for more sounds than the originals ever did and has MIDI implementation and Patch memory making the XBase 09 a much more versatile machine than those originals.

Kick and snare are true analog, not emulation and not sampled. The Hihats, cymbal, ride, rimshot, claps and noise sounds are samples but are still quite tweakable. All your edited sounds can be stored into the 100 patches of memory. Use the built-in LFOs to modulate the Bass drum pitch, Snare Tune, Snare Snap, Snare Noise Tune, HiHat Tune or LFO 2.

The XBase 09's built-in sequencer is also more advanced yet faithful to the style of its mentors. Step or Real-Time programming just like it's done on the 909 and 808! However, on the XBase, any edits to the sounds will also be stored with the pattern or song! This really liven's up your beats and allows you freedom and control to do things not easily possible on the original beat boxes! There's also an extensive Shuffle mode. Of course the XBase 09 is also happy as a simple drum tone module, with all editable controls accessible using MIDI. The controls also send MIDI data when tweaked so you can record real-time edits into your external sequencer.

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If you're looking for the TR-909 that should have been, here it is! Authentic sounds with more functionality and modern MIDI specs make this the perfect 909 for the 90's and beyond. Its only limitations are 3 voice polyphony and it's expensive. The AirBase-99 is a cheaper rack-mount alternative with added Toms.

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14 Visitor comments
voglchri@yahoo.de
August 6, 2013 @ 9:00 am
X-Base 09 wanted!!!
->send to voglchri@yahoo.de if you have to sell
(+ send to Austria)

thx...
carlos j
May 19, 2013 @ 7:44 am
Xbase 09 Wanted...

carlos0jaramillo@gmail.com
Michaël
November 6, 2012 @ 2:48 pm
I have mine for sale, this clone of the 909 is also not for sale anymore

My price: 375 eur
for pictures and more send me an email.. Secure payment by paypal is possible:)

Michaël
colin fowler
January 21, 2012 @ 8:17 am
advice please, have done a factory reset on my 09, by holding buttons down and then switch on etc.
not sure what presets should be available now ? i think certain sounds BD, HH, etc have now gone .
can i restore and get them back ?
an emailer suggested contact Jomox for a eprom chip or download , i have installed MidiOx on my PC for sysex downloads .
how do i make the machine make new sounds to BD, hh etc ??
can anyone talk me through over the phone ? 07515850877.
not a techi person !
TheOutsider
December 25, 2011 @ 12:38 am
I've had mine for a few months now, and let me just say this machine is a true pleasure to use. No bugs encountered, but then again I did install eproms with the newest OS (easily obtainable from ebay). The sounds are extremely tailorable, and although it easily does the 909 thing, you can get very near-808 sounds, and completely different sounds as well. 3-voice polyphony was a big concern at first, but has yet to be a problem. I love the option to use noise as a hi-hat. The 3-track sequencer (for external devices) is the most tedious thing about this machine. Otherwise, it's awesome.
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 3 voices
  • Sounds - Kick, Snare, Clap, Open Hat, Closed Hat, Ride, Cymbal, RimShot
  • LFO - 2 LFOs: Sawtooth Up, Sawtooth Down, Triangle or Rectangle waveforms; Intensity, Speed, Midi Sync
  • Analog Section - KICK: Tune, Pitch, Decay, Harmonics, Pulse, Noise, attack, EQ.
    SNARE: Tune, Snap, Decay, De-tune, Noise Tune.
  • Sample Section - CLAPS, RIMSHOT, HIHATS, RIDE, SYMBAL, NOISE: Tune, Reverse, HiHat Balance and HiHat Decay
  • Keyboard - 5 buttons
  • Memory - 100 DrumKit memories
  • Control - MIDI, DIN-Sync Out
  • Date Produced - 1997

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