Roland GR-700 / G-707

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The GR-700 is a stomp-box guitar synth with the same synth engine as the JX-3P. The G-707 is the flashy guitar controller which connects to the 700 via 24 pin cable. On the 707 guitar are knobs for the cut-off edit and LFO modulation! So now you can play synth sounds with the guitar instead of a keyboard. Sound-wise it's a pretty good synth. You will need the PG-200 programmer if you want to edit patches more easily. Recall patches by stomping on the foot pedals.

The GR-700 is a six voice polyphonic with two DCO's per voice which means analog oscillators and sounds with digital stability and control. The typical assortment of a resonant lowpass filter, ADSR envelope, LFO and oscillator sections are here with easy and straight-forward programming. The GR-700 and G-707 are used by Cirrus, Tim Skold with MDFMK, Amir Derakh of Orgy, Charlie Singleton of Cameo, T.G.Noyes, King Crimson, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, and Andy Summers of the Police.

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37 Visitor comments
April 26, 2011 @ 4:49 pm
there is one for sale on shop, my high bid is $200, although I don't want it...go bid on it! You'll probably win!
February 7, 2011 @ 7:34 pm
If anyone is selling one soon please email me, I want one for my birthday.
April 6, 2010 @ 6:17 pm
this screams matt bellamy

and you guys forgot Fink from the network off the players list
September 3, 2009 @ 10:23 am
Surely, with users including Fripp, Belew & Metheny, the GR-300 should also be mentioned on this site. Even with its sonic limitations, the GR-300 is still probably the best guitar synth ever (and the controllers were good instruments in themselves). The GR-300 also tracks better than any other guitar synth and doesn't have the latency problems inherent in MIDI.

Wayne is right - check out Wayne Scott Joness' site!
May 20, 2009 @ 11:48 am
There is tons of GR-700 info here: Video demos, manuals, MIDI tests, etc. Most comprehensive site on the web.
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  • The link above will take you to an eBay search for this synth to see active listings. If you don't find it there, try looking in our forum marketplace or post a wanted classified.
  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 6 voices
  • Oscillators - 2 DCO's per voice
  • Memory - 32 preset, 32 user, 64 on memory card
  • Filter - Resonant Low pass
  • Effects - Chorus
  • Arpeg/Seq - None
  • Keyboard - 11 foot pedals
  • Control - MIDI (out only), G-707 guitar controller
  • Date Produced - 1984-1986
  • Resources & Credits
  • Thanks to Steve from CIRRUS for the information and images.

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