Simply, a consumer level Juno 106 with built in speakers and amplifier. It's quite a bit uglier but sounds all the same. Marketed for the home user hobbyist. It even has a sheet music stand option. It's cool if you can find one because it's like a portable Juno 106 that you can play anywhere with those built in speakers! Another feature of this synth is its stereo MIX IN, a stereo input for jamming with other sources of music through the internal speakers. If you're going to use the HS-60 in the studio, you'll need to insert a 1/4 inch plug into the headphone output to bypass the internal speakers since they will continue to output sound when a plug is inserted into only the main audio outs, and this can be quite annoying for studio work.
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- Demos & Media
Audio Clip 1 - Completely wild-takes from a mellow jam on the 106 with plenty of filter.
Editor (Mac) - This is a software based patch editor for the Macintosh.
Patches - These are patch files for use with the JUNO Librarian Editor and a JUNO-106.
JUNO Editor 1 (PC) - A Windows/PC format JUNO Librarian/Editor for use with a JUNO-106 (HS-60) with Patch files included.
JUNO Editor 2 (PC) - Another Windows/PC format JUNO Librarian/Editor for use with a JUNO-106 (HS-60).
Manual - Roland has made manuals for most of their products available as free PDF downloads.
SysEx Basics - View a helpful guide to controlling and editing the JUNO in real-time from a sequencer or Midi controller using SysEx Midi data
- Polyphony - 6 voices
- Oscillators - DCO: pulse, saw, and square
- LFO - rate and delay
- Filter - non-resonant high pass and resonant low pass
- VCA - ADSR, level and gate
- Arpeg/Seq - None
- Keyboard - 61 keys
- Control - MIDI
- Date Produced - 1985
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