Roland HS-60

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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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31 Visitor comments
Sam McD
November 21, 2013 @ 9:40 pm
Mine stops working on random keys while im playing... help
MARCELLE
June 8, 2013 @ 6:12 am
i have one for sale makril0075@gmail.com I am in Lethbridge Alberta
Ensoniq5
April 28, 2013 @ 7:56 am
One of these is for sale on Ebay (Australia) for $650 by the same shop that's also selling a 106 for $1200. Reckon they don't realise it's a 106 in bad clothing? Mind you, $1200 for the Juno 106 is way over the top.
DrNI
April 10, 2013 @ 6:58 am
I recently saw pianist Brad Meldau use one of these in a video: http://vimeo.com/46040485
Riccardo
April 3, 2013 @ 9:36 pm
Looking to buy one if anyone is selling.
 
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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.
  • 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

  • Specifications
  • 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
  • Resources & Credits
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