Roland JP-8080

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The JP-8080 Analog Modeling Synthesizer Module offers an advanced Analog Modeling sound engine with 10-note polyphony, powerful External Audio Synthesis unlike anything on the market today, a unique built-in Voice Modulator, and Smartmedia storage capability--all in a cool, retro-styled 6U rack-mount module with tons of knobs and sliders for easy sound shaping.

Forty knobs and sliders for intuitive real-time sound creation and drastic sonic manipulation. Onboard Motion Control records all slider and knob movements for "hands-free" playback; all knob movements can be output via MIDI. The powerful onboard Voice Modulator allows external Mic/Vocal/Instrument input to be processed in real-time using one of three unique modes: Formant Filter, FilterBank, and Vocal Morph Control. Also features a good 12-band vocoder. It is used by BT, Ken Ishii, Faithless, and a.vanvranken.

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55 Visitor comments
brendon moeller
September 1, 2012 @ 7:45 pm
so damn excited to be getting one of these.
August 3, 2012 @ 10:08 am
Although this unit doesn't have a keyboard, the number patch buttons can be used as a one octave keybed in the "preview" mode, and also serves for controling other units through midi.
August 3, 2012 @ 6:58 am
best synth ever!!! i love it
May 1, 2012 @ 4:10 pm
To anyone reading the review from the guy who said the JP-8000 sounds as good or better than the Jupiter 8 ... Go listen for yourself, it's not even close! I have no idea what kind of ears that guy has. The JP-8000 is fantastic in it's own right, but NOTHING like a Jupiter 8. Two different animals altogether and share NOTHING in common other than a superficial name... Roland tends to pull that crap (ie the new Jupiter 80, also a far far cry from a Jupiter 8)
Min Doogas
February 16, 2012 @ 12:53 am
This is one fat sound maker ! couple it to another keyboard with some texture, and you've got a great gnarly-tone tank - love my machine
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 10 voices
  • Oscillators - 2 Roland Analog Modeling DSP oscillators: Saw, Square (PWM), Triangle (PWM), Super Saw (7 de-tuned Saws), Triangle Mod, Feedback OSC
  • Filter - Resonant 12/24dB/oct low/band/hi pass, 12-band formant filter bank
  • Effects - 3 onboard effects: Delay; Multi-FX including Chorus, Flanger, Distortion and Tone control
  • Memory - 384 preset and 128 user patches; 192 preset and 64 user performance
  • Arpeg/Seq - Onboard Arpeggiator and real-time Phrase Sequencing (RPS) capability
  • Keyboard - None
  • Control - MIDI (2 parts)
  • Date Produced - 1998
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