Roland JV-2080

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The JV-2080 is everything you could expect from a modern sound module, but more! A massive 64 voice multitimbral performance module that strives to offer the best all-around features for creating new and vintage sounds for any musical style. Excellent acoustic sounds of all instruments both common and ethnic. A massive amount of techno sounds complete with pulses, blips, sweeps, and the ever popular LFO, VCF and VCA type controls for patch editing and real-time editing. The 2080 is extremely expandable with room for 8 sound cartridges from the JV-80 series, as well as a data card slot. The 2080 has 5 excellent effects processors too, including the new EFX processors. Verb, delay, panning effects, chorus, flange, etc... It is used by many artists from all styles including Todd Terry, Max Graham, Richard Barbieri, Mike Oldfield, LTJ Bukem, ATB, and Hardfloor.

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Alex
January 24, 2012 @ 6:31 am
@lars: The difference SEEMS that the JV2080 is "included" in Juno-G. Atleast sonically.
Lars
January 15, 2012 @ 2:49 pm
Hi
I'm considering to buy a JV2080, but I already own a Juno G. I studied the 2080 manual and it seems to me, that they are pretty much alike. What is the big difference, and is there any point in getting the 2080?

Thanks
Lars
Will Kaldy
December 18, 2011 @ 11:20 pm
I've had a JV-2080 since it can out.The sounds are wonderful.I have 8 cards.Roland sounds.Well done and made to work.It's still a great box.Leo's comment says something about some of today's musicians.Back in the 60s and 70s,if you played in a band,you had to rent a U-Haul truck to haul the keyboard player's stuff.A well equipped keyboard player had a Hammond organ(B3=425 lbs, M3 or L100 about 200lbs).If they wanted a piano, a Rhodes was,maybe 150 lbs.Cab and amp for the piano and synth,maybe 150 lbs. A synth,50 lb.You needed a truck .
resonator
November 19, 2011 @ 3:27 pm
The XP-50 is a JV-1080 without the extra outputs. JV-2080 has 2x+3x effects processors and 8x expansion slots, XP-50 and JV-1080 has only 2x+1x effects processors and 4x expansion slots. Sound engine is the same.
menchie
November 16, 2011 @ 1:13 pm
Hello to everyone.. What is the very good sound module to roland xp-50? please answer...
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 64 voices
  • Oscillators - 8MB of sample ROM and acoustic simulation. Expandable with SR-JV80 expansion boards
  • LFO - 2 LFO's (sine, saw, square, triangle, trapezoid, sample&hold, random and chaos) w/ key or external sync. Can modulate the pitch, filter, pan, or level
  • Filter - TVF (lowpass, bandpass, highpass, peak) with cutoff, resonance, key follow and velocity sensitivity
  • VCA - TVA ADSR (tone level, pan, key follow)
  • Memory - 128 user, 640 presets, 2 user rhythm kits, 10 preset rhythm kits, 32 user performances, 64 preset performances and 8 expansion board slots
  • Keyboard - None
  • Control - MIDI (16 channels)
  • Date Produced - 1997

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