Roland Programmers

The JSQ-60

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The sequencer option that usually can be found accompanying the Juno 60. It has a huge 2,000 note capacity. It will record your performance in real-time including patch changes. There's also a step record mode and over-dubbing. Uses a DCB cable. Used prices around $50. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.


The PG-200

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This controls all editable parameters of the JX-3p and MKS-30 analog synthesizers. Simple controls for a simple synth, all editable parameters are addressed by the PG-200 for easier programming. Built with clunky components, but durable. Used prices are usually under $100. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.


The PG-300

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This controls the Alpha Juno 1, 2 and MKS-50 synthesizers. It offers complete control over all editable parameters in an easy to use, well designed controller. Uses a standard Midi cable. Used price around $150. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.


The PG-800

PG800

This is needed for quick and easy editing of the JX-8p, MKS-70 and JX-10 synthesizers. It offers complete control of all parameters in an easy to use traditional slider controller. A must have since the JX-8p alone employs a tedious system of editing with only one slider. Used prices range under $250. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.


The PG-1000

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This is the only external controller unit for the very popular and powerful D-50 and D-550 synthesizers. Offers complete control of all parameters in an easy to use traditional slider controller. Used prices range from $100 to $200. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.


The MPG-80

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This is the highly elaborate controller for the MKS-80 Super Jupiter synthesizer. This controller is a rackmount design just like the MKS-80. It offers control of every MKS-80 parameter with traditional sliders. To truly harness the power of the MKS-80 you'll need this companion. About $600 to $800. Image from Perfect Circuit Audio.