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Released in 1987, the Roland D-50 Linear Synthesizer is easily one of the most influential keyboards ever made. This revolutionary instrument helped define the sound of the late ‘80s with its instantly recognizable mix of sampled attacks and synthesized sustaining waveforms, plus built-in chorus, reverb, and EQ. It’s the basis of classic tracks in a wide range of genres including synth pop, new wave, new jack, and R&B, and can be heard in countless film scores of the era. With the Roland D-05, you get the iconic sound and dedicated control of the D-50 in a modern device that perfectly recreates the legendary synth down to its finest details.


Roland D-05 (Boutique)

That is a valid point when comparing the Boutiques, but the D-550 has the same polyphony as the D-05, and is still louder. Most of my other gear has a higher polyphony, and is louder. Did exactly that, until the TX81z's headphone output died :(

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Gear Porn thread - pics of your slutty setups

My current and hopefully more permanent setup. digital: Blofeld + D05 hybrid: Summit + Ambika analog: Neutron Pyramid for sequencing, basic delay and reverb for effects. I'm considering exchanging Blofeld with Hydrasynth or Wavestate, but it seems that I would miss Blofeld too much to justify the change.

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Sippin Milos -- MPC2000, Roland D-05, Minilogue XD

First video with my new camera, definitely less of a headache than trying to record on webcam and OBS. This is a little jam recorded on my MPC2000, Roland D-05, and Minilogue XD module.

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