Polyphonic 6 voice analogue synthesizer with 2 Voltage Controlled Oscillators per voice. It has 2 LFOs with the option of sine, triangle, ramp and random (noise). The filter is a switchable combination of two filter blocks giving the option of a 24 dB/oct lowpass, a 24 dB highpass, or a 12 dB bandpass. The filter has a seperate envelope generator assigned to it. There are two more ADSR envelopes and a keyboard track function and mixer to balance oscillator levels. It has one arpeggiator offering Up, Down, Up/Down, and Down/Up note functions, and can store 48 tones and 32 patches. There's a 61 key keyboard. It has MIDI control. Date of production is 1983. There is a firmware upgrade called "Europa" which extends the MIDI compatibillity.
wow that is expensive for what you get. unless you buy it as an investment. i had a jupiter 6 once and it didn't sound very warm, more like a jx3p. it sounds nothing like a jupiter 8 but giving the name people might think that.
The Jupiter 8 is the most over rated and over priced Roland synth, imo. It's all about the Jupiter 4 and Jupiter 6 on the polyphonic size of things. peachh
After being on the quest for a analog polysynth with an full & instant interface for sometime, I decided to get a Jupiter 6, I had one during the 80's and really liked then; I was lucky to find one in museum condition, not a scratch, when I heard The JP 6 again, it was love at first sight, or...