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Metamorphosis of a Legend One of the most revered prefixes in the history of synthesis returns. Welcome the arrival of the JUPITER-80—a live-performance powerhouse that pays homage to its legendary namesake with road-proven hardware and massive sound, yet blasts into the future with advanced SuperNATURAL technology. The JUPITER-80’s expressive, organic approach to synthesis makes a new world of sound design possible with multilayered SuperNATURAL textures under the control of a full-color touchscreen and creative hands-on controllers. Experience the metamorphosis of a legend with the all-new JUPITER-80! Powerful integrated SuperNATURAL synthesis engines designed for legendary vintage synth sounds to realistic organic acoustic sounds and more Single Tone is equivalent to the performance of powerful single synthesizer—stack four of these to create a mind-blowing “Live Set” Tone Blender tweaks multiple parameters of tones in realtime for complex, emotive sonic movement during performance Fast, friendly operation with intuitive front panel and color touchscreen optimized for live performance 76-note semi-weighted synth keyboard, and 256 polyphonic voices (varies according to sound-generator load) USB-memory Song Player/Recorder for backing tracks or quick idea capture Easy integration with computers via built-in USB-MIDI/Audio interface Three types of low-pass filters; combined with the previous type, a total of four filters are now available (New on Version 2.0) New MFX structures; in addition to the previous parallel connection, a total of five structures (including serial connection) are available (New on Version 2.0) A Registration Play screen for easier access to sounds during live performance (New on Version 2.0)

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The Official Roland Jupiter-80 Thread

...is that many of planned spec will probably have to be halved, excluded and etc... So that there will be Jupiter-800 on NAMM heh I also expect new workstation as the accent is on the word metamorphosis. Same way Juno changed into workstation using Fantom X waveforms I believe Jupiter-80 will use Fantom G waveforms...

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Gear Porn thread - pics of your slutty setups

...passages where the ES8 is still a bit heavy. There's a lovely restored (by me) OB-Xa in the corner and Jupiter-80 that stays covered a lot but will be investigated in detail one day. The SY99 is fun to tinker with when the FM bug strikes. Obviously I have way too much stuff, but it...

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Looking for a rompler synth with a solid keybed

Roland Jupiter-80, if you need something that's solid, new-ish and has decent keys–but it's gonna be outside your price range. Outside of that, an older Roland Fantom might do just fine.

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