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The Roland MC-303 is the first of a series of musical instruments known as a Groovebox. It combines a simple sound module with a sequencer to record and store notation, along with controls aimed at encouraging the musician to improvise the music while it is playing. Despite the number in its name and the hype it received at its launch, the MC-303 has more in common with other MC prefixed synthesizers (such as the Roland MC-202), which contain built-in sequencers, than it does with the famous Roland TB-303. As the first Groovebox, the MC-303 was the first in a line of inexpensive products specifically targeted towards house DJs and amateur home musicians rather than professional producers. It was superseded by the Roland MC-505. It is the predecessor to the Roland D2, Roland MC-307, Roland MC-909 and the Roland MC-808.


Roland Aira

AIR ACCORDION with DBEAM and vintage MC303 soundset BRING IT ON!!!

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Ikutaro Kakehashi - The Founder of Roland Corporation

...setups, everyone had one. The evolution step that truly delivered the potential of principles started in the D-50. MC-303 - Huge sales success in spite of naysayers. Poor marketing dept. (IMO) said it was a new “303” but it was really the new MC-202, synth and sequencer all in one. Many groovebooxes from Roland and...

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Cubase 9.5 via ICONNECTIVITY mio10 - external clock send / sync timing issues

...I'd be forever grateful. BTW these are the machines connected via the MIO10: KORG DDD-1 KORG DR-50 KORG DR-110 KORG VOLCA BEATS OBERHEIM DMX PEARL DRX-1 ROLAND MC-303 ROLAND TR-707 Thank you guys :synth:

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