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Roland JV1080

Advantages: quality & quantity of sounds
Disadvantages: bit tricky to programme

the roland jv1080 i own is not used to its full capacity. It has great high quality sounds and an effects section but using it has been a bit of a chore. I tend to stick to preset sounds of which there are around 664, then theres performance mode and the ...

billi65 23.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Roland JV-1010 64-Voice Synthesizer Module

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JV2080: Great sound module from Roland

Advantages: Great sounds, lots of expansion options
Disadvantages: Limited effect capabilities

...be a rather nostalgic person. That being said, I grew an interest in the old Roland JV synthesizers, and long story short, I managed to acquire a 2080. I've had my module for over a year and a half, now, and I still enjoy the sounds it has. I ...

PythonBlue 25.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Roland JV-2080 64-Voice Synthesizer Module

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Acieeeeeeed

Advantages: Acid bass action, major bottom end, MIDI-CV, filter input
Disadvantages: lack of MIDI control

The Control Synthesis Deep Bass Nine was originally commissioned by Music Control ( a store dealing in secondhand analogue synths) to cope with the amount of requests they were getting for the classic acid bass monster, the Roland TB303. The DB9 is a sing ...

crustypaul 31.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Control Synthesis Deep Bass Nine

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Very cool but could have been better

Advantages: The king of hardware sequencers
Disadvantages: An awful manual and a few annoying characteristics

...off i would like to tell whoever writes the manuals at yamaha to sort it out. I expect a complex piece of kit such as the RM1x to have a fairly complex manual but it does not help when the manual keeps referring at random to phrases, patterns, and s ...

crustypaul 13.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha Sequencer RM1X

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SR-JV80 02: Good basic orchestra expansion

Advantages: Good nostalgic sounds
Disadvantages: Doesn't work well in a modern setting

Currently using this card in combination with my JV2080. This card was amazing for its time, offering an even better quality orchestra mockup than the Emu Proteus 2, but now, they may not fit well for anyone who insists on the sound of the future. Which i ...

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Review of Roland SR-JV80-02 Orchestra

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