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Roland SC-50 (1994?) midi interface / sound module
« on: December 26, 2015, 06:34:19 AM »
http://www.synthmania.com/sc-50_sound_canvas.htm
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/1994_articles/may94/rolandsc50.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20150623061009/http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/1994_articles/may94/rolandsc50.html

like other modules, this has a host port to connect directly to a mac or pc via serial connection
making it possible to use it with a computer with no other equipment




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SOUND CANVAS FAMILY VALUES

• Roland SC55 Sound Canvas -- reviewed SOS September 1991.
• Boss DS330 Dr Synth -- reviewed Recording Musician September 1992.
• Roland JW50 GM Workstation -- reviewed SOS November 1992.
• Roland Audio Producer (RAP-10 ISA sound card) for Windows -- reviewed SOS March 1994.

 

SPECIFICATION

• 16-part multitimbrality.
• 28-voice polyphony.
• 16Mbit waveform ROM.
• GM/GS compatible.
• Reverb and Chorus effects.
• Stereo outputs, stereo inputs.
• PC/Mac computer interface.

 

ROLAND SC50
SOUND CANVAS £549

PROS
• Classy Roland sound.
• PC/Mac MIDI interface.
• Quiet performance.

CONS
• Perhaps a little pricey.
• Slightly curtailed waveform ROM.

CONCLUSION
The waveform ROM may have been shaved to the bone to
meet a given cost, but the SC50 still delivers the Roland
sound for a price that's (just about) right.
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