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Roland JV-50 (1993?) expandable synthesizer
« on: August 11, 2016, 08:22:42 PM »
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The Roland JV-50 is a 61 key (aftertouch and velocity sensitive), 14-28 voice (multitimbral), digital GS/GM compatible synthesizer, featuring 1-2 oscillators (with FM), a resonant low-pass filter, an ADR envelope, vibrato (with delay), reverb/chorus, PCM and program card slots, 512 patches (256 editable), 18 rhythm sets (9 editable), 3.5" DSDD floppy drive, SMF compatible sequencer, and MIDI.

The Roland JV-50/35 Expandable Synthesizer. Thanks to its wide range of high-quality sounds and its easy-to-use controls, the IV-50/35 is sure to satisfy most everyone; from beginner to seasoned professional. Moreover, it can easily be used to create ensemble effects, by making use of its multi timbral capabilities.

A wealth of Preset Tones and Drum Sets are provided. Whether it be strikingly realistic acoustic sounds, or synthesized sounds that are perfect for solo performances, this selection has them. The IV-50/35 is a 16 Part multi-timbral synthesizer that is capable of taking full advantage of MIDI. When combined with a sequencer or computer, it offers a broad range of compositional and performance possibilities.

The number of voices and sounds you have at your dis- posal on the JV-50/35 can be increased by simply installing an optionally available Voice Expansion Board. You will then be able to play a larger number of 'Parts' when using a sequencer, and gain access to even more
high-quality sounds.

The JV-50/35 offers a total of four different key modes: Dual, Split, Octave! , and Octave 2. These can enhance the unit's creative possibilities and allow you to add 'fatness' to sounds.

The unit's buttons and sliders have all been designed to allow easy access to its sounds and functions. While enhancing operational ease, they allow direct, immediate control over the sound editing process., Performance Button The performance button can be used to obtain instantaneous changes in the JV-50/35's settings a convenient performance function.

The JV-50/35 is equipped with three sliders which act as MIDI controllers. They allow you to apply real time expression to song data. This feature allows you to mute any part in the performance data (whether it has arrived at MIDI IN or is played by the SMF Player on the JV-SO) and then play that part yourself. The JV-50 is equipped with a SMF Player which supports Standard MIDI Files. This means that in addition to providing playback of what has been recorded on the JV-50, it can also playback music data created on some other device.

Type: Digital
Synthesis: ROM
Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: ROM
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
Filters: 1
Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), High Pass, Low Pass
LFO: 1
LFO Parameters: Sample & Hold, Saw Up, Saw Down, Square, Triangle
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 28
Timbrality: 16
Tuning: Standard
Patches RAM: 226
Patches ROM: 256
Multipatches RAM: 8
Multipatches ROM: 8
Storage: Floppy, Internal
Editing: MIDI
Reverb, Chorus
SMF Player Section
Format 0: 1 (16 channels)
Format 1: 17 (16 channels per track)
Playback: Standard MIDI File (Format 0 or 1)
Recording: Standard MIDI File (Format 0)

Case: Keyboard
Keyboard: 61 keys
Controls: Aftertouch, Breath, Faders, Pedal - Patch Change, Pitch - Lever, Pedal - Sustain, Tempo Knob, Velocity, Pedal - Volume
Display Type: LCD, Backlit
Display Count H: 16
Display Count V: 2
Dimensions (WxDxH): 1011 x 289 x 92
Weight: 14 lbs 9 oz
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
Audio Output Count: 3
Power: 1200ma
Released: 1993
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