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Re: Roland D20 (1988) synth + 8 track sequencer
« on: July 11, 2017, 06:28:29 AM »
http://www.muzines.co.uk/articles/the-production-centre/3969


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In relation to Roland's existing products, the D10 and D20 are direct descendants of the D50 synthesizer, flagship of the LA range.

After the D50 came the rack-mount D550, the multitimbral MT32 and D110 modules, and now these two. The D10 and D20 are identical in all respects except for the inclusion of a sequencer and disk drive on the D20, so parts of this review not dealing with these aspects of the D20 apply to the D10 as well.

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D20 SUMMARY
Synthesizer Section
61-note velocity sensitive keyboard (no aftertouch)
Up to 32-note polyphony
8-part multitimbral operation (Multitimbral mode)
Split or layered keyboard (Performance mode)
Sawtooth and square synthesizer waveforms
256 PCM waveforms
On-board digital reverb (8 presets)

Internal Memory
128 preset Tones
64 programmable Tones
128 Patches
128 Timbres
32 preset Rhythm patterns
32 programmable Rhythm patterns
1 Rhythm track
1 Song
1 Rhythm Setup

Memory Card
128 Patches
128 Timbres
64 Tones
32 Rhythm patterns
1 Rhythm track
1 Rhythm Setup

Rhythm Section
63 PCM drum sounds
Up to 22 Tones used as extra percussion voices
Rhythm track (up to 500 bars long)

Sequencer
8 tracks
16,000 note limit
Real-time record only
Punch In/Out editing

3.5" Disk Drive
35,000 note capacity
All, Song, Sound or Rhythm files may be saved and loaded.


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Re: Roland D20 (1988) synth + 8 track sequencer
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 08:05:11 PM »
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Re: Roland D20 (1988) synth + 8 track sequencer
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2020, 01:31:26 PM »

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d5 vs d10 vs d20 vs d50
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2020, 02:18:08 PM »