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Roland TR-08 Rhythm Composer
Roland TR-08 Rhythm Composer

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Manufacturer Description:

The Legendary Boom and Sizzle of the Most Famous Drum Machine Ever Made—Now in an Affordable and Modern Format

The TR-08 is an obsessively detailed and faithful replica of the legendary TR-808—easily the most famous and influential drum machine ever made. After creating a monumental shift in the sound of music, the “808” has continued to shape and define entire genres. Beloved by musicians and producers the world over, it’s one of the most revered and sought-after electronic musical instruments of all time. The TR-08 brings the look, sound, and feel of the original 808—with stunning accuracy—to the Roland Boutique format. It blends attention to detail and respect for legacy with modern convenience and reliability.

Features:
Ultra-compact recreation of the legendary TR-808 drum machine
Retains the sound, character, and user interface of the original TR-808
Hands-on control including tone, level, tuning, and decay
Added Compressor, Gain, Tune, and Pan for selected instruments
Programmable via classic Step and Tap write modes
Sequencer has 16 steps with 16 sub-steps for detailed patterns and rolls
Continue playing beats even while switching between write modes
LED display for easier navigation and fine control of tempo and shuffle
Ten separate outputs via USB audio
Dedicated, track-selectable trigger output for controlling external instruments
High-quality construction with metal front panel
Highly portable for mobile music making
Includes DK-01 Boutique Dock for multiple-angle viewing
Battery-operated (4 x AA) or USB powered
Built-in powered mini-speaker for instant enjoyment
Compatible with optional Roland Boutique accessories

Specifications:
User Memory: Pattern, Intro/Fill-In: 16 Bank (12x16 Pattern, 4x16 Intro/Fill-In)
Steps: 16 steps with 16 sub steps

Instruments
BD: BASS DRUM
SD: SNARE DRUM
LC: LOW CONGA, LT: LOW TOM
MC: MID CONGA, MT: MID TOM
HC: HI CONGA, HT: HI TOM
CL: CLAVES, RS: RIM SHOT
MA: MARACAS, CP: HAND CLAP
CB: COW BELL
CY: CYMBAL
OH: OPEN HI HAT
CH: CLOSED HI HAT

Controllers
VOLUME knob
START/STOP button
TEMPO knob
BANK/TEMPO/SHUFFLE button
FINE/VALUE knob
mode selector knob (PATTERN CLEAR, PATTERN WRITE 1st PART/2nd PART, MANUAL PLAY, RHYTHM TRACK PLAY, COMPOSE)
INSTRUMENT/TRACK selector knob
CLEAR button
BASIC VARIATION selector switch and indicator
AUTO FILL IN selector knob
TRIGGER OUT track select button
ACCENT LEVEL knob
Instrument LEVEL knob (all instruments)
TONE control knob (BD, SD, CY)
DECAY control knob (BD, CY, OH)
SNAPPY control knob (SD)
TUNING control knob (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT)
Voice selector switch (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT, CL/RS, MA/CP)
PRE-SCALE selector switch
STEP button (1-16) and indicator
I/F VARIATION switch
TAP button
MENU/SUB STEP button
1st PART/2nd PART indicator
Power switch

Effects: Compressor
Indicators: 7 segments, 4 characters (LED)

Connectors
TRIGGER OUT jack: mono miniature phone type
PHONES jack: stereo miniature phone type
OUTPUT jack: stereo miniature phone type
MIX IN jack: stereo miniature phone type
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
USB port: Micro-B type (Audio, MIDI)

Power Supply
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 4
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
USB bus power

Current Draw: 500 mA (USB bus power)

Expected battery life under continuous use
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approx. 6 hours
* This can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use.

Accessories
Boutique Dock: DK-01 (Black)
Owner's Manual
DK-01 Owner's Manual
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4

Size and Weight
Width: 308 mm; 12-? inches
Depth: 130 mm; 5-? inches
Height: 51 mm; 2-1/16 inches
Weight (including batteries and Boutique Dock): 1.3 kg; 2 lbs 14 oz

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