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Roland GR-09 Guitar Synthesizer

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The GR-09 Guitar Synthesizer brings Roland’s outstanding synth technology to guitarists of any level, with a user-friendly interface, floor pedal design, great tracking and awesome sounds. Simply install the GK-2A pickup on the guitar of your choosing and start creating sounds of tomorrow.

Affordable guitar synthesizer with 180 high-quality sampled sounds

Expandable to 360 sounds with the GR9E-1 Expansion Board

28-voice polyphony, 128 patches, built-in digital reverb and chorus

High speed tracking for pitch bend, hammer-on and sliding

The Roland GR-09 is a Guitar Synthesizer featuring 180 high quality tones, 128 patches, 2 independent effects processors and Roland's exclusive high speed tracking technology. The 180 tones (2 megabytes) have been hand-picked from Roland's extensive sample library. The operations of the GR-09 have been consolidated to 2 easy to use dials to choose various parameters. Assignable expression pedal per patch and multiple pedal operations make the GR-09 suitable for live applications. The GR-09's 28 notes of polyphony accommodate even the most extensive sounds like layers and splits. The sounds of the GR-09 can be expanded to 360 tones with the optional GR9E-1 4 megabyte expansion board.


Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: ROM
Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: ROM
Osc Modulation: Continuous Controller, Envelope, Glide / Portamento, Knob, LFO, Pedal, Velocity
Envelopes: 1
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Hold, Release
LFO: 1
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 28
Modes: Mono, Polyphonic, Split
Patches RAM: 128
Patches ROM: 128
Storage: Internal
Editing: MIDI
chorus, flanging, delay, reverb
Case: Pedal
Keyboard: Plastic
Controls: Velocity, Knobs, Mod - Wheel 2, Modulation 1/4" Jacks, Pedal - Control, Pedal - Sustain, Pedal - Volume
Display Type: LED
Display Count H: 7
Display Count V: 3
Dimensions (WxDxH): 302 x 274 x 52 mm
Weight: 1.6 kg
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out, Stereo Main
Audio Output Count: 3
Inputs: 1 x 1/4" guitar return jack
General MIDI: GS - General Standard, GM - General MIDI
CV Ports: CV IN
Power: 12 VDC, 230 ma
Year Released: 1994
Manuals & Documents
Retail Street Price: $1,099-$999 - convert
Used Price: $45-$150 - convert
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