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Roland HS-10


Released: 1986



(a.k.a. SynthPlus 10) Repackaged Juno-1. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Roland SynthPlus 10 (HS-10) is a 49 key, 6 voice polyphonic hybrid (digital/analog) synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/pulse/square waveforms with PWM and sub-oscillator), noise, high-pass and resonant low-pass filters, 4-stage envelope, LFO, portamento, chorus, 128 presets (64 editable) and MIDI.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
49 keys W:802mm(31.5in) D:240m(9.5in) H:79mm(3.125in) 5.4kg(11.875lbs) no stereo MIDI IN/OUT/THRU pedal MIDI MIDI sustain program-inc/chord/portamento 12W AC


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
Juno-1 HS-10 Juno-2 HS-80 MKS-50 N/A preset:64 user:64 MIDI SysEx MIDI menu based LCD


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 6 no DCO->HPF->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
chorus no EG pedal aftertouch MIDI-CC7 yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A No N/A N/A pitch-bend mod-lever MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC4 MIDI-CC5 MIDI-CC7 pedal MIDI


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
MIDI RX yes MIDI pedal MIDI yes 1


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
DCO digital noise pulse square saw:5 sub:square/pulse 4-32' HASH(0x38c7cd0) PWM LFO portamento pitch-bend MIDI-PitchBend HASH(0x3f9b338)


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
HPF analog opamp no high pass no no no
VCF analog IR3R05 yes low pass LFO key aftertouch/pedal no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
EG 3 4 no DCO VCF no no key


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO triangle? yes no no no mod-lever aftertouch/pedal MIDI-CC1 no
Conventional Models
RS-101 RS-202 RS-505 RS-09 SA-09 VP-330 SH-3 SH-5
SH-1000 SH-2000 SH-7 SH-1 SH-2 SH-09 SH-101 MC-202
CMU-810 TB-303 CMU-800 Juno-6 Juno-60 MKS-10 Juno-106 Juno-106s
HS-60 MKS-7 Juno-1 HS-10 Juno-2 HS-80 MKS-50 Jupiter-4
MRS-2 Jupiter-8 Jupiter-6 MKS-80 JX-3P MKS-30 GR-700 JX-8P
JX-10 MKS-70