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Roland JV-90

JV-90 (image courtesy of Roland)

Released: 1993

MSRP: $1895US


Expanded patch memory, samples and optional voice boards Architecture Class: Rompler.

Ebay Description:

The Roland JV-90 is a 76 key (aftertouch and velocity sensitive), 7-28 voice (4|8-part multimbral), digital synthesizer, featuring 1-4 oscillators (152 samples with FM) per patch (320 patches, 64 editable), resonant low|high|band pass filter, dedicated (4-stage) pitch, filter, and amp envelopes, dual LFOs (sine, triangle, saw-up|down, square, random, peak-hold with offset and attack|decay), portamento, reverb/chorus, PCM and program card slots, 1 rhythm set, expansion slot, and MIDI.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
76 keys W:1200mm(47.25in) D:305mm(12in) H:85mm(3.375in) 9.9kg(21.8125lbs) no stereo MIDI IN/OUT/THRU MIDI pedal MIDI sustain programmable 21W AC


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
JV-80 JV-880 JV-90 JV-1000 preset-performance:64 user-performance:16 card:same preset-patches:256 user-patches:64 preset-rhythm-set:6 user-rhythm-set:1 card:same MIDI-SysEx Program-RAM-card:M-256E Program-ROM-card:PN-JV80 PCM-card:SO-PCM1 MIDI-SysEx menu based LCD display


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
4|8 28|14|7 (tones:1|2|4) optional-VE-GS1:28(JV-35) optional-VE-JV1:28|14|7(JV-80) no PCM->DCF->DCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
reverb chorus key MIDI-CC10 aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal LFO1/2 key MIDI-CC7 A-ENV velocity yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A bend-lever mod-lever MIDI-CC0-96 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC5 MIDI-CC6 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC91 MIDI-CC93 MIDI-CC100 MIDI-CC101 MIDI pedal


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
channel no MIDI-SysEx MIDI pedal variable 7


Stereo Sample Depth Sample Rate Sample RAM Sample ROM Sample Points Sample Trigger Sample Loop Sample Edit
no 16bit ? no ? N/A N/A N/A no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Sample digital sample:152 optional:SR-JV80 - no FM aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal bend-lever LFO1/2 MIDI-PitchBend P-EG portamento no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
TVF digital ? yes low|band|high pass aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal key LFO1/2 F-EG velocity aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
P-EG 4 4 no yes no velocity key velocity
F-EG 4 4 no yes no velocity key velocity
A-EG 3 4 no no no no key velocity


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO1 sine saw square random1 random2 (with offset) attack|decay no key key aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal
LFO2 sine triangle saw-up saw-down square random peak-hold (with offset) attack|decay no key key aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal aftertouch MIDI-CC mod-lever pedal
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D-50 D-550 D-10 D-20 D-110 D-5 U-110 U-20
U-220 D-70 MT-32 MT-100 LAPC-I CM-32L CM-32P CM-64
SC-55 MT-120 CM-300 CM-500 SC-155 SC-33 SC-55MKII SC-50
MT-120S MT-200 SC-88 SC-88VL SC-55ST SC-88ST SC-88Pro SC-88STPro
SC-880 SC-8850 SC-8820 MC-303 MC-505 JX-305 MC-307 JD-800
JD-990 JX-1 JV-80 JV-880 JW-50 JV-30 JV-35 JV-50
W-50 JV-90 JV-1000 JV-1080 XP-50 XP-10 JV-2080 JP-8000
JP-8080 XP-60 XP-80 XP-30 JV-1010 M-DC1 M-OC1 M-SE1