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Roland JX-1

JX-1 (image courtesy of Roland)

Released: 1991

MSRP: $?


Appears to be another SC-55 clone with dedicated editing controls. Architecture Class: Rompler.

Ebay Description:

The Roland JX-1 is a 61 key (aftertouch and velocity sensitive), 12-24 voice (bitimbral), digital synthesizer, featuring an oscillator (with FM), a resonant low-pass filter, an ADR envelope, vibrato (with delay), reverb/chorus, 96 presets (32 editable), stereo mix inputs, and MIDI.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
61 keys W:1057mm(41.625in) D:295.5mm(11.5625in) H:64mm(2.5in) 5.85kg(12.9lbs) mix:stereo stereo MIDI IN/OUT/THRU MIDI MIDI sustain 9VDC 0.5A


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
JX-1 no preset:64 user:32 MIDI-SysEx MIDI-SysEx buttons/sliders LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
2 24|12 (voice:1|2) no PCM->DCF->DCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
reverb chorus no MIDI-CC7 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-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no MIDI-SysEx MIDI pedal no 1


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 preset - no FM Vibrato bend-lever MIDI-PitchBend no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
TVF digital ? yes low pass no no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
ENV - attack release no yes no no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Vibrato triangle? yes no no no MIDI-CC1 mod-lever no
Rompler Models
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