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Roland MS-1


Released: 1995

MSRP: $?


Very basic DJ oriented sampler with very limited editing. Architecture Class: Sampler.

Ebay Description:

The Roland MS-1 is a desktop (velocity sensitive), 4 voice, 16 bit, sampler, featuring mic and mix inputs, 5 presets (2 editable), sequencer (900 events, 4 songs), FlashDisk card slot, and MIDI. Up to 8 samples can be recorded at 16|22.05|32|44.1kHz and combined into a preset. Sample editing is limited to loop and truncate.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
desktop W:218mm(8.625in) H:156mm(6.1875in) D:36.5mm(1.4375in) 0.65kg(1.4375) sample:mic mix:stereo(RCA) stereo MIDI:IN/OUT MIDI MIDI sample/sequence:start/stop 9VDC (200mA) batteries:6(AA/LR6)


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A user:2 card:3 card(2.5-20MB FlashDisk) MIDI SysEx menu LCD display


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 4 no Sample->DCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no velocity yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no no tracks:1 songs:4 notes:900 pedal MIDI-CC0-120 MIDI


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


Stereo Sample Depth Sample Rate Sample RAM Sample ROM Sample Points Sample Trigger Sample Loop Sample Edit
yes 16bit 16|22.05|32|44.1kHz 512kB no 8 auto yes truncate


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Sample digital sample:16 card:24 - no no no no
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