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Roland MT-100


Released: 1988

MSRP: $?


Adds aftertouch and a sequencer to the MT-32 (editing via MIDI SysEx only). Architecture Class: Rompler.

Ebay Description:

The Roland MT-100 is a desktop (aftertouch and velocity sensitive), 8-32 voice (9 part multimbral), digital synthesizer (MIDI programmable only), featuring 1-4 oscillators (sample or resonant low pass filtered saw/square), dedicated pitch/filter/amp 5 stage envelopes, LFO, reverb, 128 presets, 2-track (17k note) sequencer with Quick Disk drive, and MIDI.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
desktop W:305mm(12in) D:225mm(8.875) H:78.6mm(3.0625in) 2.6kg(5.6875lbs) no stereo MIDI:IN/OUT/THRU MIDI MIDI pedal:2 9VDC 0.95A


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
CM-32L CM-64 CM-500 MT-32 MT-100 LAPC-I 1 128+drum-set MIDI-SysEx MIDI-SysEx buttons/dial LCD display


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
8+rhythm 32 no [DCO->DCF->DCA]+[PCM->DCA]+[DCO->DCF->DCA]+[PCM->DCA]


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
reverb key MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC7 ENV velocity yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A tracks:2 notes:17k 2.8" Quick Disk (QD) pedal:start/stop pedal:punch-in/out MIDI MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC100 MIDI-CC101 MIDI


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
channel no MIDI MIDI 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
WG digital saw square sample:100 - no PWM:velocity P-LFO MIDI-PitchBend P-ENV no


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


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
P-ENV 5 4 no no no velocity key
TVF-ENV 4 5 no no no key velocity key
TVA-ENV 4 5 no no no no key velocity


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
P-LFO triangle? no no no no MIDI-CC1 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