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Roland SH-101

SH-101 (image courtesy of Roland)

Released: 1983

MSRP: no


Strap-on SH-09 with cpu based arpeggiator and sequencer Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Roland SH-101 is a 37 key, monophonic analog synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/pulse/square waveforms with PWM), noise, resonant low-pass filter, ADSR envelope, LFO (sine/square/random waveforms), portamento, auto-bend, arpeggiator, 100 step sequencer, strap pegs, and CV/gate I/O.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
32 keys W:570mm (22.4375in) D:311mm (12.25in) H:80mm (3.125) 4.1kg (9lbs) filter mono no CV:1V/oct gate>2.5V clock CV:1V/oct gate:10V sustain 1W 9-12VDC (- tip, PSA-100) batteries:C (6)


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A no no no buttons/sliders LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 1 no VCO->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no Env LFO yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
up and/or down clock step 100 steps clock bender no


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no CV gate yes no no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO analog pulse saw square noise 2-16' sub:-1-2 no PWM:LFO|Env auto-bend bender CV portamento LFO no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
VCF analog ? yes low pass bender key Env LFO no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Env sustain attack decay release no VCF key gate LFO no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO noise random sine square sine no key LFO no no 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
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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