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Roland TB-303


Released: 1983

MSRP: no


Simple monosynth in a desktop form factor Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Roland TB-303 is a desktop (13 mini key/buttons) monophonic analog synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/square waveforms), resonant low-pass filter, decay envelope, 7-track sequencer, and CV/gate outputs.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
desktop (key/buttons:13) W:300mm D:146mm H:55mm 1kg mix mono no clock CV:1V/oct gate:10V no 0 0.12A 9-12VDC (- tip, PSA-120) batteries:C(4)


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


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


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no Env yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A tracks:7 measures:64 clock bender no


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


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO analog saw square - no no no no


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


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Env - decay no no 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
CMU-810 TB-303 CMU-800 Juno-6 Juno-60 MKS-10 Juno-106 Juno-106s
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