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Released in 1987, the Roland D-50 Linear Synthesizer is easily one of the most influential keyboards ever made. This revolutionary instrument helped define the sound of the late ‘80s with its instantly recognizable mix of sampled attacks and synthesized sustaining waveforms, plus built-in chorus, reverb, and EQ. It’s the basis of classic tracks in a wide range of genres including synth pop, new wave, new jack, and R&B, and can be heard in countless film scores of the era. With the Roland D-05, you get the iconic sound and dedicated control of the D-50 in a modern device that perfectly recreates the legendary synth down to its finest details.


Roland D-05 (Boutique)

DTronics are announcing a hardware controller for the D-50, D-550 and D-05. https://engineersatwork.wixsite.com/dtronics That´s all I could find. If someone heard anything at SB please post.

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Gear thread - Pics of your setups

...Pipe Organ crown and designed this. 2 Reface YC (for double manuals), Reface CP (for 88-key goodness), JP08, JX03, JU06, D05, VP03, SH01A. The controllers are cheap Keystations. One odd thing is that the Alesis one still has the same M-Audio imprint on the inside of its molded outer case. I have doubles for...

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What gear are you thinking about selling next, and why?

The DX100 may be next to go. As the "small MIDI keyboard to test stuff on the bench", it's been replaced by the D-05 / K-25M. But strapping it on is still so fun...

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