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The SH-32 Synthesizer is a nod to Roland's past with a look toward the future. This 4-part multitimbral synth uses new Wave Acceleration Synthesis to deliver up to 32 voices of fat synth waves and entirely new waveforms. There's also a full complement of knobs and sliders-plus analog-style drums, DSP effects and a killer arpeggiator-giving musicians desktop access to a range of stunning synth sounds at an unbelievable low price.

Powerful desktop synthesizer with massive realtime control
New Wave Acceleration Synthesis creates a variety of synth waves-67 total
Includes standard synth waves plus new waveforms like Spectrum and Noise
Up to 32-note/4-part multitimbral operation
2 main oscillators and 2 suboscillators with ultra-thick Subsonic mode
Pulse width modulation and oscillator "hard" sync capability
insert and loop effects processors with 10 types of reverb/delay and 35 multi-effects
Programmable arpeggiator for creating synth lines or drum patterns
Patches using oscillator sync will be monophonic


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...be helpful if I could use it in a chain with my Korg Minilogue XD. I had the Roland SH-32 and there was a software function to convert MIDI Out to Thru. I realize that's quite a different machine, but still, would be useful. Thanks in advance for any replies.

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It's not how it looks, it's how it sounds

I first encountered the Roland SH-32 in a Dublin music store around 2000. It sat there, unloved, blinking away like it belonged in a hospital. I admired it's gauchness and wanted to explore it's impenetrable interface, but it was ridiculosly expensive at the time. 10 years later I picked one up for 100 euro....

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