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Roland | JV-30


The Roland JV-30 16 Part MultiTimbral Synthesizer offers a wide ranging selection of sounds, and ease-of-use and control features. Moreover, it can easily be used to create ensemble effects, by making use of its multitimbral capabilities. The JV-30 containing a wide variety of preset Tones and percussion sounds. From strikingly realistic acoustic sounds to the most contemporary lead synth Tones, the JV-30 delivers! Multitimbral Function The JV-30 is a 16 Part multi timbral synthesizer that is capable of taking full advantage of the capabilities of MIDI. When combined with a sequencer or computer it offers almost unlimited performance possibilities. GS Format Compatibillity.

The JV-30 is compatible with the GS format, a Tone-mapping standard developed by Roland. Any song data that has been created using a sound source that complies to the GS format con be performed identically on any other device with a GS format sound source. Buttons and sliders have been designed to allow easy access to all sounds or functions. While enhancing the operational ease, they also allow easier control over all sound editing procedures. 

The JV-30 offers a total of four different key modes: Dual, Split, Fat, and Octave. A wealth of creative possibilities is now at your fingertips. The performance button can be used to obtain instantaneous changes in the JV-30's settings a convenient performance function. MIDI Controller Features The unit is equipped with 3 sliders which act as MIDI controllers.They allow you to apply real-time expression to song data.
Engine TypeDigital
Voices (max)24
LFO1 Saw Up, Saw Down, Square, Triangle
Engine DetailedPCM Presets
Filter (VCF)24dB Slope (4-pole), High 1 Pass, Low Pass
Envelope (VCA)1 ADS
FXChorus, Reverb. 8 types each
Memory226 Sounds Preset, 128 User, 8 performances User
Drums9 drum kits Preset/User
Key typeKeys
Produced:1992 - 1993
Legend: Obvious Y: Yes, N: No, N/A: Not Applicable
VCO Voltage Controlled Oscillator DCO Digital Controlled Oscillator
LFO Low Frequency Oscillator Sub Sub Oscillator
VCF Voltage Controlled Filter VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier
Velocity As with a piano, the harder you hit a key, the louder the sound, unlike most organs which always produce the same loudness no matter how hard you hit a key. Aftertouch Pressing a key after you activated it. Channel Aftertouch, no matter which key, it will send a Channel message. Poly Aftertouch, sends the pressure per key instead of the whole channel.
Values for OSC, LFO, Filter, Envelope are per voice unless stated otherwise.

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