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Roland | XV-5050


The XV-5050 64-Voice Synthesizer Module gives musicians access to Roland's flagship XV sound engine without breaking the bank. This space-saving 1U rack module offers four stereo tones per patch, expressive Matrix Control and over a thousand inspiring Presets-expandable via high-quality SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards. There are also three independent effects processors, digital outputs, plus a new USB port for easy connection to PCs. Don't compromise your sounds. Get the best for less!

Look inside the XV-5050 and you’ll find the same powerful synth architecture of Roland’s flagship XV-5080—complete with four stereo Tones per patch and expressive Matrix Control. You get all the patches of the -5080, plus a selection of sounds from the new Fantom* workstation and all-new patches.

In addition to amazing sounds, the XV-5050 includes three independent effects processors with everything from 24-bit reverb to chorus, plus 90 multi-effects including COSM Guitar Amp Modeling. And with 24-bit converters and digital outputs in S/PDIF and optical formats, your music will be reproduced with the utmost clarity and detail.

If you make music on a PC, you’ll appreciate the XV-5050’s front panel USB port. Just load the USB driver from the included CD-ROM and suddenly MIDI cables are a thing of the past. (Of course, the XV-5050 is equipped with standard MIDI connections as well.) Now you can get XV-quality sounds with the simplicity of USB.

With two slots for Roland’s SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards, you can customize your XV-5050 with up to 192MB of quality-focused sounds. Each expansion contains 64MB of new sounds and patches, and can be user-installed in seconds. With five expansions currently available and more under development, the XV-5050 will sound fresh for years to come.
Engine TypeDigital
Voices (max)64
Engine Detailed64MB Wave Memory (16-bit linear equivalent). 1,083 Waveforms
FXMulti Effects (MFX) : 90 Types *Three different Multi-Effects (50 Types) can be used simultaneously in Performance Mode. Chorus: 3 Types, Reverb: 5 Types, System EQ: 2-band per each 4 outputs
MemoryPreset Patches: 1,024 (128 x 8 Banks) + 256 (GM2) Performances: 64 (32 x 2 Banks). User Patches: 128, Performances: 64.
DrumsRhythm Sets: 16 (2 x 8 Banks) + 9 (GM2) User: Rhythm Sets: 4
Key typeN/A
MidiI-O-T, USB
Produced:2001 - 2001
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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