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Roland SP-404 - Portable Compact Flash Groove Sampler Drum Machine

B&H # ROSP404 Mfr # SP-404
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The Roland SP-404 is a portable, "AA" battery or AC adapter-powered sampling drum machine and pattern generator, equipped with 12 trigger pads, and offering 24-bit A-D and D-A conversion. The unit records to Compact Flash cards, supporting capacities of up to 1GB, and saves in either WAV or AIFF file format for simplified data transfer to external computers.

Portable sampling drum machine/pattern generator with 16MB - 1GB Compact Flash storage, WAV and AIFF file formats
12 pads, 3 real-time variable control knobs, Master volume knob
Built-in effects with real-time controls include Subsonic, BPM Looper, Reverb, Flanger, Voice Transformer, Vinyl Simulator
Sample editing, tempo change, reverse
On-board microphone for on-the-fly recording, line inputs for sampling from CD, Minidisc, DAT and other audio devices
8000-note onboard sequencer, 24 preset patterns, 96 user locations on Compact flash for patterns and samples
Lo-Fi sampling mode for grainy old-school sound, extended recording time; up to 6.5 hrs. recording time on 1GB CF card in Standard mode, 13 hrs. in Lo-fi mode
6 x "AA" battery operation or 9VDC Adapter
Triggers 12 Pads
Polyphony 12 Voices
Multitimbral 2-Part
Sampling Rate 44.1 kHz
Presets 24 x Samples(12 x 2 Banks)
24 x Patterns(12 x 2 Banks)
User Memory 96 x Samples* (12 x 8 Banks)
96 x Patterns* (12 x 8 Banks) 1
Please Note:

*Compact Flash Memory Card

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Effects 29 x Effect Types
Sequencer Notes: 8000
Resolution: 96 PPQ
Pattern Length: 1-99 Measures
Controllers 1 x Volume Knob
3 x Variable Control Knobs
12 x Trigger Pads
Expansion Slots No
Sample RAM No
Output 2 x RCA Phono Line Out, L,R
1 x 1/4" Stereo Headphone Out
Inputs 2 x RCA Phono Line In, L,R
1 x MIDI In
Headphone Output Yes, 1/4" Stereo Phone
SCSI No
External Storage 16MB - 1GB Compact Flash
Display 3-digit LED
Dimensions (WxDxH) 7 x 10.1 x 2.8" (177.6 x 256.7 x 72.1mm)
Weight 2.13 lb (1.3 kg)
Specialties Compact Flash Storage
"AA" Battery or AC Operation
Built-In Microphone
WAV File Import/Export
Roland SP-404 - Portable Compact Flash Groove Sampler Drum Machine
  • PSB-1U AC Adapter
  • Owner's Manual
  • 1 Year Warranty
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