Roland SP-404 - Groove Sampler

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

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

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  • 1Description

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
In the Box
Roland SP-404 - Portable Compact Flash Groove Sampler Drum Machine
  • PSB-1U AC Adapter
  • Owner's Manual
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    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)

    *Compact Flash Memory Card

    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
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