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Roland JD-XA

Crossover Synthesizer

  • Analog and digital synths in one keyboard
  • Keyboard with 49 velocity sensitive keys and channel aftertouch
  • 4 Analog synth sections for authentic lead tones and bass
  • Digital synth sections with SuperNATURAL synth tones and a polyphony of 64 voices
  • 16-Track pattern sequencer
  • Built-in Vocoder and MIC Modulation
  • Drum section with PCM kit
  • 8 Simultaneous effects
  • Built-in arpeggiator
  • LCD Display
  • Pitch bend and modulation lever and wheel
  • Many parameters directly accessible
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 899 x 388 x 111 mm
  • Weight: 6.5 kg
  • Contents of the delivery: AC Adapter and power cord

Connectors:

  • Phones jack: Stereo phone type
  • Main output jacks (L/MONO, R): TRS phone type
  • Analog dry output jack: Phone type
  • Click output jack: Stereo phone type
  • Mic jack: Combo type (XLR, TRS phone), balanced
  • Foot pedal jacks (CTRL 1, CTRL 2, HOLD)
  • CV/Gate output jacks (2x System): Mini-jack (CV: These jacks support OCT / V (Hz / V is not supported) GATE: The output voltage is +5 V.)
  • MIDI connectors (IN, OUT)
  • USB Computer port (USB Hi-Speed AUDIO/MIDI): USB B-Type (Use a USB cable and a computer with a USB port that supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
  • USB Memory port: USB A-Type
  • DC IN jack
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Sound samples

 
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  • Pattern 1
  • Pattern 2
  • Pattern 3
  • Pattern 4
  • Pattern 5
  • Pattern 6

Further information

Number Of Keys 49
Touch-Sensitive Yes
Aftertouch Yes
Split Zones Yes
Modulation Wheel Yes
Amount of simultaneous tones 68
Sound Engine Analog, Synthese
Storage Medium Internal
USB-port Yes
Arpeggiator Yes
Number of Analog Outputs 4
Digital Output No
Display Yes

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Great sound, some oddities

13.04.2016
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- The analog part sounds class, I have to compare OB-Xa, Alesis Andromeda etc.
Here you have the direct comparison between analogue and digital synthesis.
Even unbelievable how bold a single analogue voice can sound! Well done!
- The combination of analogue / digital synthesis brings new sound worlds to the fore. Very beautiful.
- The analog filters sound as they should. Depending on the setting warm, bold, british, crassly distorted, more clichés have not occurred to me now.
- The sequencer part is very successful, intuitive and powerful!
- The envelopes are pretty fast
- The vocoder sounds top class! Had to compare the Korg Radias Vocoder. There are worlds in between!
- Successful effects.
- The design is really sexy (see below for details)
- Analog controls can be set precisely
- 6kg weight. great
- The processing is Roland-accustomed very well

Contra
- 4 similar voices are too little for me personally.
- The manual is very superficial.
- The menu display in the small display is confusing
- The surface is very light ... High gloss ...
- no dial for the menu, you have to change everything with buttons.
- Red writing on a black background and then still red lighting .... is badly readable.
- The modulation possibilities are not enough for me personally
- Part MFX switch I have not brought to work.
So all parts always had all the effects. Possibly. I've also done wrong, but intuitively it does not go, the manual is silent.
- The device still seems to have some bugs:
- Analog part: Osc-Sync, whether Pitch Env on A-Osc1 or 2, the non-synced Osc is pitched. Sometimes worksier but also
- Analog part: Sometimes PWM does not work.

All in all, a great syntesizer, if one with the abovementioned above can live.
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Socken König, 23.11.2015
After a few weeks now: this design spoils the fun! Great box and new sound, no question. Here I must clearly contradict the so-called 'Dessauer-Retro-Synth-Papst'! This synthesizer, in itself, has its own justification. Retro, he really does not want to be in the true sense, and that is also good! Great what you can do with it!
Only one, worth Roland -Designer, why did not you at least this red labeling of the potentiometers not also illuminated? These are hardly readable!
Therefore:

Roland, please do not make us musicians an actor, for which 'memorials' is normal everyday life. Design absolute no go!
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