The Roland SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler is designed for live use and expands the sounds of the Roland AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer for a powerful combination of sample and percussive synthesis. The fast, hands-on approach of the acclaimed SP-series performance samplers is a perfect fit for the impressive rhythmic effects and iconic step-sequencer of the Roland AIRA TR-8.
The SP-404A features distinctive 16-bit linear sampling, 29 onboard DSP effects, smooth FX switching, and 12 professional performance pads. Plus, a new library of sounds curated by sample-industry leader Loopmasters are provided via the included SD card.
Whether used standalone or controlled by the TR-8, the SP-404A makes for an intuitive and inspiring addition to the AIRA range of performance instruments for DJs, musicians, and producers.
• Sample anytime, anywhere with the built-in mic and battery power
• Can be triggered from the 16-step sequencer in the TR-8 Rhythm Performer (TR-8 system version 1.50 or later required)
• AIRA black-and-green color scheme to match existing AIRA hardware
• "Sounds by Loopmasters" SD card includes over 100 new stereo samples, effects, and one-shots
• 29 DSP effects, including filter, delay, unique voice effects, subsonic, looper, and more
• Three control knobs, 12 trigger pads, and Sub Pad for rapid-repeat triggering
• Seamless effects switching for smooth, perfect performances
• Pattern sequencer with quantize mode and shuffle feels
• Import audio files from a computer and assign samples to pads with free Mac/Windows software
Maximum Polyphony: 12 voices
Samples: 120 (12 samples × 10 banks) (stored on SD card)
Patterns: 120 (12 patterns × 10 banks) (stored on SD card)Sampling Time (Total time for all samples)The maximum sampling time (size) for a single sample is approximately 180 minutes in stereo (2 GB). The following shows the approximate total sampling time of the samples that can be stored on one SD card.
Display: 7 segments, 3 characters (LED)
Onboard MicMono × 1ConnectorsLINE IN jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)
LINE OUT jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)
PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)
MIC IN jack (1/4-inch phone type)
MIDI IN connector
DC IN jack
SD card slot
Power Supply: AC Adaptor or Alkaline battery (AA, LR6)/Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) × 6
*Batteries sold separately
Battery Life for Continuous Use: Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approximately 5 hours (When using batteries having a capacity of 1,900 mAh.)
Alkaline battery: Approximately 4 hours
*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.Current Draw450 mA
SIZE AND WEIGHT:
Width: 178 mm 7 inches
Depth: 257 mm 10-1/8 inches
Height: 73 mm 2-7/8 inches
Weight (excluding AC adaptor)1.2 kg 2 lbs 11 oz