Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

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Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by garranimal » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:00 pm

http://www.matrixsynth.com/2016/06/rola ... -tr-8.html
The TR-8 has been out for over 2 years now. I gave up waiting and bought a 606 earlier this year. Wonder if the emulation will include the background noise and buzzes that mine makes in certain operations and modes.

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:45 pm

Interesting. Yeah, the 606 is so nasty sounding (in a good way). Curious to hear how they emulate that.

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by elsongs » Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:42 am

That's cool. When will they upgrade it to allow more than 16 patterns?!?! Pattern RAM is just a microscopic amount of the device's total memory...

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by Stab Frenzy » Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:33 am

elsongs wrote:That's cool. When will they upgrade it to allow more than 16 patterns?!?! Pattern RAM is just a microscopic amount of the device's total memory...
I think the 16 pattern limitation is more about playability and ergonomics than memory.

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by Blue Monster 65 » Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:59 am

^ I think you're correct. I'm thinking this may be another instrument to be added to the "bought more than once" list.
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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by garranimal » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:29 pm

And there it is. New floor tom sound, and editable parameters.

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by Tidda » Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:46 am

Just updated to the latest OS (1.2.0). Will have a listen tomorrow.

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Re: Roland TR-606 Emulation Coming to the TR-8

Post by Percivale » Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:25 pm

Yeah updated mine to 1.20. A bonus for those who got the 7X7 expansion.

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