TR-8 vs. DrumStation

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TR-8 vs. DrumStation

Postby Walter Ego » Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:02 am

Well...any opinions?
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Re: TR-8 vs. DrumStation

Postby Z » Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:14 am

DrumStation gives you access to EVERY TR-808 & 909 sound simultaneously: both kicks, both snares, etc. With the TR-8, you can only choose one of each type of sound at a time, but you can mix and match: 909 kick, 808 snare, etc.

DrumStation has stereo out and 6 individual outs for further outboard processing. TR-8 has stereo out and 2 IOs. TR-8 has built-in reverb and delay.

DrumStation requires external sequencer, TR-8 has pattern sequencer with 16 patterns.

DrumStattion also has DIN sync out for 303, 606, etc.

Both sound great.
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Re: TR-8 vs. DrumStation

Postby Stab Frenzy » Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:30 am

That was a great round up of the differences and similarities Z.
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Re: TR-8 vs. DrumStation

Postby Walter Ego » Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:55 am

Z wrote:DrumStation gives you access to EVERY TR-808 & 909 sound simultaneously: both kicks, both snares, etc. With the TR-8, you can only choose one of each type of sound at a time, but you can mix and match: 909 kick, 808 snare, etc.

DrumStation has stereo out and 6 individual outs for further outboard processing. TR-8 has stereo out and 2 IOs. TR-8 has built-in reverb and delay.

DrumStation requires external sequencer, TR-8 has pattern sequencer with 16 patterns.

DrumStattion also has DIN sync out for 303, 606, etc.


I was hoping you might chime in, as you have a DrumStation listed for sale--thank you for shedding some light. I like the individual outs available. I have a number of devices that can sequence, and effects for reverb. I'm liking the DrumStation more the more I hear about it.

Z wrote:Both sound great.


Any differences in the snares? And how much do they behave like the original?
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