Roland TR-505 vs TR-626

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Re: Roland TR-505 vs TR-626

Post by Z » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:00 pm

FlavioB wrote:I know it's an old thread, but: is the TR-626 good for live jam? I mean, do you need to stop/start the sequencer to move from edit to play mode?
I love my TR-606 because I never have to stop it while jamming... would love the 626 too if it'd work the same way!

Thanks in advance!
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The TR-606 is the only Roland drum machine that allows the user to switch between pattern play and write modes without stopping the sequencer. All others, you must stop the sequencer, then change the mode from play to write.
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Re: Roland TR-505 vs TR-626

Post by FlavioB » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:44 am

Damn - thanks for confirmation :-(

You know, I wanted to buy a cheap 626 and install this ROM:

http://harryaxten.altervista.org/tr626expansion.html

So I would have a couple of drum sets available on one drum machine, without the need to buy a sampler...
What would you suggest as an alternative?
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