SynthsRoland ⇝ Roland D-20

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Along with the D-5, D-10, and D-110, the D-20 is a second-generation Linear Arithmetic (LA) synthesizer that uses attack transients coupled with single-cycle waveform samples to generate sound. It is patch-compatible with the other second-generation D-series synths but not the first-generation D-50.

Although the sound engine is identical to the D-10, the D-20 has an onboard 8-track sequencer with rhythm track and a 3.5" floppy drive that can store 35,000 notes of song data per disk.

The Roland D-20 is compatible with the PN-D10 series of expansion cards.

Specifications

Year Released: 1988

MSRP: $1795

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity

Polyphony: 32 notes

Multitimbral: 8 parts

Preset Patches: 128

User Patches: 64

User Performances: 128

ROM: 128 timbres, 128 tones, 63 drum sounds

Sequencer Memory: 16,000 notes

Effects: 8 Effects

Screen: 16x2 character backlit LCD

Power Consumption: 25 watts

Dimensions: 1014 mm x 301 mm x 106 mm

Weight: 10.1 kg

User Demo Videos

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Sound Samples

WAV samples are available on freewavesamples.com.

File Downloads

Roland D-20 Manual

Roland D-20 Service Notes

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