SynthsRoland ⇝ Roland D-550

Roland D-550 FrontRoland D-550 Back

The Roland D-550 is the rackmount version of Roland's popular D-50 synthesizer. Is uses 8-bit PCM samples in combination with Linear Arithmetic (LA) synthesis. It has low-pass resonant filters, digital reverb, and built-in chorus effects.

Notable Users: Enya, Information Society, Jean-Michel Jarre, LTJ Bukem, Gary Numan, Rush, Rick Wakeman

Specifications

Year Released: 1987

MSRP: $1395

Polyphony: 16 notes

User Patches: 64

This is a 2-space rack unit.

Multitimbral: 1 part, upgradeable to 16.

User Demo Videos

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Sound Samples

WAV samples are available on freewavesamples.com.

File Downloads

Roland D-550 Manual

Roland D-550 Service Notes

Roland PN-D50-00 SysEx Patch Data

Roland PN-D50-01 SysEx Patch Data

Roland PN-D50-02 SysEx Patch Data

Roland PN-D50-03 SysEx Patch Data

Roland PN-D50-04 SysEx Patch Data

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