SynthsRoland ⇝ Roland JV-50

The JV-50's polyphony can be increased with the VE-GS1 voice expansion board, which doubles the polyphony to 56. The sound ROM can be expanded with the VE-JV1 expansion board. The JV-50 is similar to the Roland JV-35, but with MIDI file playback support added.

See also the other Roland JV-series synthesizers: JV-30, JV-35, JV-80, JV-90, JV-880, JV-1000, JV-1010, JV-1080, and JV-2080.

Specifications

Year Released: 1993

MSRP: $1295

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity

Polyphony: 28 notes

Multitimbral: 16 parts

Preset Patches: 226

User Patches: 256

User Performances: 8

Preset Drum Kits: 9

User Drum Kits: 9

Effects: reverb and chorus

Screen: 16 x 2 character LCD display

Dimensions: 1011 mm x 289 mm x 92 mm

Weight: 6.6 kg

User Demo Videos

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File Downloads

Roland JV-35 and JV-50 Manual

Roland VE-GS1 Manual

Roland VE-JV1 Manual

Roland JV-50 Service Notes

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