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  • Roland CR-68

    Roland CR-68 - moosers's review


    The Roland CR-68 is a vintage drum machine that was first made in the late 1970's. This was one of the first drum machines ever made, along with the CR-78. It comes in a little box and is from before the days when MIDI was a standard so there aren'…

  • Boss DR-660 Dr. Rhythm

    Boss DR-660 Dr. Rhythm - moosers's review


    The Roland DR-660 is an electronic drum machine that I believe was manufactured in the early 1990s.  In addition to being a standard type of drum machine, it also has the ability to record internally, although I've only used it for its typical drum m…

  • Roland TR-606

    Roland TR-606 - Audiofanzine FR's review


    (Originally written by tetripor/translated from Audiofanzine FR) Few connections but enough: - The Midi connector allows syncing with any sequencer and the trig output allows you to sync any old cv/gate device. It's not high-end but it's s…

  • Roland R-5

    Roland R-5 - Audiofanzine FR's review


    (Originally written by Yvo2000/translated from Audiofanzine FR) - Types of connections (audio, MIDI, etc.)? Midi in/out/thru, six 1/4" TS jack outputs, one 1/4" headphone output, two Tape RCA outputs, footswitch, insert 16 velocity-sensit…

  • Alesis HR-16

    Alesis HR-16 - Audiofanzine FR's review


    (Originally written by Maytouk/translated from Audiofanzine FR) UTILIZATION Vintage drum machine. The setup is more complex than on modern drum machines, the editing is long and it was necessary to carefully read the user's manual. Lots…

  • Alesis SR-16

    Alesis SR-16 - phraseland's review


    Ok - this is a classic. For some reason it is still around and once you actually put your hands on it you will know why this drum machine has been so popular - and still is. I bouht mine about ten years ago and up to this day I still use on times to …

  • Roland TR-707

    Roland TR-707 - Audiofanzine FR's review


    (Originally written by jerome6/translated from Audiofanzine FR) - Can the sound be edited? No and it's good so!! - Does the unit have an effects section? No and it's good so!! Separate outputs so external processing is not a problem. - …

  • Akai XR20

    Akai XR20 - Audiofanzine FR's review


    (Originally written by henridelavillle/translated from Audiofanzine FR) - Standard audio and Midi connections (Midi out/thru). - Two effects: reverb and compressor/EQ with presets. - 3-track sequencer: drums, hits and synth. UTILIZATION …

  • Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1

    Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 - FP User's review


    The Machinedrum is 16 multitimbral. There are 16 tracks that form a Pattern. Each track can use a single 'machine'. Configurations of these machines form a Kit. Kits are saved independently of Patterns. Patterns need not be saved as they are 'hot' in…

  • Vermona DRM1 MKII

    Vermona DRM1 MKII - FP User's review


    The DRM1 MKII is an eight-channel, completely analog drum synthesizer. It gives you total control over every parameter through its 72 controls. There are eight channels, each featuring specific parameters for generating a certain kind of drum and/or …