This Super Cool Powerful Compact Synth with Onboard Pattern Sequencer andVocal FX is Absolutely Amazing! This is an open box - demo - as new with full warranty.
Tiny, mighty, and affordable, the JD-Xi puts a true analogsynth engine, Roland’s famous SuperNATURAL synth sounds, and many othercreative tools under one hood. Equipped with 37 mini keys, this compactinstrument delivers fat, warm analog bass and lead tones with ample controlsfor hands-on tweaking, plus polyphonic PCM essentials like pads, strings,brass, and more. Create impressive loops in a flash with the pattern sequencerand built-in drum kits, and explore expressive vocal textures with thegooseneck mic, Vocoder, and AutoPitch. Small in size and large in versatility,the JD-Xi is all about big sounds and big fun!
- Interactive crossoversynthesizer with analog and digital sound engines
- Analog synth section providesauthentic lead and bass tones
- Two digital synth sectionswith SuperNATURAL synth tones
- Four-track pattern sequencerand high-quality rhythm sounds
- Included gooseneck mic foruse with built-in Vocoder and AutoPitch
- Process sounds with foursimultaneous effects (Effect 1/2, Delay, Reverb)
- USB for audio/MIDIcommunication with computer music software
- Includes a large selection ofready-to-play sounds and patterns
- Additional sounds andpatterns available for download at Roland’s Axial sound library site
Analog and Digital Synths in One Keyboard
With its unique crossover sound engine, the JD-Xi providesthe best of both worlds: the warm, smooth response of classic analog, and theclarity and versatility of modern digital. The newly developed monophonicanalog synth section features saw, triangle, and square waveforms withpulse-width modulation and an analog filter, plus an independent sub oscillatorfor low-end power. Two digital synth sections offer a wide range of high-qualitySuperNATURAL synth tones, including pads, strings, electric piano, soundeffects, and many others.
Gooseneck Mic for Vocoder, AutoPitch, and Other VocalEffects
The JD-Xi comes with a sturdy, high-quality gooseneck micthat brings even more fun to the party. Using the Vocoder, you can sing intothe mic and control the tone and pitch via sounds played on the keyboard. WithAutoPitch, it’s simple to achieve the exaggerated, robotic vocal sounds thatare common in today’s pop and electronic music styles. There’s also a cool AutoNote function that allows you to “sing” JD-Xi synth sounds without touching thekeyboard!
Build Loops with the Four-Track Pattern Sequencer
Using the intuitive pattern sequencer and large selection ofonboard sounds, you’re able to create and perform sophisticated music with onlythe JD-Xi. The sequencer offers four separate tracks—two digital synth parts,analog synth, and drums—allowing you to build rich-sounding loops for anygenre. Real-time and step recording modes are provided, along with a specialTR-REC mode for programming in the style of Roland’s classic TR-seriesbeatboxes. It’s easy to play patterns and tweak sounds as you perform, and manypreset patterns are built in for jamming right out of the box.
Pro Drum Kits for High-Impact Beats
Packed with a variety of dynamic drum kits, the JD-Xidelivers quality rhythm tones to suit any groove. Included are many types ofelectronic and acoustic kits, and the drum instrument assignments areconveniently labeled above the keys for quick identification. You can alsopersonalize the kits for your music by adjusting filter, envelope, pitch, andpan parameters on individual drum sounds.
Shape Sounds withImpressive Effects
The JD-Xi includes four simultaneous effects sections forenhancing any sound. Effect 1 and 2 provide selectable processing options suchas Bit Crusher, Slicer, and Ring Mod, while dedicated Delay and Reverb sectionsmake it easy to envelop sounds in spacious ambience. Each effects section canbe turned on/off separately for the three synth sections and drums, allowingyou to shape your mix with many creative combinations.
Download Additional Sounds at Roland’s Axial Site
Need some fresh inspiration, or maybe a sound for aparticular style of music? Just visit the Axial sound library site, whereyou’ll find a growing selection of free new sounds and patterns for the JD-Xi.Axial features sounds for many other Roland synths as well, all created by topengineers and leading electronic music artists.
CB-JDXi Carrying Bag
Featuring red and black styling to match the synth, the optional CB-JDXi gig bag is perfect for carrying the JD-Xi everywhere you go. The durable bag provides foam padding and end guards to protect the JD-Xi during everyday travel, plus handy compartments for stowing the gooseneck mic, power supply, and other accessories.
Compatible Models: JD-Xi, SPD-30Main
Size and Weight (excluding protruding parts)
Width: 600 mm 23-10/16 inches
Depth: 270 mm 10-11/16 inches
Height: 90 mm 3-9/16 inches
Weight: 700 g 1 lbs. 9 oz