Roland JunoDS76 76Key Synthesizer Keyboard
Lightweight 76note performance synth with great sounds and intuitive operation for bands expanding their musical range.Life moves fast as an upcoming musician or ambitious new band. When you’re racing between rehearsals, sessions, and shows, you don’t have time to deal with a bulky, complex synth that’s difficult to use. The Roland JunoDS76 is the portable modern synth that can keep up with your busy band life. Lightweight, compact, and powerful, this 76note instrument is always ready to go, with easy operation and instant access to pro onboard sounds that let you create or perform music anywhere, from studio to stage. And with its extendedrange keyboard, the JunoDS76 is ideally suited for playing advanced arrangements with multiple sounds split across the keys.
Express yourself with professional sounds and extended keyboard range.To extend your musical range on stage, you need the right instrument. The JunoDS76 is equipped with a huge variety of readytoplay pro sounds for any genre, and features an expressive 76note keyboard for maximizing your performance style. The wider keyboard range make it more comfortable to use split setups, such as playing organ or synth sounds with the right hand and a bass sound with the left. The keys are also a little longer than a standard synth keyboard, providing a playing feel that’s smooth and consistent no matter where you press a key.
Own the stage, hit the studio, play in the street.When your band is ready to take on the world, there’s nothing worse than a cumbersome synth that ties you to the bedroom. From stage to studio and back, the streamlined JunoDS76 is ready to go anywhere you play. With its compact, lightweight design and speedy setup, this synth takes hectic schedules in stride, letting you dart from a lastminute band rehearsal to a makeorbreak gig, then across town for a latenight recording session. Clubs, pubs, and even street gigs are all feasible, thanks to optional battery power. In an industry that moves fast, the JunoDS76 keeps you running at the front of the pack.
Find the right sound instantly from a choice of pro onboard sounds.It’s frustrating when the band adds a new song to the set and you can’t find the right sound in your synth. The JunoDS76 has the pro onboard sounds to keep you covered, whatever genre comes up next. Instantly choose your favorites from nine categories, and with over 1,000 sounds that include acoustic and electric pianos, organs, and synth, there’s enough choice to cover any musical genre or performance style. What’s more, the patches from the previousgeneration JunoDi synth are fully compatible too. Just think of a sound and it’s right there at your fingertips with the JunoDS76.
Create your signature sound with intuitive handson editing.Some synths make you stick with the factory settings, which can leave your music sounding a little generic. But the JunoDS76 is wide open, allowing your unique creative vision to shine. The instantaccess design lets you call up pro sounds in seconds. But even if this is your first synth, it’s simple to dig into an array of adjustable parameters and develop your own voice. In Performance mode, you can set up advanced sounds like layering strings with acoustic piano, or assigning organ and bass to your right and left hands respectively. Create and tweak patches quickly, and shape sounds during a song with handson controls. You can even connect expression pedals via the rear panel to take your performance expression to the next level.
Keep your music up to date with free downloadable sounds.As your band gets adventurous and your playing evolves, it’s vital to have a synth that will keep up with your ambition. The JunoDS76’s onboard sounds and editing capabilities are just the beginning—this modern instrument also supports internal waveform expansion via USB, bringing the best synth sounds from the web into your performances. It’s easy to get started, with the versatile EXP06 Studio Collection preloaded in the wave expansion slot. Then choose your favorites from over 1000 EXP patches available as free downloads at Roland’s Axial website. You’ll find topquality acoustic piano collections, world instruments, goto studio standards, percussion, and loops. It’s even possible to load in WAV files from your own sound library and play them from the keyboard. Using the free JunoDS Librarian software, you can easily manage your growing sound collection right from your computer.
Enjoy solo jam sessions with realisticsounding drums, guitar, and bass backing.Just because your bandmates aren’t available to rehearse, that doesn’t stop you from honing your skills with a jam session. Using the JunoDS76’s eight Phrase Pads, you can add instant beats under your keyboard parts or copy MP3/WAV audio data to USB memory and play along with fullband backing. When your shows need more dynamics, the Phrase Pads also function as a live sampler. Just load them up with anything from sound effects to loops, and then trigger them with a quick touch during the gig.
Eighttrack pattern sequencer takes you from spark to finished song.When songwriting inspiration strikes, you need to catch it fast, and complicated gear can kill the moment. The simpletouse JunoDS76 is the songwriter’s best friend—when you have an idea for a song or beat, you can easily capture and develop it with the onboard pattern sequencer. The intuitive, nonstop operation won’t interrupt your creative flow, letting you build up full arrangements with multiple sounds in a flash. It’s a great tool for live work too, letting you enhance performances with premade backing music and onthefly looping.
Stand out from the crowd with unique vocal effects.If you’re a solo performer or singer/songwriter, you’ll love the JunoDS76’s mic input, which lets you get great vocal sounds without having to carry around extra gear. There’s a dedicated vocal reverb, plus Auto Pitch for singing with the "stepped" electronic vocal effect popular in today’s music. The builtin vocoder is inspirational too, allowing you to sing into a mic and control the tone and pitch via sounds played on the keyboard.
Everything you need to connect to your DAW and start making music.As a modern musician, you’ll do most of your recording using a DAW. The JunoDS76 has everything you need to integrate with your computer and production software, with no other external gear required. The integrated USB interface provides a solid front end for a mobile or studio recording setup, allowing you to record MIDI and audio data, including sounds from the keyboard’s mic input. There’s even a dedicated DAW Control mode for controlling your music software from the synth’s front panel. With the JunoDS76, it’s never been simpler to get your songs completed and ready for release.
- 76note velocitysensitive keyboard with synth action
- Compact and lightweight (15.25 lb./6.9 kg) for easy travel and effortless setup
- Gigready instrument with pro sounds, enhanced performance features, batterypowered operation, and intuitive navigation
- Instant access to essential proquality sounds for live band performances, including acoustic and electric pianos, organs, synths, and other stage favorites
- Wave expansion slot enables users to download new sound waveforms and patches, available for free at Roland’s Axial website
- Sample import function for playing user WAV files on the keyboard
- Multisample import support for creating complex and expressive sounds
- JunoDS Tone Manager and Librarian software for editing andm