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Two iconic groove machines, combined into one rhythmically enhanced instrument.
It would not be absurd to make the bold claim that the TR-808 and TR-909 rhythm composers have more to do with modern drum sounds than any other human or mechanical influence. The 808 and 909 sounds have appeared on thousands of popular dance tracks and have more or less set the standard for drum sounds within hip-hop, techno and house music.
But Roland has not been sitting on their hands waiting idly by for the TR-808 and TR-909 to have their resurgence. Much of what Rolands research and development teams have been discovering for the thirty years since these machines were introduced has been incorporated into this comprehensive revisiting of the sounds that moved a generation.
The TR-8 features 16 drum kits with up to 11 instrument types, including impeccable recreations of the famous TR-909 and TR-808 sounds, but unlike the original TR-808 and TR-909, there are numerous modern control components that make the TR-8 more versatile by an order of magnitude. The Tap Tempo, Fine and Shuffle knobs, the Scatter function and randomization are just a few of the technical improvements that make the TR-8 the preferred way to use those classic tones.
The feel, the sound and function of the machine reestablish Roland as the king of the hill in rhythm programming technology.
- Full reproduction of the original TR-808 and TR-909
- Build dream kits made up of different instruments from the TR-808 and TR-909
- 16 stunning kits made up of 11 instrument types
- Control Accent function intensity with a dedicated knob
- Per-step Gate Reverb and Delay effects with dedicated, realtime knobs
- Mix sources connected to the External Inputs
- Create rhythmic ducking effects with built-in Side Chain function
- 2 assignable analog outputs and full parallel outputs via USB
- Scatter lets you tweak your grooves with realtime control and perfect sync
- 16 per-step pads with bold, full-color LEDs
- Realtime pattern creation up to 32 steps
- Change the pattern step count seamlessly and on the fly
- Realtime play of 4 different types of rolls to suit your beat
- Integrates seamlessly with other AIRA series products
Perform with the soul of a classic, add the TR-8 to your stage today!
AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer Specifications:
- Width (W)400 mm15-3/4 inches
- Depth (D)260 mm10-1/4 inches
- Height (H)65 mm2-9/16 inches
- Weight 1.9 kg4 lbs. 4 oz.
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.