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Boss Dr.Pad Drp-1

 

 

 

Boss Drp-1

audio demo Country: JAPAN
Weight: 1,1 Kg
Dimensions: 150 x 168 x 60 mm
audio demo trend price :50€
manual schematics demo video comments

Boss Drp-1
Dr.Pad (1987)

 

Compact digital drum pad percussion with 6 PCM samples onboard.

The Dr.Pad has been released in 3 versions each with different soundset:
- DRP-1
- DRP-2
- DRP-3

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info PERCUSSION PAD main panel features 5 knobs, a selector and a piezo pad for sound triggering.

Rear
panel terminal connectors:
- main signal out
- signal input
- input for external triggering
- 1 trimmer for volume
- 1 trimmer for trigger sensibilty
- DC out to chain other units with same PSU
Optional stand Bph-2 allows to hold 2 DR pad.


ac Power supply is a 9V external PSU DC -)+ or 9V battery, 30mA for each module.

 

 

edit VOICE the machine generate 1 voice channel with assigned sample choosed by the rotary selector. The sound can be triggered either hitting the rubber pad, either by external trigger like other pad or drum machine.
The selected sample can be modified using these functions:
- pitch tuning
- pitch pad sensibility
- decay / duration
- pitch sweep (a kind of LFO).


drp pad1

Boss Drp-1

 

 

edit WAVETABLE internal ROM contains 6 PCM waves probably at 8 and 12 bits resolution.
Other modules DPR2/DRP3 have different samples set - check out "related family" below:


sounds

snare 1 snare 2 claps
tambourine cymbal timpani


 

 

edit MODIFICATION not much except classic circuit bending.
check out video below:

Boss Drp-1 circuit bending

 

 

edit RELATED FAMILY:


Boss Drp-2

DRP-2 soundlist:

Bass Drum 1
Bass Drum 2
E Tom
Steel Drum
Small Gong
Star chime

VIDEO

Boss Drp-3

DRP-3 soundlist:

Smashing Glass
Cowbell
Timbale
Scratch
Quijada
Large Gong

VIDEO


 

effet VST PLUGIN / SAMPLED VERSION no source for free DRP1 sample set or VST

  name price link demo
Waveshapper no source n/a n/a n/a



demo AUDIO DEMO

demo all sounds review with various pitches
demo all sounds mixed with overdubs




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Demo demo2 demo3 with roland TR606

 

dr pad by boss

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Boss Drp-1 FACTORY RESET PROCEDURE

NOT KNOWN

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manual
Boss Drp-1 / 2 / 3 MANUAL

 

 

 


manual
SCHEMATICS / SERVICE MANUAL

 

 

 

 

 

 


Boss Drp-1 FOR SALE


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decay pad pitch


manual

-cheap
-retro design
-easy hit and go


manual

- old
- obsolete


comment

REVIEW "old school retro fun. Do you REALLY need this :) ?? "

 


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