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Boss Dr.Pad Drp-1

 

 

 

Boss Drp-1

audio demo Country: JAPAN
Weight: 1,1 Kg
Dimensions: 150 (w) x 168 (h) x 60 (d) 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 9V PSU DC -)+ or 9V battery, 30 mA for each module.

edit VOICE the machine is monophonic with a single 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.

drp pad1

The selected sample can be modified using these functions:


- pitch pad sensibility

- decay / duration

- pitch sweep (a kind of LFO)

- pitch tuning demo HEAR pitch tuning


 


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

sounds Instrument list: snare (x2), claps, cymbal, timpani and tamboutirine

 

Boss Drp-1





edit MODIFICATION
not much except classic circuit bending.
We did this some time ago:

bend1 bend2

Here a vid of another bending

 


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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

Waveshapper no source 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

 

Company: Boss
Model: Drp-1
Class: Drum pad
Dates: 1987
Display: none
Synthesis: PCM rompler
Resolution: 8 / 12 bits
N. PCM: 6 waves
Polyphony: 1 voice
Multitimbric: 1 part
Oscillator: 1 sample PCM
Filter: none
LFO: 1 pitch modulator
Envelope: 1 EG decay
Memory: none
Effects: none
PSU: 9VDC
Demo: 2

 

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FACTORY RESET

NOT KNOWN

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manual
Drp-1 / 2 / 3 MANUAL


manual
SCHEMATICS / SERVICE MANUAL


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decay pad pitch
awardSPECIAL AWARDS:
solid
PCM obsolete

solid
Retro Design


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REVIEW "old school retro fun :)"

manual manual
-retro design - obsolete
-cheap
- limited



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