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Roland jv80

info Country: Japan
Weight: 9 Kg
Dimensions: 990 (w) X 305 (h) x 85 (d) mm
audio demo trend price : 150€
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Roland JV-80
Multitimbral Synthesizer (1992)

 

Successor of the D-70 last of the "D" series, the JV-80 is the first machine of the successul JV line.
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roland jv80

info KEYBOARD 61 velocity keys with aftertouch.
Main panel features a 40 x 2 lines display, 58 push buttons and 8 sliders for real-time parameter control (cutoff, resonance, tune, pan).

On the left section a single pitchbender / modulation controller and 3 sliders for volume, presence (cutoff-resonance) and assignable function.

Rear panel terminal connectors:
- Midi interface
- main signal out
- headphones out
- 2 slots for PCM and data cards
- damp pedalswitch input
- 2 assignable pedal inputs for sustain / program change / others.



 

edit TECH main core IC H8/532 (Hitachi hd6435328f) system manages up to 28 voices polyphony or PCM TONES. DAC is a Burr Brown PCM69AP.


polyphony


STRUCTURE a basic JV-80 patch is composed by 4 tones (or PCM samples) with individual settings:
- keyzone assignment
- pitch tuning
- stereo panning position
- delay start time
- crossmodulation FXM demo Hear XFM on square

 



wave WAVETABLE
inernal 4 Mb ROM contains 129 PCM samples at 16-bits resolution, mainly a wide selection of bread and butters for all kind of music and tastes.
The internal ROM can be expaned using either SO-PCM cards or SRJV cards.


rom wav multitimbralThe ROM table is basically organized into 3 categories: acoustic, basic waves and drums

demo Hear ALL internal waves






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EXPANSION the JV is expandable fitting 2 kind of expansions:
- PCM card inserted into the frontal slot (SO-PCM series 1/2 MB)
- SRJ-V board (usual size is 4 or 8 MB).

SR-JV LIST SO-PCM LIST
SR-JV80-01 POP  
SR-JV80-02 ORCHESTRAL  
SR-JV80-03 PIANO  
SR-JV80-04 VINTAGE SYNTH  
SR-JV80-05 WORLD  
SR-JV80-06 DANCE  
SR-JV80-07 SUPER SOUND SET  
SR-JV80-08 KEYBOARDS OF THE 60's & 70's  
SR-JV80-09 SESSION  
SR-JV80-10 BASS AND DRUM  
SR-JV80-11 TECHNO COLLECTION  
SR-JV80-12 HIP HOP  
SR-JV80-13 VOCAL COLLECTION  
SR-JV80-14 ASIAN  
SR-JV80-15 SPECIAL FX Collection  
SR-JV80-16 ORCHESTRAL II  
SR-JV80-17 COUNTRY Collection  
SR-JV80-18 LATIN Collection  
SR-JV80-19 HOUSE Collection  
SR-JV80-98 EXPERIENCE promotional board.
SR-JV80-99 EXPERIENCE 2 promotional board.



multitimbral NOTE: There are 21 SR-JV available with different instrument styles, but only the first 3 were projected for JV80/880 series mainly for the structure algorithm and the EFFECT DSP that improved JV series with the following model JV1080.

SO-PCM1-01 Piano Selections
SO-PCM1-02 Guitar and Brass
SO-PCM1-03 Rock Drums
SO-PCM1-04 Grand Piano
SO-PCM1-05 Accordion
SO-PCM1-06 Baroque
SO-PCM1-07 Orchestral FX
SO-PCM1-08 County/Folk/Bluegrass

Note: SO-PCM cards are also compatible with:
- Roland JD-990
- Roland JV1080
- Roland JD-800 (only PCM, not programs)

card

 

 

Eg ENVELOPE each TONE features 3 EGs:
- EG1 AMP: segments + 3 times, 8 velocity curves + key follows option.
- EG2 FILTER: 4 segments + 4 times.
- EG3 PITCH: 4 segments + 4 times, Keyfollow + random Pitch ratio.

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Eg LFO up to 2 delayed low oscillators, 7 shapes with adjustable symmetry offset : triangle, sinewave, sawtooth, trapezoidal, random1 and random2 - sample-hold.
The LFOs destinations are: TVF filter, TVA amplitude and stereo panning.
Some extra modulation functions are note retrig and sync to LFO.

lfo

demo Hear all LFO shapes
demo Hear LFO symmetry offset range
demo Hear random1 vs random 2 mode

 



filter FILTER
digital resonant TVF - Time Variant Filter - provides 2 modes:
- TVF lowpass
- TVF highpass

filter tvf demo Hear Lowpass on white noise
demo Hear highpass on white noise

The TVF features also keyfollow function with +/- 200% harmonic content cutoff over octaves.




multitimbral PERFORMANCE
the JV engine is multimbric and manages up 7 parts (+1 drum) parts each with assignable parameters:
- Midi channel assign
- keyboard zone assign
- stereo panning
- volume gain
- effect amount
- pitch tuning
- variable tuning scale: equal, just and arabic.
- portamento set
- analog feel function

roland jv880 demo Hear two parts multitimbric (synth+bass)
demo Hear analog feel range




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EFFECT digital DSP features basically 2 kind of effects that can be edited with minor parameters:
- reverb: 8 presets 2 ROOM, 2 STAGE, 2 HALL and 2 DELAY demo Hear
- chorus: 3 presets of choruses/flanger with variable rate and depth demo Hear

 

 

 

edit MEMORY:
- RAM 64 patches
- RAM 16 performances
- RAM 1 rhythm set
- ROM 128 patches
- ROM 16 performances
- ROM 1 rhythm set.
TIP: RAM doubled using l Data card model Roland M 256 / M512.

 

battery replacement

 

 

 

edit EDIT some programmers for computer:
-Soundquest (MAC/PC, $$$)
- JV Tool (PC + Linux) FREE URL


jv880 editor




edit MAINTENANCE I did personally had troubles with tact switches that were getting hard to push.


tact switches

standard tact switches replaced!





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RELATED FAMILY:

roland jv880 rackount JV-880 rackmount version with same characteristics + extra AUX outs
roland jv880 rackount JV-30 (1992) simpified JV80 oriented to GS-GM compatibility
jv35 JV-35 (1993) 28 voices - updated JV-30 with bigger memory and some extra features VIDEO
roland jv50 JV-50 (1994) 61 keys, 28 voices. Same as JV 35 with sequencer and floppy drive VIDEO

roland jv90

JV-90 (1994) 76 keys - 28 voices - updated JV-80 synth series VIDEO
roland jv1000

JV-1000 (1994) 76 keys - 28 voices- workstation with sequencer VIDEO

JV keyboard series then replaced by XP series

roland1080 JV-1080 (1994) 64 voices - rackmount modules updated then to JV-2080.


 

demo AUDIO DEMO

demo track: jv80 factory 1
demo track: jv80 factory 2
demo track: jv80 factory 3
demo track: jv880 factory 1
demo track: jv880 factory 2
demo track: jv880 factory 3
demo track: my track 100% JV
demo track: chariot fire*
demo track: chronologie 2*
demo piano: satie
demo piano: tim burton
demo Epiano: dx7 rhodes
demo Organ: pipe Bach
demo Organ: lounge farfesa
demo Guitar: classic
demo Harp: arpeggiator
demo Brass: ultima fanfare
demo Flute: simple
demo Vibraphone: mystery
demo Vibraphone: twin Peaks
demo Voice: doh dah
demo Bass: analog
demo Bass: slap
demo Bass: line
demo Bass: pan trick
demo Bell: arpeggio
demo Bell: trance
demo String: orchestral
demo Pad: jd800
demo Pad: clear
demo Pad: too much TVF
demo Pad: dark Shinigami
demo Pad: bright
demo Pad: void
demo Pad: very simple JV
demo Pad: water
demo Pad: drama
demo Pad: cheesy 90
demo Pad: shimmer box
demo Pad: choir mix
demo Synth: complex evol
demo Synth: 8 bits game
demo Synth: minimooga
demo Synth: evil ASH
demo Synth: A.Wilder?
demo Synth: saw saw saw
demo Synth: delay me
demo Synth: voice reverse
demo Synth: good
demo Drums: kit
demo Drums: endworld
demo Drums: cymb reverse
demo Drums: t800
demo FX: industrial mood
demo FX: jv like
demo FX: space hulk
demo FX: be kind rewind
demo FX: underwater
demo FX: FMX Oscillation
demo XP: all LFO / LFO offset
demo XP: LPF / HPF
demo XP: XFM crossmod
demo XP: reverb / chorus

* sequenced by Fabien Royer (could not contact him)


videoVIDEO

Piano and Strings Armeggedon Roland JV80 Analog Synth Patches
Piano and Strings demo2 Analog Patches

 



Company: Roland
Model: JV-80
Class: synthesizer
Keyboard: 61 keys
Dates: 1992
Synthesis: PCM rompler
Resolution: 16 bits
ROM size: 4 MB
N.waves: 129 PCM
Polyphony: 28 voices
Crossmodulation: yes
Multitimbric: 8 parts
Oscillator: 4 PCM
Filter: LPF / HPF
LFO: 2 modulators
Envelope: 3 EGs
Memory: 64 slots
Effects: 11 fx
CPU: H8/532
DAC: BB PCM69AP
Demo: 65

 

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JV-80 FACTORY RESET PROCEDURE:


1. Turn on the JV-80 while holding the NUMBER 8 button.
2. Once the unit has turned on, press ENTER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REVIEW "Sounds nice like all early JV, very affordable in these days"

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-srjv option -limited sound edit
-cheap
-obsolete
   



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