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Roland M-VS1

 

 

 

Roland mvs1

info Country: Japan
Weight: 2,6 Kg
Dimensions: 482 (w) x 165 (d) x 44 (h) mm
audio demo trend price : 100€
manual demo video comments

Roland M-VS1
Vintage Synth Sound Expansion (1995)

 

The sound expansion series are budget rackmount version of SR-JV cards for Roland JV expanders e.g JV-1080 or keyboard workstations / XP-50.

The MVS-1 is the module version of the SR-JV80-04 VINTAGE SYNTH expansion board.

vintage synth
module roland

info RACKMOUNT 1 unit module with 11 buttons and a 7-segments display.

Rear panel terminal connectors:
- Midi interface
- main output
- signal line input (signal not processed)


Front panel terminal connectors:
- headphones.

 


 

edit TECH core 16 bits microcontroller HF6415108F (part of HD6415 - h8 / 510 / 500 family) manages 28 voices polyphony.

STRUCTURE MVS1 synthesis is based on PCM rompler subtractive synthesis and each patch is composed by 1, 2, 3 or 4 PCM samples layers. The module is more like a preset machine since all sounds are ready to go and it not possible to edit from direct panel - most parameters can be changes only using an external Midi SYSEX strings generator.

architecture

 

edit PCM WAVETABLE the 16 MB internal ROM contains 255 PCM samples at 16-bits resolution. Some famous names stand out of the PCM e.g. Jupiter 8 Saw, Prophet 5 square, OBX Brass, Mellotron choir, Vp-330 Choirs, Ob, JP-6 square and more.

samples
FULL PATCHLIST




edit PERFORMANCE
Module is multitimbric and handles 7 parts + 1 drum.
Each part can be set with a single patch with variable multitimbral parameters:
- reverb and chorus level amount
- volume / panning amount
- pitch detune
- Midi channel assign


module tech

 


edit
FILTER section is based on digital TVF - Time-Variant-Filter - and 3 modes:
- lowpass
- bandpass
- highpass.


filter

 


edit
LFO 2 modulators features 7 shapes: triangle, sinewave, sawtooth, trapezoidal, random, sample & hold and a variation called chaos random.
Modulator destinations are:
- LFO 1: amplitude
- LFO 2: filter


LFO
demo hear LFO sample and hold on filter .




edit ENVELOPE
each layer features 3 EGs:
- EG1 amplitude: 4 stages ADSR
- EG2 filter: 4 stages ADSR
- EG3 pitch: 4 stages ADSR.


decay
demo
hear slow attack on Solina samples




edit
EFFECTS the module manages:
- 3 X choruses
- 8 X reverbs
- 2 X delay.
TECH: This section also cannot be edited or applied to a specific multitimbral part but to master out.

 


edit
MEMORY:
- 17 performances
- 255 patches
- 8 rhythm sets
- 1 global system setup.

mvs1 inside
TECH: There is no patch RAM slots but machine can bulk dump data to Midi exclusives.


 

edit RELATED FAMILY:

series roland

Same engine with different internal waveset:

M-Bd1 BASS DRUM - Drum kits
M-Dc1 DANCE - loops and sample
M-Oc1 ORCHESTRAL
M-Se1 STRINGS - orchestral strings
M-Gs64 CANVAS - GM-GS Midi module

roland SR-JV80-04

SR-JV80-04 VINTAGE SYNTH board features same sounds. This expansion set is for JV, XV and XP series.
The vintage board is also famous to have a dedicated patchset for the module Roland JD-990.
The MVS1 is basically the equivalent of the Srjv-04 vintage with same sounds from classic keyboards and synthesizers (Mellotron, Hammond, Moog) +famous drum machines like TR-909 or CR-78.

SRX7 ultimate keys contains all waveforms from MVS-1 - for XV and phantoms series

Roland Integra Roland Integra module contains all MVS-1 waveforms

 

 

demo AUDIO DEMO

demo factory demo (by Mitsuru Sakaue)
demo factory demo 2 (by Akihiro Kaseda)
demo factory demo 3 (by Adrian Scott)
demo Mellotron: stairway demo
demo Mellotron: salmacis
demo Mellotron: W.satin (ho difeso)
demo EP: mellow
demo organ old farfisa
demo Organ: Hammond Leslie
demo Organ: lord purple
demo Organ: D50 soft
demo Bass: Minimoog-like
demo Bass: well it is a 303
demo Bass: analog raw
demo Bass: SH.sinth
demo synth: additive Jarre RMI
demo Synth: so '70 solo
demo Synth: filter sweeper
demo synth: oldies '70 but goodies
demo Synth: baroque lead legato
demo Synth: RIP KEITH lucky
demo Synth: sync lead
demo Pad: Solina and the Lost Patrol
demo Pad: glass
demo Pad: sample and hold
demo Pad: a '90 chill pad
demo FX: Znation have mercy
demo FX: rumble
demo FX: digital Zilog wind
demo  




video VIDEO SELECTION

"mellotron cliche" on Roland MVS1 vide2 vintage synths
Mellotron Vintage Synth Expansion vintage synths


 

Company: Roland
Model: M-VS1
Class: Synth Module
Dates: 1995
Price: 100€
Synthesis: PCM rompler
N. samples: 255 PCM
Resolution: 16 bits
Polyphony: 28 voices
Multitimbric: 8 parts
Oscillator: 4 PCM
Filter: LPF / HPF / BPF
LFO: 2 modulators
Envelope: 3 EGs
Memory: 255 slots
Effects: 13
CPU: h8 / 510
Demo: 17

 

manual
MANUAL


manual
-ROLAND M-VS1 service MANUAL

 


FREE MVS1 sample "melltron" for Kontakt

Gift from us :) edit

DOWNLOAD

 

mellotron ad
demo original brochure

 

minimoog
demo original advert

 

mimi synthcat MVS1
demo demomimì the synthcat

mvs1

motherboard
Same era
vintage-ROM modules:

- EMU Vintage keys

-Akai SG01V

 


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bang for the buck

bang for the buck
BANG for the BUCK! nervous interface edit

comment

REVIEW"A LOT of good glorious sounds from the past in a single cheap rompler rack! Too bad MVS1 cannot be really edited."

manual manual
-classic sounds - edit / display
-cheap
- no memory



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