Roland T-8 Aira Compact Beat M ...

£149.00 Available to Order

Roland T-8 Aira Compact Beat Machine

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£149.00

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Stock expected 23rd April 2024

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Manufacturer's ID: T-8

What we say:

At A Glance:

The Roland T-8 Aira Compact Beat Machine combines some of Roland's most iconic equipment into a compact and portable instrument. The sound of Roland's TR drum machines and the TB-303 bass synth have been the backbone of multiple styles of electronic music and here for the first time, they're packaged together in one tiny package using Roland's Pioneering Analog Circuit Behavior technology. Plus, with its internal rechargeable battery, powerful sequencing and effects, the T-8 brings a fresh approach to creating music that you can take with you everywhere you go.

Features We Love:

TR Drums

The powerful 32 step drum sequencing lets you take control of the iconic sounds of the Roland TR-808, TR-909, and TR-606 drum machines that have been recreated with beautiful detail.

TB-303 Bass Line

Instantly recognisable, the sound of the TB-303 bass synth has been used on countless songs and has often been paired with the TR-808, making the T-8 the perfect combo for creating new electro jams.

Powerful Sequencing

T-8 lets you choose the workflow that works best for you and offers real-time recording, plus powerful performance features like step loop, mute, fill, reload, and pattern shift.

Effects

The built-in effects really let you take the sound of your beats to the next level. Add delay, reverb, overdrive, or even sidechain compression. The T-8 may be small, but the end result sounds huge!

Connectivity

T-8 is ready to be integrated into your set-up with MIDI and sync connections, plus it is Aira Link compatible, for easy syncing with your Aira gear. The T-8 is also a class-compliant audio and MIDI interface, offering you easy recording and control via your computer or smart device.

Music on the Move

The internal rechargeable battery offers up to 4.5 hours of performance time, meaning you can take the T-8 out busking or write and perform anywhere that doesn't have power outlets.

Who Is It For?

Musicians and producers looking to create electronic music on the go.

Highlights:

  • Authentically recreates the sound of classic Roland hardware
  • Powerful effects including side chain compression
  • Rechargable battery lets you bring your songwriting with you

Specification

User Patterns 64
Step Sequencer Rhythm instrument parts x 6
Bass part x 1
32 steps
INST tone BASS DRUM
SNARE DRUM
HAND CLAP
TOM
CLOSED HIHAT
OPEN HIHAT
BASS
Effects DELAY, REVERB, OVERDRIVE, SIDE CHAIN
Display 7 segments, 4 characters (LED)
Connectors SYNC (IN, OUT) jacks: Mini phone type
MIX (IN, OUT) / PHONES jacks: Stereo mini phone type
MIDI (IN, OUT) jacks: Stereo mini phone type
USB port: USB Type-C® (Audio, MIDI)
Power Supply Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Obtained via USB port (USB bus power)
Current Draw 500 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use Approx. 4.5 hours
These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Expected battery charging time Approx. 3 hours
To charge the unit, use the USB port of a computer or a commercially available USB power supply adaptor (5 V, 500 mA or higher).

Customer reviews

Overall Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

Alan B. - 22/2/2023

Fun little beat + bassbox. Solid drums, hours of 303 fun.

Seb O. - 18/12/2022

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