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Roland Release New XV Unit
The XV-5050 - presenting the beast in a smaller cage! 12/11/01
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Roland is proud to announce the XV-5050, an affordable 64-voice 1U rack size
synthesizer sound module based on the ground breaking, studio standard
As the highly regarded XV-5080 continues to fill studios thanks to its
massive feature set and unrivalled sound quality, the XV-5050 follows in its
footsteps with a 64-voice sound engine, complete with 4-Tone multiplex
synthesis and powerful Matrix Control.
In addition, recognizing the increasing influence of computer-based systems,
the XV-5050 sports a USB connector for USB-MIDI applications, along with S/P
DIF audio outputs (Coaxial & Optical), to ensure clear audio digital
Maintaining compatibility between Roland sound modules, the comprehensive
compilation of onboard preset sounds includes all preset patches from the
XV-5080 plus selected patches from the Fantom, along with a selection of
newly programmed patches. With two slots for optional SRX Wave Expansion
Boards, the maximum onboard wave memory extends to a staggering 192MB, with
zero loading time.
The XV-5050 brings inspiration, creativity and excitement to making music,
while meeting the latest music production demands at a very competitive
Features at a glance:
Affordable 64-voice, 16-part, 1U rack sized synthesizer
based on the XV5080.
High-end synthesis: Stereo 4-tone multiplex synthesis with
USB Connector for easy connection to PC.
S/P DIF coaxial and optical outputs.
24-bit D/A converters employed.
Preset patches of XV-5080, a selection of Fantom preset
patches along with newly programmed Patches.
Independent 24-bit SRV-3030 reverb, chorus and MFX with 90
types including COSM effects available in patch mode. When in performance
mode the MFX configuration can be chosen from a single MFX with 90 types or
three MFXs with 50 types.
Two SRX expansion slots: Total Wave resource reaches to
staggering 192MB equivalent.
Supports GM level 2.
Availability Early 2002