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Roland SYSTEM-1m Plug-Out Synthesizer Module  

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The SYSTEM-1m is a semi-modular synthesizer with PLUG-OUT capability and a unique design that allows it to be used as a Eurorack module, table-top synth, or 19 rack-mount unit. In addition to being a... Read More

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Overview

The SYSTEM-1m is a semi-modular synthesizer with PLUG-OUT capability and a unique design that allows it to be used as a Eurorack module, table-top synth, or 19 rack-mount unit. In addition to being a powerful, standalone instrument, the SYSTEM-1m has an array of CV and Gate connections that allow it to be re-patched, and to interface with other modular synthesizer systems. The SYSTEM-1m™s CV and Gate connections combined with its ability to load classic Roland synth models like the SH-101 and PROMARS give it a power and flexibility that is simply unparalleled.

Modular for the Masses
Modular synthesizers are highly prized by musicians for their ability to make totally unique and interesting sounds. But they can demand a real investment of both time and money to create a fully functional instrument. The SYSTEM-1m takes the guesswork out of getting into modular with great sounds and the freedom to experiment right out of the box. The fully self-contained module can be placed in a rack or on a table. It can be powered by standard AC power. And it can be played from any standard MIDI keyboard or receive MIDI messages from your DAW. Just like you™d expect.

But the SYSTEM-1m goes way beyond standard synthesizer modules. With fully-lit, color coded patch points, you can experiment with reconfiguring its architecture and, when you'e ready, easily connect to a wide world of available synthesizer modules. In addition to functioning as a rack-mount or table-top unit, the SYSTEM-1m can be mounted in a standard Eurorack case and can be powered via integrated case power with the included adapter. Its versatile synth architecture integrates beautifully with existing modular setups - or it can be the heart of your first modular synthesizer.

A Collection of Classics
The SYSTEM-1m is a stunningly powerful instrument based on our more than 40 years of experience in designing synthesizers. It™s capable of an astonishing range of synth tones, from glistening arps to thunderous basses. But we'e also known for our lineage of iconic vintage instruments, sought after by musicians the world over. These include a long list of classic synths renowned for their identifiable character and genre-defining tone. And this is why we developed PLUG-OUT technology.

PLUG-OUT synthesizers use our Analog Circuit Behavior technology to perfectly replicate some of our most revered classics. They work like regular VST or AU compatible plugins in a DAW, with the SYSTEM-1m™s array of knobs and sliders creating an elegant, one-to-one control surface that works seamlessly. But you can also load PLUG-OUT synths directly into the SYSTEM-1m and switch between the internal synthesizer architecture and one of a growing number of PLUG-OUT Roland classics, like the SH-101, SH-2 and PROMARS - with no computer required.

All These Worlds Are Yours
While it provides a huge amount of synthesis power on its own, interconnecting the SYSTEM-1m with other modular gear creates a vast range of sonic possibilities. Its impressive oscillator section, sweet filters and snappy envelopes are sure to be welcome in any modular setup, no matter how big or small. But it™s the SYSTEM-1m™s combination of CV and Gate modularity, PLUG-OUT, and DAW integration that takes things into completely uncharted territory.

For example, load the SH-101 PLUG-OUT into the SYSTEM-1m and you essentially have a hardware SH-101 with modular capabilities - something that has never existed before. You can process external sources through the SH-101™s acclaimed filters, or load the SH-2 PLUG-OUT and use its formidable oscillator section to drive any number of available Eurorack filters and envelopes. The potential is staggering.

And while the SYSTEM-1 is designed to work on its own or as part of a larger modular setup, it conjures up some pretty neat tricks when connected to a computer. It™s a 24bit/96kHz audio and MIDI interface as well as a supremely powerful control surface with high-resolution controls and an intuitive, knob-per-function interface. You can even record all CV and Gate information directly to your DAW through the SYSTEM-1m™s patch points, making it possible to recall and playback complex patches and automation created with external modules - using just a DAW and SYSTEM-1m itself.

Features
  • Semi-modular synthesizer with PLUG-OUT capability
  • 16 Color-coded CV and Gate connections with LED lighting
  • Eurorack, table-top and 19 rack compatible using AC or Eurorack power
  • Versatile oscillators with six waveforms, Crossmod, Ring Mod, Sync and Color control
  • All parameters controlled with high-resolution knobs and sliders with LED indicators
  • -12 dB and -24 dB filter types with independent high-pass filters
  • Integrated delay, reverb and crusher effects
  • Record and playback all CV and Gate information with connected DAW
  • Tempo syncing for LFO and delay
  • 24-bit/96kHz audio and MIDI interface
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