Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad
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Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad Overview
Roland SPD-SX & SPD-SX PRO Sampling Pad Comparison
SPD-SX with OCTAPAD, "SPD-SX STEP" Performed by Michael Schack
SPD-SX with DJ Gear #1 (Stick-play version) Performed by MASAKing
The Roland SPD-SX sampling pad is the ultimate percussion instrument for any musician looking to expand their sound. This innovative sampling pad features Roland's most advanced triggering and sampling technology in an easy-to-use instrument, offering a huge selection of dynamic sounds that can be controlled with its highly responsive trigger pads. With four gigabytes of internal memory providing up to six hours of mono sampling. This sampling pad has the capacity to capture your musical inspiration whenever creativity strikes. The SPD-SX is perfect for any live performance or studio work, allowing limitless customization to create a unique setup tailored to your needs. The SPD-SX sampling pad is ready to unleash your creativity.
Intuitive Interface With Large Backlit Display
The SPD-SX features a large backlit LED screen that makes navigating settings and programs simple. Easily customize kits, samples, effects and more with dedicated buttons and value knobs. The SPD-SX's interface is intuitive to understand right out of the box, allowing you to start creating and performing quickly.
Multi-Effects Engines Provide Real-Time Modification
The SPD-SX includes three simultaneous multi-effects that can be used for real-time modification of your samples. Choose from a variety of effects like filters, pitch shifter, delay, reverb and more to manipulate your sounds during a live performance or studio session. Tweak parameters of the multi-effects to create truly unique sounds tailored to your music.
Sample and Playback Audio of Any Source
Easily capture audio from any source using the SPD-SX's audio inputs and onboard sampling features. Sample from a microphone, audio interface or even a turntable thanks to the sampling pad's 1/4" audio input. The SPD-SX supports both WAV and AIFF audio file formats for added flexibility. Playback your samples with the SPD-SX's responsive trigger pads and modify sounds in real time using the multi-effects engines and interface controls.
Dynamic Sounds and Internal Drum Kits
In addition to its sampling capabilities, the SPD-SX includes a variety of dynamic sounds and drum kits that are ready to play right out of the box. Choose from acoustic drum and percussion sounds as well as electronic tones. Easily layer additional sounds on top of kits using the SPD-SX's sampling features for an unlimited range of combinations. With 16 internal drum kits and space for more than 1,000 of your own samples, the creative possibilities are endless.
- Unique sampling pad concept—the only instrument of its kind in the world
- 2GB internal memory, enabling approximately 360 minutes of sampling (mono) without requiring external memory
- Nine velocity-sensitive rubber pads, two external dual-trigger inputs
- Easy capturing and assignment of audio data through Multi-Pad Sampling
- Three units of multi-effects onboard, with two real-time control knobs and four dedicated effect buttons
- Individual Pad Dynamics indicators show pad status and audio-level activity during performance
- Expanded USB functionality (USB Mass Storage, USB MIDI/AUDIO, USB Memory)
- Wave Manager software included for easily importing, assigning and organizing samples
- Large backlit LCD