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Roland D20

This is my synthesizer.

Roland D-20

Here is synth specifications:

The Roland D-20 sounds very similar to the D-50. The patches are 100% compatible with the Roland D-10 and D-110.

D-20 Specifications:

Synthesizer Section
Keyboard: 61-key, velocity sensitive
Maximum Polyphony: 32 voices
Number of Multitimbral Parts: 8
Memory Capacity Timbres: Internal 128 (editable)
Memory Capacity Patches: Internal 128 (editable)
Memory Capacity Rhythm Sets: Internal 32, User 32
System Common Effects: Reverb (8 types)
EFX: 13

Sequencer Section
Data Storage: 3.5" Micro Floppy Disk (MF-2DD)
Data Format: standard Roland D-20 format
Tracks: 8 Tracks
Internal Memory: 16,000 notes
External MFD: 35,000 notes (Song Data)
Max. Length of Song: 500 measures

Others
Display: 16 characters x 2 lines backlit LCD
Connectors: Output (L(Mono)/R), Hold, Start/Stop, Phones,
Punch in/out, MIDI IN / OUT / THRU
Dimensions: 1014(W) x 301(D) x 106(H) mm(40" x 12" x 4")
Weight: 10.1 kg(22 lbs 4 oz)

To anyone !!! Here are mp3 of D-20 demo-songs, please have them here: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 and song description is here.

If you are interested for some hidden features of D20, please look here.

I have a lot of tones for it and excellent tone-editing program, please look here.

For all the citizens of sunny Holland! I scanned and published Volume 1 of Roland D-20 manual (on beautiful Dutch language). Here are described basic terms and settings of this synth.

English version now also available. Furthermore - now became available Russian version of this manual - Volumes 1 & 2.

German version of manual added.

Volume 1 on Dutch (554 К)

Volume 1 on English (1.8 M)

Volume 1 on Russian (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 - totally 56 K)

Volume 1 on German) (1,75 M)

Good news! I finished to scan Volume 2 of Roland D-20 manual. Anyone can use it !

Volume 2 - whole book on English (2,9 M)

Volume 2 - whole book on Russian (216 K)

Volume 2 on German (6,26 M)

 

Or on English by chapters:

 

Contents

Contents (41 K)

Chapter 1 - Multi Timbral Mode

Chapter 1 - Multi Timbral Mode (180 K)

Chapter 2 - Recording

Chapter 2 - Recording (637 K)

Chapter 3 - Edit

Chapter 3 - Edit (678 K)

Chapter 4 - Applications of the D20

Chapter 4 - Applications of the D20 (276 K)

Chapter 5 - Data Transfer

Chapter 5 - Data Transfer (197 K)

Chapter 6 - LA System

Chapter 6 - LA System (76 K)

Chapter 7 - Trouble Information

Chapter 7 - Trouble Information (114 K)

Chapter 8 - Appendix

Chapter 8 - Appendix (195 K)

Roland D20 Exclusive Messages

Roland D20 Exclusive Messages (112 K)

MIDI Implementation

MIDI Implementation (350 K)

 

Service Manual for Roland D-20 finally found somewhere... Please, enjoy!

 

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