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Roland T-8 AIRA Compact Beat Machine

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Create infectious tracks in seconds flat with the T-8 Beat Machine, a miniature rhythm factory loaded with legendary Roland TR drums plus bass from the inimitable TB-303. Craft on-the-fly acid jams or trap bangers with the intuitive 16-step sequencer, shape sounds with onboard controls, and flip and dice beats with hands-on tools that stimulate ideas and put the fun back into your flow.

Features
• Ultra-portable rhythm and bass machine with genuine Roland sounds
• Six rhythm tracks with sounds from the influential TR-808, TR-909, and TR-606 drum machines
• Bass track with sawtooth/square waveforms and hands-on controls derived from the TB-303 Bass Line
• Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology faithfully recreates the tonality and behavior of vintage Roland instruments
• Classic TR-REC drum sequencer with 64 user patterns and up to 32 steps each
• Advanced rhythm programming with probability, sub step, last step, and velocity
• Real-time recording and powerful performance features like step loop, mute, fill, reload, and pattern shift
• Color and process sounds with delay, reverb, overdrive, and sidechain compression
• Comprehensive connectivity with audio, MIDI, and sync I/O plus AIRA Link
• Class-compliant USB-C audio/MIDI interface - no drivers needed
• Lithium-ion battery with up to 4.5 hours of operation per charge
• Sturdy construction and high-quality rubber pads

Specifications
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)
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
Expected battery charging time: Approx. 3 hours
Dimensions WxDxH: 188 x 106 x 36.2 mm
Weight: 310 g
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