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Reluctant sale of a classic machine. I'll leave the fine print hyperbole to Vintage Synth:

"One of the very best drum machines ever. It has excellent sounds which can be expanded by adding additional sound cards (808 and 909 cards). Great rock, electronic, ethnic and industrial style drumkits! Most of the sounds are editable - tune, decay, attack, nuance, output, etc...

But its coolest tricks are the Feel Patches which give your program a human-like groove! The sounds are ROM based samples, the R-8 has 32 note polyphony, 68 instruments, 100 patterns and 10 songs! The R-8 later became the R-8mkII with more memory and sounds. It is used by Orbital, Underworld, Jimmy Edgar, Autechre, 808 State, Dave Holmes, Fluke, Human League and The Shamen."

In my opinion: this drum machine is worth the price of admission for the demo song alone. I could listen to that twice in a row.

It's a pretty robust workhorse with deep programability.

The output options are pretty great too if you want to send out drum hits to individual outs.

The unit has been well maintained. Sounds fat. Has a power supply and a bonus carry case and footswitch (see pic).

This unit comes with the 'Jazz Brush' sound card + 4 memory cards (see pictures).



Prefer if pick up from Auckland CBD, but willing to negotiate shipping.
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  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

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