Archive for the 'System-8' Category

Published by Nig on 29 Jun 2018

System-8 Version 1.20

New update for the System-8, plus a bank of patches and a new manual.

Update history
[ Ver.1.20 ] JUN 2018
Additional Functions
Please refer to the “Reference Manual” for detailed information in the [ Owner’s Manuals ].

Two types of variations were added to the oscillator ( FM x 2 ).
Five types of variations were added to the filters ( JUPITER-8, JUNO-106, Formant x 2, Harmonics ).
An overdub mode was added to the step sequencer.

Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.

Performances sometimes fail to be saved correctly.
Other minor bugs.

Download here.

Patches here.

And updated manual here. The reference manual shows all the variations available for the new FM oscillators and the variations for the filters. Looking forward to trying them out:-)

Published by Nig on 21 Dec 2016

Plug-outs for System-8

The Promars, SH-2 and System-100 plug-outs are now available in the Roland Content Store:-)

Roland Content Store

Published by Nig on 19 Dec 2016

JUNO-106 for System-8

Is now available from Roland, and very lush it sounds too:-)

Roland System-8 Update Page

Don’t forget to do a system reset to load the new 106 patches.

Published by Nig on 26 Nov 2016

System-8 to SH-101 Mapping

The controls on the System-8 are not that different from the System-1 so the diagram from the SH-101 plug-out should suffice in matching the controls, but in case there is a need for one I have created a new image showing the mapping:

sh101-sys8

Or, a PDF version is here

Published by Nig on 15 Nov 2016

Site Update

Added MX-1 and System-8 cheatsheets on the cheatsheets page, tho’ TBF, the System-8 one is just a list of the available CCs ATM.

Published by Nig on 05 Nov 2016

Roland Updates 04/11/16

Roland have announced an updated SH-101 Plug-out to make it compatible with the System-8, so it can now plug-out to the 8 as well as the System-1. The firmware for the System-1 has also been updated so that it works with the updated SH-101. The updated Plug-out also allows the System-8 to use the librarian contained in the Plug-out, which is nice:-)

Based on this upate, we can assume further updates will be made for the System-1 so that other Plug-out updates will work with it as well.