XV-5050

64-Voice Synthesizer Module

An Affordable XV Synth for Today’s Musician.

  • SRX
  • USB
  • GM2
  • COSM

An Affordable XV Synth for Today’s Musician.

The XV-5050 64-Voice Synthesizer Module gives musicians access to Roland's flagship XV sound engine without breaking the bank. This space-saving 1U rack module offers four stereo Tones per patch, expressive Matrix Control and thousands of inspiring presets-expandable via high-quality SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards. There are also three independent effects processors, digital outputs, plus a new USB port for easy connection to PCs. Don't compromise your sounds. Get the best for less!

  • - Affordable, 64-voice synth module based on acclaimed XV-5080 synthesis engine
  • - Stereo 4-Tone architecture and Matrix Control for ultra-expressive sounds
  • - Includes all presets from XV-5080, select Fantom* patches and all-new sounds
  • - Front-panel USB port simplifies MIDI connection with USB-equipped PCs
  • - Superb sound quality: 24-bit D/A converters and S/PDIF digital outputs
  • - 24-bit reverb, plus chorus and 90 multi-effects including COSM effects
  • - Expandable via two optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards
  • - Convenient 1U rackmount design
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Our Flagship Sound Engine

The XV-5050 may be small in size, but it’s big on sound. Look inside and you’ll find the same powerful synth architecture used in the acclaimed XV-5080— complete with four stereo Tones per patch and expressive Matrix Control. You get all the patches of the -5080, plus a selection of sounds from Roland’s Fantom* workstation and more. And with two slots for optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards, up to 192MB of first-class sounds can be accessed instantly.

Onboard Effects and Digital Outputs

In addition to amazing sounds, the XV-5050 includes three independent effects processors loaded with some of Roland’s finest effects. There’s everything from 24-bit reverb to silky-smooth chorus, plus 90 multi- effects including COSM Guitar Amp Modeling. All three effects processors are available in Patch or Performance mode, enabling you to create lush multitimbral sequences. And with 24-bit converters and digital outputs in S/P DIF and optical formats, your music will be reproduced with the utmost clarity and detail.

Easy USB Connection

If you make music on a PC, you’ll appreciate the XV-5050’s front panel USB port. Just load the USB driver from the included CD-ROM and suddenly MIDI cables are a thing of the past. (Of course, the XV-5050 is equipped with standard MIDI connections as well). Now desktop musicians can add Roland’s powerful XV-Series sounds and effects to their music with the simplicity of USB! With its compact size and digital outputs, the XV-5050 is the perfect addition to any modern musician’s studio.

Parts
16
Max. Polyphony
64
Wave Memory
64MB (16-bit linear equivalent)
Waveforms
1,083
Expansion Slots
Wave Expansion Board SRX-Series: 2 slots
Preset Memory
Patches:1,024 (128 x 8 Banks) + 256 (GM2) Rhythm Sets: 16 (2 x 8 Banks) + 9 (GM2) Performances: 64 (32 x 2 Banks)
User Memory
Patches: 128, Rhythm Sets: 4, Performances: 64
Effects
Multi Effects (MFX) : 90 Types *Three different Multi-Effects (50 Types) can be used simultaneously in Performance Mode. Chorus: 3 Types, Reverb: 5 Types, System EQ: 2-band per each 4 outputs
Display
20 characters 2 lines (backlit)
Connectors
Headphones, USB, A (MIX) Output (L/Mono, R), B Output (L, R) (or Individual Output 1—4), MIDI (In, Out, Thru), Digital Audio Outputs: S/PDIF (COAXIAL, OPTICAL)(24-bit, 44.1kHz), AC Inlet
Power Consumption
9W (AC 117/230/240 V, 50/60Hz)
Accessory
CD-ROM (XV Editor, USB Driver)
Option
Wave Expansion Board (SRX Series)

Size and Weight

Width (W)
482 mm19 inches
Depth (D)
220 mm8-11/16 inches
Height (H)
44 mm1-3/4 inches
Weight
2.6 kg5 lbs. 12 oz.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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