VS-2480DVD

Digital Studio Workstation

VS-2480DVD
Discontinued

The First V-Studio with DVD Archiving! The VS-2480DVD takes Roland’s best-selling 24-track workstation and makes it even better with the addition of a DVD multi-drive for storing up to 4.7GB of data. Naturally, the VS-2480DVD has all the great features of the original—including 64-track digital mixing, motorized faders and VGA monitor support. It’s also compatible with the new VS8F-3 Plug-In Effect Expansion Board, opening up a world of plug-in effects.

Massive 4.7GB Storage on Recordable DVD Discs

Thanks to a new DVD multi-drive, the VS-2480DVD lets users store up to 4.7GB of data on a single DVD disc. This is great for archiving an album’s worth of songs—no more saving across multiple CDs! Of course, CD-R and CD-RW discs can also be used for normal CD burning.

New Plug-In Support with Optional VS8F-3

The VS-2480DVD supports the use of VS Plug-Ins by installing an optional VS8F-3 Plug-In Effect Expansion Board. Up to four boards can be installed, and each is capable of running two high-quality plug-ins from Roland, or optional 3rd party plug-ins from developers like Antares, Universal Audio, Massenburg, McDSP and more. This is the ultimate V-Studio for producers and songwriters alike.

Tracks
Tracks: 24, V-tracks: 384 (16 V-Tracks per each Track)
Sample Rate
96.0/88.2/64.0/48.0/44.1/32kHz *Adjustable range with vari-pitch function, 22.00kHz to 98.00kHz (at 96kHz), 22.00kHz to 50.00kHz (at 48kHz)
Max. Simultaneous Recording/Playback Tracks
Sample Rate 48/44.1/32kHz: [16tr.Rec/16tr.Play(M24, M16, CDR), 16tr.Rec/24tr.Play(MTP,MT1/2, LIV, LV2)
Sample Rate 96/88.2/64kHz: [8tr.Rec/8tr.Play(M24, M16, CDR), 8tr.Rec/12tr.Play(MTP,MT1/2, LIV, LV2)
*Depending on the organization of the song data or the disk drive performance etc., the number of tracks which can be simultaneoulsly recorded or played back may be limited.
Frequency Response
96.0kHz:20Hz to 40kHz (+0dB/-2dB), 88.2kHz:20Hz to 40kHz (+0dB/-2dB), 48.0kHz:20Hz to 22kHz (+0dB/-2dB), 44.1kHz:20Hz to 20kHz (+0dB/-2dB), 32.0kHz:20Hz to 14kHz (+0dB/-2dB)
Projects
200 projects in each partition
Marker
1000 per project
Locator
100 (10 x 10 banks) per project
Scene
100 (10 x 10 banks) per project
Undo/Redo
999 Undo/1 Redo
EQ
4-band (2 schelving + 2 peaking) * Useful simultaneously at up to 48ch in both Input Mixer and Track Mixer
Dynamic Processor
Compressor, Expander *Useful simultaneously at up to 48ch in both Input Mixer and Track Mixer. Compressor+Expander *Useful simultaneously at up to 24ch in Input Mixer or Track Mixer. *If this type is used at Mixer section, Dynamics cannot be used in the other Mixer.
Effects
Max. 8 stereo (One pre-installed + 3 more optional VS8F-2)
Display
320 x 240 dots Graphic LCD (with backlit)
Power Consumption
80W (AC 117/230/240V)
Accessories
Demo CD, PS/2 Mouse, Short Cut Seal, AC Cord
Slim DVD MULTI Drive (Built-in Type)
Read speed
DVD-ROM: Max 8X CAV, CD-ROM: Max 24X CAV
Maximum Write speed
CD-R: Max16X Zone CLV, CD-RW: 4X CLV, High Speed CD-RW: 8XCLV, DVD-R: 2XCLV, DVD-RW: 1XCLV
Support Buffer Underrun Free Recording (SmoothLink™)
Size and Weight
Width
620 mm
24-7/16 inches
Depth
520 mm
20-1/2 inches
Height
138 mm
5-7/16 inches
Weight
13.4 kg
29 lbs. 9 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Downloads

Updates & Drivers

  • VS-2480 System Update Version 2.505 (SMF)

    This is the latest update for the VS-2480(CD, DVD). Please refer to the "VS-2480 Updating.pdf" for the update procedure.

    Note to PC Users:
    If you are having problems sending these files from your sequencer, or if you need a sequencer to send these files, download the PCSMF Update Application located here.

    Note to Mac Users:
    You will need the UPD SMF Update Application if you do not have access to a sequencer program.

  • T-Racks VS Plugin Update v1.002 (PC/Mac)

    This is the latest update of the T-Racks Dynamics and EQ Plugins for VS. Please read the NOTE below, as well as the “README!!InstallingPlug-InUpdates.pdf” included in the download folder for the update instructions.

    NOTE:
    The update files that you download and save to your computer from the link above are enclosed in a compressed zip file. These files will need to be extracted from the zip file before you can burn them to a CD.

  • Control Surface Drivers (MAC)

    These are the drivers needed to control popular software programs from the VS-2480.

  • Control Surface Drivers (PC)

    These are the drivers needed to control popular software programs from the VS-2480.

Support

If you have questions about operating your Roland product, please check our Knowledge Base for answers to the most common questions.
You can also contact our Product Support department by phone or email.
In addition, we have a library of Owner’s Manuals and Support Documents that you can download and reference.

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