VS8F-3

Effects Expansion Board

VS8F-3
Discontinued

Put Plug-In Power In Your V-Studio! The VS8F-3 Plug-In Effect Expansion Board is an easy and affordable way to add powerful plug-in effect processing to your V-Studio. Each board is capable of loading two high-quality plug-ins from Roland and 3rd party developers (sold separately). To get you started, there are five Roland plug-ins included right out of the box. And the sound quality is top-notch—thanks to 56-bit internal processing and up to 96kHz sound quality.

BUNDLED ROLAND EFFECTS:

Roland Stereo Reverb
A brand new, true Stereo Reverb from Roland. Great for giving your drums and vocals a rich spatial effect, or while processing stereo-mic'd tracks.

Roland Tempo Mapping Effect
The Tempo Mapping effect will let you sync a delay to the tempo of your song.

Roland Pre-Amp Modeling
The Pre-Amp Modeling Effect gives you more options for warming up your vocals and acoustic instruments.

Roland Mastering Toolkit
This enhanced version of the very popular Mastering Toolkit has multi-band dynamics and loads of other tools.

Roland Vocal Channel Strip
This is a brand new Vocal Channel Strip including a Compressor/Expander, Enhancer/De-esser, EQ, Pitch-Shifter, Chorus and Delay.

DOWNLOADS

Brochures

Updates & Drivers

  • VS8F-3 Plug-Ins Legacy Update (PC/Mac)

    Here are the latest updates of all the VS Plug-Ins available for the Legacy VS recorders (VS-1680/1880/1824CD). This includes: T-Racks Mastering Plug-Ins, Antares Auto-Tune, McDSP Chrome Tone, TCR3000 Reverb, UA 1176 and LA-2A Compressors, and the Roland VS8F-3 Plug-in package. 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.
    You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your Macintosh (needed for OS 10.2.x or below). If you're using Mac OS X 10.3.x or above, then you will not need Stuffit Expander.

    When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.

    You can get WinZip from the following link:http://winzip.com

    You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/

  • 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.

  • Universal Audio 1176 Compressor Legacy Update (PC/Mac)


    This is the latest update of the UA 1176 Compressor Plugin for Legacy VS recorders (VS-1680/1880/1824CD). 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.
    You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your Macintosh running Mac OS X (10.3.x) or above. When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.
    You can get WinZip from the following link:
    WinZip
    You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:
    Stuffit Expander

  • Universal Audio LA-2A Compressor Legacy Update (PC/Mac)



    This is the latest update of the UA LA-2A Compressor Plugin for Legacy VS recorders (VS-1680/1880/1824CD). 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.


    You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your Macintosh running Mac OS X (10.3.x) or above. When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.

    You can get WinZip from the following link:

    WinZip


    You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:

    Stuffit Expander

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.

Owner's Manuals

Support Documents

  • VS8F-3 Workshop 01: Mastering the Mastering Tool Kit

    This booklet takes you deep into the heart of the VS8F-3’s Mastering Tool Kit, or “MTK,” plug-in, explaining how to produce tight, punchy CDs from your finished mixes. You’ll find detailed explanations of the MTK’s EQ and dynamics processors, and a wealth of advanced tips.