R-5, R-8, R-8MKII: Adjusting Instrument Decay
The Roland R-5, R-8 and R-8MkII have an adjustable decay for each instrument.
Use the following procedure to adjust an instruments decay:
1) Press SOUND under EDIT.
2) Press 1 to select EDIT.
3) Tap the pad that triggers the instrument you wish to edit.
4) Use SELECT to select "DECAY."
5) Use the VALUE slider to adjust the decay of the instrument.
NOTE: Some instruments have two adjustable decay settings. For these
instruments, the first number represents the attack portion of the instrument
while the second number represents the body of the instrument.