Jupiter-50 Synth Giveaway

To mark the release of its new free sound library for the Jupiter 50/80, Jupiter Synth Legends, Roland is also sponsoring a Roland Jupiter #SynthLegends Giveaway.

Synth fans in the U.S. can enter the contest for a chance to win a Jupiter-50, pre-loaded with the sounds from the Jupiter Synth Legends Volume 1 sound collection. Details are available on the Roland Facebook page.

Roland Jupiter 50 In Depth (Sneak Preview)

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Here’s a sneak preview of the upcoming Roland Jupiter-50 keyboard synthesizer, via sonicstate.

The Roland Jupiter-50 inherits the sounds and Live Set architecture of the Jupiter-80, but packs them into a relatively lightweight keyboard.

Roland synth specialist Gareth Bowen talks about the synth engine of the Jupiter-50 and demonstrates what it can do, responds to the controversy over using the ‘Jupiter’ name and looks at how the keyboard can work in a DAW setup.

Roland Intros iPad Patch Editor For Jupiter-50 & Jupiter-80 Synthesizers; Should Other Companies Do The Same?

Roland today introduced JP Synth Editor (App Store link) – a free iPad patch editor for the Jupiter-50 and Jupiter-80 synthesizers.

Here’s a video introduction to the JP Synth Editor:

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Roland Jupiter-50 Review

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Dan Goldman takes a deep look (30 min) at the new Roland Jupiter-50 keyboard synthesizer, the portable version of Roland’s Jupiter-80 synthesizer.

The Jupiter-50 inherits the sounds and Live Set architecture of the Jupiter-80, but packs them into a relatively lightweight keyboard.

The Jupiter-50 offers the synthesizer and acoustic tones found in the Jupiter-80. With the Jupiter-50, though, Roland puts the synth engine in a portable instrument designed for live performance.

Goldman’s bottom line? “It’s a great board. You really are getting the quality of sound that’s in Roland’s flagship synthesizer.”

via musicradartv

Roland Jupiter-50 Synthesizer First Look

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This video is a first look at the Roland Jupiter-50 synthesizer, which was introduced at this year’s Musikmesse.

Keyboard editor Stephen Fortner takes a look at the new Jupiter-50, with an overview of the synth’s architecture, lots of audio demos and his first impressions.

via KeyboardMag

Roland Jupiter-50 Synthesizer Puts Jupiter-80 Power Into A Portable Keyboard

Roland Jupiter 50

At Musimesse 2012, Roland announced the Jupiter-50 synthesizer, the second release in its contemporary Jupiter-series keyboards.

The Roland Jupiter-50 inherits the sounds and Live Set architecture of the Jupiter-80, but packs them into a relatively lightweight keyboard.

Inside, the Jupiter-50 is equipped with a sound engine that is the sonic equal of its predecessor. The Jupiter-50 offers all of the SuperNATURAL synthesizer and acoustic tones found in the Jupiter-80. Four separate sound engines can be stacked together to create classic synth tones and massive voices.  Users can also import Jupiter-80 sound data into the Jupiter-50.

With the Jupiter-50, though, Roland brings this synth engine to a portable instrument designed for live performance. It offers a 76-note weighted keyboard, with a color-coded front panel that’s designed to be intuitive to navigate.

The Roland Jupiter-50 Synthesizer

A USB Song Player/Recorder lets you play backing tracks or record performances to USB flash media. The Jupiter-50 can also act as a USB audio/MIDI interface, making it easy to integrate the synth with popular computer music software.

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