Hardware vs software: Ryan Halifax created this head-t0-head comparison of the classic Roland TR-909 drum machine and its virtual recreation for the iPad, NineOnine.
“Of course, the Roland TR909 has a wider range compared to the iPad version,” notes Halifax. “But come on: $1.99 to $1199.00!”
Check out the comparison and let us know what you think.
- 16 step drum sequencer
- 10 user defined presets
- 9 drum instruments
- 8 drum patterns (4 x 2 banks)
- 4 preset tracks
- Knob zoom for easier handling
- Effects rack (Reverb, Delay, BitCrush and Pan)
- Record and export loops in 16bit/44.1kHz stereo WAV format
Planned include Wi-Fi MIDI sync & full sound synthesis.