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Roland SH-101
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Roland-SH101

Purchased new on July 14th, 1983 for CAN$ 468.68.

Second synthesizer. Used for some early collaboration projects and was then sold to buy a Yamaha RX-11 on October 31st, 1985.


Specifications:
  • Keyboard: 32 keys (F-Scale)
  • VCO:
    • Range: 16' / 8' / 4' / 2'
    • Pulse width modulation: 50% - min
    • PWM mode switch: ENV/Manual/LFO
    • Modulation depth control
    • Tune: +- 50 cents
    • Source mixer: Level controls (square, ramp, sub-oscillator, noise)
    • Sub-oscillator waveforms: 1 oct down square, 2 oct down square, 2 oct down pulse
  • VCF:
    • Cut-off frequency: 10 Hz - 20 kHz
    • Resonance: 0 - self-oscillation
    • ENV depth
    • MOD depth
    • Key follow: 0 - 100%
  • VCA:
    • Control signal select switch: ENV / Gate
  • ENV:
    • Attack: 1.5 ms - 4 s
    • Decay: 2 ms - 10 s
    • Sustain: 0 - 100%
    • Release: 2 ms - 10 s
    • Gate trigger select switch: Gate+Trig / Gate / LFO
  • Modulator:
    • LFO/CLK rate: 0.1 Hz - 30 Hz
    • LFO/CLK rate indicator
    • Waveforms: triangle, square, random, noise
  • Controllers:
    • Volume
    • Portamento: Time (0 - 3 s), Mode switch (Auto/Off/On)
    • Octave transpose: L/M/H
    • Bender lever: LFO MOD switch
  • Sequencer (100 steps max): Buttons and indicators (Load, Play)
  • Arpeggio: Buttons and indicators (Up, Up and Down, Down)
  • Others: Buttons and indicators (Hold, Key transpose), Switch (Power on/off), Indicator (Power)
  • Jacks: Output, Headphones, CV output, Gate output, Hold, External clock input, Modulation grip input
  • Dimensions: 570(W) x 80(H) x 311(D) mm (22.4" x 3.15" x 12.2")
  • Weight: 4.1 kg (9.02 lb) without batteries
  • Accessories: 2.4m connection cord, BR-2 x 6