Roland XV-5050 64-Voice Synth Module

Roland Updated: 2009-02-10 RSS
Roland XV-5050 64-Voice Synth Module

The XV-5050 64-Voice Synthesizer Module gives musicians access to Roland's flagship XV sound engine without breaking the bank. This space-saving 1U rack module offers four stereo tones per patch, expressive Matrix Control and over a thousand inspiring Presets-expandable via high-quality SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards. There are also three independent effects processors, digital outputs, plus a new USB port for easy connection to PCs. Don't compromise your sounds. Get the best for less!

* Affordable, 64-voice synth module based on acclaimed XV-5080 synth engine
* Stereo 4-tone architecture and Matrix Control for ultra-expressive sounds
* Includes all presets from flagship XV-5080 module, plus all-new sounds
* Front-panel USB port simplifies MIDI connection with USB-equipped Macs and PCs
* Superb sound quality: 24-bit D/A converters and S/PDIF digital outputs
* 24-bit reverb, plus chorus and 90 multi-effects including COSM™ effects
* Expandable via two optional SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards
* Convenient 1U rackmount design
* Windows and Mac control software available

Our Finest Sounds
Look inside the XV-5050 and you'll find the same powerful synth architecture of Roland's flagship XV-5080—complete with four stereo Tones per patch and expressive Matrix Control. You get all the patches of the -5080, plus a selection of sounds from the new Fantom workstation and all-new patches.

Studio-Quality Effects and Digital Outputs
In addition to amazing sounds, the XV-5050 includes three independent effects processors with everything from 24-bit reverb to chorus, plus 90 multi-effects including COSM® Guitar Amp Modeling. And with 24-bit converters and digital outputs in S/PDIF and optical formats, your music will be reproduced with the utmost clarity and detail.

Easy USB Connection
If you make music on a PC, you'll appreciate the XV-5050's front panel USB port. Just load the USB driver from the included CD-ROM and suddenly MIDI cables are a thing of the past. (Of course, the XV-5050 is equipped with standard MIDI connections as well.) Now you can get XV-quality sounds with the simplicity of USB.

An "SRXpandable" Module
With two slots for Roland's SRX-Series Wave Expansion Boards, you can customize your XV-5050 with up to 192MB of quality-focused sounds. Each expansion contains 64MB of new sounds and patches, and can be user-installed in seconds. With five expansions currently available and more under development, the XV-5050 will sound fresh for years to come.