Sonic State Studio / Recorders / ROLAND VS 880

Average rating: 8.6/10 out of 10

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Randall Barnett a Professional user from U.S.A. writes:
First if you can't record on tracks 7&8 it's because you record compression is set to MAS and not MT1 or MT2. MT1 has a slightly better sound quality than MT2 but both sound pretty good. It is tricky to use without a manual but if you mess with it enough you'll figure it out. It's part of the fun. I use mine with Sonar software as a control surface and it works great.

Rating: 9 out of 10 posted Saturday, 04-Mar-06 at 9:6
hexaranius clarver a Professional user from us writes:
well if your here you must be thinking about purchasing one of these. Let me just say that this was what introduced me to digital recording. Wow what a tool!!!!! These have become so cheap that I would say the fx alone are nearly worth the used price you'll come to find...........BUY IT //// When YOU FINALLY UPGRADE YOU WILL MISSS THIS

Rating: 10 out of 10 posted Thursday, 05-Dec-02 at 22:20
Patricia a Professional user from Sweden writes:
Just buy one second-hand and your audio-life will get a whole new meaning. This amazing piece showed me the road into professional audio engineering. Now I´m stuck and happy. Are you prepared to take this step, so buy it!

Rating: 10 out of 10 posted Tuesday, 30-Oct-01 at 9:41
NormVogel a hobbyist user from USA writes:
I forgot to mention -- the display is VERY difficult to read.

Does anyone know of a digital recorder with a large drive that can record synths on ALL 8 channels and does track bouncing easily? If i could find such a unit, i would (gladly) sell this!

Don't get me wrong -- I really like this unit, but the limitations are very frustrating!

Norm

Rating: 7 out of 10 posted Friday, 12-Oct-01 at 18:53
NormVogel a hobbyist user from USA writes:
I own the VS-880EX. To keep this short:

GOOD POINTSS: Great sound, easy to use (for recording),

POOR POINTS: Channels 7 & 8 cannot be used for instrument input -- "optical" input only. Track bouncing is a nightmare.

Rating: 7 out of 10 posted Friday, 12-Oct-01 at 18:47
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