Roland SH-01 GAIA
- Subcategory: Synthesizer
- Synthesis: 3-way Virtual Analog (Oscillator + Filter + Amp + Envelope for each section+ LFO)
- Keyboard: Velocity sensitive
- Keys: 37 keys
- Polyphony: 64
- Effects: Distortion, Flanger, Delay, Reverb, Low Boost
- Sequencer: Phrase Recorder (8 virtual tracks)
- Special Features: Clear user interface, perfect for sound design, with direct access to functions, battery operated
- Memory: USB Flash drive
- USB / MIDI: MIDI (In/Out), USB to Device, USB to Host
- Pedal/Controller Connection: Control Pedal
- Other Connections: 1 x Headphones, Line in, Line out
- Colour / Finish: White
- Size (WxHxD): 689 x 100 x 317 mm
- Weight: 4,2 kg
- Including: AC Power adaptor, manual and Tutorial DVD-ROM
- 37 Full size velocity sensitive key synthesizer
- Three virtual analogue synth engines each with a dedicated oscillator, filter, amplifier, envelope, and LFO
- Layer up to five simultaneous effects, including distortion, flanger, delay, reverb, low boost, and more
- 64-voice polyphony for massive sounds without note drop-out
- Logical hands-on control panel that's great for gigging and for learning synthesis
- Lightweight, compact body
- AC or battery power for portable convenience
- D Beam, arpeggiator, and Phrase Recorder onboard
- USB ports for saving user patches to USB flash drives, and for audio/MIDI connection to computers
- Stereo mini-jack input with centre cancel effect
- 64 Presets, 64 user, 64 USB patches
- Multiple synth control sections
- Multiple onboard effects plus controls
Roland SH-01 GAIA · Synthesizer
The Roland GAIA SH-01 synth uses three virtual analogue engines each with its own dedicated oscillator, filter, amplifier, envelope, and LFO to produce the tones of a vintage synth. However, there are no menus to navigate and no pages to scroll through, just analogue-style knobs and faders that drive the synth engines. The Roland GAIA synth's signal flow is simple to grasp, with logically arranged knobs, sliders, and buttons. Hands-on control and fat sound make the Roland GAIA synthesizer a joy for music students, songwriters, session players, and live performers of all styles and skill levels.
The Roland GAIA SH-01 37-velocity sensitive key synthesizer features a triple-stacked virtual analogue synth engine, comprising three complete synths with 64 note polyphony for thick, powerful sound. Three oscillators drive a trio of multimode, resonant filters, multi-shape LFOs, and amplifiers, plus nine envelope generators.
Layer up to five simultaneous effects for dozens of variations with the Roland GAIA synth. Onboard effects include reverb, distortion, fuzz, bit crash, flanger, phaser, pitch shifter, low boost, and delay with panning and tempo sync. Dedicated control knobs tweak the effects in real time.
The Roland GAIA SH-01 synthesier is easy to operate with a front panel that puts every control directly under your fingertips. No hidden menus, just play and operate the knobs and sliders, or wave your hands over the invisible D Beam for dramatic effects. The front panel follows the signal path from left to right and allows hands-on control during performance.
Connect the Roland GAIA SH-01 synthesizer directly to a Mac or PC via a USB cable and stream audio directly to DAW software. GAIA's USB port can also be used to transmit and receive MIDI data, and to store your patches and phrases recorded with the Phrase Recorder to a USB memory stick. An EXT input connects external audio sources such as an MP3-player to play along with songs or backing tracks.
Weighing less than 10-pounds, the Roland SH-01 GAIA synthesizer is lightweight, compact, and mobile. The Roland GAIA SH-01 synth can be powered via AC adapter or 8 rechargeable nickel-metal hydride AA batteries. Battery life for continuous use is approximately 5 hours.
Synthesizer · Roland SH-01 GAIA
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