SYSTEM-500 521

Based on the classic SYSTEM-100M modular synthesizer, the SYSTEM-500 is a fully analog recreation of one of the most revered electronic instruments of all time. Newly designed in Eurorack format, the SYSTEM-500 delivers the classic character and functionality of the original with the advantages of a modern instrument. The SYSTEM-500 is made to exacting standards with top-quality components and solid controls, with a collaborative production process between Portland, USA and Hamamatsu, Japan. And it’s surprisingly affordable, turning the fantasy of finally owning this legendary instrument into reality.

Description

FEATURE

Classic System. New Format.

The SYSTEM-500 consists of Eurorack format modules that you can mix and match in any combination to create the ultimate Roland modular synthesizer. Each module is completely analog and has been designed for maximum compatibility with the world of contemporary synthesizer and effects modules. The SYSTEM-500 is a compact, powerful system that opens up vast possibilities for sound design and musical exploration.

521 Dual VCF

The 521 Dual VCF (voltage controlled filter) module features two separate low pass filters for modifying the timbre of audio sources. Each filter has its own dedicated controls for frequency cutoff, resonance, and a fixed high pass filter with two switchable cutoff points. Audio and CV input mixers on each channel allow the blending of multiple audio signals and modulation sources.

CONTROLLERS

SPECIFICATIONS

Controllers

SIGNAL IN 1 slider
SIGNAL IN 2 slider
SIGNAL IN 3 slider
MODULATION IN 2 slider
MODULATION IN 3 slider
HPF switch
FREQUENCY knob
RESONANCE knob


Connectors

SIGNAL IN 1 jack: Miniature phone type
SIGNAL IN 2 jack: Miniature phone type
SIGNAL IN 3 jack: Miniature phone type
OUT jack: Miniature phone type
KEY IN jack: Miniature phone type
MODULATION IN 2 jack: Miniature phone type
MODULATION IN 3 jack: Miniature phone type


Power Supply

Eurorack power


Current draw

40 mA (+12 V)
40 mA (-12 V)


Accessories

Owner’s Manual
Leaflet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY”
Eurorack installation screws (4 pcs)
Eurorack power cable


SIZE AND WEIGHT

Width

81 mm
3-3/16 inches
16 HP


Depth

58 mm
2-5/16 inches


Height

129 mm
5-1/8 inches


Weight

203 g
8 oz


INTRODUCING
PERFECT SOUND

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