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Roland Boutique TR-08 Rhythm Composer


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Roland Boutique TR-08 Rhythm Composer Product Description

The Roland Boutique TR-08 Rhythm Composer brings the addictive tone and qualities of the legendary TR-808 drum machine to the present day in an intuitive, affordable format. Crafted with extreme precision to perfectly replicate the drum machine that sculpted so many musical styles, the TR-08 packs the incredible sound, character, and original user interface into an ultra-compact configuration. Equipped with a 16-step sequencer for innovative patterns, the Roland TR-08 Rhythm Composer also gives you complete hands-on control over parameters such as tone, tuning, level, decay, plus some newly added parameters for selected instruments. The Roland TR-08 puts a truly mythical instrument in your hands, giving you complete control and freedom to explore a sound like no other. 

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Technical Specs


Authentic recreation of the drum machine that shaped so many musical styles: The Roland TR-808

Genuine sonic characteristics, response, and feel of the original

Replicated user interface that is true to the TR-808's pioneering style

Interface design ensures true hands-on control

Added features for certain instruments, including a Compressor, Pan, Tune control, and Gain control

16-step sequencer provides astonishingly detailed pattern programming with 16 sub-steps to provide plenty of options for creative sequencing

Classic Step and Tap write modes give you plenty of choice and control over your drum sequences

Vibrant LED display ensures simplistic navigation and precise tempo/shuffle control

High-quality, rugged construction with a durable and rigid front panel made from metal

USB audio signals can be split into 10 separate outputs

Beats can be played whilst switching between the different write modes

Control external instruments using a versatile dedicated trigger output


User Memory

Pattern, Intro/Fill-In: 16 Bank (12 x 16 Pattern, 4 x 16 Intro/Fill-In)

Sequencer Steps

Steps: 16 Steps with 16 Sub-Steps


BD: Bass Drum

SD: Snare Drum

LC: Low Conga

MC: Mid Conga

HC: Hi Conga

LT: Low Tom

MT: Mid Tom

HT: Hi Tom

CL: Claves

RS: Rim Shot

MA: Maracas

CP: Hand Clap

CB: Cow Bell

CY: Cymbal

OH: Open Hi-Hat

CH: Closed Hi-Hat


Volume Knob

Start/Stop Button

Tempo Knob

Bank/Tempo/Shuffle Button

Fine/Value Knob

Mode Selection Knob

Pattern Clear

Pattern Write 1st Part/2nd Part

Manual Play

Rhythm Track Play


Instrument/Track Selection Knob

Clear Button

Basic Variation Selector Switch & Indicator

Auto Fill-In Selector Knob

Trigger Out Track Select Button

Accent Level Knob

Instrument Level Knob (All Instruments)

Tone Control Knob (BD, SD, CY)

Decay Control Knob (BC, CY, OH)

Snappy Control Knob (SD)

Tuning Control Knob (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT)

Voice Selector Switch (LC/LT, MC/MT, HC/HT, CL/RS, MA/CP)

Pre-Scale Selector Switch

Step Button (1-16) & Indicator

I/F Variation Switch

Tap Button

Menu/Sub-Step Button

1st Part/2nd Part Indicator

Power Switch




7 Segments, 4 Characters (LED)


Trigger Out: Mono Mini-Jack

Headphones: Stereo Mini-Jack

Output: Stereo Mini-Jack

Mix In: Stereo Mini-Jack


USB: Micro-B Type (Audio, MIDI)


Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery (AA, HR6) x 4 (Approx. 6 hours life under continuous use, dependent on battery specifications, capacity, and conditions of use)

Alkaline Batters (AA, LR6) x 4

USB Bus Power (500mA Current Draw)


Dimensions: 308mm (W) x 130mm (D) x 51mm (H) / 12.125'' (W) x 5.125'' (D) x 2.0625'' (H)

Weight: 1.3kg / 2lbs 14oz. (Including batteries & Boutique Dock)


Boutique Dock (DK-01, Black)

Owner's Manual

DK-01 Owner's Manual

"Using The Unit Safely" Leaflet

4 x Alkaline Battery (AA, LR6)

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