Scan code: LN82511 Manufacturer code: GR-55S BK

Roland - 'GR-55' Guitar Synthesizer

Roland - 'GR-55' Guitar Synthesizer, COSM Guitar Modeling, Powerful Pitch Detection Technology, MIDI

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Scan code: LN82511 Manufacturer code: GR-55S BK
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Roland - 'GR-55'
Guitar Synthesizer

roland gr-55

A New Era Of Performance!The Roland GR-55 is a revolution in guitar synthesis, it includes features the have never been available in any guitar processor whilst working as the fastest and most accurate processor ever thanks to newly developed pitch-detection technology. The integrated triple-core generator offers a world-class range of virtual guitars, basses, amps, and synth voices, giving you access tones and textures that have never been heard before. If you're onstage or in the studio, you have instant access to the GR-55’s epic library of ready-to-use sounds, from pop to rock and more, using quick-access category buttons.

The GR-55’s powerful triple-core engine is made up of two PCM synthesizers (with over 900 tones powered by the latest Roland synthesis technology) and COSM guitar modeling, featuring a huge array of guitar, bass, amp, and synth models. These combined technologies allow you to create unique and diverse sounds. For example, the “Metal Synth Lead” preset, combines two types of punchy and effective synth textures with an overdriven solid-body/humbucking tone for outstanding punch and power.

at a glance • A revolutionary fusion of guitar synthesis and powerful COSM guitar modeling
• Up to four sound sources at a time: two PCM synth tones, plus COSM guitar modeling and normal guitar input
• Over 900 of Roland’s latest fully editable PCM sounds, including pianos, organs, strings, vintage synths, and more
• Easy to use and easy to play with hundreds of great, ready-to-use sounds for rock or pop guitarists
• Advanced Roland technology provides superb sound quality and lightning-fast processing

Lightning-Fast Tracking

roland gr-55

Instant GratificationAs a result of Roland’s decades of research and dedication to guitar synthesizers and powerful new pitch detection technology, the GR-55 is without a doubt the fastest guitar synth ever. The COSM guitar-modeling engine requires no detection time, allowing the GR-55 to respond instantly and exactly as you play. The GR-55 detects pitch, velocity, and behavior for unprecedented response to your playing.

The GR-55 gives you instant access to a huge library of incredible sounds, without the need for any editing. The built-in range of ready-to-use presets (270, plus 297 user) makes the process each, with simple category buttons for finding the perfect sound fast. Select from hundreds of great presets for pop, rock, and more, and kick-start your song or jam with unique and effective sounds that will turn heads and excite the audience.

Easy To Use

roland gr-55

USB ConnectivityFor those less technically experienced, the GR-55 works in your favour. For customizing sounds, the EZ Edit feature (made famous in the GT-10) and large LCD makes the process simple and intuitive. For those wanting to delve deeper, the GR-55 offers massive range of controllable parameters. Professionals will appreciate the power of the GR-55 while beginners will love how quick and simple it is to operate.

The GR-55 conveniently connects the guitarist to the desktop music production thanks to its two USB ports. The rear-panel port can be used one for MIDI/Audio data communication; the side-panel port is dedicated to real-time playback of audio files from a USB memory device (sold separately). The GR-55 offers foot control of USB audio playback so you can keep your hands on your guitar.

GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Overview

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Sound Generator PCM: 2 tones
Modeling: 1 tone
Tones PCM: 910 types
Modeling: 23 types (guitar mode)
17 types (bass mode)
Effects MFX (Multi-Effects): 20 types
AMP (Preamp): 42 types
MOD (Modulation): 14 types
DELAY: 7 types
REVERB: 5 types
CHORUS: 4 types
EQ: 1 type
Patch Memory Guitar mode
Preset: 270 + User: 297
Bass mode
Preset: 90 + User: 297
AD Conversion 24-bit (GK Pickup)
24-bit + AF method ** (Normal Pickup)
DA Conversion 24-bit
Sampling Frequency 44.1 kHz
Nominal Output Level OUTPUT jacks: -10 dBu
GUITAR OUT jack: -10 dBu
Output Impedance OUTPUT jacks: 2 k ohms
GUITAR OUT jack: 2 k ohms
USB Memory Audio Player File Format: WAV, AIFF
Display Graphic LCD 240 x 64 dots
Connectors GK IN connector (13 pins DIN type)
GUITAR OUT jack (1/4-inch phone type)
OUTPUT L/MONO, R jacks (1/4-inch phone type)
PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)
MIDI connectors (IN, OUT) (5-pin DIN type)
USB COMPUTER connector (supports Hi-Speed USB, USB MIDI and USB Audio)
USB MEMORY connector (supports Hi-Speed USB Flash Memory)
DC IN jack
Power Supply DC 9 V
Current Draw 700 mA
Accessories AC adaptor
Owner's manual
Divided pickup (GK-3) (only for GK included model)
GK cable (5 m) (only for GK included model)
Dimensions Width: 405 mm
Depth: 244 mm
Height: 78 mm
Weight 3.3 kg
7 lbs. 5 oz.

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Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, COSM Guitar Modeling, Powerful Pitch Detection Technology, MIDI, USB Audio Foot Control is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a powerful unit Use GR55 with a loop machine and the possibilities are endless. You can also connect it to the computer. It is such a powerful unit that sometimes it is hard to comprehend its abilities.
Date published: 2020-08-14
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Roland - 'GR-55' Guitar Synthesizer
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