Scan code: LN101318 Manufacturer code: MC-101

Roland MC-101 Groovebox 4 Track Sequencer

Roland MC-101 Groovebox, 4 Track Portable Sequencer, 16 RGB Pads, Battery / USB Powered, Import Custom Sounds and Loops

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Scan code: LN101318 Manufacturer code: MC-101
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Roland - 'MC-101'

roland mc-101

Small Size. Massive Groove.The Roland MC-101 allows you to produce and perform music anywhere, anytime, without any clutter or complications. The MC-101 GROOVEBOX features all the high-end sounds, sequencing, and effects of the professional MC-707, in a smaller four-track version that’s easily portable anywhere.

Make a start with instant access to inspiring collection of ready-to-go sounds and patterns, or you can create your own easily. Create a unique style by importing custom sounds and loops that sync to tempo. You can perform with the MC-101, triggering clips and editing your sounds with instant, hands-on control.

Amazing Features • Small compact design and battery power capabilites makes it easy to transport anywhere
• Four-track sequencer designed for creating modern electronic and dance-focused music
• Features iconic instruments including the TR-808, TR-909, JUNO-106, and SH-101
• Built-in beats, phrases, and sounds, all expertly designed by renowned artists
• Import your own sounds using the built-in sample player

Pocket Production Studio

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Easily PortableThe MC-101 is a professional production tool that shares the sounds and many of the capabilities of bigger models like the MC-707. There are several advantages in the MC-101 being small.

It is a solid and light unit which runs for around five hours on four AA batteries, so you can design sounds, create drum patterns, and create musical phrases almost anywhere.

Roland haven’t compromised on features either, you can produce fully-fledged professional tracks or make backing tracks and accompaniment for a live performance.

Turn A Creative Spark Into Fire

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Explore & ExperiementThe MC-101 features a four-track sequencer designed for creating modern electronic and dance-focused music. You can use the 16 RGB pads to create drum, bass, and synthesizer patterns and create your own original music.

Immerse yourself in a musical playground, where you can combine loops and one-shots with melodic phrases including your own MIDI sequences and imported audio recordings to your hearts content. You can also compose and chain clips, rearrange, re-sample, record automation, and more!

A Portable Studio Full of Vintage Gear

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Recreate ClassicsThe MC-101 comes with the most advanced synth engine Roland have ever made, the ZEN-Core Synthesis Syste. This gives you the Roland sounds that have defined electronic and dance genres for over forty years.

Iconic instruments such as the TR-808, TR-909, JUNO-106, and SH-101 are all found in the MC-101, ready to recreate classic sounds or be combined, tweaked, and processed into completely new sounds.

Expandable Sounds, Patterns, & Phrases

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ZEN-Core Sound PacksYou can create compositions from a curated collection of projects with built-in beats, phrases, and sounds, all expertly designed by well-known artists and sound designers, with even more available to download.

The MC-101 is also compatible with ZEN-Core Sound Packs, so when you’re ready for more sounds, or want to experiment with new genres and styles, you can change things up easily.

Play Your Own Custom Audio In Perfect Sync

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Import Your Favourite sOundsEach track comes with a powerful sample player allowing you to import your own custom sounds. Use your own voice, or the sound of your favorite instrument from your computer.

Imported audio can sync with the MC-101’s tempo or be processed with the wide range of built-in effects and hands-on controls.

Produce Tracks Ready to Stream or Perform

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Huge Range of EffectsWith the MC-101’s huge range of pro effects, your music sounds clear and well produced. Each track has independent effects processors with a wide number of variations.

Chorus adds depth to pads and other synth sounds. Delays and reverbs create a range of spaces and add movement to delicate sequences. Overdrive, distortion, and amp simulation add dirt and intensity into synths, guitars, drums and more.

You can also run your whole mix through master effects like filters, bit-crushers, and a master bus compressor that bring it all together with punch and clarity.

Produce & Share With The World With A Single Cable

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Easy ConnectivityWhen you’re ready to develop your tracks further, or share your compositions with friends and fans, just connect the MC-101 to your computer with a single USB cable.

It features advanced USB audio interface capabilities and can record a whole mix or all four parts to individual tracks in your DAW. Or sample sounds from your DAW to capture backing tracks, stems, or the sound of a favourite software synth for your next live performance.

Roland MC-101 GROOVEBOX for Beatmakers and Mobile Producers

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Sound Generator ZEN-Core (Tone, Drum Kit)
Track Type Tone, Drum Kit, Looper (Audio Loop)
Maximum Polyphony ZEN-Core: 128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)
LOOPER: 4 (varies according to the available number of Looper track)
Tracks 4 tracks
Clips 64 clips (16 clips per track)
Clip Type: Tone, Drum Kit, Looper (Audio Loop), it varies according to the track type.
Tones Preset Tone: 3,000 or greater
Preset Drum Kit: 80 or greater
User Sample (as a Tone or Drum Kit): available by importing form SD CARD
Looper Sample (as a clip of Looper track): available by importing from SD CARD
Available total time for User Sample: 12 minutes in mono, 6 minutes in stereo (44.1 kHz)
Available format of User Sample: WAV 32–96 kHz/16 bits, 24 bits (mono, stereo)
Available total time for Looper Sample: Approx. 60 sec (44.1 kHz)
Available format of Looper Sample: WAV 44.1 kHz/16 bits, 24 bits, 32 bits, 32 bits float (mono, stereo)
Effects Track Multi-Effects: 90 types
Track EQ
Chorus/Delay: 9 types
Reverb: 7 types
Master Effects: 90 types
Master Compressor
Master EQ
Step Sequencer Maximum Step: 64 steps
Available on a Tone or Drum Kit Track
Looper Time Stretch, Pitch Shift
Available on a Looper Track
Display 16 characters, 2 lines LCD (with backlit)
External Storage SD Card (SDHC supported) for saving Project Data and Audio Data
Connectors PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type
OUT(L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
USB port: USB B type (Audio, MIDI)
Current Draw 500 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use Alkaline battery (AA, LR6): Approx. 3 hours
Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6): Approx. 4.5 hours
This can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use
Accessories Owner's manual
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
SD Card (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
SD Card Protector (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
Dimensions Width: 224 mm
Depth: 132 mm
Height: 61 mm
Weight (including batteries) 716 g
1 lb 9 oz
Product Type z12
PC Interface N/A
Connectivity (Input)
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 1 x USB Type B
Connectivity (Output)
  • 1 x 1/4" Balanced / Unbalanced (L/R)
  • 1 x 3.5mm Stereo mini phone jack
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 1 x USB Type B
Dimensions (mm) 224 x 61 x 132 (WxHxD)
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN101318
Model Number MC-101
GTIN 4957054513856

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Roland MC-101 Groovebox 4 Track Sequencer
Roland MC-101 Groovebox 4 Track Sequencer