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Roland SP-404MKII Creative Sampler and Effector
Carefully refined through community feedback and extensive research and development, Roland SP-404MKII is the ultimate SP sampler. It's faster and better than ever, with a vivid OLED display, expressive new pads, expanded effects, fluid sequencing and sampling and a massive library of authentic sounds to inspire your music.
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Roland SP samplers are the bona fide kings of performance-based beatmaking, celebrated for their distinctive sound and ability to create rapid-fire beats anywhere, anytime. Carefully refined through community feedback and extensive research and development, Roland SP-404MKII is the ultimate SP sampler. It’s faster and better than ever, with a vivid OLED display, expressive new pads, expanded effects, fluid sequencing and sampling and a massive library of authentic sounds to inspire your music.
- Vivid OLED display for visual waveform editing, full menu access and more
- 17 velocity-sensitive RGB pads with no-click design for smooth playability
- Faster workflow with quick startup and load times, 16GB internal storage, low-latency pads and rapid sample editing
- Compact, ultra-lightweight 2.6 lb design with versatile power options: USB-C, mobile battery (via USB-C port), six AA batteries or included AC adaptor
- Extensive onboard effects including SP classics like Vinyl Simulator and DJFX Looper plus new Lo-fi, Cassette Simulator and Resonator effects
- Dedicated Vocoder, Auto Pitch, Harmony, Guitar Amp Simulator and Anti-Feedback processing for the mic/guitar input
- 32-voice polyphony, 160 samples per project and 16 internal projects for expanded programming possibilities
- Blazing onboard sample editing with realtime or auto-chop mode, auto BPM detect, envelope, pitch shift and resampling for layering sounds and phrases
- Pre-loaded sound library with 144 high-quality, professionally recorded samples and patterns
- Extensive customization options with removable metal faceplate, downloadable outline template, multiple screensavers and personalized startup logos
- Upgraded I/O includes 1/4" line in/out, 1/4" mic/guitar input, 1/4" and 1/8" headphones outputs and 1/8" TRS MIDI in/out
- New resampling workflow for re-recording with various effects for detailed sound design
- Audio capture and streaming supported with mobile devices and computers via USB-C*
- Skip Back Sampling' to automatically capture up to 40 seconds of audio from your last performance
- VariPhrase encoder for high-quality timestretching of pitch and speed parameters
- Bus FX for layering multiple effects with customizable routing for creating intricate sound textures
- Adjust quantization before or after recording and tweak shuffle percentage across multiple note resolutions to customize swing
- Pattern sequencer with the ability to create full songs with BPM per bank, ideal for running backing tracks or programming performances
- Sequence patterns with realtime loop recording or TR-REC step input
- Motion recording for capturing dynamic changes to sub step, pitch and velocity
- Set shuffle and time signature (1/4–7/4) per pattern
- Chain patterns for automatic playback and use Pad Link to trigger up to four samples with a single press
- Adjustable delay on the MIDI clock output for tight sync with external instruments
- DJ Mode enables new live performance approaches with the ability to mix two audio files or patterns, manipulate eight cue points per sample, adjust fader curves, sync external MIDI instruments and more
- SP-404MKII editor app (standalone and AU/VST3 plug-in) for Mac and Windows provides direct sample access, detailed waveform editing, sample management, pad assignment and import of MIDI files and legacy SP-404SX and SP-404A projects
*A supported iOS mobile device with a Lightning connector can be connected to SP-404MKII via USB-C using the appropriate Apple adaptor cable. SP-404MKII must be powered with the included Roland PSD AC adaptor or six AA batteries (sold separately) in this circumstance. See the SP-404MKII Reference Manual for more USB-C connection info.
Bigger, better, faster, stronger
SP-404MKII has everything people love about its predecessor with some serious upgrades, like 17 ultra-expressive pads and updated knobs for smooth, hands-on control. Beatmaking is even quicker with a speedy boot time, swift project loading and sample import and easy project access via 16GB of internal storage. Longtime users and new beatmakers alike will feel right at home with the intuitive layout and classic SP effects, plus a revamped sampling and sequencing workflow, Skip Back Sampling for quick performance capture, DJ mode to mix beats live and more.
People who make music with SP samplers love the rapid workflow, portability and tactile approach they offer. SP-404MKII takes this experience even further, retaining a lightweight-yet-rugged design while adding features that make it even easier to create in any scenario. Bang out beats anywhere with AA or mobile battery power, capture audio from or stream direct to your mobile device via USB or collaborate with a partner using the dual headphone outputs and mic/guitar input.
A sampler with soul
With SP-404MKII's vivid OLED screen and zoomable waveform view, sample editing is smooth like butter. Chop up samples by tapping out edit points in real time or use auto chop to slice samples automatically, and then finesse them with envelope and pitch shift. Convert any pattern to a sample with the press of a button, transforming complex programming into manageable loops for quick song building. And with Skip Back Sampling, you can instantly grab those golden moments by capturing up to 40 seconds of audio from your last performance.
All about effects
Process, flip, and twist your sounds with legendary SP effects and a selection of new classics. SP staples like Vinyl Simulator and DJFX Looper are now joined with powerful additions that include Lo-fi, Cassette Simulator and Resonator. Layer and route multiple bus effects and motion record effect parameters for intricate sound textures and dynamic playback, or plug into the mic/guitar input and jam with ready-to-go Vocoder, Auto Pitch, Harmony and Guitar Amp Simulator effects.
SP-404MKII is filled with tools to create unique patterns and infuse performances with fresh energy. There's adjustable quantize and shuffle, a Roll button for variable note repeat and BPM-per-bank for instant tempo changes. Use Pad Link to fire off multiple samples at once and Pad Mute Automation to drop them in and out during tracks. Organize patterns for different sets and chain them together for playback. With ultra-tight synchronization, you can expand your setup with external MIDI gear and perform with multitrack files exported from your DAW – no laptop required.
Dive into beatmaking with the pre-loaded sounds in SP-404MKII's blazing-fast 16GB of internal memory. There's a huge collection of curated samples to choose from and plenty of room to augment them with your private sound stash. You can now load even more sounds at once, with 160 samples across each project for expanded performance and beatmaking combinations.
Break beats, not banks
You shouldn't need to take out a bank loan to make beats or produce tracks. SP-404MKII is more powerful and more affordable than ever, making it easy to add its rapid workflow and characteristic sound to your existing setup. And with all it can do, SP-404MKII may be the only piece you need for production and performance.
You work hard to be a unique artist, so why play on cookie-cutter gear that looks like everyone else's? Personalize your SP-404MKII with your own style or branding for a look that's as distinctive as your sound. Grab the faceplate template to create custom overlays, style your startup screen with personalized logos or select a screensaver that matches your vibe. (Colored control knobs pictured are sold separately and not available from Roland.)
SP-404MKII app, sample packs and more on Roland Cloud
Download the SP-404MKII app from Roland Cloud Manager to go even deeper with your Mac or Windows computer. Access more detailed waveform editing, assign samples to pads and import MIDI files and legacy SP-404SX and SP-404A projects for remixing and updating. You can also use the editor within your DAW workflow thanks to AU and VST3 plug-in support. Don't forget to check out the exclusive Beat Maker Sample Pack series, which offers new sonic material from legendary sound designers and musicians to inspire your next production.
|Included from Manufacturer||Power supply|
|Number of Keys||None|
|Programs/Presets||160 samples per project
16 internal projects
Pre-loaded sound library with 144 samples
|Voices of Polyphony||32|
Guitar amp simulator
|Sequencer||Pattern length: 1 to 64 bars
Resolution: 480 ticks, quarter note
Recording method: realtime loop recording or TR-REC step input
Motion recording for sub step, pitch and velocity
|Sampling||Onboard sampling via 1/4" stereo line in, mic/guitar input or 1/8" stereo input
Skip Back Sampling always records line out signal independently of sampling/resampling (40 seconds maximum)
|Internal Storage Capacity||Storage via SD card slot with support for SDHC cards up to 1TB|
|MIDI||In, Out, USB|
|USB Port (to Host)||MIDI, System Updates, Editor/Librarian/Patch Manager|
|Audio Inputs||Dual 1/4" stereo line input
1/4" mic/guitar input with input gain control
|Audio Outputs||Dual 1/4" stereo output
1/4" stereo headphone output
1/8" stereo headphone output
|Onboard Controllers||17 × velocity-sensitive RGB pads with no-click design|
|Expansion||SD card slot with support for SDHC cards up to 32GB|
|Product Weight||2 lb 7 oz.|
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