Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine

  • Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine
  • Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine
  • Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine
  • Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine

Roland Boutique TR-08 Drum Machine


Product in manufacturer's warehouseAvailable shortly: 2017-11



The Roland TR-08 is an obsessively detailed and faithful replica of the legendary TR-808—easily the most famous and influential drum machine ever made. After creating a monumental shift in the sound of music, the “808” has continued to shape and define entire genres. Beloved by musicians and producers the world over, it’s one of the most revered and sought-after electronic musical instruments of all time. The TR-08 brings the look, sound, and feel of the original 808—with stunning accuracy—to the Roland Boutique format. It blends attention to detail and respect for legacy with modern convenience and reliability.

  • Ultra-compact recreation of the legendary TR-808 drum machine

  • Retains the sound, character, and user interface of the original TR-808

  • Hands-on control including tone, level, tuning, and decay

  • Added Compressor, Gain, Tune, and Pan for selected instruments

  • Programmable via classic Step and Tap write modes

  • Sequencer has 16 steps with 16 sub-steps for detailed patterns and rolls

  • Continue playing beats even while switching between write modes

  • LED display for easier navigation and fine control of tempo and shuffle

  • Ten separate outputs via USB audio

  • Dedicated, track-selectable trigger output for controlling external instruments

  • High-quality construction with metal front panel

  • Highly portable for mobile music making

  • Includes DK-01 Boutique Dock for multiple-angle viewing

  • Battery-operated (4 x AA) or USB powered

  • Built-in powered mini-speaker for instant enjoyment

  • Compatible with optional Roland Boutique accessories

Outer Dimensions (cm) 30.8 x 13 x 5.1
Weight (kg) 1.3
Type Analog
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Roland Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software. It was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka on April 18, 1972. It has existed in different forms since 1960, making it relatively old among still-operating manufacturers of musical electronics. Known for hundreds of popular synthesizers, drum machines, and other instruments, Roland was one of the top names in professional music equipment in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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