Home > Studio Gear > Audio And Midi Interfaces
Designed for live use, the SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler expands the sounds of the Roland AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer for a powerful combination of sample and percussive synthesis. The fast, hands-on approach of the acclaimed SP-series performance samplers is a perfect fit for the impressive rhythmic effects and iconic step-sequencer of the Roland AIRA TR-8.
All of the functions and features of the popular SP-404SX are contained in the SP-404A, including its distinctive 16-bit linear sampling, 29 onboard DSP effects, smooth FX switching, and 12 professional performance pads. Plus, a new library of sounds curated by sample-industry leader Loopmasters are provided via the included SD card.Whether used standalone or controlled by the TR-8, the SP-404A makes for an intuitive and inspiring addition to the AIRA range of performance instruments for DJs, musicians, and producers.
Maximum Polyphony: 12 voices
Samples: 120 (12 samples × 10 banks) (stored on SD card)Patterns: 120 (12 patterns × 10 banks) (stored on SD card)
Sampling Time (Total time for all samples):
The maximum sampling time (size) for a single sample is approximately 180 minutes in stereo (2 GB). The following shows the approximate total sampling time of the samples that can be stored on one SD card.
Card capacity / Stereo (Mono)1 GB / Approx. 90 min. (180 min.)2 GB / Approx. 180 min. (360 min.)4 GB / Approx. 360 min. (720 min.)8 GB / Approx. 720 min. (24 hours)16 GB / Approx. 24 hours (48 hours)32 GB / Approx.48 hours (96 hours)
Since the SD card included with the SP-404A contains preload data, the available sampling time will be less than the time above.
Data Format: 16-bit linear (.wav/.aiff)
Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
Maximum recordable notes: Approx. 16,000 notesResolution: 96 ticks per quarter notePattern length: 1–99 measuresRecording method: Realtime Loop Recording (with shuffle quantize function)
Effects: 29 types
Pads: 12 + Sub pad × 1
Controllers: Control knob × 3
Display: 7 segments, 3 characters (LED)
Onboard Mic: Mono × 1
LINE IN jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)LINE OUT jacks (L, R) (RCA phono type)PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4-inch phone type)MIC IN jack (1/4-inch phone type)MIDI IN connectorDC IN jackSD card slot
AC Adaptor or Alkaline battery (AA, LR6)/Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) × 6*Batteries sold separately
Battery Life for Continuous Use:
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: Approximately 5 hours (When using batteries having a capacity of 1,900 mAh.)Alkaline battery: Approximately 4 hours*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Current Draw: 450 mA
SD CardAC AdaptorOwner’s Manual
SIZE AND WEIGHT
Width: 178 mm (7 inches)
Depth: 257 mm (10-1/8 inches)
Height: 73 mm (2-7/8 inches)
Weight (excluding AC adaptor): 1.2 kg (2 lbs 11 oz)
Be the first to Write a Review for this item!
18-19 Brookhouse Business Park, Brunel Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0EF
Call us on 01473 217480