The Behringer RD-8, TR-808 Clone, Is Now Available For Pre-order
The highly anticipated $299 emulation of the famous TR-808 Rhythm Composer, Behringer’s RD-8 Rhythm Designer, is now available for pre-order. Like the original TR-808, the RD-8 offers 16 drum sounds and a a 64 step-sequencer, but also introduces a new Wave Designer and Dual-Mode Filter.
- Amazing drum machine with authentic analog sound engine to create the classic sound performance
- 16 original drum sounds with additional parameters and global Accent capability
- Modern and versatile workflow provides enhanced playability, enabling you to create captivating live performances
- Powerful 64-step drum sequencer supports poly-meter, step-repeat, note-repeat, real-time triggering, track-mute and track-solo
- Integrated FX bus features Wave Designer and dual-mode Analog Filter with per voice assignment
- Live recording, editing and playback of Analog Filter cutoff via automation
- Storage of up to 16 songs and 256 patterns, all of which can be imported/exported during playback for unlimited songs and patterns
- Pattern Mode allows arrangement of patterns into full songs and setting number of repeats per song part
- Song Mode allows chaining songs together for live sets and expanded compositions
- Unique Auto Scroll feature enables improvisation in all modes
- Comprehensive MIDI In/Out/Thru and USB implementation for synchronization and connection to external devices
- Sync options include USB, MIDI, Clock and Internal for maximum versatility
- 11 independent analog outputs for external processing or recording your rhythms as multi-track audio
- Powerful headphone and main outputs on 1/4″ connectors
- High-visibility LED display makes it easy to verify program parameters
- Robust encoder for editing parameters such as Tempo, Swing, Probability, Flam and Random
- 16 vintage-style step buttons with bold LED indicators for easy pattern creation
- 3-Year Warranty Program*
- Designed and engineered in the U.K.
Pricing and Availability
The RD-8 is priced at $299/£299/€299 and is available for pre-order through authorized retailers. You can visit the Behringer website to learn more.
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