SYSTEM-500 530

Modular VCA

SYSTEM-500 530
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DUAL VCA

Based on the classic SYSTEM-100M modular synthesizer, the SYSTEM-500 is a fully analog recreation of one of the most revered electronic instruments of all time. Newly designed in Eurorack format, the SYSTEM-500 delivers the classic character and functionality of the original with the advantages of a modern instrument. Built in the USA and assembled in Japan, the SYSTEM-500 is made to exacting standards with top-quality components and solid controls. And it’s surprisingly affordable, turning the fantasy of finally owning this legendary instrument into reality.

Classic System. New Format.

The SYSTEM-500 consists of Eurorack format modules that you can mix and match in any combination to create the ultimate Roland modular synthesizer. Each module is completely analog and has been designed for maximum compatibility with the world of contemporary synthesizer and effects modules. The SYSTEM-500 is a compact, powerful system that opens up vast possibilities for sound design and musical exploration.

530 Dual VCA

The 530 Dual VCA (voltage controlled Amplifier) features two independent voltage controlled amplifiers for controlling the loudness of audio signals. Each VCA has three sliders for an audio input mixer, three sliders to mix CV inputs, and a selector switch for linear or exponential response modes.

Specifications
Controllers
SIGNAL IN 1 slider
SIGNAL IN 2 slider
SIGNAL IN 3 slider
MODULATION IN 1 slider
MODULATION IN 2 slider
MODULATION IN 3 slider
LINER/EXPONENTIAL switch
INITIAL knob
Indicator
LOAD Indicator
OVERLOAD Indicator
Connectors
SIGNAL IN 1 jack: Miniature phone type
SIGNAL IN 2 jack: Miniature phone type
SIGNAL IN 3 jack: Miniature phone type
OUT jack: Miniature phone type
SUM jack: Miniature phone type
MODULATION IN 1 jack: Miniature phone type
MODULATION IN 2 jack: Miniature phone type
MODULATION IN 3 jack: Miniature phone type
Power Supply
Eurorack power
Current draw
50 mA (+12 V)
35 mA (-12 V)
Accessories
Owner's Manual
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
Eurorack installation screws (4 pcs)
Eurorack power cable
Size and Weight
Width
81 mm
3-3/16 inches
16 HP
Depth
58 mm
2-5/16 inches
Height
129 mm
5-1/8 inches
Weight
194 g
7 oz

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