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Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine

The Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer incorporates a combination of modern production techniques and professional sound design.


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The Roland TR-8S provides you with authentic samples from the TR Series drum machines. A powerful processor allows for a higher level of creativity mixed with the classic Roland TR Series sounds/workflow from the 808, 606, 909, 707, 727, and several drum machines alike. Incorporate your own custom samples and create unique kits; Its advanced sound engine gives you many ways of enhancing each sound with specialized effects and sample editing tools. All of its features are easily accessible and intuitive, thanks to the TR-8S' sleek and colorful display. Color coding is easy and each knob/fader is labeled clearly for a smooth creative experience. Take control with Trigger Outputs, External Inputs, Audio and Midi Interface Capabilities, and DAW Control; all the tools to create evolving patterns with variations, fills, and motion. Recall all your settings and back them up with an SD card, perfect for live touring DJ's and musicians. The fast and fun creative abilities make this a great tool for the studio as well. With individual outputs, you can route your sound to different outboard gear to get a unique sound.

Advanced Sound Engine
Creating depth and space is easy with the TR-8S, in addition to overdrive, filtering, and tuning. The independent CTRL knobs, transient shaping tools, and master FX knob, allow for endless possibilities in sound designing. You are limitless when it comes to tools and features on the TR-8S. Save your settings to an SD Card and recall them at your gig.

Sleek and Colorful Display
No need for guess work, each fader can be easily color coded; this makes it easy to navigate through the drum machine's sounds during a live performance. The sleek design takes up less room and presents fluent workspace to create/perform on.

Create Evolving Patterns with Variations, Fills, and Motion
Lets not forget the TR-8S' automation capabilities, Fill in and scatter mode, and DAW control. The TR-8S can be a stand alone device and a complete DAW workstation. Automate parameter movements on a your favorite DAW, record each channel separately for easy mixing, and/or send out audio via eight analog outputs.

  • Advanced Sound Engine
  • Sleek and Colorful Display
  • Create evolving patterns with variations, fills, and motion
  • Classic Roland sounds from the 808, 606, 909, 707, 727, and several drum machines alike
  • Perfect for live touring DJ's, musicians and studio sessions

Get your Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

⚠️Warning: This Product can expose you to chemicals including DEHP which is known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.

Things You Will Get:

  • TR-8S Drum Machine
  • AC adaptor
  • Owner's manual

Almost perfect!


SO much better than the TR-8 but still lacking individual outs for all instruments. Ability to load my own samples is amazing



Awesome sound bank


Loads of fun , intuitive interface



Great service and great drum machine


Warren was awesome and helped me get this drum machine. I didn't even need to be in the store. Took care of everything over the phone and the shipping is fast and free. The drum machine is really awesome and easy to use. Very fun to use machine.



I would buy this product again


I love the tr8s. Easy to use and you can bring in your own samples. I have maschine and push 2 but I wanted something that didn't require use of a computer. That being said, it also integrates easy into you Daw as well



Absolutely worth every penny


The roland is of course legendary. I was looking to start making music after djing for 25 years and I could not think of a better place to start. It's all preloaded and ready to go.



The more I play the better it gets!


Connect directly to speakers then let the 808 ride!


orlando, fl


I would buy this product again


Its a great product , it could use better instructions, otherwise it's perfect.

Little Jone



TR-8S Rhythm Performer Drum Machine

4.9 7


Faders 8 Individual Faders
USB Type B
Inputs-Line EXT IN (L/MONO, R) 1/4-inch Inputs
Outputs-Main (L/Mono, R) 1/4-inch Outputs
Outputs-Direct Eight 1/4-inch Audio/Trigger Outputs
Outputs-Other Headphones: Stereo 1/4-inch Outputs
Effects Yes
Sampling Yes
Recording Capability Yes
Audio Playback Yes
Series TR Series
Model TR-8S
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for 90 days from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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