Digital Studio Workstation

VS-840EX: Digital Studio Workstation


With the new VS-840EX Digital Studio Workstation, Roland’s most affordable VS-Series digital recording workstation gets some major new features. These enhancements include powerful new effects, easier operation, a new guitar tuner and 2.5 times the recording capacity per Zip disk, courtesy of a new internal Zip250 drive!

  • Self-contained 8-track digital recording workstation with built-in digital mixing, stereo effects processing and 250MB Zip drive
  • New Zip250 drive offers 2.5 times the digital recording capability of previous model per each removable 250MB Zip disk
  • Onboard effects include new Mic Simulation, Acoustic and Bass Guitar Simulation, and Bass Multi-Effects, plus studio reverb, delay, chorus, COSM™ guitar amp simulation and more
  • Dedicated Guitar input with new chromatic guitar/bass tuner built-in
  • Enhanced EZ Routing function simplifies recording and mixing process with simple "yes/no" questions and new Quick Record mode
  • Highly efficient digital recording/editing environment with enhanced Song Optimize functions and expanded SCSI options
  • Note that this product is no longer in production. Similar capabilities can be found in the BOSS BR-1180/1180CD Digital Recording Studio.


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