Roland D-50

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  • $355$585

The Roland D-50 is a legendary synthesizer released in 1987 using Roland's patented 'Linear Arithmetic Synthesis'. The D-50 was a direct competitor to the successful Yamaha DX-7 although its synthesizing engine is very different. This unique synth and architecture is why the D-50 is still used today and known for its glassy and percussive sounds.

Years Produced: 1987-1990

Notable Players:  Enya, Vangelis, Jean Michel Jarre

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