TR8S vs Digitakt

it has inputs but you cant actually sample into the machine?

thanks for this scaled mockup, now I know how to arrange my desk :grin:

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reduced to the max

back to the roots

Never start a vs thread on an Elektron site with an Elektron product :joy:

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The TR8S is bigger than I’d prefer. It looks rather nice next to the Digitone with the rainbow-on-black aesthetic they both share though. Two Digitones side-by-side with a TR8S behind them sounds like a really nice setup to me.

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Obvious advantages for TR8S first up are drum synthesis and stereo samples

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downside: tacky laser tag light-show faders. Though it is a step up from the TR8

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Yep TR8S still looks hideous unfortunately

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Not loving the rainbow faders either but personally I’d quite like it if they added lasers

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I think you can configure lights to your liking

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i think the colors per fader are customizable

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lol

Wondering if we can change the LED color to white. Don’t know much about this darntootin’ newfangled LED techmowizzims. I know you can pick colors, but is white a color choice?

Exactly.
Just like the Rytm MK1.

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It will be interesting to see if Roland add sampling down the road, or if it is a hardware limitation as on the ARmkI and they bring out a TR-8smkII at a later date.

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the 6th voice looks white in the beginning of this video:

These devices are just too ugly. I think that is downside on the Roland. Looks like toys.

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FYI, both DT and TR8S save tempo inside the pattern.

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for hundred bucks more you could get an AR MK1 and have also 8 outs.

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10 outs, if viewing them the way the TR-8S has “8 outs”

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