Year Made 1985
Original List Price $?
Polyphony 8
Mulitimberal 1
Tones & Patches 16 tones
Type of Synthesis Analogue Synthesis
Effects none
Sequencer or Arpeggio none
Drum Sets none
MIDI programmable 1-8
Outputs 2 - Out L & R
Backup none
Options none

My Comments
Found a great deal for a piano and this guy was thrown in. Before I bought it I did a quick search for the manual. For some reason Roland did not have it, but it is out there on the internet. Anyway this strange little guy was meant to give your piano more sounds I guess. There are 8 polyphonic sounds and 8 monophonic sounds. The choices are a bit odd, but they are definately hardwired. You can create a slit point and mute above or below it. (monophonic sounds are stuck with either above or below depending if it is a bass sound or not). There are controls for the dynamics, attack, and brightness. Not really much to it, you can only set it to the first 8 MIDI channels, and you have to do that while powering on. There is a footswitch jack to bypass. An interesting protip I read was to set the dynamics switch to the negative side when playing with a piano, it will play the sound from the em-101 when quiet and the piano when loud. That's actually pretty cool. Truthfully I'm not really a fan of this. It's OK, but I did have to find out for myself.
I rate it 
I bought it for 0$ c
I owned it from jun 2018 - present
Current PrePay value ?$ us
condition of my keyboard
cosmeticaly  Looks good.
electronicallyEverything seems fine.
2018: Sitting on top of the hp5500 piano.


- Hardly anything out there. ;