Roland SH-1000 MIDI Retrofit Kit

£230.00 to £355.00 ex VAT
£276.00 to £426.00 inc VAT

Description

Bring the power of MIDI to your Roland SH-1000.

The Kenton Roland SH-1000 Retrofit Kit gives you enhanced control over your SH-1000 using MIDI, allowing you to control it from your DAW, sequencer or other controller. You can control notes, modulation, pitchbend and the SH-1000’s LFO and filter cut-off. In addition, the Retrofit Kit gives you sustain and slide/portamento. See below for a full list of features.

THIS RETROFIT IS CURRENTLY ONLY AVAILABLE FULLY FITTED BY US AT OUR PREMISES IN EPSOM, JUST OUTSIDE LONDON.

Features

  • Adds MIDI functionality to the Roland SH-1000, without changing the SH-1000’s own functionality
  • Automatically switches between keyboard and MIDI control
  • Select any of the 16 MIDI channels
  • Controls note pitch, pitch-bend, modulation, filter cut-off (both low-pass and high-pass), sustain and slide/portamento
  • Built in LFO that can modulate VCO and filter cut-off
  • Adds MIDI In and MIDI Thru sockets, and a push button for programming the Retrofit Kit
  • Setup is stored in non-volatile memory (EEPROM)

Incoming MIDI

  • Any MIDI channel can be selected
  • Notes (MIDI note numbers 36 – 96) – (transposable)
  • Pitchbend – range selectable between 2 semitones, a fifth or an octave
  • Aftertouch, Velocity and Pitchbend can be routed to control volume and both filter cutoffs
  • CC#1 (Mod Wheel) – controls the Roland SH-1000’s own LFO (can be set to control retrofit’s own MIDI-syncable LFO)
  • CC#64 (Sustain On/Off) – sustains notes
  • CC#65 (Portamento On/Off) – controls glide (portamento) built into Retrofit Kit
  • CC#5 (Portamento Time) – controls glide (portamento) rate built into Retrofit Kit
  • CC#16 – controls the Roland SH-1000’s Low Pass Filter cutoff frequency
  • CC#12 – MIDI Retrofit Kit’s LFO MIDI Sync
  • CC#13 – MIDI Retrofit Kit’s LFO waveshape
  • CC#14 – MIDI Retrofit Kit’s LFO speed
  • CC#15 – MIDI Retrofit Kit’s LFO to VCO amount
  • CC#17 – MIDI Retrofit Kit’s LFO to Low Pass Filter cutoff amount
  • All of the above parameters can be assigned to different CCs
  • Pitchbend, Aftertouch and Velocity can be assigned to Volume and filter cut-offs

Added hardware

  • MIDI In, & Thru sockets
  • Push button (for programming the MIDI setup)

Kit Contents

The kit comprises the following items:

  • MIDI Circuit board – fits inside the Roland SH-1000
  • Small pack – DIN sockets and mounting hardware
  • Large pack – cable assemblies
  • User instructions – How to change from default settings and general instructions
  • Fitting instructions – step by step fitting instructions

All kits are fully checked and tested before despatch.


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