Roland GAIA SH-01 37-Key Virtual Analog Synthesizer

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With its massive sound, hands-on ease, and affordable price, the GAIA SH-01 is a high-performance value with old-school charm. The triple-stacked engine puts potent virtual analog synthesis under your fingertips, yet the control panel is so fun, friendly, and inviting, even first-timers can create great sounds. The signal flow is simple to grasp, with logically arranged knobs, sliders, and buttons. Hands-on control and fat sound make this little powerhouse a joy for music students, songwriters, session players, and live performers of all styles and skill levels.


GAIA SH-01 Features At A Glance:

  • Huge sound with three virtual analog engines onboard, each with a dedicated oscillator, filter, amplifier, envelope, and LFO
  • Layer up to five simultaneous effects, including distortion, flanger, delay, reverb, low boost, and more
  • 64-voice polyphony for massive sounds without note drop-out
  • Fun, hands-on control panel that’s great for instant gratification, and for learning synthesis
  • Lightweight, compact body with 37 full-size keys
  • Runs on AC or battery power for portable convenience
  • D Beam, arpeggiator, and Phrase Recorder onboard
  • USB ports for saving user patches to USB flash drives, and for audio/MIDI connection to computers

Triple-Fat Virtual Analog
Sink your teeth into the new triple-stacked virtual analog engine, comprising three complete synths for incredibly thick, powerful sound. Unleash the beef of three oscillators that drive a trio of multimode, resonant filters, multi-shape LFOs, and amplifiers, plus nine envelope generators. It’s like having three synthesizers in one! With 64 polyphonic voices onboard, the GAIA SH-01 makes it possible to play massive sounds without experiencing note drop-out.

Stackable Effects
From the silkiest reverb to the grittiest growl, the SH-01’s instantly selectable multi-effects will catapult your sounds into another spatial dimension. You can layer up to five simultaneous effects for dozens of variations. The onboard effects include reverb, distortion, fuzz, bit crash, flanger, phaser, pitch shifter, low boost, and delay with panning and tempo sync. Dedicated control knobs are provided for tweaking the effects in real time.

Portable Power
At less than 10 pounds, the GAIA SH-01 is lightweight, compact, and great for musicians on the go. The 37-note keyboard is full-size, however, so performers can play naturally and comfortably. The synth can be powered via AC or batteries* for the ultimate in portable convenience. A battery-life indicator on the front panel ensures that you won’t lose power unexpectedly. When used in conjunction with a battery-powered amp such as Roland’s CUBE Street, MOBILE CUBE, BA-330 or KC-110, the GAIA SH-01 can be played and heard anywhere!

Instant Control
The front panel puts every control directly under your fingertips. There are no hidden menus, no nonsense. Just play and move the knobs and sliders, or wave your hands over the invisible D Beam for dramatic effects. The logically designed front panel shows the signal path from left to right. It helps beginners understand synthesis, while experienced players will love the instant gratification of hands-on control during performance.

Phrase Recorder and Arpeggiator
Hold a note or chord and let the arpeggiator create musical magic automatically for you. The tempo can be set via tap tempo. In addition, the onboard Phrase Recorder lets you record what you play on the keyboard as well as the movements of the knobs and sliders. The controller data can also be played back independently to complement the notes you play in real time.

USB and EXT IN
Connect directly to a computer (Mac or PC) with one simple USB cable, and stream audio directly to the software of your choice. The SH-01’s USB ports can also be used to transmit and receive MIDI data, and to store your patches and phrases (recorded with the Phrase Recorder) to a USB memory stick. For integrating with external devices, the SH-01’s EXT input lets you connect external audio sources such as an MP3-player and play along with your favorite songs or backing tracks – great for practice and live performance. Manipulate the incoming audio with three Center Cancel modes, which let you eliminate pre-recorded vocals, guitars, or bass.

*Can be powered by eight rechargeable Ni-MH AA batteries.

KEYBOARD
Key Count: 37 keys (velocity sensitive)
Maximum Polyphony: 64 voices

 

SOUND GENERATOR SECTION
Generators:
– Virtual analog synthesizer sound generator (Number of part: 1) (Oscillator + Filter + Amp + Envelopes + LFO) x 3
– PCM sound generator (Number of parts: 15)

Patch Memory: Preset: 64, User: 64

 

OSC SECTION
Oscillator Waveform:
– SAW
– SQUARE
– PULSE/PWM
– TRIANGLE
– SINE
– NOISE
– SUPER SAW

Knobs/Sliders:
– PITCH
– DETUNE
– Pulse Width
– Pulse Width Modulation

Envelope:
– Attack
– Decay
– Envelope Depth

Modulation:
– Oscillator Sync
– Ring Modulation
(Tone 2’s OSC 2 is applied as modulation to Tone 1’s OSC 1.)

 

FILTER SECTION
Filter Type:
– LPF
– HPF
– BPF
– PKG (-12 dB/-24 dB)

Knobs:
– CUTOFF
– RESONANCE
– KEY FOLLOW

Envelope:
– Attack
– Decay
– Sustain
– Release
– Envelope Depth

 

AMP SECTION
Knobs: LEVEL

Envelope:
– Attack
– Decay
– Sustain
– Release

 

LFO SECTION
LFO Shape:
– TRIANGLE
– SINE
– SAW
– SQUARE
– Sample

Knobs/Sliders:
– RATE
– FADE TIME
– PITCH DEPTH
– FILTER DEPTH
– AMP DEPTH

Tempo Sync: ON/OFF

 

EFFECTS SECTION
DISTORTION:
– Distortion
– Fuzz
– Bit Crash

FLANGER:
– Flanger
– Phaser
– Pitch Shifter

DELAY:
– Delay
– Panning Delay (with tempo sync function)

REVERB: Reverb
LOW BOOST: Low Boost
Knobs: Control 1, Level

 

OTHER
Controllers:
– Pitch Bend/Modulation lever
– D BEAM Controller

Arpeggiator: Preset pattern: 64

Phrase Recorder:
– User: 8
– Number of Track: 1

Jacks/Connectors:
– OUTPUT jacks (L/MONO, R) (1/4 inch phone type)
– Headphone jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type)
– PEDAL jack (TRS phone type)
– MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT)
– USB COMPUTER (supports USB Hi-Speed Audio/MIDI)
– USB MEMORY (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed flash memory)
– EXT IN jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
– DC IN jack

Power Supply:
– DC 9 V (AC Adaptor or rechargeable nickel-metal hydride AA batteries x 8)
* Batteries sold separately.
* Zinc-carbon batteries or alkaline batteries cannot be used.

Current Draw: 600 mA

Battery life for continuous use:
– Approximately 5 hours
* Using rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries
* Approximately 4 hours if USB memory is connected
* Differs depending on the conditions of use

Accessories:
– Owner’s Manual
– Guide Book
– CD-ROM (USB DRIVER)
– DVD Video
– AC Adaptor (PSB-1U)
– Power Cord

Options:
– Keyboard Stand: KS-18Z(*)
– Pedal Switch: DP series
– Expression Pedal: EV-5
– USB Memory: M-UF2G
* Make sure that this instrument is mounted at a height that is no higher than 1 meter.

 

SIZE AND WEIGHT
Width: 689 mm (27-3/16 inches)
Depth: 317 mm (12-1/2 inches)
Height: 100 mm (3-15/16 inches)
Weight: 4.2 kg (9 lbs. 5 oz.)

 

CB-37SY Keyboard Carrying Case
Soft-shell, backpack style carrying case for 37-note instruments such as GAIA SH-01 and Lucina AX-09

 

 

 

CB-G49 Gold Series Keyboard Bag
Pro keyboard bag with impact panels and shoulder straps designed for keyboards 49-notes and below

 

 

 

CB-B49
Keyboard bag with shoulder straps designed for keyboards 49-notes and below

 

 

 

KS-18Z Keyboard Stand
The KS-18Z keyboard stand is attractive, easy to transport, and sturdy enough to hold even the heaviest 88-note keyboard securely

 

 

 

M-UF2G 2GB USB Flash Memory
High quality 2GB USB memory key that’s compatible with Roland’s high-speed USB specification

 

 

 

DP-10 Damper Pedal
The well-built, real feel pedal comes with a non-slip rubber plate and an extended cable for stacked multi-board setups

 

 

 

DP-2 Damper Pedal
Momentary footswitch for use with keyboards and recording products

 

 

 

EV-7 Expression Pedal
Offers extended range control appropriate for organ playing

 

 

 

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KC-150 4-Ch Mixing Keyboard Amplifier
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KC-110 Stereo Keyboard Amplifier
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KC-60 Keyboard Amplifier
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MOBILE CUBE Battery-Powered Stereo Amplifier
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RH-A7 Monitor Headphones
Comfortable and lightweight open-air headphones optimized for digital pianos

 

 

 

RH-D20 Monitor Headphones
Light and comfortable headphones with 40mm drivers and rotating earpieces

 

 

 

RH-A30 Open Air Headphones
Professional studio headphones with open air design

 

 

 

RH-200 Headphones
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RH-200S Stereo Headphones
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RH-300 Stereo Headphones
Roland’s top-of-the-line headphones

 

 

 

RH-5 Headphones
RH-5 headphones are perfect for electronic musical instruments such as Roland’s digital pianos and V-Drums

 

 

 

RH-iE3 In-Ear Headphones
Attractive in-ear headphones with deeper bass and extended frequency performance

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