Boss DR-5 Dr. Rhythm. +. Boss DR-5 Dr. Rhythm. DR-5 Dr. Rhythm, Drum Machine from Boss in the DR series. This product is no longer manufactured. The Boss DR-5 drum machine has an average rating of out of 5.(The Boss DR-5 drum machine has a total of 57 reviews). This unit is definitely a hidden treasure. If you’re a guitarist or bass player looking for a box to control percussion and any other midi gear this is a great option.

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Tempo, accent level and shuffle time were all adjustable and could be stored to each pattern.

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It offered 16 rhythms, with the ability to combine multiple patterns. Anyway my Boss DR-5 is still in my home studio ready for use and withstand time.

Programming was still quite simple and with no velocity control, it was difficult to avoid the mechanical nature of the drum rhythms. Compact and affordable, these catered towards the budget studios and home musicians of the time.

It essentially turns a single guitarist into dg5 one-man show. Stay up to date with Roland news, artists, promotions, events, and more.

Inexpensive and flexible, it targeted dance music producers and amateur home musicians. This review was originally published on http: It also featured a sequencer and Feel Patch function, which gave the sequences a human-like groove.

Clearly, with current technology, one could easily imagine a DR-6 with more memory for sounds when you see what you do with a few MB, there are ways to do something decent with very little memory and a USB port or a memory card slot to store easily.


I want the sound of a back-up band suited to my time constrained lifestyle.


It had individual volume control for its sounds, which provided the user with more control over the drum mix. Combining patterns expanded the FR-2D to over available preset pattern combinations.

The value for money was excellent in nine at the time the Yamaha cost far more expensive, it must be rememberedand still is used. Attention to the rotating wheel that ages poorly, provide a replacement in a special magasasin. Obviously the price can not ask him the possibilities of large machines no output spares, etc Register your product and stay up to date with the latest warranty information.

The introduction of an LCD graphic display supported a step grid for programming various drum parts. It offered eight analog drum sounds with volume and balance controls. The DR-5 itself does not have enough memory to be a stand alone device for performance. The D-Field controller offers 3 modes — Sounds, XY and Spin, which makes it an interesting device for real-time based performance.

This unit provides a great sounding rhythm section to my guitar and sax playing. It was debuted at the Summer NAMM Show inand while it failed to be commercialized, it did lay the foundations for future designs. The newly developed Analog Circuit Behaviour ACB technology, allows for a faithful recreation of the tonality and behavior of the original machines. Memory failed on me once, when I used it outdoors on a freezing cold winter day.


The second generation model, R-8 MkII, was released 3 years later and featured a new expanded set of on-board sounds.

The touch-sensitive pad in the center allows the user to program and modify patterns, sounds and effects. People who bought this also bought. I love these things. Bows classic analog rhythm machine was the first of its kind to use integrated circuits — an important development in the history of drum machines.


Artists An Interview with Daniel Lanois. It also included a full 8-track sequencer, alongside onboard dance music variation patterns, with drum beats and basslines.

It offered the usual balance, volume and tempo controls, alongside a Selector switch for moving between rhythms.

Rhythm Ace FR-4 This device featured 20 presets, from waltz, ballad, cha-cha, beguine, bossa nova, haba-nera and more. DR Bass Guitar Strings. It offers studio-quality effect including bit reverb, 2 multi-effects processors, compression, EQ and rr5 effects.

It also included controls for volume, tempo, accent and balance, though it lacked the goss to program your own patterns. The basses are also rich and lifelike. Samples can be used as raw waveforms in the synthesizer section, adding to the improved flexibility of the machine.