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6 ACCENT Special Edition - November 2010                                                                    ü Middle school
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Roland Juno Gi                                                                                                 ü Tertiary

Mobile synth power with USB MIDI & Audio

A new, unique synth from Roland                          Performance and Portability                           The JUNO-Gi includes a host of high quality digital
that answers many educational                            The JUNO-Gi provides supreme mobility thanks to       effects... in fact the same pro performance effects
needs... in performance, recording                       its lightweight body and battery-power compat-        found in the BOSS GT-Series as well as effects
and at the computer.                                     ibility (up to three hours of continuous operation    designed for vocal processing. Connect a guitar or
                                                         with eight rechargeable NiMH AA batteries), letting   microphone directly and apply these top-quality ef-
Roland’s new JUNO-Gi is the big brother of               you experience the freedom of performance in any      fects for instant CD-quality sound as you record.
         the JUNO-Di... which has proven to be a         environment. [Roland’s battery-powered amps such
         particularly popular synth in schools since     as the BA-330 and KC-110 are perfect companions       The XLR Mic input also includes phantom power
it’s release in 2009. And like it’s little brother, the  for the JUNO-Gi during street performances.]          allowing the use of condenser recording micro-
JUNO-Gi can run off batteries. But you will soon                                                               phones.
discover that this is a real powerhouse for educa-       Students will also appreciate the JUNO-Gi’s
tors as it can be used by students performing and        friendly front panel, which is covered with hands-    USB MIDI & Audio
creating in a wide variety of settings, from upper       on controls, clearly marked and easy to reach. The    Connect the JUNO-Gi to a computer (Mac or PC)
primary through tertiary.                                enlarged 240 x 64 graphic LCD provides clear          with a single USB cable and you have both audio
                                                         visibility and fast navigation, even on outdoor gigs  and MIDI functionality — all you need to stream
New Soundbank                                            with troublesome sunglare.                            audio and MIDI back and forth and interface with
With over 1,300 factory selections that cover a                                                                most music recording and sequencing software.
universe of instrument types and musical styles                 Professional audio recording                   When you combine the JUNO-Gi with the bundled
the JUNO-Gi gives students a huge palette to work                onboard! Connect a guitar                     Cakewalk Sonar LE 8.5 software, you have a
with. Besides it’s own performance capabilities, it                                                            complete digital audio workstation package for PC.
is also very useful for filling in for many instru-                or microphone directly.                     In addition, the MIDI Controller Mode lets you
ments that may be otherwise missing in your band                                                               operate the JUNO-Gi as a MIDI master keyboard
or ensemble.                                             Digital Recording & FX                                for controlling external MIDI devices.
                                                         The JUNO-Gi comes with a professional quality
Tone Category buttons help you scan the vast             built-in eight-track digital audio recorder with 64                Highly recommended
library and locate the best sound with ease and          virtual tracks. This provides a full-featured multi-
speed. New to the JUNO-Gi are Live Sets, which           track studio environment, complete with dedicated                  Contact Music EDnet
comprise up to four layered tones each — cre-            transport controls and mix faders. The recording                      Ph 1300 723 700
ate your own unique sounds by stacking and/or            media is a removable SD or SDHC card, with up
splitting tones and saving them together as a Live       to 192 hours of recording time possible when using       
Set. Furthermore, a Special Live Set section takes       a single 32GB SDHC card! (A 2GB SD Card is
maximum advantage of the JUNO-Gi sound engine            included).
for the most advanced synth sounds.
                                                         Also supported is full import and export of track
                                                         data with a computer.
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