Roland RS-505 Paraphonic *Near Mint*

Superb string/bass synth for sale serviced and calibrated by our synth tech. A rare and stunning-sounding synth that...


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Superb string/bass synth for sale serviced and calibrated by our synth tech. A rare and stunning-sounding synth that just oozes seventies cosmic goodness. We only got our first one of these recently but we’ve really fallen for the sound of these. See below for Instagram demos of another of these units in action.

NOTE: This synth is awaiting service and will ship within 14 days of purchase. Price includes the fitting of a new 120 or 240v transformer (synth is currently 100v).

One of the most flexible and fine sounding analogue string/bass synths ever made with particularly lush sounding strings – the release is lovely.

The synth section has a that superb squelchy Roland filter – great bass sounds.

Quadruple BBD modulation effects – stereo chorus, ensemble and flanger modes – audio input allows you to use the modulation on external sources.

CONDITION: Cosmetic condition is near mint. The face is showing minimal signs of age. The end cheeks have some minor scratches. There is some minor oxidation running along the back edge. Overall it’s truly exceptional for one of these instruments. Please see detailed photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

For sales in UK/EU the price will include VAT. VAT-free sales are possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number – please get in touch if you wish to buy this way.

  • It is a 110v (converted from 100v Japanese)
  • A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU.
  • We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made unit if required.

Race for space. Roland RS-505 Paraphonic and Cyclosonic 3D stereo/quad panner.

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Roland RS-505 and Cyclosonic 3D Panner playing nicely together. Both serviced and ready to go…

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