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Roland SE02 Analogue Boutique Synthesizer

Code: SE-02
  • Now £327.00
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    (Free Delivery Over £99)
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Vintage Sound. Unexpected Power.



A collaborative effort from Roland and Studio Electronics, the SE-02 is the debut product of the new Roland Boutique Designer Series. The SE-02 uses authentic discrete analog circuitry to create a synthesizer with a distinctly vintage sound and vast programming options. With an array of high-quality knobs and switches and a uniquely creative onboard sequencer, the SE-02 delivers massive tone and texture with expressive hands-on control.




- Discrete analog circuitry with knob-per-function interface

- Three voltage controlled oscillators with six waveforms

- Temperature-stabilized oscillators with automatic tuning

- 24 dB low-pass filter and dual gain-stage amplifier

- Three types of cross modulation (XMOD), feedback loop, and noise generator

- Tempo-syncing LFO with nine waveforms

- Tempo-syncing digital delay with bypass to maintain analog signal path

- Save and recall sounds with 384 preset and 128 user locations

- Musical and intuitive pattern sequencer with song mode

- Sequence notes, gate time, glide, and synth parameters

- CV, VCF CV and gate inputs, plus trigger in/out

- External Input for routing audio through the SE-02’s filter section

- Standard MIDI, USB-MIDI, and USB-Audio

- Create a polyphonic synth by using Chain Mode to connect two or more SE-02s together via MIDI



Beyond Typical Analog


The SE-02's monophonic synthesizer engine features three voltage-controlled oscillators, a voltage-controlled 24 dB low-pass filter, and a dual gain-stage amplifier. The oscillators have six different kinds of waveforms with the warmth and complex character associated with true analog VCOs. What’s more, these VCOs are temperature stabilized with automatic tuning, so you get all the benefits and none of the downsides.



The SE-02 is big and bold, with thick, rich lows and clear, vibrant highs—exactly what you think of when you imagine classic vintage synth tone. And while the SE-02 can create astonishingly great vintage sounds, it can do so much more. It has three types of cross modulation (XMOD), a ripping filter feedback loop, a tempo-syncing LFO with nine waveforms, envelope sweeping and inverting, oscillator sync, a noise generator, and a tempo-syncing delay.



While it’s a compact “go-anywhere” device, the knobs, switches, and buttons are sturdy and plentiful, giving you a vast palette of sound-shaping capabilities at your fingertips. Everything is hands-on and knob-per-function, with deep control and a logical, intuitive layout. To get started, you can choose from 384 expertly programmed preset sounds that cover a wide range of classic and modern tones. Tweak and modify these sounds or create something completely new, storing your own custom creations in the 128 available user locations.



A More Musical Sequencer


The SE-02 includes a powerful 16-step sequencer to add motion and dimension to your sounds. It can sync to external tempo via MIDI, USB, or trigger input, and per-step gate time, adjustable glide, tempo, and patch number are stored with each sequence. Creative performance features allow you to set shuffle, scale, direction, and first/last steps on the fly. Even synth parameters can be automated by sequencing changes—just press a step and move a control. And despite the SE-02s compact size, the sequencer is fun and intuitive, lending itself to both studio and live usage. You can store 128 sequence patterns and construct 16 songs, each with up to 16 parts.




Modern Flexibility


The SE-02 is built solidly with a rugged metal top and quality knobs and switches. And despite having a control for just about everything, it’s small enough to take just about anywhere. Due to its Roland Boutique format, it fits in our K-25m or DK-01 accessory docks, so you can add an integrated 25-key mini keyboard or have various tilt options for easy access in a variety of live and studio situations.



The SE-02 also features convenient 1/8-inch stereo jacks that reduce cable clutter, plus full-sized, standard MIDI jacks for connecting any kind of keyboard you want or controlling the SE-02 remotely. And as with other Roland Boutique synths, Chain Mode lets you increase the polyphony by connecting two or more SE-02 units together via MIDI.



There are CV inputs for both pitch and filter frequency, as well as trigger in and out, so the SE-02 works great with modular setups and other vintage gear. You can route external audio signals through the filter section, and there’s even USB audio and MIDI capabilities to seamlessly integrate with computer-based setups.



About Studio Electronics


Studio Electronics has been a leader in excellence and ingenuity in analog synthesizer design since 1988. Makers of the revered MidiMini, SE-1(X), ATC-1(X), Omega 8, CODE 8, Boomstar, Boomstar Modular, and Tonestar: Premium-Quality-Analog musical instruments, hand-built in the USA.









Specification



Polyphony:

1 voice

Preset Patch:

384 (128 x 3 BANK)

User Memory:

Patch: 128

Pattern: 128

Song: 16

Oscillators:

OSC 1, OSC 2, OSC 3 (OSC 3 is also available as LFO)

Waveform: Triangle, Sawtooth, Triangle + Sawtooth (OSC 1, 2 only), Reverse sawtooth (OSC 3 only), Square 1–3

Controllers

Common section:


VALUE knob

Tempo LED

MODE select switch

FUNCTION select buttons

1–16 buttons

Display

MANUAL button


CONTROL section:

GLIDE knob

TYPE switch

WHL MIX knob


OSCILLATORS section:

[VCO 1]

RANGE knob

TUNE knob

WAVEFORM knob


[VCO 2]

RANGE knob

FINE knob

WAVEFORM knob


[VCO 3]

RANGE knob

FINE knob

WAVEFORM knob

SYNC switch

ENV1 knob

KYBD switch

XMOD TO MW switch


XMOD section

O2-FILTER knob

O3-O2 knob

O3-PW1, 2 knob


MIXER section:

OSC1 knob

OSC2 knob

OSC3 knob

FEEDBACK knob

NOISE knob


FILTER/ENVELOPES section:

[FILTER]

CUTOFF knob

EMPHASIS knob

KEY TRACK 1/3, 2/3 switch

CONTOUR knob

MTRIG switch

NORM/INVERT switch


[FILTER ENVELOPE]

ATTACK knob

DECAY knob

SUSTAIN knob


[AMP ENVELOPE]

ATTACK knob

DECAY knob

SUSTAIN knob

REL switch

LFO/GATE switch

Gate LED


LFO section:

RATE knob

OSC knob

WAVE knob

FILTER knob

MWHL switch

MODE switch

SYNC switch


DELAY section:

TIME knob

REGEN knob

AMOUNT knob

Effect:

Delay

Connectors:

PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type

OUTPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type

EXT INPUT jack: Miniature phone type

VCF CV INPUT jack: Miniature phone type

CV INPUT jack: Miniature phone type

GATE INPUT jack: Miniature phone type

TRIGGER IN jack: Miniature phone type

TRIGGER OUT jack: Miniature phone type

MIDI connectors (IN, OUT)

USB port: Micro B type (Audio, MIDI)

Power Supply:

AC adaptor (PSB-1U)

Current Draw:

2 A

Accessories:

Owner's Manual

Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"

AC adaptor

Power cord

Options (sold separately):

Keyboard Unit: K-25m

Boutique Dock: DK-01

Size and Weight

Width:


300 mm

11-13/16 inches

Depth:

128 mm

5-1/16 inches

Height:

46 mm

1-13/16 inches

Weight (excluding AC adaptor):

950 g

2 lbs 2 oz

Coronavirus Update

Our chosen courier, DPD is currently operating as normal and all orders should be delivered on time. DPD are also now operating a "contact-free" service as a standard process and customers will not be asked to sign handheld units.

Mainland UK Delivery Services

  • Next Working Day - Free for orders over £99, £8.95 otherwise (DPD, Next Working Day)
  • Standard - Free for orders over £99, £4.95 otherwise (DPD, 1-3 Working Days)

Order before 2pm, Monday to Friday, for same-day dispatch of in-stock orders. Very heavy items such as pianos may take longer to deliver. In-stock orders placed over the weekend will be dispatched on Monday. Estimated delivery times for out of stock items are to be used as a guide only, these items may take longer than estimated to arrive. While we try our best to ensure rapid delivery of your order, delays may occur which are outside our control, and delivery of large or bulky items, or to remote or non-mainland addresses may take longer than estimated.

Courier Tracking

Most UK deliveries are shipped by our trusted courier, DPD. You'll receive an email with a delivery day, tracking and a one hour estimated delivery window on the morning of delivery. While we can't specify the time of the delivery, if it's not convenient, you can arrange directly with DPD for an alternative delivery date or request the parcel be left with a neighbour.

For heavier items, we usually ship UK deliveries by TNT. You will receive an email with tracking details when we ship your order. 

Delivery Charges

Delivery to mainland UK addresses is free on all orders over £99. Delivery charges are based on the size and weight of your order and, in some cases, your location. A standard next working day carriage charge for UK mainland addresses is shown on the shopping basket page, but you can change delivery service later in the checkout.

Delivery Couriers

We use a few different delivery couriers, depending on the items being sent, your location, and the delivery service you've chosen:

  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most items will be shipped by DPD. Note: all items in your order must be in stock for all of your order to be dispatched on the same day.
  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most smaller items will be shipped by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery.
  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most very large or heavy items such as pianos are delivered by TNT, or by our in-house delivery service. Orders shipped by TNT are usually on a next working day service, whereas items using our in-house delivery service may take longer. Note: Delivery to non-ground-floor addresses without a suitable lift will cost extra.
  • Europe: Most orders will be shipped by DPD International. Delivery times and charges depend on your location - these charges will be displayed in the order basket.

Most orders will need to be signed for and we advise you make sure to check your parcel/s for any damage before signing. If no-one is available at your address, a card will be left so you can arrange a re-delivery directly with the courier. Redirection of an order after it's been dispatched may incur an extra charge from the courier.

Delivery Areas & European Shipping

Delivery charges displayed apply to most UK mainland addresses. Deliveries to Northern Ireland, UK non-mainland, and European addresses will cost more, and carriage charges will be shown at the checkout before you place your order. Free delivery offers may not apply to some remote/Scottish Highlands addresses.

Returns

Coronavirus Update

There are currently delays for all returns processing due to extra safety procedures. Thanks for your patience during this difficult time.

Replacement process for items damaged in transit or faulty

It doesn't happen often, but occasionally an item does get damaged on it's way to you. Don't worry! If your order is received either damaged or faulty, just let us know, preferably using the returns request form within 30 days of receiving the item, and we'll arrange for it its return and for a replacement or refund.

Returning an undamaged item

You can return most items bought online or by phone within 14 days for a refund (provided that it is unused and returned to us in New Condition – including packaging). You will need to return the item at your own expense. When we receive the goods back undamaged and with the correct packaging we will refund the cost of the goods.

Software or products that include software that needs to be registered are not eligible for this 14 day return period if opened and installed, and due to hygiene reasons we can't accept certain used in-ear headphones, microphones or harmonicas.

Faulty items under guarantee

The repair procedure for items which are under guarantee varies from manufacturer to manufacturer - please refer to the documentation which accompanied your purchase or complete the returns request form and we will advise you of the appropriate process.

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