Roland Jupiter-80 76-Key Synthesizer Keyboard Review

The Roland Jupiter-80 is a live-performance powerhouse synth with user-friendly operation, features a color touchscreen, SuperNATURAL technology and much more. If you are looking for a monster synth with some killer sounds (from pianos to synths), this is the one to consider.

Roland Jupiter-80: Pros & Cons

  • PROS: Killer sounds, Easy to Use Interface
  • CONS: Heavy, semi-weighted keybed, No Speakers, No 88-Keys option

The sounds are great out of the box, but you can easily tweak them to your liking. The board is sturdy & built like a tank, perfect for gigging.

Roland Jupiter-80: Review

The “supernatural” engine on this Roland Jupiter-80 provides really killer expressive playing, with some amazing sounds (pros anyways like Roland for their sounds). The interface is laid out well and its easy to access the various controls (fast patch changes, arpeggio control, etc). If you like to create your own unique sounds, you’ll enjoy the deep editing and sound design features (made easier by the iPad app).


Roland Jupiter-80 76-Key Synthesizer Keyboard

Roland Jupiter-80: Demo / Video Review

Here’s video review of this synth:



Watch: Roland Jupiter 80 VS Roland Jupiter 8 80’s Synth Comparison. The Jupiter 80 succeeded the Jupiter 8.

Roland Jupiter-80: Specs

Roland Jupiter-80 Features:

  • 76 semi-weighted keys
  • 256 polyphonic voices
  • Intuitive front panel and color touchscreen optimized for live performance
  • USB-memory for backing tracks or quick idea capture
  • Powerful SuperNATURAL synthesis engine gives you everything from legendary vintage synthesizer sounds to realistic organic acoustic sounds and more
  • Create mind-blowing sounds by stacking up various tones
  • Tweaks tone parameters in realtime using the Tone Blender to create complex and emotive sonic movement during performance
  • Easily integrate with computer using the built-in USB-MIDI/Audio interface
  • Roland Jupiter-80: Overall

    The Jupiter-80 is a great performance synth, designed to be played in real time. Everything about this board, from size to its sound library is massive.

    Buying Options

    Musicians prefer the Roland JP-80 for reliability, flexibility and convenience.

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