A Compact Re-creation of Roland's VP-330 Vocoder Plus
A compact re-creation of the popular VP-330 Vocoder Plus, the Roland VP-03 delivers compelling vocoder and voice transformation effects. The VP-03 faithfully replicates the sound of its predecessor, utilizing the latest ACB technology. Employ the included gooseneck mic to forge exciting vocal sounds. Create interesting new timbres with pitch shift and modulation effects, which can be easily manipulated with the VP-03's dual ribbon controllers. Craft unique sonic textures by blending your voice with onboard string sounds. Produce intriguing patterns with the VP-03's Voice Step Sequencer and Chord Memory function. The feature-packed Roland VP-03 vocoder will give your electronic arrangements captivating vocal tones.
Roland VP-03 Vocoder at a Glance:
New functions for forging distinctive rhythmic effects
- New functions for forging distinctive rhythmic effects
- Chock-full of connectivity for easy integration
- Battery or USB power for the ultimate in portability
- Add an optional K-25m 25-note keyboard to take your music to the next level
It may be small, but the Roland VP-03 Vocoder has functionality that the original VP-330 lacked. At Sweetwater, we've produced intriguing patterns with the VP-03's onboard Voice Step Sequencer. Input a single note, chord, or voice into each of the sequencer's 16 steps (with each step comprising up to six notes), and enjoy unparalleled dynamic motion. Generate unpredictable results by changing the order of steps within your sequence. Play back chords with the touch of a single finger with the VP-03's Chord Memory function. Quickly store and recall up to 16 locations using one of the 16 step buttons. And whether you create sequences or build chords, you can back them up to your computer via USB.
Chock-full of connectivity for easy integration
The Roland VP-03 Vocoder integrates with just about everything. Line and headphone outputs make monitoring and amplifying the VP-03 as easy as pie. Employ the full-size XLR microphone input and included gooseneck mic to input your voice for filtering and shaping the onboard synthesized sounds. MIDI In/Out ports and a Micro-B USB connector open up whole new worlds of digital control. You can also utilize the VP-03's USB port to record directly into your DAW, transforming your vocoder into a quality audio interface.
Battery or USB power for the ultimate in portability
Integrating with your other gear is great, but what if you're away from your studio? Not a problem. The Roland VP-03 Vocoder is completely portable. It not only runs on four AA batteries, but it also operates on USB power. At a super-light 33 ounces, VP-03 is ready to go wherever you go.
Add an optional K-25m 25-note keyboard to take your music to the next level
The VP-03 Vocoder is part of Roland's Boutique Series, and thus works well with the K-25m keyboard unit. Sold separately, this 25-note, velocity-sensing keyboard is less than 12" across and is an ultra-portable input solution that also acts as a dock for the VP-03. Once positioned, you have a choice of tilting the module at two different angles for easier viewing and sound programming or having it lie flat. The Roland K-25m addresses a pitch range of -4 to +5 octaves when teamed up with your VP-03.
Roland VP-03 Vocoder Features:
- Compact re-creation of the popular Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus
- Blend your voice with onboard string sounds to create unique sonic textures
- Employ the included gooseneck mic to forge exciting vocal sounds
- Voice Step Sequencer for producing intriguing patterns
- Chord Memory function plays back chords with the touch of a single finger
- Dual ribbon controllers for pitch bend, modulation, and more
- USB bus and battery powered for portability
- Compatible with the K-25m 25-note keyboard (sold separately)
- Durable metal front panel