The Behringer 303 clone is real: Roland-inspired acid bass synth leaks
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If you didn’t already believe that Behringer is about to launch a Roland TB-303 clone, you certainly should now: the TD-3, as it’s known, has leaked.
We’re still expecting an official announcement tomorrow, 8 November, but a webpage detailing the product – which has since been taken down – has already gone live, with images and specs posted on the Gearslutz forum.
It seems that the TD-3 sticks pretty closely to the TB-303’s design and specs – it’ll be interesting to see what Roland has to say about that – bit with the addition of a distortion circuit that’s based on the Boss DS-1 pedal.
As such, this looks to be an all-analogue instrument that’s based on the original TB-303 circuitry. Leaked specs suggest that you get a sawtooth and square waveform VCO, a 4-pole low-pass resonant filter, a 7-track 16-step sequencer and an arpeggiator.
16-voice Poly Chain, meanwhile, enables you to connect multiple units for 16 voices of polyphony, and there are the obligatory MIDI and USB ports.