Over 1,300 fresh sounds, 8-track digital recorder, BOSS pro effects, 128-voice polyphony, and more.
In the JUNO tradition of great sound, compact design, easy operation, and affordable price, the JUNO-Gi delivers big. What propels this power-synth into another realm, however, is its supercharged feature set with over 1,300 fresh sounds, an onboard 8-track digital recorder, and pro effects created by BOSS. Write, record, mix, master, and perform anywhere with the new JUNO-Gi.
New Sound Bank
A new sound library has been created for the JUNO-Gi, with over 1,300 factory selections that cover a universe of instrument types and musical styles. Tone Category buttons help you scan the vast library and locate the perfect sound with ease and speed. New to the JUNO-Gi are Live Sets, which comprise up to four layered tones each”create your own unique sounds by stacking and/or splitting tones and saving them together as a Live Set. Furthermore, a Special Live Set section takes maximum advantage of the JUNO-Gi sound engine for the most advanced synth sounds.
Performance and Portability”
The JUNO-Gi has been designed with the performer in mind. It provides supreme mobility thanks to its lightweight body and battery-power compatibility (up to three hours of continuous operation with eight NiMH AA batteries), letting you experience the freedom of performance in any environment. Roland's battery-powered amps such as the BA-330 and KC-110 are perfect companions for the JUNO-Gi during street performances. Performers will also appreciate the JUNO-Gi's friendly front panel, which is covered with hands-on controls, clearly marked and easy to reach. The enlarged 240 x 64 graphic LCD provides clear visibility and fast navigation, even on outdoor gigs with troublesome sun glare.
Digital Recording & FX
The Pro recording onboard! The JUNO-Gi's built-in eight-track digital recorder with 64 virtual tracks provides a full-featured multitrack studio environment, complete with dedicated transport controls and mix faders. The recording media is a removable SD or SDHC card, with up to 192 hours of recording time possible when using a single 32GB SDHC card. Also supported is full import and export of track data with a computer. The same pro performance effects found in the BOSS GT series are built into the JUNO-Gi, as well as effects designed for vocal processing. Connect a guitar or microphone directly and apply these top-quality effects for instant CD-quality sound as you record.
USB MIDI & Audio
The JUNO-Gi's multifunction USB port offers both audio and MIDI functionality”a one-cable connection to your computer is all you need to stream audio and MIDI back and forth and interface with your favorite music software. When you combine the JUNO-Gi with the bundled Cakewalk Sonar LE 8.5 software, you have a complete digital audio workstation package for your PC. In addition, the MIDI Controller Mode lets you operate the JUNO-Gi as a MIDI master keyboard for controlling your DAW or external MIDI devices.
- Keyboard: 61 keys (with velocity)
- Over 1,300 high-quality sounds optimized for live performance
- Intuitive user interface, including dedicated Tone Category buttons and large display
- 128-voice polyphony
- Full-featured 8-track digital recorder onboard with Guitar/Mic/Line inputs
- Plug in a guitar and play/record with built-in pro guitar effects derived from BOSS' GT series
- High-capacity SDHC card slot for data storage and direct play
- Full computer integration via MIDI Controller mode and built-in audio/MIDI interface
- Lightweight, compact body with battery-power compatibility
- Complete mobility when used with a battery-powered PA or amp such as Roland's BA-330 or KC-110
- Included Cakewalk Production Plus Pack makes the JUNO-Gi a complete DAW package for your PC
- Owner's Manual
- Quick Guide
- CD-ROM (USB Driver)
- DVD-ROM (Cakewalk PPP)
- SD Card (2GB, installed in the JUNO-Gi when shipped from the factory)
- SD Card Protector (installed in the JUNO-Gi when shipped from the factory)
- USB Memory Protector
- AC Adaptor
JUNO-Gi Synthesizer Specifications:
- Sound Generator Section
Maximum polyphony: 128 voices
Parts: Live Set (4 layers) + 16 parts
Wave memory: 128MB (16-bit linear equivalent)
Preset memory: Live Set: 1,379, Tone: 788 + 256 (GM2), Rhythm Set: 14 + 9 (GM2)
User Memory: Live Set: 256, Favorite: 100
Effects: Multi-Effects: 2 systems, 79 types, Chorus: 3 types. Reverb: 5 types
Digital Recorder Section
V-Track: 64 (8 V-Tracks per each Track)
Up to 2 tracks can be recorded simultaneously, and up to 8 tracks can be played back simultaneously
Maximum number of songs: 99
Memory capacity: SD memory card: supports SDHC cards to a maximum of 32GB
Sample rate: 44.1kHz
Recording time (conversion in one track):
Card capacity recording times: 1GB (approx. 6 hrs.), 2GB (approx. 12 hrs.), 4GB (approx. 24 hrs.), 8GB (approx. 48 hrs.), 16GB (approx. 96 hrs.), 32GB (approx. 192 hrs.)
The maximum recording time (storage used) for one song is approximately 12 hours (2GB)
Note:The above recording times are approximate and are for when only one track is used. For example, if you record using all eight tracks, the available time for each track will be one eighth of the time listed. Since the 2GB SD card included with the JUNO-Gi contains a demo song, the available recording time will be shorter than listed above.
With the Track Export function, a maximum of approximately 6 hours and 40 minutes worth of monaural data (approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes worth of stereo data) can be output
Nominal input level:
LINE INPUT jacks: -10 dBu
GUITAR/MIC INPUT jack: GUITAR: -20 dBu, MIC: -40 dBu
Insert Effects: 3 banks (Guitar, Mic, Line)
Mastering Tool Kit
USB Memory Song Player Section
File Format: Audio File: WAV, AIFF, MP3 / Standard MIDI File: format-0/1
Number of songs: 99
External memory: USB MEMORY (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Flash memory: sold separately)
Preset: 371 / User: 99 / Song (Digital Recorder): 99
Arpeggiator: Preset: 128 / User: 64
Chord memory: Preset: 17
Controllers: Pitch bend/Modulation lever, D Beam controller, S1/S2 buttons, Sound Modify knob x 6
Display: 240 x 64 dots graphic LCD (with backlit)
External memory: SD/SDHC Card
OUTPUT Jacks (L/MONO, R) (1/4" phone type)
PHONES Jack (stereo 1/4" phone type)
SONG/CLICK OUT Jack (stereo 1/4" phone type)
LINE INPUT Jacks (L, R) (1/4" phone type)
GUITAR/MIC INPUT Jack:
MIC: 1/4 inch phone type or XLR type (phantom power), GUITAR: 1/4 inch phone type (Hi-Z)
CONTROL PEDAL Jack
HOLD PEDAL Jack
MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT)
USB COMPUTER Connectors (USB Hi-Speed Audio/MIDI)
(Use a USB cable and a computer with a USB connector that support USB 2.0 Hi-Speed.)
DC IN Jack
DC 9 V
(AC Adaptor or Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery (AA, HR6; sold separately) x 8)
* Carbon-zinc batteries or alkaline batteries cannot be used.
Current Draw: 750 mA
Battery Life for Continuous Use
Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (AA, HR6): Approximately 3 hours (approximately 2 hours if USB memory is connected) (This figure will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
Size and Weight
Width: 1,008mm, 39-11/16"
Depth: 300mm, 11-13/16"
Height: 105mm, 4-3/16"
Weight: 5.7kg, 12lb. 10 oz.