Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer, 1981

Artifact

Drum machine

Date Made

1981

Creators

Roland Corporation 

Place of Creation

Japan 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2018.146.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Metal

Color

Black (Color)
Silver (Color)
Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 19 in

Length: 11.75 in

Inscriptions

on top of drum machine: Roland / Rhythm Composer TR-808 / Computer Controlled plate on back of drum machine: WARNING: SHOCK HAZARD / --DO NOT OPEN plate on back of drum machine: AC 220V 50/60HZ 8 W / MODEL TR-808 / SERIAL NO. 238792 / Roland Corp. MADE IN JAPAN on back of converter: REVERSE CONVERTER / 120VAC 60 Hz 75 W INPUT / 240 VAC 60 Hz 75 W OUTPUT / CAUTION - FOR INDOOR USE ONLY / NEUTRAL FLOATING / VOLTAGE VALET / [...] / Model No. V75R 315

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