Roland Audio interface designed for guitarists and singer-songwriters, with 36 Genuine BOSS Effects and COSM Effects Editor.
- Get high-quality recordings with a stereo audio interface
- Compact, portable, and USB bus powered—perfect for mobile recording
- Control your mix and playback with real faders, knobs, and buttons
- Incredible tones from zero latency, hardware COSM DSP effects with software control
- Easy to understand—hardware matches software with tight integration
- Includes connections for monitors, headphones, pedals, and footswitches
The V-STUDIO 20 matches the simplicity of a portable, hardware recording system with the power, flexibility, and control of modern computer-based recording. Whether you’re at home or on the road, you can easily connect a guitar or mic to the VS-20 hardware and dial up genuine BOSS sounds. Once you’re ready, record directly to your computer for further editing and mixing using Cakewalk Guitar Tracks recording software. Get amazing guitar tones with a Hi-Z input and on-board BOSS-powered, COSM DSP effects for amp simulation and 4 virtual pedal modules including 36 genuine Boss effects and 50 presets. Designed for guitarists and singer-songwriters, the bundled Cakewalk Guitar Tracks recording software provides powerful, streamlined recording, editing, mixing, finalizing, and sharing of music.
AUDIO INTERFACE specs:
Number of Input Channels: 2
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
Signal Processing: maximum 24-bit (depending on software)
Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0/-3 dB)
Residual Noise Level
-90 dBu or less
(INPUT: GUITAR/BASS, 47 k ohm terminated, INPUT SENS knob = center, DIRECT MONITOR knob = center, OUTPUT LEVEL knob = center, IHF-A, Typical, Effect = OFF)
Nominal Input Level
GUITAR/BASS: -10 dBu, MIC 2: -40 dBu, LINE: -10 dBu
Nominal Output Level
OUTPUT: -10 dBu
GUITAR/BASS: 1 M ohm, MIC 2: 4 k ohms, LINE: 10 k ohms
OUTPUT: 2 k ohms, PHONES: 44 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
OUTPUT: 20 k ohms or greater, PHONES: 32 to 100 ohms
GUITAR/BASS: 1/4 inch phone type, MIC 2: XLR type (balanced/phantom power +48 V), LINE: 1/4 inch phone type, OUTPUT: RCA pin type, PHONES: Stereo 1/4 inch phone type, REC, PLAY (FOOT SW): TRS 1/4 inch phone type, EXP PEDAL: TRS 1/4 inch phone type, USB: B type
Power Supply: USB Bus Power
Current Draw: 320 mA
Phantom Power: +48 V/10 mA
V-STUDIO 20 DVD-ROM(for Windows):
Cakewalk Guitar Tracks 4 (Recording Software), V-STUDIO 20 Software Effects Editor, V-STUDIO 20 USB Drivers, Owner's Manual (PDF) in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch
Owner's Manual in English, USB Cable, Cakewalk Service Information Sheet
Options Sold Separately
Foot Switch: BOSS FS-5U, Dual Foot Switch: BOSS FS-6, Expression Pedal: Roland EV-5 BOSS FV-500L, FV-500H
Windows XP (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit)
*This product does not support Windows XP Media Center Edition or XP Professional x64.
*When running Vista x64 or Windows 7 x64, Guitar Tracks runs in the 32-bit emulation layer.
*Macintosh computers running Microsoft Windows are not officially supported.
OS requirements on Netbook computers: TBA
Intel® Pentium® 4 1.3 GHz or AMD Athlon™ XP 1500+ or higher
(Netbook: Intel® Atom® or AMD Athlon Neo™ Processor)
512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
(Netbook: 1 GB)
Hard Disk Space
100 MB for core program (6 GB recommended)
1024 x 600, 16-bit color screen resolution
DVD-ROM drive for installation
*Software also available via download for Netbook users without DVD drives
An internet connection is required for viewing online video tutorials and for uploading music. Cakewalk Publisher requires you to have available web server space with FTP access privileges. QuickTime support requires QuickTime 7 or higher.