Dr. Rhythm Section

DR-5: Dr. Rhythm Section


The DR-5 Dr. Rhythm Section is an innovative new concept in rhythm composers. Designed like a guitar fretboard, it features a programmable backing band including bass, drums and keyboards.

  • 256 16-bit percussion/instrument sounds, 64 drum kits (48 Preset + 16 User)
  • 400 patterns (200 Preset + 200 User); 20 songs
  • External Pitch function for triggering the internal sounds from a guitar monophonically
  • 4-track Composer, MIDI In/Out for interfacing to external devices
  • Guitar In with built-in Tuner and Amp Simulator
  • Note that this product is no longer in production. Similar capabilities can be found in the JS-5 JamStation®.



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