Behringer opens pre-orders for 808 clone, the RD-8

The brand’s highly anticipated TR-808 clone was announced a year ago.

Behringer RD-8 drum machine

Behringer is now taking pre-orders for the RD-8 analogue drum machine, the brand’s TR-808 clone that was announced a year ago on 808 day.

The device was initially referred to as the RD-808, but has now undergone a name revision. Although the reason behind this change is unclear, it might have something to do with Roland filing design trademarks for its revered TB-303 and TR-808 designs in early 2019.

The RD-8’s primary features are its 16 drum sounds and 64-step sequencer. The latter, in particular, has support for poly-meter, step- and note-repeat as well as real-time triggering. Additionally, the device also boasts an integrated wave designer and dual-mode 12dB filter, both of which can be assigned to individual voices.

Thomann has priced the RD-8 at €299. You can pre-order the device here. More info at behringer.com.

logo

Get the latest news, reviews and tutorials to your inbox.

Subscribe
logo

The world’s leading media brand at the intersection of music and technology.

Join our mailing list

Sign Up Now

© 2022 MusicTech is part of NME Networks.