Behringer unveil the new RD-909 Rhythm Designer

Celebrating 909 Day With a Fitting Tribute to the Techno Classic

Behringer have made a name for themselves with their faithful reproductions of classic pieces of electronic gear from the likes of Moog and Roland, so it should come to no surprise that the company has revealed a glimpse of their new TR-909 Clone to celebrate 909 day.

Releasing a first glimpse of the clone via their Facebook page, by all accounts, the Behringer RD-909 looks like a faithful reproduction of the legendary Roland drum machine, with the exception of plastic buttons replacing the TR-909's original mechanical keys. There's also the addition of the Wave Designer feature and Analogue Filter found on their RD-808 - another impressive clone of another famed Roland drum machine - and an extremely notable absence of the TR-909's distinctive splash of orange, with Behringer opting for a monochrome finish for the new machine. Check it out below:

 

Although Behringer are yet to announce any official specifications or release details, we already can't wait to get our hands on one of these bad boys. Stay tuned to Mixdown for further updates.

Behringer are distributed via Australis Music and Pro Music Australia.

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