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#1667414 - 06/26/20 10:39 AM any inputs does the 2480 havwe
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#1667435 - 06/26/20 12:07 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: glensimonds]
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There are sixteen 1/4" TRS (phone plug) inputs (#16 can be switched to Hi-Z).
There are eight XLR (mic) inputs.

It can also accept "R-Bus" (Roland proprietary) inputs (six, I think).

Is that what you needed?
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#1667635 - 06/26/20 09:16 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: calypso]
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8 inputs on the RBUS ( we use the rack for I/O of our effects ) We have dual TSR snakes in the 16 inputs --- and we use the SPDIF input for our preamps
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#1667690 - 06/27/20 03:32 AM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: C Jo Go]
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 Originally Posted By: C Jo Go
8 inputs on the RBUS ( we use the rack for I/O of our effects ) We have dual TSR snakes in the 16 inputs --- and we use the SPDIF input for our preamps


Actually C Jo Go, you can have 16 inputs of digital coming from the R-BUS if you use both R-BUS 1 & R-BUS 2.

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#1668155 - 06/29/20 10:02 AM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: FalconEddy]
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Since with the 2 RBUS connections you can record 16 inputs, does that mean you could use 8 of the onboard input to record at the same time as the RBUS connections, giving you 24 inputs simultaneously?
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#1668165 - 06/29/20 10:33 AM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: Heartwaves]
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16 analog
16 R-BUS
32 total options BUT the input mixer maxes out at 24 channels


(plus stereo SPDIF coaxial or optical)

(the 16 analog inputs all have 1/4 inch jacks, 8 of them also have XLR jacks)

You get fewer than 24 simultaneously if you move to higher resolution recording modes.
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#1668180 - 06/29/20 12:00 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: calypso]
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Yes , many inputs ...
But note that you can "only" record maximum 16 channels at once ( in MTP mode )
Still pretty good for this old machinery and compared to modern computers and
interfaces / sound cards ..... Or ???

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Edited by Catweazle (06/29/20 12:02 PM)

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#1668183 - 06/29/20 12:10 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: Catweazle]
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Never ventured into MTP mode --- always needed every channel. ;\)

We use our 3 keyboards and the sequencer at mixdown ( all 16 inputs ) and the SPDIF is connected to our preamps ,,,,

So we get about 40 channels at mixdown... a RBUS carries 8 channels of rack effects....
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#1668214 - 06/29/20 01:37 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: C Jo Go]
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Yeah, OK ... But still only 16 channels can be recorded at once \:\)
If you dont have 2 ( or more ) VS-2480´s , then you can record
32 channels at once ( or more ) if you want to ......
Just trying to clarify for the OP
If that was his question ..... Not quite sure what he asked about

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#1668231 - 06/29/20 02:48 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: Catweazle]
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The inputs able to be recorded simultaneously was the question.
16 at a time then, no matter from which input they originate, RBUS or others.
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#1668242 - 06/29/20 03:06 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: Heartwaves]
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Yep, that´s correct Heartwaves. And your question was perfectly clear. \:\)
I was referring to the OP ( original poster , glensimonds ) question
when i wrote "not quite sure what he asked about" .....

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#1668263 - 06/29/20 04:15 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: Catweazle]
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An important point: the number of inputs does not equal the number of tracks that can be recorded at once. Thanks, CatW for correcting my error.
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#1668266 - 06/29/20 04:27 PM Re: any inputs does the 2480 havwe [Re: calypso]
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