0% Interest for 24 Months! Learn more »
(800) 222-4700
  • Español: (800) 222-4701
Cart
NAMM Happening Now

Roland Announces VB-99 V-Bass System

GK3B

When Roland first introduced the original V-Bass System, serious bass players worldwide took note. The system was like nothing that had come before! It accurately modeled the world’s most popular basses – from classic electrics to upright acoustic bass to fretless bass and more – and then combined them with a wide array of killer bass amps, synth sounds, and polyphonic effects. With Roland’s proprietary COSM Bass technology and the special GK-3B Divided Pickup for bass, the V-Bass has opened up a world of new sonic possibilities. Now, the company has introduced the VB-99, which offers (among other cool features) the following:

  • Dual independent signal paths

  • 15 COSM electric bass types
  • 1 acoustic COSM “Vari-Bass”
  • 9 synth types, including types with internal oscillators
  • 2 COSM electric guitar types
  • 12 COSM amp types and six speaker types
  • 9 poly (per string) FX types, including De-Fretter and Slow Gear
  • 43 FX types, including Mu-Tron III and Uni-V
  • Classic comp/limiters – DBX160 and UREI 1178
  • String modeling – flat wound, round wound, black nylon, etc.
  • Pitch to MIDI interface

According to Roland, the VB-99 will begin shipping in late February into early March, with pricing still to be determined. Kepp your eye on inSync or talk to your Sweetwater Sales Engineer for additional information.

In this article

Share this Article