Roland Aira Compact T-8 Beat Machine

Roland Aira Compact T-8 Beat Machine


The Roland AIRA Compact T-8 Beat Machine is a compact groove machine that features one bass track with 303-style tones and six tracks of drum sounds from the company’s renowned series of drum machines, all thanks to Roland’s Analog Circuit Behavior technology, which faithfully replicates the rich analog sounds of the original machines.

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The Roland AIRA Compact T-8 is a compact rhythm factory that includes bass from the famed TB-303 Bass Line and iconic Roland TR drums. The Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology used in the TR-8S, TB-3, and other high-end AIRA gear gives the T-8 its signature Roland character.

The Roland AIRA Compact T-8 has a user-friendly interface, six drum tracks, and one bass track for quick recording and hands-on adjustments. 64 patterns with up to 32 steps each may be stored and fired off, and you can shape sounds and manipulate sections as you go using a variety of specific knobs and buttons.

Item Includes

  • Roland AIRA Compact T-8 Beat Machine
  • USB Type-C to USB Type-A Cable


  • Ultra-portable rhythm and bass machine with genuine Roland sounds
  • Six rhythm tracks with sounds from the influential TR-808, TR-909, and TR-606 drum machines
  • Bass track with sawtooth/square waveforms and hands-on controls derived from the TB-303 Bass Line
  • Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology faithfully recreates the tonality and behavior of vintage Roland instruments
  • Classic TR-REC drum sequencer with 64 user patterns and up to 32 steps each
  • Advanced rhythm programming with probability, sub step, last step, and velocity
  • Real-time recording and powerful performance features like step loop, mute, fill, reload, and pattern shift
  • Color and process sounds with delay, reverb, overdrive, and sidechain compression
  • Comprehensive connectivity with audio, MIDI, and sync I/O plus AIRA Link
  • Class-compliant USB-C audio/MIDI interface—no drivers needed
  • Lithium-ion battery with up to 4.5 hours of operation per charge
  • Sturdy construction and high-quality rubber pads
  • Connect to other AIRA Compacts and standard MIDI devices with optional BOSS TRS MIDI cables


  • Type: Bassline Synthesizer and Drum Machine
  • Internal Sound Engine: Yes
  • Pads: 16 x Step Buttons
  • Sounds: ACB-modeled TR Drums, ACB-modeled TB Bass
  • Sequencer: 7-track, 32-steps, 64 Patterns
  • Effects: Delay, Reverb, Overdrive, Sidechain Compression
  • Analog Inputs: 1 x 1/8"
  • Analog Outputs: 1 x 1/8" (mix out/headphones)
  • MIDI I/O: 2 x 1/8" TRS (in, out), USB
  • Other I/O: 2 x 1/8" (sync in/out)
  • USB: 1 x USB-C
  • Power Source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery / USB bus power
  • Color: Black
  • Height: 1.42"
  • Width: 7.40"
  • Depth: 4.17"
  • Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Weight 2 lbs