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Roland System-500 vs. Behringer Poly D + 9

Roland System-500

Roland System-500

£1,569.00

Free delivery
Behringer Poly D

Behringer Poly D

£479.00

Free delivery
Behringer TD-3

Behringer TD-3

£76.00

£80.95 Incl. delivery
Arturia MicroFreak

Arturia MicroFreak

£239.00

£249.00 Incl. delivery
Moog Subsequent 37

Moog Subsequent 37

£1,295.00

£1,459.00 Incl. delivery
Yamaha MODX8

Yamaha MODX8

£1,099.00

£1,199.00 Incl. delivery
Yamaha MODX6

Yamaha MODX6

£899.00

Free delivery
Behringer DeepMind 12

Behringer DeepMind 12

£575.00

Free delivery
Behringer Model D

Behringer Model D

£216.00

Free delivery
Dave Smith Prophet Rev2 16

Dave Smith Prophet Rev2 16

£1,545.00

Free delivery
Behringer RD-8

Behringer RD-8

£227.00

Free delivery
Arpeggiator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Envelope (ENV)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of ENVs
3 ​
3 ​
Low Frequency Oscillator (LFOp)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of oscillators
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
Number of Polyphony
1 ​
4 ​
2 ​
128 ​
192 ​
12 ​
1 ​
16 ​
Type of Synthesizer
Analogue, VA (Virtual Analog) / AM (Analog Model), FM (Frequency Modulation), Subtractive synthesis, Granular synthesis, Wavetables
FM (Frequency Modulation), PCM
Analogue
Analogue
Vocoder
Yes
No
No
Ethernet connection
No
No
No
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
CV/Gate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
No
Digital optical input
No
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
No
Headphone output
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Microphone input
Yes
No
No
MIDI in
Yes
Yes
MIDI out
Yes
Yes
MIDI Thru
No
No
Multitimbral
16 channels
0 channels
Pedal input (phone connector 6.3mm / 1/4")
No
Yes
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB Powered
Yes
No
Supported audio files
Available colours
Black, Blue, Red
Black, White
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
233 mm
331 mm
257 mm
136 mm
322.6 mm
Height
55 mm
134 mm
103 mm
90 mm
96.5 mm
Width
311 mm
937 mm
822 mm
374 mm
892 mm
Product weight
1.02 kg
9.98 kg
6.6 kg
8.4 kg
1.7 kg
9.3 kg
Designed for rack mounting
No
Effects
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of effects
Chorus, Distortion
Delay, Reverb, Chorus
Delay, Phaser, Reverb, Chorus, Distortion
Delay, Phaser, Reverb, Chorus, Filter, Distortion, Ring modulation
Features
Midi over USB, Pitch Bend
Midi over USB, Pitch Bend, Modulation wheel
Modulation wheel
Pitch Bend
Midi over USB, Pitch Bend, Modulation wheel
Pre-recorded rythms and songs
No
Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Control buttons can act as keys
Key design
Diving-board
Diving-board
Keyboard functinos
Aftertouch
Initial touch
Initial touch
Aftertouch, Touch sensitivity
Aftertouch, Split, Dual layer, Touch sensitivity
Number of keys
25 keys
37 keys
88 keys
61 keys
49 keys
61 keys
Number of octaves
2
3
7
5
4
5
Type of keys
Semi-weighted
Semi-weighted
Semi-weighted
Number of pads (pressure sensitive buttons)
0 ​
Number of rotary controls
29 ​
Number of slid controls (stepless)
0 ​
Display
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Touchscreen
No
No
Yes
Type of display
Monochrome
Colour
Colour
Greyscale
Embedded audio
320 ​
User presets
64 ​
Battery operated
No
No
No
No
No
Separate power connector (mains)
Via AC adapter
Large power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C13/C17)
Via AC adapter
Large power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C13/C17)
Sequencer
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Stepsequencer
Yes
Yes
Tracksequencer
Memory card reader
No
No
No