It can record and send MIDI data via the MIDI jacks on the rear panel, enabling its internal sequencer to control other sound modules, or its internal sound module to be controlled by an external sequencer. There are lots of preset patterns accessible and 50 user patterns to pick from. With to DJ sounds of today you have to be half musician and half producer. A prefixed synthesizer of some variety is a must.Although communication with other devices is possible, the main advantage to the MC-303 with its small size and all-in-one design a self contained mobile studio.Using this Roland MC303 in conjunction with your studio setup you can become a techno rave dance music make. Featuring a micro-keyboard similar to the Rolf Harris Stylophone, that can also be used as a drum sequencer; the MC-303 imitates the handling as well as the look and feel of other famous Roland synthesizers and drum machines such as the MC-202, TB-303, TR-808 and TR-909. The mc303 was specifically targeted towards the home musician and house DJ’S.
The key features of the MC-303 are:
Sound generator with 24 note - voice polyphony, 8-track sequencer (7 pitched instruments and 1 drum kit),16 part timbrality, 448 preset sounds and 12 drum kits, FX and acoustic instruments, Reverb/delay and chorus flanger effects,300 onboard dance music variation patterns such as drumbeats and bass lines, Instant storage of up to 50 user patterns Storage space for up to approximately 14,000 notes, MIDI in and out connections (but no MIDI thru)