People who make music with SP samplers love the rapid workflow, portability, and tactile approach they offer. The SP-404MKII takes this experience even further, retaining the lightweight-yet-rugged design while adding features that make it even easier to create in any scenario. Bang out beats anywhere with AA or mobile battery power, capture audio from or stream direct to your mobile device via USB, or collaborate with a partner using the dual headphones outputs and mic/guitar input.
Roland SP samplers are the bona fide kings of performance-based beatmaking, celebrated for their distinctive sound and ability to create rapid-fire beats anywhere, anytime. Carefully refined through community feedback and extensive research and development, the SP-404MKII is the ultimate SP sampler. It’s faster and better than ever, with a vivid OLED display, expressive new pads, expanded effects, fluid sequencing and sampling, and a massive library of authentic sounds to inspire your music.
The SP-404MKII has everything people love about its predecessor—with some serious upgrades like 17 ultra-expressive pads and updated knobs for smooth, hands-on control. And beatmaking is even quicker with speedy boot time, swift project loading and sample import, and easy project access via 16 GB of internal storage. Longtime users and new beatmakers alike will feel right at home with the intuitive layout and classic SP effects, plus a revamped sampling and sequencing workflow, Skip Back Sampling for quick performance capture, DJ mode to mix beats live, and more.
Samples = 2,560 (16 samples x 10 banks x 16 projects, stored in internal storage) Patterns = 2,560 (16 patterns x 10 banks x 16 projects, stored in internal storage)
Size: 16 GB *Including preload data
Maximum sampling time
16 minutes (approximately 176 MB per sample)
Skip Back Sampling
25 seconds (capturing the last moments of performance)
SD card (sold separately) for backup, restore, import, and export functions (SDHC compatible)
PHONES jacks: 1/4-inch phone type, Stereo miniature phone type LINE OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (impedance balanced) LINE IN (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type MIC/GUITAR IN jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type (for MIC), 1/4-inch phone type (for GUITAR) MIDI (IN, OUT) jack: Stereo miniature phone type USB terminal: USB Type-C (Audio, MIDI) DC IN terminal
AC adaptor USB bus power supply (USB Type-C port, 1.5 A ormore) Ni-MH batteries (AA, HR6)(sold separately) x 6 Alkaline battery (AA, LR6)(sold separately) x 6
1,100 mA (AC adaptor) 1,500 mA (USB bus power)
Expected battery life under continuous use
Alkaline battery: Approx. 2.5 hours Ni-MH battery: Approx. 3.5 hours *This can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use.
Quick start "Read Me First" leaflet Roland User Registration Card AC adaptor Warranty card