Following on from my last post 'RACK EARS FOR THE ROLAND MKS-70', I thought I'd better put this one up too, just to make it clear that I also have rack-ears for the Roland MKS-80.
As it turns out, these rack ears will also fit the following Roland 2U modules:
- Roland MKS-7 Super Quartet (released 1986)
- Roland MKS-10 Planet-P piano module (released 1984)
- Roland MKS-20 Rack mount version of the RD-1000 digital piano (released 1986)
- Roland MKS-30 Rack-mount of the JX-3P synthesiser (released 1984)
- Roland MKS-100 Rack mount version of the S-10 sampler (released 1986)
- Roland DDR-30 Electronic drum module (released 1985)
If you have a MKS-80 Rev 4, then you'll only use three screws each side. Yes, that's right; Roland didn't standardise the rack case 'till the Rev 5 was released!
Please note that these rack ears are only available in black and as a pair.
Just like the originals, these rack ears are made from aluminium with a black anodised coating and horizontally running mill finish. Apart from looking superb, they fit perfectly. Supplied with eight black countersunk M4 machine screws, all you need to fit them, is a screwdriver. 🙂
I'm now happy to announce that these rack ear kits are available to purchase.
UPDATE - 6th May 2021
I finally got replacement rack ears for the Roland MPG-80 made up recently. Check 'em out here.
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