Roland Lucina AX-09 Shoulder Synthesizer
Roland announced that the Lucina AX-09 is now shipping.
With 37 keys, the Lucina AX-09 is described as compact, lightweight, and loaded with 150 sounds designed to cover a wide stylistic range, from synth leads to solo violin. It can be played in either a standing position using a shoulder strap or in a traditional horizontal tabletop orientation.
You can find the right sound with the Category buttons, and press the Preview button to hear the currently selected sound with a pre-programmed riff. You can assign your top 12 sounds to the Favorites bank for instant, one-button recall. Volume, reverb, and patch edits can be stored with each Favorite.
A USB host port allows users to play WAV and MP3 music files directly from a USB flash drive,to jam along with their songs. Audio from an external MP3 or iPod music player can be played by connecting the device to the EXT jack.
Designed for mobile operation, the Lucina AX-09 is said to run for up to four hours on eight NiMH AA batteries. A tutorial DVD and quick guide is included.
Pricing & Availability
The Lucina AX-09 is now shipping in both pearl white and black sparkle, with suggested retail prices of $699.00 and $799.00, respectively.
Check out www.RolandUS.com/Lucina for more info.