Just one week before going to Musikmesse, Roland unveils the new products that will be introduced in Frankfurt, including the BK-9 backing keyboard.
We now know what the teasers Roland recently posted on the internet were about, and here are today the full details about the BK-9 backing keyboard:
- 76 keys
- Automatic accompaniment feature
- More than 1700 sounds and 70 drum kits, including 22 SuperNATURAL sounds and 500 new instruments
- Organ section based on the “Virtual ToneWheel” technology with draw bars and rotary effect
- Ability to load new BK sounds (available in the future)
- 540 accompaniments and 1000 “Music Assistant” memories
- 10 Favorites
- 5 multi-effect processors (3 for accompaniments and 2 for the performance) and mastering effects
- 2 LCD displays
- Mixer section
- 16-track sequencer
- “Rhythm Composer”, “Chord Loop” (WAV format" and “Audio Key” (allows for assigning audio files stored on a USB drive to the 7 highest keys) features
- USB port for direct recording and playback to/from a USB drive (MP3, WAV and SMF formats)
- XLR mic input with phantom power and dedicated reverb
- Composite video output
- Built-in Roland Wireless Connect system for wireless communication with an iOS device
- Compatible with the Apple USB Camera Kit
No information about the price nor the availability of this new Roland BK-9, visit www.rolandconnect.com for more.
SysExJohnNew AFfiliatePosted on 04/06/2013 at 05:25:33Certainly "looks" the biz, all apart from the stupid joystick (IMO).
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