Roland

BK9

Roland BK-9 76-Key Backing Keyboard

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Description

The BK-9 Backing Keyboard brings together sensational sounds, top-class rhythms, and an incredible selection of premium features. You have a world of music under fingertip control, with a massive sound selection-including Roland's renowned SuperNATURAL sounds-and a huge range of completely remastered rhythm accompaniments in nearly every musical genre, from classic to modern. An innovative dual LCD system and intuitive panel layout make it easy to direct your virtual band, while powerful effects and assignable real-time controls let you select and shape sounds with ease. With numerous additional highlights such as USB song playback/recording, an onboard 16-track sequencer, Rhythm Composer, and much more, the BK-9 is a powerhouse music machine for professional performing, song composition, and casual enjoyment at home.

Features

  • Flagship 76-note instrument with top-level sounds, industry-leading auto-accompaniment features, and a lightweight, mobile design
  • Over 1,700 sounds and 70 drum kits, including 22 SuperNATURAL sounds and 500 all-new tones
  • Legendary Virtual Tone Wheel organs, with dedicated harmonic bars for authentic vintage organ performance
  • 540 rhythms (including 25 new rhythms), remastered for exceptional audio quality; over 1000 Music Assistants onboard
  • Five independent multi-effects engines (MFX), plus dedicated mastering effects
  • All-new user interface with intuitive panel layout, powerful dual LCD system, and Mixer function
  • Professional 16-track sequencer and built-in Rhythm Composer; Chord Loop and Audio Key functions
  • Song playback/recording, unlimited Performance List storage, and more from convenient USB memory
  • XLR mic input with dedicated reverb effect; composite video output for displaying lyrics and photos
  • Compatible with Apple iOS devices via Roland Wireless Connect; supports USB connection to iPad with Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit
  • Free iOS apps include BK Partner, Lyrics Viewer, Air Recorder, and more
  • USB Flash memory Audio files (WAVE 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear), MIDI files (SMF) 16 Tracks Sequencer: Internal 16 tracks MIDI sequencer with a microscope and macro editing functions Loop/Sequencer Mode Time Signature: 1 to 32/16, 1 to 32/8, 1 to 32/4, 1 to 32/2
Tech Specs
Display2 Displays 160 X 160 Pixels, Graphic LCD (Backlit)
Keyboard Type 76 Velocity Sensitive Keys
Key Touch: High, Medium, Low, FixedKeyboard ModesOrgan, Piano
Auto Off Time Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
Power Supplies AC adaptor (included)
Current Draw 1,100 mA
Polyphony 128 Voices (GM2/GS/XGlite Compatible)
Tones 1,718 (Included 22 SuperNATURAL) + User Tone
Favourite Tone: Possibility to create four lists (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS) of 10 frequently used sounds and recall them instantly.
Drum Kits 77
Multitimbral 4 keyboard parts (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS) + MELODY INTELLIGENT + 16 song parts
Master Tuning 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
Key Control (Transpose) -6 to +5 in semitones (for rhythm, SMF, mp3/WAVE)
Organ Section Harmonic Bar: 16', 5-1/3', 8', 4', 2-2/3', 2', 1-3/5', 1-1/3', 1' + LEVEL
Vibrato/Chorus: V-1/V-2/V-3/C-1/C-2/C-3
Percussion: 2nd/3rd, Soft, Slow
Rotary Sound: Slow/Fast, Brake, Level
Tone Wheel Type: 50/60/70
Amplifier Type: TYPE 1/TYPE 2/TYPE 3/TYPE 4/ TYPE 5
Effects Real-Time Parts (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS): Reverb and Chorus: selectable via Tone Part effects
Rhythms/SMF section: Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
3 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro) (selectable via Makeup Tools)
MIC: 2-band EQ +gain for each band, Reverb
Backing Rhythms: Over 500 in 10 "Rhythm" families
Real-Time Player: Rhythms (STL), SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAVE
Tempo Change: 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms
ime Stretch: 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAVE
One-Touch Memories: 4 suitable tones for each rhythm (programmable)
Track Mute: For Rhythms/SMF
Center Cancel: For mp3/WAVE
Rhythm Composer: Internal Rhythm Composer
Rhythm and SMF Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing
Audio Recording Media:
Save Format:
Sequencer
Chord Loop:
Metronome
Mode: Always, Play, Rec
Count In: Off, 1 bar, 2 bars
Volume: Internal and external by METRONOME OUT jack
Performance Memory Performance Lists: Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
Over 1000 "Music Assistant" memories (internal memory)
5 "Factory Song" memories (internal memory)
Performance Memories per List: Up to 999
Search Function Quick location of Rhythms, and Songs on the connected USB memory
Demo Yes
Lyrics SMF, mp3/WAVE, mp3+CDG (mp3+CDG on video output socket only)
Controls Rotary encoder, data dial with push switching function
Volume knob
Audio input knob
Microphone volume knob
Microphone reverb knob
Balance (backing/keyboard) knob
Pitch Bend/Modulation lever
10 x Mixer/Harmonic bars section slider
D-BEAM controller
4 x Assign switch
Dimensions With Music Rest: 49.4 x 17.6 x 12.2" (125.1 x 44.5 x 30.8 cm)
Without Music Rest: 49.4 x 13.6 x 4.9" (125.1 x 34.5 x 12.3 cm)
Weight 20.7 lb (9.4 kg)

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