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Roland BK-5 61 Key Backing Keyboard


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Get High Quality And Fresh Sounds With The Roland BK-5 61 Key Backing Keyboard

One keyboard, one keyboardist- With the debut of the RolandBK-5, Roland proudly sets another milestone in the history of auto-accompaniment instruments. The RolandBK-5 Backing Keyboard features high-quality, fresh sounds combined with an easy user interface and advanced features. It's the perfect partner for the "one-man band" as well as music hobbyists and amateurs.


  • Self-contained, do-everything keyboard with auto-accompaniment engine and built-in sound system
  • Wide selection of sounds, Music Assistants, and Rhythms that cover a wide landscape of musical genres (including East-Europe, Latin-America, Asia, and more)
  • Friendly graphical user interface
  • Onboard effects, including reverb, chorus, EQ, multi-band compressor, and dozens of multi-effects
  • Music rhythm compatibility with Roland BK-7m/E-series/G-series/VA-series instruments
  • Compatible with backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and Rhythm) directly from USB memory; instant audio recording onto USB memory
  • Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • Video output to share SMF/MP3 Lyrics with friends or the audience on an external screen


SPECIFICATIONS

Keyboard

  • 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
  • Display: 160 x 160 dots Graphic LCD (with backlit)

Sound Generator

  • Max. Polyphony: 128 voices (GM2/GS/XG Lite compatible)
  • Sounds: 1,172 tones, 60 Drum Sets
  • Multitimbral parts: 3 real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR) + 16 song parts
  • Master Tuning: 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
  • Key Control (Transpose): -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
  • Tempo change: 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms, 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAV files
  • Part mute functions: TRACK MUTE (Rhythms, SMF), CENTER CANCEL (mp3, WAV, AUDIO INPUT signals)

Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF

  • Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
  • Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
  • MFX: 84 types for real-time parts (selectable via Tone Part MFX)
  • MFX: A and B for rhythm and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)
  • Parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 User memory
  • Multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 User memory

Rhythm

  • Rhythms: 305 in 6 "Rhythm" families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
  • Rhythm Composer: Internal Rhythm Composer, SMF-to-Rhythm Converter provided as PC application (Windows) on the bundled CD-ROM
  • One Touch memories: 4 programmable registrations per rhythm
  • Rhythm Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing

Songs

  • Real-time player: SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Song chord extractor: Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • SMF Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing

Performance Memories

  • Performance Lists: Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
  • Over 500 "Music Assistant" memories (internal memory)
  • 5 "Factory Song" memories (internal memory)
  • Performance memories per List: Max. 999
  • Search function: Quick location of SMF, audio and JPG files on the connected USB memory

Demo

  • Yes

Recording

  • Media: USB Flash memory
  • Song Save Format: Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)

Video

  • Lyrics: SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Slide shows: Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)

Connectors

  • PHONES jack x2: Stereo 1/4" phone type
  • AUDIO INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
  • AUDIO OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
  • USB COMPUTER connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
  • USB MEMORY (Type A, data storage devices)
  • MIDI connectors (IN, OUT): Visual Control function
  • VIDEO OUTPUT jack: RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC selectable)
  • Foot pedal jack: HOLD, SWITCH/EXPRESSION (programmable)

Other

  • Panel Control Knobs: VOLUME
  • Rotary encoder: Data dial
  • Speakers: 10 cm x 2
  • Rated power output: 12 W x 2
  • Power supply: AC adaptor
  • Power consumption: 1100mA
  • Auto Off function: Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
  • Accessories: Owner's Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)

Size and Weight (without Music Rest)

  • Width (W): 1,044 mm 41-1/8 inches
  • Depth (D): 317 mm 12-1/2 inches
  • Height (H): 129 mm 5-1/8 inches
  • Weight: 7.5 kg 16 lbs. 9 oz.

Manufacturer: Roland
Model: BK-5
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I274017-N-0-B
UPC: 761294502037

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