Roland BK3 Interactive Backing Keyboard BK3BK

Roland BK3 Interactive Backing Keyboard BK3BK

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Roland BK3 Interactive Backing Keyboard –  

Your Personal Backup Band

Perfect for solo entertainers and home hobbyists alike, the BK-3 Backing Keyboard brings a new level of performance to entry-level auto-accompaniment instruments. Featuring a wide range of quality onboard sounds and rhythms, song playback via USB memory, built-in speakers, and more, this portable, self-contained keyboard puts the power of a full ensemble under your fingertips. From one-person shows to social gatherings to personal practice, the BK-3 brings endless hours enjoyment for playing all musical styles.

  • – Portable, self-contained keyboard with built-in sound system
  • – High-quality sounds, rhythms, and Music Assistants
  • – Comfortable, intuitive user interface
  • – Compatible with music rhythms from Roland’s BK, E, G, and VA series
  • – Play a variety of backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and rhythms) and record performances with optional USB memory
  • – Roland Wireless Connect capability for cable-free communication with iPhone and iPad; free iOS apps available for music sharing, lyrics display, and more


    • Keyboard Keyboard type: 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
    • Keyboard Modes: Whole, Split, Dual
    • Display type 132 x 64 dots, Graphic monochrome LCD (with backlit)
    • Sound generator


    • Max. Polyphony 128 voices (GM2/GS/XGlite compatible)Sounds 851 tones; 53 Drum SetsMultitimbral parts 2 keyboard parts (UPP, LWR) 16 song partsMaster Tuning 415.3 to 466.2 HzKey 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
    • Effects


    • Real Time parts (UPP, LWR) Reverb and Chorus: depending on Rhythm/SMF Reverb Chorus Macro
    • 1 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro) (selectable via Tone Part Mfx)
    • EQ
    • Rhythms/SMF section Reverb: 8 types
    • Chorus: 8 types
    • 2 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro)
    • EQ
    • Backing section


    • Rhythms 250 in 5 “Rhythm” families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)Real-time player Rhythms (STL), SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAVKey Control –6 to 5 in semitones (for rhythm, smf, mp3/wav)Tempo Change 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythmsTime Stretch 75 to 125 % for mp3 and WAVOne Touch memories 4 suitable tones for each rhythm (Programmable)Rhythm and SMF Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editingTrack Mute for Rhythms/SMFCenter Cancel for mp3/WAV
    • Audio Recording


    • Media USB Flash memory.Save format Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
    • Metronome


    • Time Signature 1 to 32/16, 1 to 32/8, 1 to 32/4, 1 to 32/2Mode Always, PlayCount In Off, 1 bar, 2 bar
    • 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
    • Other


    • Search function Quick location of Rhythms and Songs on the connected USB memoryDemo YesLyrics on Internal Display SMF, mp3/WAVPanel Controls Volume Knob
    • Balance (Backing/Keyboard) Buttons
    • Connectors Phone/Output Jack: 1/4” phone type (TRS connector)
    • USB COMPUTER port (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
    • USB MEMORY port (Type A, data storage devices)
    • MIDI IN, MIDI OUT (Visual Control function)
    • Foot Pedal jack: PEDAL HOLD/SWITCH (assignable)
    • Speakers 2 x 10 cmRated power output 2 x 7.5 WPower supply AC adaptorPower consumption 1,200 mAAuto Off function Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min.Accessories Owner’s Manual
    • AC adaptor
    • Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor)
    • Music rest.
    • Options (sold separately) USB flash memory (M-UF-series)
    • Wireless USB Adaptor (WNA1100-RL)
    • Pedal Switch: DP-series
    • Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U
    • Size and Weight ???excludeing AC adaptor and music rest???


    • Width (W)1,044 mm41-1/8 inchesDepth (D)317 mm12-1/2 inchesHeight (H)129 mm5-1/8 inchesWeight 7.5 kg16 lbs. 9 oz.
    • Size and Weight ???including music rest???


    • Width (W)1,044 mm41-1/8 inchesDepth (D)408 mm16-1/16 inchesHeight (H)318 mm12-9/16 inches
    • All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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