Roland BK9 Interactive Backing Keyboard

Roland BK9 Interactive Backing Keyboard

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[gap]Roland BK9 Interactive Backing Keyboard –  

A World of Music at Your Command

The BK-9 Backing Keyboard is the new flagship instrument in the acclaimed BK series, bringing 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.

  • – 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
Display Type

Display 2 Displays 160 X 160 Pixels, Graphic LCD (Backlit)

Keyboard Type 76 Velocity Sensitive Keys Key Touch: High, Medium, Low, FixedKeyboard Modes Organ, Piano
Sound Generator

Max. Polyphony 128 Voices (GM2/GS/XGlite Compatible)Tones 1,718 (Included 22 SuperNATURAL) User Tone.Favorite Tone Possibility to create four lists (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS) of 10 frequently used sounds and recall them instantly.Drum Sets 77Multitimbral parts 4 keyboard parts (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS) MELODY INTELLIGENT 16 song partsMaster Tuning 415.3 to 466.2 HzKey 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’ LEVELVibrato/Chorus V-1/V-2/V-3/C-1/C-2/C-3Percussion 2nd/3rd, Soft, SlowRotary Sound Slow/Fast, Brake, LevelTone Wheel Type 50/60/70Amplifier Type TYPE 1/TYPE 2/TYPE 3/TYPE 4/ TYPE 5

Real Time Parts (UPPER1, UPPER2, LOWER, M. BASS) Reverb and Chorus: selectable via Tone Part effects
2 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro) (selectable via Tone Part effects)
Part EQ
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)
Part EQ
MIC 2-band EQ gain for each band , Reverb
Backing Section

Rhythms Over 500 in 10 “Rhythm” familiesReal-time player Rhythms (STL), SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAVETempo Change 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythmsTime Stretch 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAVEOne Touch memories 4 suitable tones for each rhythm (Programmable)Track Mute For Rhythms/SMFCenter Cancel For mp3/WAVERhythm Composer Internal Rhythm ComposerRhythm and SMF Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing
Audio Recording

Media USB Flash memorySave format Audio files (WAVE 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear), MIDI files (SMF)

16 tracks sequencer Internal 16 tracks MIDI sequencer with microscope and macro editing functionsChord Loop Loop/Sequencer Mode

Time Signature 1 to 32/16, 1 to 32/8,, 1 to 32/4, 1 to 32/2Mode Always, Play, RecCount In Off, 1 bar, 2 barsVolume Internal and external by METRONOME OUT jack
Performance Memories

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 Max. 999

Search Function Quick location of Rhythms, and Songs on the connected USB memoryDemo YesLyrics SMF, mp3/WAVE, mp3 CDG (mp3 CDG on video output socket only)Slide Shows Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)Panel Controls Rotary encoder: Data dial with push switching function
VOLUME: 1 Knob
AUDIO IN: 1 Knob
BALANCE (Backing/Keyboard): 1 Knob
Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever: 1
Mixer/Harmonic bars section: 10 sliders
D-BEAM controller: 1
Assign Switches: 4
Connectors Audio OUTPUT jacks: (R, L/Mono) 1/4” phone type
PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4” phone type
Audio INPUT jack (R, L/Mono): 1/4” phone type
MIC IN: 1/4” phone type/XLR type (Phantom power switch OFF/ON)
METRONOME OUT: 1/4” phone type
MIDI connectors: THRU, IN, OUT (Visual Control function)
USB ports: USB COMPUTER connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data), USB MEMORY (Type A, data storage devices)
Foot pedal jacks: HOLD, EXPRESSION , CONTROL (assignable)
FC-7 PEDAL: 1 socket (assignable)
VIDEO OUTPUT jack RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC – selectable)
Power supply AC adaptorCurrent Draw 1,100 mAAuto Off function Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 minAccessories Owner’s Manual
AC adaptor
Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor)
Music rest
Options (sold separately) USB: USB flash memory (M-UF2G), Wireless USB Adaptor (WNA1100-RL)
Pedal Switch: DP-series
Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U
Expression Pedal: EV-5, EV-7
Footswitch: FC-7 
Microphone: Roland DR Series
Headphone: Roland RH Series
Vocal Performer: VE-5, VE-20
Amplifier: CM-110, CM-220
Stand: KS-12
Size and Weight ???Without Music Rest???

Width (W)1,251 mm49-1/4 inchesDepth (D)345 mm13-5/8 inchesHeight (H)123 mm4-7/8 inchesWeight 9.4 kg20 lbs. 12 oz.
Excluding AC Adaptor and Music Rest

Size and Weight ???Including Music Rest???

Width (W)1,251 mm49-1/4 inchesDepth (D)445 mm17-9/16 inchesHeight (H)308 mm12-1/8 inches
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