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Roland BK-5 Backing Keyboard

SKU BK-5
by Roland
Original price $1,711.99 - Original price $1,711.99
Original price $1,711.99
$1,711.99
$1,711.99 - $1,711.99
Current price $1,711.99
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Roland BK-5 Backing Keyboard

Number One for One-Man Bands

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


Features
  • 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)
Effects
Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF section
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 & 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 section
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)
Other
Panel controls
Knobs: VOLUME, Rotary encoder: Data dial
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)
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
Owners Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
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