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The only thing you can't do with this ax is chop down a tree. The Roland AX-09 synthesizer comes equipped with over 150 different sounds, all easily searchable with the Category and Preview buttons. You can put your top 12 sounds in the Favorites bank to pull them up instantly!Power yourself up with the included AC adapter, or wander around wherever you please with eight AA batteries - for about four hours. Want to play along with your favorite band? Just plug a USB stick into the port (as long as the song is in MP3, WAV, or AIFF format) and press play!You can add tons of flair to your performance with the left hand controls - a D-Beam provides dramatic effects, while the Modulation Bar and Touch Control can be used to twist, bend, and shape any note you play.Connections:
The Roland AX-SYNTH is a completely self-contained rock machine - it's got hundreds of sounds aboard with no external MIDI devices needed. It's got lots of controllers for cool effects - a Ribbon Controller that bends every pitch with velvety smoothness, a Modulation Bar, dedicated control knobs, and a D-Beam for craziness!Even though it needs no help from outside sources, the AX-SYNTH can drive other instruments. Plug it into a MIDI device and control it all from the synthesizer. You can also customize the internal sound bank by downloading the dedicated PC software editor/librarian application!Connections:
A concert grand piano is nice, sure, but the FP-7F digital piano can do so much more! At the heart of this instrument is the SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, which smooths out the velocity response, note decay, and key range behavior between every note on the keyboard. The result is a sound and feel nearly indistinguishable from an acoustic piano. It's also got custom internal speaker housings that enhance the warmth and resonance of every sound - of course, you can still plug it in to an amplifier for even more sound.Synthesizers and pianos often feel totally different, but that's not the case here. The PHA III Ivory Feel-S keys feel just like real ivory and have the same response and key-repetition action of a grand piano. A damper pedal is the cherry on top.Since it's not a regular old piano, the FP-7F has some extra tricks. An onboard looper lets you create overdubbed loops on the fly from the keyboard or from a microphone, which can then be saved as WAV files to a flash drive. It's even equipped with a built-in harmonizer with duet, trio, and quartet options.
The Roland GW-8 from their unique GW series is the next generation of workstations. This keyboard has 61 keys and has intelligent backing-track functionality with musical styles that range from rock to pop, plus many different authentic ethnic styles. With its multi-format USB Memory Player feature, the GW-8 gives you a multitude of possibilities at your fingertips.
Powerful and lightweight, the JUNO-Di synthesizer is a great candidate for your front ensemble and concert ensembles. It's got an internal bank of over 1,000 sounds, each of which can be tweaked with dedicated 'Sound Modification' knobs!Your synth player can easily navigate from one instrument to the other with category buttons and programmable Favorite buttons - all helped along with a large LCD display. Add in your own sound files (WAV, AIFF, MP3) with a computer via the USB MIDI port to customize your show.At under 12 pounds, this synth is easy to move around from the band hall to the field or anywhere else. It can plug into any standard outlet with the 9v adapter, or it can run on its own for about 5 hours using eight AA batteries (not included).Connections:
The JUNO-Gi synthesizer is the big brother to the JUNO-Di, with an internal bank of over 1,300 sounds that are easily navigated by Tone Category buttons. You also get Live Sets, which you create by stacking up to four sounds at once to create some truly wild tones!If you're out in the sun all day at rehearsal on the field, seeing what you're doing on a synthesizer could be a problem. That's why Roland gave this synth a graphic LCD screen that's clearly visible even in direct sunlight. Add in your own sound files (WAV, AIFF, MP3) with a computer via the USB MIDI port to customize your show.As if this wasn't enough, the JUNO-Gi is also a mobile digital recording studio - it's got a built-in eight-track digital recorder with 64 virtual tracks, including transport controls and mix faders. All you need is an SD or SDHC card (192 hours on a 32GB SDHC card!). You can also fully import and export track data from a computer. This synth comes bundled with Cakewalk's SONAR LE recording software.At just over 12 pounds, this synth is easy to move around from the band hall to the field or anywhere else. It can plug into any standard outlet with the 9v adapter, or it can run on its own for about 3 hours using eight AA batteries (not included).Connections:
The SuperNATURAL Stage Piano is a very powerful synthesizer that can fit on any surface. At the heart of this instrument is the SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, which smooths out the velocity response, note decay, and key range behavior between every note on the keyboard. The result is a sound and feel nearly indistinguishable from an acoustic piano.The RD-700NX takes electric pianos further with the addition of a SuperNATURAL-based vintage 1960'-to-1980's style EP. You can feel free to change the position of the virtual pickups, or you could change out sound generating components entirely.Synthesizers and pianos often feel totally different, but that's not the case here. The PHA III Ivory Feel-S keys feel just like real ivory and have the same response and key-repetition action of a grand piano. The SuperNATURAL-boosted piano and electric piano voices all have dedicated one-touch buttons for instant access, and the other hundreds of voices are easily found with the LCD screen.Sound Focus Technology allows you to cut through any ensemble without distorting, compressing, or discoloring the tone!
With the latest technology onboard, the VP-770 allows a single musician to create realistic backing parts that range from futuristic electronic vocal textures to incredible emulations of large-scale gospel choirs and beyond. Includes:
The Roland V-Combo Live Performance Keyboard is a versatile yet classic take on the synth piano. It's got every standard feature you need with a full 61 keys with a battery or AC option for power, but just wait for the bells and whistles of this bad boy. It's got 223 sounds, multiple piano voices, built in drum sounds, can do various sounds simultaneously and can fly! Well, no. It can't fly. But it can be controlled by an iPad, which is a close second!
The Yamaha FC4 Piano-Style Sustain Foot Pedal is designed to work with any Yamaha keyboard to feel just like an acoustic piano. This pedal give the player more control of tone and volume and ultimately more control of their music.
The Yamaha FC5 Sustain Footswitch is great for any musical application that requires a non-latching momentary switch. The FC5 can be used as a sustain pedal for playing keyboard, or as a punch-in switch for any hard disk recorders. This pedal has a 5' cable that allows you plenty of room to move and adjust your equipment however necessary.
The Harmony Director lets you demonstrate to your students how their individual notes fit into complete chords. It allows you to teach them through examples rather than words alone, the kind of harmonic understanding that takes many years of experience to develop. The Harmony Director can help your ensemble move from good to outstanding.
The Yamaha MOX8 combines the technology of MOTIF, which has been a standard in synthesizer production for many years, and new USB computer integration technology. The MOX series is a powerful, mobile, and affordable workstation offered by Yamaha and brings MOTIF music production power to a new generation of players.
The Motif series is one of the most popular synthesizer lines ever produced. Over time, it has continued to evolve and improve its expressiveness and functionality. At the same time, the online community of end users, sound programmers, software developers and product support specialists at www.MOTIFATOR.com has expanded into a vibrant online music production community. The MOTIF breathes new life into live performances with its expressive sounds and intuitive control. In music creation, the MOTIF not only offers its own music creation capabilities, it also offers a system for integrating those capabilities with a variety of software applications. And now, the next generation XF builds on the decade-long heritage of MOTIF, and provides groundbreaking expansion capabilities with flash memory that will set a new standard for keyboard workstations for years to come. Includes:
Yamaha's Arius 88 Key Digital Piano is a great, authentic sounding piano perfect for beginners or experienced players alike. This piano provides Graded Hammer keys that mimic the weighted feel of a real piano. The 3-level AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling Voices deliver an amazing sound and incorporates a USB port for storing recorded songs.The YDP-181 features a great pedal that can also half-pedal, giving you the option of being as expressive as you want without being held back by your keyboards capabilities. With Dual Voice technology, you can play with two different instrument sounds at the same time while a 2-track song recorder lets you full catch your music ideas.
The Yamaha YPG-535 keyboard features an 88 Key Graded Soft Touch Keyboard. This portable grand piano has many great sounds available at the touch of a button and recording performances is made simple by using the built-in recorder. This keyboard is an excellent quality instrument for a great price.