Roland BK-5 Backing Keyboard
Roland BK-5 Backing KeyboardDetails
The Roland BK-5 Backing Keyboard is the ideal instrument for a one man band. The high quality interface allows you to build layers of sound. The BK-5 has over 300 accompanying rhythms, so you can assign a whole band to your performance. You can also customise and create your own rhythms for songs that are truly your own. The BK-5 is the ultimate instrument to write, create, perform and record with.
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The BK-5 has been equipped with Roland's premium sound engine, packed with over 1,100 great sounds and dozens of drum and percussion kits. The keybaord has a polyphony of up to 128 voices. It is also compatible with GM2, GS AND XG Lite for a wide rangeof voicing formats.
In addition to playing MIDI Files with its internal sound generator, the BK-5 can also play and manipulate audio files. The MP3 or Audio WAV files are easy to connect via the USB slot, so you can assign your BK-5 to change and perform limitless sounds. The BK-5's Center Cancel feature can be used to remove vocal lines from songs, meaning you can do karaoke with all your favourite tunes.
To expand the capabilities of the BK-5, a USB port is provided so you can connect to hundreds of devices. The USB is also a storage for the songs you record from your BK-5, transferring to Audio Files (WAV, 44.1KHz/16-bit linear format) on a USB storage device.
- 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
- Keyboard: 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
- Display: 160 x 160 dots Graphic LCD (with backlit)
- 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 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
- 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
- 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 Lists:
- Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
- Over 500 "Music Assistant" memories (internal memory)
- 5 "Factory Song" memories (internal memory)
- Media: USB Flash memory
- Song Save Format - Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
- SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
- Slide shows:
- Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)
- Panel controls: Knobs: VOLUME, Rotary encoder: Data dial
- 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
- Owner's Manual
- AC adaptor
- Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor)
- Music rest
- CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
Optional Accessories (Sold Separately)
- USB Flash Memory: M-UF series
- Pedal Switch: DP series
- Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U
- Expression Pedal: EV series
- Width (W): 1,044 mm41-1/8 inches
- Depth (D): 317 mm12-1/2 inches
- Height (H): 129 mm5-1/8 inches
- Width (W): 1044 mm41-1/8 inches
- Depth (D): 317 mm12-1/2 inches
- Height (H): 301 mm11-7/8 inches
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