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      Roland BK3 Backing

      £399.00 RRP £439

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      Perfect for solo entertainers and home hobbyists alike, the BK3 Backing Keyboard from Roland brings a new level of performance to entry-level auto-accompaniment instruments.

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      Your Personal Backup Band

      Perfect for solo entertainers and home hobbyists alike, the BK3 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 of enjoyment for playing all musical styles.

      The Roland BK3 Backing Keyboard Black Features:

      • 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

      Roland BK3 Specs

      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/XG Lite compatible)
      Sounds
      851 tones; 53 Drum Sets
      Multitimbral parts
      2 keyboard parts (UPP, 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
      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, WAV
      Key Control
      -6 to +5 in semitones (for rhythm, smf, mp3/wav)
      Tempo Change
      20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms
      Time Stretch
      75 to 125 % for mp3 and WAV
      One Touch memories
      4 suitable tones for each rhythm (Programmable)
      Rhythm and SMF Makeup Tools
      Instrument-oriented editing
      Track Mute
      for Rhythms/SMF
      Center 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 32/2
      Mode
      Always, Play
      Count 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 memory
      Demo
      Yes
      Lyrics on Internal Display
      SMF, mp3/WAV
      Panel 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 cm
      Rated power output
      2 x 7.5 W
      Power supply
      AC adaptor
      Power consumption
      1,200 mA
      Auto 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
      1044 mm
      41-1/8 inches
      Depth
      317 mm
      12-1/2 inches
      Height
      129 mm
      5-1/8 inches
      Weight
      7.5 kg
      16 lbs. 9 oz.
      Size and Weight (including music rest)
      Width
      1044 mm
      41-1/8 inches
      Depth
      408 mm
      16-1/8 inches
      Height
      318 mm
      12-9/16 inches

      Roland BK3 Staff Review by Justin Myerscough

      The quality of voices and styles on this instrument are clearly of a higher quality than you would expect for something around the 400 mark, as many of the voices and styles come from the higher priced BK5 and BK7m it makes sense, OK maybe the built in speakers arent fantastic, but there still at least as good as you would expect for this price, its just that the voices and styles are so good that it almost demands that you play them through studio monitors or some decent headphones to do justice to their quality. The features on this keyboard are also beyond what you would expect, in particular playing and recording audio styles, the center cancel feature and file transfer via USB stick are all great features for the price, all in all one of the best value Roland products I have seen in the last few years.

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