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Mar 24, 2010

Roland Unveils Lucina AX-09 Shoulder Synthesizer

Roland Lucina AX-09

Roland is proud to introduce the Lucina AX-09, a compact and affordable shoulder synthesizer designed to fit all musicians — even kids. Featuring an intuitive user interface, Lucina packs a heavyweight musical punch with its stellar sounds and expressive controls.

With a stylish body and 37 keys, the Lucina AX-09 is compact, lightweight, and loaded with 150 high-quality sounds that cover a wide stylistic range, from synth leads to solo violin. It can be played in either a standing position using a shoulder strap or in a traditional horizontal tabletop orientation…

Mar 18, 2010

Roland Announces Availability Of V-Combo VR-700 Stage Keyboard

Roland V-Combo VR-700

Roland is proud to announce that the V-Combo VR-700 Stage Keyboard is now shipping. Featuring the best of Roland’s acclaimed Virtual Tone Wheel organ, full 88-key multi-sampled piano, and pro synthesizer sounds, the V-Combo is perfect for players who need an all-in-one keyboard for a variety of musical settings, including houses of worship, stage performances, and rehearsal studios.

The V-Combo provides an authentic sound and feel to satisfy any organ player. Using Roland’s Virtual Tonewheel engine, the V-Combo simulates the unique structure and distinctive sound of vintage organs…

Mar 10, 2010

Roland Keyboard Amplifier KC-110 Is Now Shipping

Roland KC-110

The latest addition to Roland’s industry-leading KC-Series keyboard amplifier lineup, the KC-110 Stereo Keyboard Amplifier, is now shipping. It combines two industry firsts for a portable keyboard amp—AA battery-powered operation and true stereo sound—with a host of additional features that make it flexible for a variety of performance applications.

The KC-110 features 30 watts of stereo power driving two 6.5" woofers and two tweeters. Most modern keyboards feature stereo sound output, and the KC-110 enables musicians to experience the full, rich stereo sound of their instruments while using a small amp…

Feb 5, 2010

Yamaha Releases DKC-850 Update For Early Model Disklavier Pianos

Yamaha DKC-850

Yamaha Keyboard Division introduced the DKC-850 enhancement to its award-winning line of Disklavier performance-reproducing pianos.

Until now, many older model Diskavier owners have struggled with a dilemma: forgo the latest technology or purchase an entirely new model, despite the fact that their top-quality Yamaha acoustic piano remains in top condition. The DKC-850 now offers the best of both worlds: owners can retain their treasured instruments and enjoy many of the more recent industry-leading features of the Disklavier E3 Series…

Jan 29, 2010

Yamaha YDP-V240 Arius Ensemble Features Great Piano Touch And Tone, Along With Hundreds Of Instrument Voices

Yamaha YDP-V240

Yamaha has debuted its new YDP-V240 Arius Ensemble Rosewood spinet digital piano. The model is the first in the Arius line to include hundreds of built-in instrument Voices and Styles of music genres and songs that expand the instrument's capabilities and bring virtually unlimited interactive musical enjoyment.

"Many digital piano customers are looking for more than just 88 weighted keys," said Dane Madsen, Digital Piano marketing manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division. "The YDP-V240 Arius Ensemble packs a lot of features into the already successful cabinet design of the Arius line of digital pianos. And the 'V' stands for versatile."

Jan 14, 2010

Casio Introduces New Additions To Its Celviano Digital Pianos Lineup

Casio AP-420

Casio America, Inc. introduces new additions to its Celviano line of refined cabinet design digital pianos which provide an authentic piano experience. With the announcement of the AP-620, AP-420 and AP-220 models, Casio extends its longstanding history of leadership and innovation in the digital piano category by presenting advanced features, enhanced keyboard touch, authentic tone and traditional upright cabinet styling.

The Celviano’s elegant design houses rich tones and natural acoustic key touch made possible by years of painstaking refinement that has made the Celviano what it is today –the ultimate in digital piano technology…

Jan 14, 2010

Newest Casio Privia PX-830 Brings Musical Elegance Home

Casio Privia PX-830

In the tradition of introducing stylish, technologically-advanced, but easy-to-use products, Casio America Inc. is proud to introduce the Privia PX-830 digital piano. Featuring a new, elegant, sophisticated cabinet design, new grand piano sounds and a new “Ivory Touch”-weighted action keyboard, this new Privia sounds and feels as good as it looks.

The Privia PX-830 features a new “Ivory Touch” Tri-Sensor, 88-note scaled hammer action keyboard. Casio’s superior engineering has resulted in an authentic piano touch that captures every performance detail and nuance…

Jan 14, 2010

Roland Announces RP-201 Digital Piano

Roland RP-201

Roland is proud to introduce the RP-201 Digital Piano, an attractive and affordable instrument that brings the rich and beautiful sound of a grand piano within everyone’s reach. Offering renowned Roland quality in an elegant, compact design, the RP-201 is perfect for beginning piano students and anyone that wants to add a touch of piano elegance to their home.

Featuring an 88-key stereo multi-sampled sound engine and 128-note polyphony, the RP-201 provides extremely realistic sound and a natural playing response…

Jan 14, 2010

Roland Launches KC-110 Stereo Keyboard Amplifier

Roland KC-110

The latest addition to Roland’s industry-leading KC-Series keyboard amplifier lineup is the KC-110 Stereo Keyboard Amplifier. It combines two industry firsts for a portable keyboard amp—AA battery-powered operation and true stereo sound—with a host of additional features that make it flexible for a variety of performance applications.

The KC-110 features 30 watts of stereo power driving two 6.5" woofers and two tweeters. Most modern keyboards feature stereo sound output, and the KC-110 enables musicians to experience the full, rich stereo sound of their instruments while using a small amp…

Jan 14, 2010

Roland Introduces HP-307, HP-305, and HP-302 SuperNATURAL Pianos

Roland HP-307

Roland is proud to introduce a new chapter in the evolution of digital piano technology with the HP-Series SuperNATURAL® Pianos. Combining elements of the revolutionary V-Piano® with Roland’s multisampling-technology, the HP-307, HP-305, and HP-302 SuperNATURAL Pianos truly deliver the unique sound, expressivity and rich playing experience of a traditional acoustic grand piano.

All the new HP models feature the new SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, which unites Roland's state-of-the-art V-Piano technology and 88-key stereo multisampling technology…