PCR-M30

USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

PCR-M30: USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

Features

The PCR-M30 is a revised version of the popular PCR-30 MIDI keyboard controller. Like the PCR-30, the PCR-M30 offers direct connection to the computer through USB, plus 32 keys, 27 assignable MIDI controllers, a software editor, MIDI input and output, and sustain and expression pedal connections. Advancement the PCR-M30 has over the PCR-30: the addition of velocity curves, a switchable MIDI interface, and a new key-action found on Roland’s higher-end synths that provides less mechanical noise while offering a consistent, playable feel. The pitch-bend/modulation controller has a new rubber coating for easier grip.

  • High-quality improved keyboard assembly with ultra-low mechanical noise
  • 12 velocity curves
  • Switchable MIDI Interface
  • Cool, black (titanium dark gray) body color
  • 32 velocity-sensitive keys 27 assignable controls: 8 knobs, 8 sliders, 9 switches, and 2 pedal ports
  • Rubber-coated pitch-bend/modulation lever
  • One GM2 and 15 user memory locations
  • FPT low-latency MIDI transmission
  • PCR Editor software
  • USB powered or AC adaptor (Included)
  • Switchable MIDI Interface mode
  • MIDI in/out Ports
  • Sustain and Expression pedal ports
  • V-LINK compatible

High-Quality Mechanism for the Serious Player
With a newly designed key mechanism — derived from Roland’s 30 years of synthesizer development — players can control a wide dynamic range with incredible subtlety. The redesigned keyboard is more comfortable to play and provides a better reaction to the player’s touch. In addition, changes have been made to reduce the mechanical noise and eliminate vertical shake on the key strokes. The newly developed pitch-bend/modulation controller is friendlier to use and more expressive.

Comprehensive Connectivity
Connect everything with one USB cable. Since the power is supplied from the computer, no AC adaptor is needed. The same USB connection provides MIDI in and out ports that allow the keyboard to function as a MIDI interface to external devices. It addition, the information from keys and controllers can be sent through the MIDI out port so you can control software and external devices at the same time. The MIDI processing is compatible with FPT (Fast Processing Technology). This technology provides stable, high speed, low latency, and low jitter MIDI transmission regardless of the music app you're using.

27 Assignable Controllers
The PCR-M30 provides eight knobs, eight sliders, nine buttons, and two pedal ports. These controllers can be assigned to any MIDI message, Control Change (CC), RPN, NRPN, System Exclusive, and more. You get to choose what parameters to control in your MIDI hardware and software to create the perfect playing environment.

12 Selectable Velocity Curve Combinations
Pick from 12 velocity curves to precisely match your playing style. As the PCR-M30 has four velocity curves and three grades of sensitivity (Light, Medium, and Heavy), the player can find the combination that perfectly suits them. In addition, a Fixed Velocity Mode is provided where the keyboard always outputs a fixed velocity (selectable from 1 to 127).

PCR Editor Software & Downloadable Memory Sets
The PCR-series keyboards work with all major music applications, and are equipped with user-memory locations to store up to 15 control maps. PCR Editor software for use with the EDIROL PCR Keyboard Series is included. The PCR Editor allows for extensive and convenient control of the PCR keyboards from a PC or Mac. The PCR Editor is designed to assist in creating control maps for the PCR, and allow users to quickly and easily make assignments to any of the 27 assignable controls. This powerful software also allows the user to copy system exclusive messages for the PCR into a sequence so the controls can be mapped or changed during a sequence. In addition to offering easy implementation of different MIDI messages, the PCR Editor also allows the user to specify minimum and maximum values for each control. Supports Win98/Me/2000/XP, Mac OS X, and Mac OS 9.x.

EDIROL designs its USB devices in accordance with USB specifications and has passed all compatibility tests, which are continuously held and organized by USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF).

Specs

Keyboard
32 Keys (with velocity)
Controllers
Memory Button
MIDI Channel Button
Program Change Button
Edit Button
V-LINK Button
Octave Shift Button (+/-)
Transpose Button
Assignable Button (B1--6, L1--3)
Bender/Modulation Lever
Assignable Rotary Volume (R1--8)
Assignable Slider (S1--8)
Assignable Pedal (P1--2)
Connectors
Hold Pedal Jack
Expression Pedal Jack
MIDI Jacks (IN/OUT)
USB Jack
DC IN Jack
Others
Display
7 segments / 3 characters (LED)
Power Indicator
Power Supply
DC 9 V (AC Adaptor) or USB Bus Powered
Current Draw
300 mA (AC Adaptor)
300 mA (USB Bus Power)
Accessories
AC Adaptor (ACP Series)
CD-ROM
USB Cable
Owner's Manual
Template Sheets (GM2/BLANK)
Options
Pedal Switch: DP Series
Expression Pedal: EV Series
Size and Weight
Width
600 mm
23-5/8 inches
Depth
232 mm
9-3/16 inches
Height
86 mm
3-7/16 inches
Weight
2.4 kg
5 lbs. 5 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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