Digital Intelligent Grand Player Piano

KR-117M: Digital Intelligent Grand Player Piano

Roland’s flagship digital grand with moving keys


The KR-117M Intelligent Grand Piano combines all the realism of a fine acoustic piano with functionality available only from the world’s best digital pianos. From its exquisite polished ebony cabinet to its expressive grand piano sound, powerful speaker system, and assortment of vocal and instrument sounds, this instrument combines a grand piano with modern, flexible features.

  • “Player piano” with moving keys and CD drive
  • Optional wireless system, makes controller communication with computer or PDA possible
  • Large color LCD touchscreen (320 x 240)
  • Remote Controller
  • External VGA/TV display connector
  • DigiScore™ music, lyric, chord, and fingering display
  • Wonderland interactive music games
  • Visual Lesson Education Suite
  • A/V Sync and Slide Show
  • Infrared data transfer
  • High-quality, 8-speaker sound system
Visit Roland Digital Grand Pianos
  • 88-key Solid Progressive Hammer-Action Keyboard with Escapement and “Natural Look Effect” keys
  • 128-voice polyphony
  • 88-note multi-sampled piano sound with “key-off” and resonance effects
  • 780 tones (including 8 tone wheel organs, 17 drum kits, 1 SFX set)
  • Reverb, chorus, rotary, and 60 other effects, plus advanced 3D sound and Dynamic Emphasis
  • 310 internal styles with Visual Arranger
  • 570 Music Assistant titles with Visual Music Assistant (compatible with Hal Leonard books # 57 & 200)
  • 70W x 2 (20cm. + 5cm.) + 70W x 2 (16cm. + 8cm.) speaker system
  • XLR audio out
  • USB-MIDI & 2 USB external memory ports
  • Over 190 internal songs
  • Polished ebony finish


88 keys (Solid Progressive Hammer-Action Keyboard with Escapement), Automatic Keyboard Movement, Wood-tone sides
Touch Sensitivity
100 levels
Keyboard Modes
Whole, Split (adjustable split point), Layer, Arranger, Piano Style Arranger, Manual Drums / SFX
Sound Generator (Conforms to GM2 / GS / XG Lite)
Max. Polyphony
128 voices
6 groups 780 variations (including 8 tone wheeel Organs, 17 drum sets, SFX set)
8 types, selectable tonic
Key Transpose (-6 to +5 in units of semitone), Playback Transpose (-24 to +24 in units of semitone)
Reverb (12 types, 127 levels), Chorus, Rotary and 60 other types, Surround, Advanced 3D, Dynamic Emphasis (3 types), Equalizer (5 bands, Master level)
Music Styles
6 groups 310 styles x 3 types (Style Orchestrator)
Music Assistant
Over 550 sets x 6 presets, Visual Music Assistant
Programmable Music Styles
Style Converter, Style Composer
Melody Intelligence
24 types
User Programs
Internal: 36, External Memory: max. 99 sets
Quarter note = 10 to 500
2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8
10 levels
Metronome Pattern
11 patterns
Metronome Sound
8 types
5 tracks / 16 tracks
Recording Method
Realtime (Replace, Mix, Auto Punch In, Manual Punch In, Loop, Tempo), Step (Chord Sequencer), Beat Map
Copy, Quantize, Delete, Insert, Erase, Transpose, Part Exchange, Note Edit, PC Edit
Other Functions
Touch the Notes, Replay Pedal, Super Tones, Piano Designer, Visual Lesson, Wonderland/Game, Demo, Tone Audition, Panel Lock, User Image Display, BMP Export, V-LINK, IR function, Slide Show, A/V Sync Output/Input
External Storage (USB Flash Memory)
Playable Software
Song: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0/1), Roland Original Format (i-Format), Music Style: MSA, MSD, MSE, Audio File: WAV Format (44.1 kHz 16 bits linear, stereo)
Song: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0), Roland Original Format (i-Format), Music Style: MSE
Internal Memory
Internal Songs
Over 190 songs
User Memory
Max. 200 songs on Favorites, Max. 99 User Styles, Max. 70 User Program Sets, User Image (Internal x 1, External x 1)
DigiScore: Score Display
Grand staff / G Clef staff / F Clef staff, with note name / lyrics / chords / fingering
Bouncing Beat Indicator, Graphical Color LCD 320 x 240 dot (backlit LCD)
Yes (bulit-in, external display, MIDI output)
English / Japanese / German / French / Spanish
Vocal Effects
Echo, Voice Transformer, Vocal Keyboard, Harmonist
One Touch Program
One Touch Piano, One Touch Arranger
Damper Pedal (half-pedal recognition), Soft Pedal (half-pedal recognition, functions assignable), Sostenuto Pedal (functions assignable)
USB memory connector, FDD connector, Main Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Balanced Output jacks (L, R)(XLR, Level Fixed), Aux Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Input jacks (L/Mono, R), Aux Input jacks (L, R), Mic Input jack, Headphones jack (Stereo) x 2, MIDI In connector x 2, MIDI out connector, USB connector, Ext Display connector (15-pin D-Sub type), Video Out jack, Expression Pedal jack, Serial connector
Rated Power Output
70 W x 4
20 cm x 2, 16 cm x 2, 8 cm x 2, 5 cm x 2
Power Supply
AC 115 V, AC 117 V, AC 220 V, AC 230 V, AC 240 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption
360 W
Quick Start, Owner's Manual, Roland 60 Classical Piano Masterpieces, Remote Control, Dry-cell Batteries, USB Installation Guide, CD-ROM (Roland Digital Piano USB Driver), Power Cord, Anti-theft lock screws, Maintenace Kit, Key Cover, Caster Cup, CD (Music Data Disc with vocals)
USB Flash Memory (M-UF128), Floppy Disk Drive (FD-01A), CF/CD Recorder (CD-2)
Size and Weight ( with lid closed )
1,503 mm
59-3/16 inches
1,579 mm
62-3/16 inches
1,007 mm
39-11/16 inches
240.0 kg
529 lbs. 2 oz.
(including the caster cup)
Size and Weight ( with lid open )
1,503 mm
59-3/16 inches
1,579 mm
62-3/16 inches
1,741 mm
68-9/16 inches
240.0 kg
529 lbs. 2 oz.
(including the caster cup)
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.




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