PRELUDE

Portable Keyboard

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PRELUDE: Portable Keyboard

Portable, Affordable Home Entertainment

Features

Prelude™ represents Roland’s next generation of home-entertainment keyboards, featuring high-quality sounds and musical styles, built-in amplification, and an affordable price. Prelude is portable, and packed with an impressive library of contemporary sounds and authentic ethnic styles.

  • Hundreds of essential, contemporary sounds inherited from Roland’s top sound modules
  • Multi-format song player that allows song data to be played directly from USB Flash memory (MP3, .WAV, AIFF, and SMF format)
  • Stylish, lightweight design
  • Built-in speakers with impressively powerful sound

Flagship Sounds
Don’t let Prelude’s affordability mislead you — it sounds like a keyboard costing twice the price. Prelude is equipped with hundreds of top-quality sounds derived from Roland’s famous sound modules. It also features 128 polyphonic voices for smooth performance, even with stacks of sounds playing at the same time.

Play-Along Styles
Prelude is packed with a wide variety of contemporary sounds and intelligent backing styles, plus loadable banks of ethnic sounds and styles from around the world. Style Converter and Playlist Editor software is included so you can customize and arrange your songs via PC.

Fun, Friendly Features
Prelude’s USB Memory Player allows direct playback of MP3, .WAV, AIFF, and SMF files from a USB key. For karaoke fun, the Center Cancel transforms your favorite pre-recorded songs into “minus one” type sing-along tracks. For dazzling performance effects, wave your hand over Prelude’s invisible D Beam to manipulate your sounds in unique and exciting ways.

Specs

Keyboard
61 Keys (with velocity)
Sound Generator
Maximum Polyphony
128 voices
Preset Memory
Tones: 896+256 (GM2)+World, Rhythm Sets: 32 + 9 (GM2) + World, Performance: 128
User Memory
Performances: 128
Effects
MFX: 78 types, Reverb: 5 types, Chorus: 3 types
Backing Track
SMF Song
Yes
Audio Files
MP3, WAV, AIFF
Style
4 Intro, 4 Main, 4 Ending, 6 Fill In
USB Memory Player
Yes
Preset Memory
Styles: 130 + World
User Memory
Styles: 100, Songs: 200
Others
Rated Power Output
11W + 11W
Controllers
D BEAM, Pitch Bend/Modulation
Display
240 x 64 dots graphic LCD
Connectors
Output Jacks (L/MONO, R), Ext Input, 2 Headphones, MIDI connectors (IN, OUT), Hold Pedal, Control Pedal, USB Connectors: COMPUTER (supports USB MIDI), USB Memory (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Flash Memory)
Accessories
Owner's Manual, Tone
Size and Weight
Width
1,044 mm
41-1/8 inches
Depth
317 mm
12-1/2 inches
Height
121 mm
4-13/16 inches
Weight
7.8 kg
17 lbs. 4 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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In addition, we have a library of Owner’s Manuals and Support Documents that you can download and reference. If Support Documents are available for this product, they will be listed below.

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