Digital Piano


Pro Performance, Perfect Price

Affordable elegance — the new RP-201 brings Roland’s superb piano sound and hammer-action keyboard into a compact, classy, and affordable instrument. The gorgeous, grand sound is made all the more realistic by resonance-behavior modeling for string, damper, and key-off. A variety of skill-building features are onboard the RP-201, including metronome, recorder, and Twin Piano mode for side-by-side teacher/student sessions. The friendly panel features dedicated buttons for ease of use and fast navigation, while the instrument’s low power consumption makes it more environmentally friendly without sacrificing output level. Two beautiful cabinet finishes, Satin Black and Rosewood, are offered.

Gorgeous Grand Piano

The RP-201 is based on Roland’s acclaimed 88-key stereo multi-sampling, in which the distinctive acoustic properties of each grand-piano key have been faithfully captured. Together with its 128 polyphonic voices, the RP-201’s piano engine performs like a true grand. No matter how fast you play or how much sustain pedal you apply, you needn’t worry about note drop-outs.

Resonance Modeling

Resonance-behavior modeling for string, damper, and key-off makes the RP-201 all the more natural and realistic. Your pedal positions are detected smoothly, letting you constantly vary the tone by changing pedal depth just like an acoustic grand piano.

Progressive Hammer Action

With its Progressive Hammer-Action keyboard (PHA alpha II), the RP-201 has a natural key touch that reproduces the feel and response of an acoustic grand piano. Lower keys are more heavily weighted; as you move up the keyboard, the key weight becomes progressively lighter.

Skill Builders

Onboard the RP-201 are useful features for improving your piano skills. The Twin Piano mode splits the keyboard into two identical zones, letting two people sit side by side and play in the same range — great for student/teacher sessions. The onboard metronome and recorder are also great tools for practice.

Friendly to Use, Friendly for the Environment

With the RP-201, nothing gets in the way of creativity. The dedicated, easy-to-access front-panel buttons and music holder enhance ease of use. The low power consumption of the instrument is environmentally friendly without sacrificing output level.

88 keys PHA alpha II (Progressive Hammer Action alpha II)
Touch Sensitivity
Touch: 5 levels/Fixed Touch
Keyboard Mode
Whole, Dual (volume balance adjustable), Split (split point adjustable), Twin Piano
Sound Generator (88-key Stereo Multi-sampled Piano Sound)
Max. Polyphony
128 voices
Tones (conforms to GM2/GS/XGlite)
306 tones (including 8 drum sets, SFX set)
8 types, selectable Temperament Key
Stretch Tuning
Master Tuning
415.3 to 466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones)
Playback Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones)
Reverb (Off/1 to 10), String Resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10), Damper Resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10), Key Off Resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10)
1 track
Recorder Section: 1 song
Internal Memory: Max. 20 songs
Note Storage
Approx. 30,000 notes
Song Select, Play/Stop, Rec, Previous/Rewinding, Next/Fast-forwarding, Track Mute, Tempo, Tempo Mute, All Song Play, Count-in, Song Volume
Quarter note = 10 to 500
120 ticks per quarter note
Beat: 2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8
Volume: 0 to 10
Internal Memory
Max. 20 songs
Save Song
Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)
Internal Songs
65 songs
Rated Power Output
12 W x 2
12 cm x 2
7 segments, 3 characters LED
Damper (capable of continuous detection), Soft (capable of continuous detection, function assignable),
Sostenuto (function assignable)
Other Function
Panel Lock, V-LINK
DC In jack, Pedal connector, Input jacks (L/Mono, R),
Output jacks (L/Mono, R), MIDI connector (In, Out),
Phones jack (Stereo) x 2
Power Consumption
24 W
Owner’s Manual, AC Adaptor, Power Cord (for connecting AC Adaptor), Headphone Hook, Music Rest, Music Rest attachment screws
Size and Weight (with music rest installed)
1,379 mm
54-5/16 inches
424 mm
16-3/4 inches
992 mm
39-1/16 inches
43.0 kg
94 lbs. 13 oz.
Size and Weight (with music rest detached)
1,379 mm
54-5/16 inches
424 mm
16-3/4 inches
834 mm
32-7/8 inches
43.0 kg
94 lbs. 13 oz.
Weight includes dedicated stand.
In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.


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