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Roland RD-500

Digital Stage Piano

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Roland RD-500
Roland RD-500
500.00 street price

Roland RD is a series of professional stage instruments launched in the 80's. RD-500 is one of the successful digital instruments with recorded samples of pianos, organs, harpsichords, strings, as well as synthesizers, bass and percussion instruments. The total number of timbres of musical instruments included in RD-500 is 121. At the same time, the digital piano allows its users to change and save the recorded sounds, which is of great importance when creating musical compositions. RD-500 features a 28-voice polyphony.

The instrument boasts a real professional weighted 88-note piano keyboard, capable of conveying all the nuances of the classic instrumental performance. The function of keyboard split using different settings for each zone is also available.
The digital piano supports MIDI (inputs/outputs) which allows RD-500 to be used as a controller. The effects section of the instrument included Chorus and Reverb with a 3-band equalizer, thanks to the settings of which the instrument will sound decent regardless of the acoustics conditions.

Despite its capabilities, RD-500, above all, is designed for stage, which means that its light weight allows it to be transported easily. The digital piano RD-500 used to be a successful instrument made by Roland brand, but soon the next model (RD-600) with improved specification was brought to replace it. Thus, the further release of the instrument released in 1994 came to an end.

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Country of origin / production: Japan

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Usage area
Performance Synthesizer 
Synthesizer Keyboard 
Usage Design/ Form Factor
With Keys 
Digital (D) 
Digital Voices28
Multi Timbral Capacity12 part(s)
Programs/ Voices/ Timbres
User-defined Single Voice31
Multitimbral Preset121
MIDI in/ out
Type Balanced Hammer Effect
Number of Keys88
Display type TFT
Audio out
Computer Interfaces
USB MIDI through USB
Voltage 230V
Height141 mm
Width1419 mm
Depth391 mm
Weight25 kg
Production start1994
Production ended

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