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Roland BK-5
Backing Keyboard

OUR PART #  BK-5

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Roland's BK-5 auto-accompaniment Backing Keyboard features high-quality sounds combined with an easy user interface and advanced features.  It's ideal for "one-man bands" as well as music hobbyists and amateurs.

Features:

  • Self-contained keyboard with auto-accompaniment engine and built-in sound system
  • Wide selection of sounds, Music Assistants, and Rhythms that cover a wide landscape of musical genres (including East-Europe, Latin-America, Asia, and more)
  • Friendly graphical user interface
  • Onboard effects, including reverb, chorus, EQ, multi-band compressor, and dozens of multi-effects
  • Music rhythm compatibility with Roland BK-7m/E-series/ G-series/VA-series instruments
  • Compatible with backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and Rhythm) directly from USB memory; instant audio recording onto USB memory
  • Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • Video output to share SMF/MP3 Lyrics with friends or the audience on an external screen

The BK-5 is powered by a state-of-the-art Roland sound engine, packed with over 1,100 sounds and dozens of drum and percussion kits.  The instrument is able to handle 128 voices simultaneously, and is compatible with a variety of voicing formats, including GM2, GS, and XG Lite.

In addition to playing MIDI Files with its internal sound generator, the BK-5 can also play and manipulate audio files.  Play MP3 or WAV files via USB and use the onboard controls to change key signature and tempo to best suit your vocal range or performance style.  You can also use the BK-5's Center Cancel feature to minimize the vocals from pre-existing songs to create instant karaoke-style sing-along tracks.

To expand the capabilities of the BK-5, a USB port is provided for connecting to industry-standard USB storage devices such as a USB key or self-powered USB hard disk for playing and modifying/saving files.  You can also use the USB port to record your performances as audio files (WAV, 44.1KHz/16-bit linear format) on a USB storage device.

The BK-5's composite video output can be connected to an external monitor, which allows the audience or other musicians onstage to follow the lyrics and chord symbols of the performed song.

Specifications:

  • Keyboard: 61 velocity-sensitive keys
  • Display: Backlit graphic LCD (160x160 dots)
    Sound Generator
  • Max. Polyphony: 128 voices (GM2/GS/XG Lite compatible)
  • Sounds: 1,172 tones, 60 Drum Sets
  • Multitimbral parts: 3 real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR) + 16 song parts
  • Master Tuning: 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
  • Key Control (Transpose): -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
  • Tempo change: 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms, 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAV files
  • Part mute functions: TRACK MUTE (Rhythms, SMF), CENTER CANCEL (mp3, WAV, AUDIO INPUT signals)
    Effects
  • Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF section:
    - Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - MFX: 84 types for real-time parts (selectable via Tone Part MFX)
    - MFX: A & B for rhythm and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - Parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 User memory
    - Multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 User memory
    Rhythm section
  • Rhythms: 305 in 6 "Rhythm" families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
  • Rhythm Composer: Internal Rhythm Composer, SMF-to-Rhythm Converter provided as PC application (Windows) on the bundled CD-ROM
  • One Touch memories: 4 programmable registrations per rhythm
  • Rhythm Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing
    Songs
  • Real-time player: SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Song chord extractor: Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • SMF Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing
    Performance Memories
  • Performance Lists:
    Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
    Over 500 "Music Assistant" memories (internal memory)
    5 "Factory Song" memories (internal memory)
  • Performance memories per list: Max. 999
  • Search function: Quick location of SMF, audio and JPG files on the connected USB memory
    Demo: Yes
    Recording
  • Media: USB Flash memory
  • Song Save Format: Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
    Video
  • Lyrics: SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Slide shows: Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)
    Other
  • Panel controls:
    - Knobs: VOLUME
    - Rotary encoder: Data dial
  • Connectors:
    - PHONES jack x2: Stereo 1/4" phone type
    - AUDIO INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
    - AUDIO OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
    - USB COMPUTER connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
    - USB MEMORY (Type A, data storage devices)
    - MIDI connectors (IN, OUT): Visual Control function
    - VIDEO OUTPUT jack: RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC selectable)
     -Foot pedal jack: HOLD, SWITCH/EXPRESSION (programmable)
  • Speakers: 10 cm x 2
  • Rated power output: 12 W x 2
  • Power supply: AC adaptor
  • Power consumption: 1100mA
  • Auto Off function: Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
  • Accessories: Owner’s Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
  • Option (sold separately):
    USB Flash Memory: M-UF series
    Pedal Switch: DP series
    Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U, Expression Pedal: EV series
  • Dimensions (without music rest): 41-1/8" W x 12-1/2" D x 5-1/8" H (1044 x 317 x 129 mm)
  • Dimensions (including music rest): 41-1/8" W x 12-1/2" D x 11-7/8" H (1044 x 317 x 301 mm)
  • Weight, excluding AC adapter and music rest: 16 lbs, 9 oz. (7.5 kg)
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Roland BK-5
Backing Keyboard

OUR PART #  BK-5

Product Information:

Roland's BK-5 auto-accompaniment Backing Keyboard features high-quality sounds combined with an easy user interface and advanced features.  It's ideal for "one-man bands" as well as music hobbyists and amateurs.

Features:

  • Self-contained keyboard with auto-accompaniment engine and built-in sound system
  • Wide selection of sounds, Music Assistants, and Rhythms that cover a wide landscape of musical genres (including East-Europe, Latin-America, Asia, and more)
  • Friendly graphical user interface
  • Onboard effects, including reverb, chorus, EQ, multi-band compressor, and dozens of multi-effects
  • Music rhythm compatibility with Roland BK-7m/E-series/ G-series/VA-series instruments
  • Compatible with backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and Rhythm) directly from USB memory; instant audio recording onto USB memory
  • Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • Video output to share SMF/MP3 Lyrics with friends or the audience on an external screen

The BK-5 is powered by a state-of-the-art Roland sound engine, packed with over 1,100 sounds and dozens of drum and percussion kits.  The instrument is able to handle 128 voices simultaneously, and is compatible with a variety of voicing formats, including GM2, GS, and XG Lite.

In addition to playing MIDI Files with its internal sound generator, the BK-5 can also play and manipulate audio files.  Play MP3 or WAV files via USB and use the onboard controls to change key signature and tempo to best suit your vocal range or performance style.  You can also use the BK-5's Center Cancel feature to minimize the vocals from pre-existing songs to create instant karaoke-style sing-along tracks.

To expand the capabilities of the BK-5, a USB port is provided for connecting to industry-standard USB storage devices such as a USB key or self-powered USB hard disk for playing and modifying/saving files.  You can also use the USB port to record your performances as audio files (WAV, 44.1KHz/16-bit linear format) on a USB storage device.

The BK-5's composite video output can be connected to an external monitor, which allows the audience or other musicians onstage to follow the lyrics and chord symbols of the performed song.

Specifications:

  • Keyboard: 61 velocity-sensitive keys
  • Display: Backlit graphic LCD (160x160 dots)
    Sound Generator
  • Max. Polyphony: 128 voices (GM2/GS/XG Lite compatible)
  • Sounds: 1,172 tones, 60 Drum Sets
  • Multitimbral parts: 3 real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR) + 16 song parts
  • Master Tuning: 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
  • Key Control (Transpose): -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
  • Tempo change: 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms, 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAV files
  • Part mute functions: TRACK MUTE (Rhythms, SMF), CENTER CANCEL (mp3, WAV, AUDIO INPUT signals)
    Effects
  • Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF section:
    - Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - MFX: 84 types for real-time parts (selectable via Tone Part MFX)
    - MFX: A & B for rhythm and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    - Parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 User memory
    - Multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 User memory
    Rhythm section
  • Rhythms: 305 in 6 "Rhythm" families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
  • Rhythm Composer: Internal Rhythm Composer, SMF-to-Rhythm Converter provided as PC application (Windows) on the bundled CD-ROM
  • One Touch memories: 4 programmable registrations per rhythm
  • Rhythm Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing
    Songs
  • Real-time player: SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Song chord extractor: Automatic chord detection for SMF files
  • SMF Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing
    Performance Memories
  • Performance Lists:
    Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
    Over 500 "Music Assistant" memories (internal memory)
    5 "Factory Song" memories (internal memory)
  • Performance memories per list: Max. 999
  • Search function: Quick location of SMF, audio and JPG files on the connected USB memory
    Demo: Yes
    Recording
  • Media: USB Flash memory
  • Song Save Format: Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
    Video
  • Lyrics: SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
  • Slide shows: Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)
    Other
  • Panel controls:
    - Knobs: VOLUME
    - Rotary encoder: Data dial
  • Connectors:
    - PHONES jack x2: Stereo 1/4" phone type
    - AUDIO INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
    - AUDIO OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
    - USB COMPUTER connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
    - USB MEMORY (Type A, data storage devices)
    - MIDI connectors (IN, OUT): Visual Control function
    - VIDEO OUTPUT jack: RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC selectable)
     -Foot pedal jack: HOLD, SWITCH/EXPRESSION (programmable)
  • Speakers: 10 cm x 2
  • Rated power output: 12 W x 2
  • Power supply: AC adaptor
  • Power consumption: 1100mA
  • Auto Off function: Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
  • Accessories: Owner’s Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
  • Option (sold separately):
    USB Flash Memory: M-UF series
    Pedal Switch: DP series
    Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U, Expression Pedal: EV series
  • Dimensions (without music rest): 41-1/8" W x 12-1/2" D x 5-1/8" H (1044 x 317 x 129 mm)
  • Dimensions (including music rest): 41-1/8" W x 12-1/2" D x 11-7/8" H (1044 x 317 x 301 mm)
  • Weight, excluding AC adapter and music rest: 16 lbs, 9 oz. (7.5 kg)
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Our Price:$549.00List Price: $703.00You save 22%!

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Our Price:$39.00List Price: $74.00You save 47%!

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Our Price:$379.00List Price: $499.00You save 24%!

Soft Case for 61-Note KeyboardsSKB Cases 1SKB-SC61KW Soft Case for 61-Note Keyboards

The 1SKB-SC61KW soft case from SKB is constructed of wood framed walls and an outer 600 Denier nylon covering with a completely padded interior. Two large padded straps provide protection and security, while in-line skate ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!

Free Shipping Available

Our Price:$159.99List Price: $273.99You save 42%!

Lightweight Foam 61-Key Keyboard Soft CaseGator Cases GK-61 Lightweight Foam 61-Key Keyboard Soft Case

Constructed of 600-denier ballistic material, the exterior is ready to go to battle. The interior is lined with a soft plush and foam to create rigidity around the keyboard. This case is fully adjustable using the Gator exclusive design ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!

Our Price:$159.99List Price: $254.99You save 37%!

61-Key Keyboard Gig BagGator Cases GKB61 61-Key Keyboard Gig Bag

This 61-key gig bag is ideal for protecting your keyboard during transport.Features: Fits 61 note keyboards Heavy-duty 600-Denier nylon construction Adjustable padded secure straps to hold keyboard inplace during transport Large #10 ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
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Our Price:$99.99List Price: $159.99You save 38%!

Expression PedalRoland EV5 Expression Pedal

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Need it sooner? Call us!

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Our Price:$59.00List Price: $148.99You save 60%!

Comfort Fit HeadphonesRoland RH-5 Comfort Fit Headphones

Roland's RH-5 headphones are ideal for electronic musical instruments such as their digital pianos and V-Drums. Equipped with high-performance drivers and large-scale housings, these headphones provide quality sound and ...

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Our Price:$49.00List Price: $62.00You save 21%!

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