Roland FR1XB V-Accordion
Button-Type Diatonic Digital Accordion in Black with Speaker


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Roland's FR-1x series is compact and lightweight, offering the same flexibility and portability as their FR-1 predecessors, but with significant added features, including USB functionality and advanced bellows-pressure circuitry for enhanced sensitivity and precision.


  • Full-range, high-quality speakers on board in bass reflex box: 7W x 2
  • USB memory port for Wave/MP3 player, new-sounds upload, dataloading/saving, User Program data storage
  • Professional look with friendly user interface and 7-segment/3-characterLED display
  • Standard and Free Bass modes
  • 16 Accordion Sets, 16 Orchestral sounds, 4 Virtual Tone Wheel presets, 8User Programs
  • Ideal for young players, music studios, schools, professionalaccordionists and live performers.
  • Play privately with ear buds or headphones (soldseparately)
  • Fits in the overhead storage compartment on most commercial airplanes
  • Includes onboard manual drum/percussion sounds that can be played with thebass and chord buttons
  • The USB computer port is dedicated to MIDI computer applications, such assequencer software programs.

A dedicated software program allows you to create a dedicated User Set for the FR-1xb with access to all Orchestra, Orchestra Bass and Orchestra Chord sounds.  It will be available on the Roland Web site as a free download.  Thanks to the USB port, it will be easy to load user sets into the FR-1xb.


  • Right hand: 62 buttons velocity sensitive
  • Left hand: 72 bass buttons velocity sensitive
  • Treble modes: C Griff Europe, C Griff 2, B Griff Bajan, B Griff Fin, DGriff 1, D Griff 2
  • Bass & Chord modes: 2 Bs Rows, 3 Bs Rows A-7th, 3 Bs Rows A-5dim, 3 BsRows B-7th, 3 Bs Rows B-5dim, 3 Bs Rows Bx-7th , 3 Bs Rows Belgium
  • Free Bass modes: Minor 3rd (37 notes Eb-Eb), Bajan (37 notes D-D),Fifth (36 notes C-C), North Europe (37 notes D-C#), Finnish (37 notes D-D)
  • Bellows: New pressure sensor for better sensitivity and Advanced PhysicalBehaviour Modelling such as detection of bellows opening/closing, BellowsResistant Regulator wheel with fine adjustment
  • Bellows curve: Fixed Low, Fixed Med, Fixed High, X-Light, Light, Standard,Heavy, X-Heavy
    Sound Generator
  • Max. polyphony: 128 voices
  • Tones (Accordion Set): 16 Accordion Sets (including 4 User Sets), each oneincluding: 14 Treble registers, 7 Bass/Chord registers, 7 Free Bass registers,7 Orchestra Free Bass registers, 7 Orchestra Bass registers, 7 Orchestra Chordregisters
  • Reed Footages: 7 Treble, 5 Bass, 3 Chord, 2 Free Bass
  • Additional sounds: Uploadable from USB memory and saved on 4 Usersets
  • Orchestral sounds: Strings, JazzScat1, JazzDoos, Str&Choir, TwinTrump, Trombone, FrenchHorn, Brass, Flute1, Tenor Sax2, Clarinet, Oboe, AcPiano, Ac Guitar, Mandolin, HarpsStr
  • Organ sounds: Jazz Slow/Fast, Latin Slow/Fast, HousPerc Slow/Fast, TheatreSlow/Fast
  • Orchestral Bass sounds: Acoustic, Fingered, Bowed, Jazz Pedal VTW, TubaMix, Tuba, Fretless
  • Orchestral Chord sounds: Strings, JazzDoos, Jazz VTW, R&B VTW, SteelGtr, Ac Guitar, Ac Piano
  • Orchestral Free Bass sounds: Strings, JazzDoos, Jazz VTW, Clarinet, AcGuitar, Ac Piano, Oboe
    PBM (Physical Behaviour Modelling)
  • Noises: Stopping-reed growl, Closing valve noise, Left button noise
  • Individual Reed Simulation: Hysteresis threshold, Expression curve,Pressure variant filter, Pressure variant pitch deviation
  • Switching Reed Sound Wave: By bellows acceleration, by note repetitionspeed
  • Bellows opening/closing sound change: bellows opening/closingdetection
    Musette Tuning
  • Micro-Tuning Presets: 16 Types: Off, Dry, Classic, F-Folk, American L/H,North Europe, German L/H, D-Folk L/H, Alpine, Italian L/H, French,Scottish
  • Reverb/Chorus: 8 types, 8 types
  • Rotary for Organ sound: Slow/Fast
    Panel controls
  • Knob controls & Registers: Volume, 4 x Treble/Orchestra/Organ + Set
  • Other switches: Drum On/Off, Orchestra On/Off, Organ On/Off, Free BassOn/Off, Orchestra Bass On/Off, Orchestra Chord/Free Bass On/Off, User ProgramsOn/Off, Wave/MP3 player: Reset/Stop, Play/Pause, Power
  • User Programs: 8 memories
  • Orchestra/Organ mode: Solo, Dual
  • Octave: Down, 0, Up for Treble, Orchestra/Organ
  • Metronome: On/Off
  • Bass & Chord with drum/percussion sounds: On/Off for Bass/Orch Bass 2rows, Chord/Orchestra Chord 4 rows
  • Audio Player: mp3/Wave player from USB memory
  • Bass to Treble mode: On/Off
  • Display: 7 segments, 3 characters (LED)
  • Rated Power Output: 7W x 2
  • Speakers: 9 cm x 2
  • Wave Expansion: 2 internal areas (8 MB each) to load new sounds
  • Power supply: AC adaptor or AA-type rechargeable Ni-MH batteries(not included) x 8
  • Expected battery life under continuous use*: 5-hours (speaker ON mode),8-hours (speaker OFF mode)
    *With using Ni-MH 2000mAh batteries
  • Onboard Connectors:
    OUTPUT jacks L/Mono (Treble), R/Mono (Bass): 1/4"phone type
    PHONES jack: 1/4" phone type
    MIDI OUT connector
    USB MEMORYconnector type A
    USB COMPUTER connector type B
    DC IN connector
  • Accessories: AC Adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor),Owner's Manual, Reference caps for the bass buttons, Reference caps for thetreble buttons, Straps, Strip for securing the adapter, MIDI and/or audiocables
  • Options (sold separately): Accordion soft bag, USB Flashmemory (M-UF-series), Audio-Midi cable (AMC-3), Music Rest and Throne (AAP-1),Headphones (RH-200, RH-300)
  • Dimensions: 15" W x 14-3/8" D x 7-11/16" H (380 x 365 x 195 mm)
  • Weight**: 14 lbs. 2 oz. (6.4 kg)
    *Weight measurement excludes strapsand battery
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