Roland AX-Edge 49-Key Keytar Synthesizer (White)

BH #ROAXEDGEW • MFR #AX-EDGE-W
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Roland AX-Edge 49-Key Keytar Synthesizer (White)
Key Features
  • 49 Velocity-Sensitive Keys
  • Channel Aftertouch, Bluetooth MIDI
  • 1/4" Mic Input with Vocoder Program
  • Built-In Effects, EQ & Compression
The white Roland AX-Edge is a keytar synthesizer offering customizable looks and expressive playability for keyboardists on stage and in the studio. It features 49 full-sized, velocity-sensitive keys with channel aftertouch, over 500 preset tones, split and layer modes, and versatile controls including a modulation bar, a pressure-sensitive pitch ribbon, and an assignable knob. Dedicated buttons provide immediate access to the arpeggiator, song player, and programs such as leads, bases, brass, and the vocoder, which utilizes a 1/4" mic input with adjustable gain.
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Roland AX-Edge Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Customizable Looks
  • 3Versatile Tones
  • 4Convenient Controls
  • 5Informative Displays

The white Roland AX-Edge is a keytar synthesizer offering customizable looks and expressive playability for keyboardists on stage and in the studio. It features 49 full-sized, velocity-sensitive keys with channel aftertouch, over 500 preset tones, split and layer modes, and versatile controls including a modulation bar, a pressure-sensitive pitch ribbon, and an assignable knob. Dedicated buttons provide immediate access to the arpeggiator, song player, and programs such as leads, bases, brass, and the vocoder, which utilizes a 1/4" mic input with adjustable gain.

Enhance your sounds with the built-in effects, EQ, and compression, and edit parameters wirelessly via the downloadable AX-Edge Editor iOS/Android app, and hook up an expression pedal (available separately) to the 1/4" pedal input for hands-free parameter adjustment. Connect the AX-Edge as a traditional controller or sound module using the MIDI I/O or USB Type-B computer port. Alternatively, utilize its Bluetooth MIDI capability to trigger a compatible virtual instrument. 1/4" main and headphone outputs allow easy routing to headphones and a mixing console or wireless transmitter.

A second USB port (Type-A) accommodates a standard USB flash drive, which can be used to hold system data and playable songs. Power the AX-Edge via eight rechargeable AA NiMH batteries (available separately) for up to four hours of untethered operation, or connect the included AC adapter for extended performances. A gold Edge Blade trim piece is included for out-of-the-box visual customization.

Customizable Looks

The AX-Edge comes with an extra Edge Blade in the box (a silver Edge Blade for the black model and a gold Edge Blade for the white) and you can even create your own original designs. Create a look that complements your band's style or swap out Edge Blades to keep things fresh.

Versatile Tones

The onboard sounds are optimized for stage performance to produce sounds that cut through, even in a loud band. Dedicated buttons for favorite sounds give you instant access to edgy leads, big fat basses, and all manner of keyboard sounds perfect for the performing keytarist, whether it's taking a solo or sharing the limelight with your bandmates. If you like to customize your sounds, you can connect to the AX-Edge Editor app with Bluetooth MIDI and tweak your sounds wirelessly. Splits and layers let you take full advantage of the full-sized keyboard, and a slew of built-in effects, including a master compressor and EQ, give you polished tone in any venue. Thanks to the Tone Remain function, you can switch sounds seamlessly on stage without notes or effect tails being cut off prematurely.

Convenient Controls

The AX-Edge's neck controls, refined over years of development and artist feedback, are highly intuitive and truly take your performance to another level. While your right hand will appreciate the velocity-sensitive keyboard, your left hand will benefit from the modulation bar, pressure-sensitive pitch ribbon, and easy-to-reach controls for portamento, hold, octave switch, and program change. If desired, many controls can be reassigned to functions that perfectly suit your performance style.

Informative Displays

An innovative dual-display system keeps you in command at all times, while the on-board arpeggiator and song player can handle backing duties while you concentrate on your performance. The built-in vocoder, which can be layered with internal sounds, is just the thing for unique backing vocals or funky, retro lead parts.
UPC: 761294512418

Roland AX-Edge Specs

Keyboard49 full-sized keys with velocity and channel aftertouch
PolyphonyNot specified by manufacturer
Multitimbral4 parts plus Vocoder part
Synthesis MethodSynth-EX
PresetsUser Programs: 320
Preset Tones: >500
User MemoryUser Tones: 256
EffectsPart Multi-Effects: 79 types
Program Multi-Effects (IFX): 79 types
Chorus: 8 types
Reverb: 6 types
Part EQ
Master EQ
Master compressor
Vocoder
SequencerNone
ControllersRibbon controller
Modulation bar
Assignable control knob
Master volume knob
7 x assignable buttons
Pedal
Aftertouch
Expansion SlotsNone
BluetoothMIDI: Bluetooth version 4.1 (Bluetooth LE)
Inputs1 x 1/4" microphone input
Outputs2 x 1/4" main outputs
1 x 1/4" stereo headphone output
MIDI1 x MIDI 5-pin input
1 x MIDI 5-pin output
USB1 x USB Type-A memory port
1 x USB Type-B computer port (supports USB MIDI)
Control Input1 x 1/4" pedal input
Internal StorageNot specified by manufacturer
External StorageUSB flash drive
DisplayTwo-line LCD with 16 characters per line
Segment LED (3 x 7)
Current Draw1000 mA
Power Requirements9 VDC via AC adapter or eight rechargeable NiMH (AA, HR6) batteries
Battery Life (approx.)Up to 4 hours
*Carbon-zinc or alkaline batteries cannot be used
Dimensions (W x D x H)49.3 x 11.5 x 3.3" / 125.2 x 29.1 x 8.5 cm
Weight9.3 lb / 4.2 kg (excluding AC adapter and batteries)
SpecialtiesFavorite
Song player
Arpeggio
Vocoder
MIDI master keyboard
Sound edit
Packaging Info
Package Weight18.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)55.5 x 17 x 8"
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