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

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

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

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Product Highlights

  • 49 Velocity-Sensitive Keys
  • Channel Aftertouch, Bluetooth MIDI
  • 1/4" Mic Input with Vocoder Program
  • Built-In Effects, EQ & Compression
  • Modulation Bar & Pitch Ribbon
  • On-Board Arpeggiator & Song Player
  • Supports Wireless App-Based Sound Edits
  • USB & MIDI I/O, 1/4" Main & Phones Outs
  • Interchangeable Trim Pieces
  • Power via Batteries or AC Adapter
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Color: Black

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Roland AX-Edge overview

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The black 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 silver 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: 761294513118
In the Box
Roland AX-Edge 49-Key Keytar Synthesizer (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cable
  • Strap
  • Blade Panel with Hex Key and Screws
  • Ferrite Core with Fastening Band
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Parts
  • Limited 90-Day Warranty on Labor
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    Roland AX-Edge specs

    Keyboard 49 full-sized keys with velocity and channel aftertouch
    Polyphony Not specified by manufacturer
    Multitimbral 4 parts plus Vocoder part
    Synthesis Method Synth-EX
    Presets User Programs: 320
    Preset Tones: >500
    User Memory User Tones: 256
    Effects Part Multi-Effects: 79 types
    Program Multi-Effects (IFX): 79 types
    Chorus: 8 types
    Reverb: 6 types
    Part EQ
    Master EQ
    Master compressor
    Sequencer None
    Controllers Ribbon controller
    Modulation bar
    Assignable control knob
    Master volume knob
    7 x assignable buttons
    Expansion Slots None
    Bluetooth MIDI: Bluetooth version 4.1 (Bluetooth LE)
    Inputs 1 x 1/4" microphone input
    Outputs 2 x 1/4" main outputs
    1 x 1/4" stereo headphone output
    MIDI 1 x MIDI 5-pin input
    1 x MIDI 5-pin output
    USB 1 x USB Type-A memory port
    1 x USB Type-B computer port (supports USB MIDI)
    Control Input 1 x 1/4" pedal input
    Internal Storage Not specified by manufacturer
    External Storage USB flash drive
    Display Two-line LCD with 16 characters per line
    Segment LED (3 x 7)
    Current Draw 1000 mA
    Power Requirements 9 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
    Weight 9.3 lb / 4.2 kg (excluding AC adapter and batteries)
    Specialties Favorite
    Song player
    MIDI master keyboard
    Sound edit
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 18.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 55.0 x 17.0 x 7.5"

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