Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Black)

Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Black)

Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Black)

B&H # ROFR1XBBK MFR # FR-1XB-BK
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Twenty-Six Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • Sixteen Accordion Sets
  • Sixteen Orchestral Sounds
  • Four Virtual Tone Wheel Presets
  • Eight User Programs
  • USB Memory Port
  • Built-In Full Range Speakers
  • Standard and Free Bass Modes
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Color: Black

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Roland FR-1XB overview

  • 1Description

The FR-1xb V-Accordion by Roland is a stylish, button-type accordion with a professional look, sound and feel. With its compact, lightweight (14 lb) design, built-in speakers, USB functionality and advanced bellows-pressure circuitry, the FR-1xb is ideal for both professionals and students alike. It comes loaded with thirty-two accordion and orchestral sounds plus four tone wheel organ presets with realistic rotary effects. As if that wasn't enough, it also includes drum/percussion sounds that can be played with the bass and chord buttons.

The FR-1xb is an ideal instrument for folk, rock, blues, zydeco and more. With its battery powered operation and built-in speakers, you can play it nearly anywhere or keep your sound to yourself by connecting your favorite pair of headphones. As for portability, the FR-1xb is an ideal travel companion as it fits easily in overhead storage compartments on most commercial airplanes.

Ideal for Students and Professionals
The compact and lightweight (14 lb) design of the FR-1xb makes it an ideal accordion for both professionals and students alike. Students will benefit from loading MP3 and WAV files from the USB port and the battery power and onboard speakers allow professional performers to move freely on stage. The FR-1xb is a great instrument for musicians who perform musical styles such as folk, rock, roots-rock, blues, zydeco and more
Play Anytime, Anywhere
Enjoy instant, high-quality sound from the onboard speakers or play privately with your favorite pair of ear buds or headphones. The FR-1xb is an ideal travel companion as it fits easily in overhead storage compartments on most commercial airplanes
Advanced Musical Expression
The FR-1xb comes loaded with thirty-two accordion and orchestral sounds plus four tone wheel organ presets with realistic rotary effects. As if that wasn't enough, it also includes drum/percussion sounds that can be played with the bass and chord buttons
USB Memory and Computer Port
An integrated USB memory port allows you store data such as user programs and new sounds directly to flash memory. You can also playback MP3 and Wave files from most any USB flash drive. This is a great feature for practice and can equally enhance live performances. A USB computer port is also available for connection with DAWs and MIDI sequencing software
Fast Response and Enhanced Sensitivity
Roland's sound generator has been optimized for accordion performance and is sure to satisfy even the most advanced accordion players. Accordionists of all levels will be able to play comfortably and confidently with the enhanced response of the FR-1xb
Set Editor Software
A dedicated software program allows you to create a dedicated user set for the FR-1xb with access to all orchestral sounds. The application is available on rolandus.com as a free download
UPC: 761294502013
In the Box
Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Black)
  • AC Adaptor and Power Cord
  • Reference Caps for Bass Buttons
  • Reference Caps for Treble Buttons
  • Straps
  • Strip for Securing Adapter
  • MIDI and/or Audio Cables
  • Limited 1 Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Roland FR-1XB specs

    Keyboard, Bass and Bellows Right Hand

    62 velocity sensitive buttons

    Left Hand

    72 bass buttons velocity sensitive

    Treble Modes

    C Griff Europe
    C Griff 2
    B Griff Bajan
    B Griff Fin
    D Griff 1
    D Griff 2

    Bass & Chord Modes

    2 Bs Rows
    3 Bs Rows A-7th
    3 Bs Rows A-5dim
    3 Bs Rows 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 Physical Behavior Modeling such as detection of bellows opening/closing, Bellows Resistant Regulator wheel with fine adjustment
    Sound Generator Max. Polyphony

    128 voices

    Tones (Accordion Set)

    16 Accordion Sets (including 4 User Sets)
    Each one including: 14 Treble registers
    7 Bass/Chord registers
    7 Free Bass registers
    7 Orchestra Free Bass registers
    7 Orchestra Bass registers
    7 Orchestra Chord registers

    Reed Footages

    7 Treble
    5 Bass
    3 Chord
    2 Free Bass

    Additional Sounds

    Uploadable from USB memory and saved on 4 User sets
    Sounds Orchestral Sounds

    Strings
    JazzScat1
    JazzDoos
    Str&Choir
    Twin Trump
    Trombone
    FrenchHorn
    Brass
    Flute1
    Tenor Sax2
    Clarinet
    Oboe
    Ac Piano
    Ac Guitar
    Mandolin
    HarpsStr

    Organ Sounds

    Jazz Slow/Fast
    Latin Slow/Fast
    HousPerc Slow/Fast
    Theatre Slow/Fast

    Orchestral Bass Sounds

    Acoustic
    Fingered
    Bowed
    Jazz Pedal VTW
    Tuba Mix
    Tuba
    Fretless

    Orchestral Chord Sounds

    Strings
    JazzDoos
    Jazz VTW
    R&B VTW
    Steel Gtr
    Ac Guitar
    Ac Piano

    Orchestral Free Bass Sounds

    Strings
    JazzDoos
    Jazz VTW
    Clarinet
    Ac Guitar
    Ac Piano
    Oboe
    Physical Behavior Modeling 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 Wav

    By bellows acceleration
    By note repetition speed

    Bellows Opening/Closing Sound Change

    By bellows opening/closing detection
    Musette Tuning Micro-Tuning Presets

    Off
    Dry
    Classic
    F-Folk
    American L/H
    North Europe
    German L/H
    D-Folk L/H
    Alpine
    Italian L/H
    French
    Scottish
    Effects Reverb/Chorus 8 Types

    8 types

    Rotary for Organ Sound

    Slow/Fast
    Controls Knob Controls and Registers

    Volume
    4x Treble/Orchestra/Organ + Set

    Switches

    Drum On/Off
    Orchestra On/Off
    Organ On/Off
    Free Bass On/Off
    Orchestra Bass On/Off
    Orchestra Chord/Free Bass On/Off
    User Programs On/Off
    Wave/MP3 player: Reset/Stop, Play/Pause, Power
    Operation Modes 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 2 rows
    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 2 x 7 W
    Speakers 2 x 9 cm
    Wave Expansion 2 internal areas (8 MB each) to load new sounds
    Power Supply AC adaptor (included)
    Batteries (not included) AA-type rechargeable Ni-MH x 8
    Expected Battery Life 5 hours (speaker ON mode)
    8 hours (speaker OFF mode)

    Using Ni-MH 2000mAh batteries

    Connectors Output: L/Mono (Treble), R/Mono (Bass): 1/4"
    Headphones: 1/4"
    MIDI: Out
    USB Memory: Type A
    USB: Type B
    DC IN
    Color Black
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.96 x 14.37 x 7.67" (38 x 36.5 x 19.5 cm)
    Weight 14.1 lb (6.4 kg)

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