Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Red)

BH #ROFR1XBRD • MFR #FR-1XB-RD
Roland
Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Red)
Key Features
  • Twenty-Six Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • Sixteen Accordion Sets
  • Sixteen Orchestral Sounds
  • Four Virtual Tone Wheel Presets
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.
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Roland FR-1xb V-Accordion (Red)

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Roland FR-1XB Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Ideal for Students and Professionals
  • 3Play Anytime, Anywhere
  • 4Advanced Musical Expression
  • 5USB Memory and Computer Port
  • 6Fast Response and Enhanced Sensitivity
  • 7Set Editor Software

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: 761294502020

Roland FR-1XB Specs

Keyboard, Bass and BellowsRight 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 GeneratorMax. 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
SoundsOrchestral 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 ModelingNoises

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 TuningMicro-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
EffectsReverb/Chorus 8 Types

8 types

Rotary for Organ Sound

Slow/Fast
ControlsKnob 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 ModesUser 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
Display7 segments, 3 characters (LED)
Rated Power Output2 x 7 W
Speakers2 x 9 cm
Wave Expansion2 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 Life5 hours (speaker ON mode)
8 hours (speaker OFF mode)
ConnectorsOutput: L/Mono (Treble), R/Mono (Bass): 1/4"
Headphones: 1/4"
MIDI: Out
USB Memory: Type A
USB: Type B
DC IN
ColorRed
Dimensions (WxDxH)14.96 x 14.37 x 7.67" (38 x 36.5 x 19.5 cm)
Weight14.1 lb (6.4 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight22.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)22.7 x 20.4 x 13.9"
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