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Roland BK3 in Black

Roland BK3 in Black
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Price £425.00
Yes now you can get fabulous Roland sound quality on an entry level keyboard. The Roland BK3 offers professional voicing with awesome styles and is great for stage or home use. A USB socket allows you to play backing tracks or styles and with over 800 sounds and 50 drum kits, this little keyboard is potentially a giant.
BK-3 (Black): Backing Keyboard

Your Personal Backup Band

Perfect for solo entertainers and home hobbyists alike, the BK-3 Backing Keyboard brings a new level of performance to entry-level auto-accompaniment instruments. Featuring a wide range of quality onboard sounds and rhythms, song playback via USB memory, built-in speakers and more, this portable, self-contained keyboard puts the power of a full ensemble under your fingertips. From one-person shows to social gatherings to personal practice, the BK-3 brings endless hours of enjoyment for playing all musical styles.

  • Portable, self-contained keyboard with built-in sound system
  • High-quality sounds, rhythms, and Music Assistants
  • Comfortable, intuitive user interface
  • Compatible with music rhythms from Roland’s BK, E, G, and VA series
  • Play a variety of backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and rhythms) and record performances with optional USB memory
  • Roland Wireless Connect capability for cable-free communication with iPhone and iPad; free iOS apps available for music sharing, lyrics display, and more
  • Available in black or white finish

    Wide Range of Sounds and Rhythms Onboard

    The BK-3 is filled with sounds and rhythms covering an extensive range of music genres from around the world, including Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia. There are over 850 tones and 50 drum kits built in, providing a universe of voices for melody playing and accompaniment. Compatibility with GM2, GS, and XG Lite formats ensures high-quality playback with Standard MIDI Files.

    Play Backing Tracks and Rhythms via USB Memory

    The BK-3 can play a variety of external backing formats from optional USB memory, including WAV and MP3 audio, SMF, and Roland rhythms (BK, E, G, and VA series). Playback tempo and song key can easily be adjusted to suit your vocal range or performing needs, even with audio files. In addition, a Center Cancel function reduces the volume of vocals in commercial WAV/MP3 songs, ideal for karaoke singing and minus-one playing.

    Easy Audio Recording

    A dedicated front-panel button makes it simple to record audio directly to USB memory, allowing you to capture full-ensemble BK-3 performances any time you wish for self-evaluation and sharing with friends, family or your music teacher. Your recordings are saved as CD-quality WAV data, making it easy to transfer them to your computer for burning audio CDs.

    Roland Wireless Connect for iPhone and iPad

    Compatibility with Roland Wireless Connect allows BK-3 players to communicate with an Apple iPhone or iPad over a wireless network via the optional WNA1100-RL Wireless USB Adapter. There are a number of fun, free iOS apps available, including Air Recorder for capturing BK-3 audio to your iPhone, and Lyrics Viewer for displaying SMF song lyrics on your iPad. And with Show Your Music, you can create video clips of your music performances and share them on your favourite social networks!

    Hear, Try and Compare the Roland BK3 in our showroom

    Located in Leicester in the central Midlands and close to Coventry, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham and Warwick we promise you that a visit to our specialist Digital Piano and Keyboard showroom will not disappoint. Try the full Roland range including the BK3 and compare it with Yamaha, Casio and Korg all under one roof. Whatever your playing standard our knowledgeable and friendly experts will help guide you through the Keyboard buying process and make sure that you are buying the right instrument for your needs. As ex teachers we are ideally placed to advise and answer any questions you may have. Lifetime support and product tuition with ALL digital pianos.

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    Keyboard type: 61 keys (velocity sensitive)    Keyboard Modes: Whole, Split, Dual
    Display type
    132 x 64 dots, Graphic monochrome LCD (with backlit)
    Sound generator
    Max. Polyphony
    128 voices (GM2/GS/XG Lite compatible)
    851 tones; 53 Drum Sets
    Multitimbral parts
    2 keyboard parts (UPP, LWR) + 16 song parts
    Master Tuning
    415.3 to 466.2 Hz
    Key Control (Transpose)
    –6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
    Tempo change
    20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms       75 to 125 % for mp3 and WAV files
    Real Time parts (UPP, LWR)
    Reverb and Chorus: depending on Rhythm/SMF Reverb Chorus Macro        1 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro) (selectable via Tone Part Mfx)    EQ
    Rhythms/SMF section
    Reverb: 8 types  Chorus: 8 types  2 Mfx (84 Mfx Editable Macro)        EQ
    Backing section
    250 in 5 “Rhythm” families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
    Real-time player
    Rhythms (STL), SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV
    Key Control
    –6 to +5 in semitones (for rhythm, smf, mp3/wav)
    Tempo Change
    20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms
    Time Stretch
    75 to 125 % for mp3 and WAV
    One Touch memories
    4 suitable tones for each rhythm (Programmable)
    Rhythm and SMF Makeup Tools
    Instrument-oriented editing
    Track Mute
    for Rhythms/SMF
    Center Cancel
    for mp3/WAV
    Audio Recording
    USB Flash memory.
    Save format
    Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
    Time Signature
    1 to 32/16, 1 to 32/8, 1 to 32/4, 1 to 32/2
    Always, Play
    Count In
    Off, 1 bar, 2 bar
    Performance Memories
    Performance Lists
    Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)   Over 500 “Music Assistant” memories (internal memory)  5 “Factory Song” memories (internal memory)
    Performance memories per List
    Max. 999
    Search function
    Quick location of Rhythms and Songs on the connected USB memory
    Lyrics on Internal Display
    SMF, mp3/WAV
    Panel Controls
    Volume Knob       Balance (Backing/Keyboard) Buttons
    Phone/Output Jack: 1/4” phone type (TRS connector)       USB COMPUTER port (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data) USB MEMORY port (Type A, data storage devices)    MIDI IN, MIDI OUT (Visual Control function)     Foot Pedal jack: PEDAL HOLD/SWITCH (assignable)
    2 x 10 cm
    Rated power output
    2 x 7.5 W
    Power supply
    AC adaptor
    Power consumption
    1,200 mA
    Auto Off function
    Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min.
    Owner’s Manual  AC adaptor         Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor)    Music rest.
    Options (sold separately)
    USB flash memory (M-UF-series)    Wireless USB Adaptor (WNA1100-RL)     Pedal Switch: DP-series        Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U
    Size and Weight (excludeing AC adaptor and music rest)
    1044 mm
    41-1/8 inches
    317 mm
    12-1/2 inches
    129 mm
    5-1/8 inches
    7.5 kg
    16 lbs. 9 oz.
    Size and Weight (including music rest)
    1044 mm
    41-1/8 inches
    408 mm
    16-1/8 inches
    318 mm
    12-9/16 inches
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    Roland BK3-B Keyboard reviews


    Feedback for Roland BK3-B Keyboard has been compiled from 2 customer reviews

    Date Product Score Customer Comment

    Roland Pre-Owned BK3-B Keyboard


    Poor because it's not user friendly for a beginner..

    Roland BK3-BK Keyboard


    Good for price.