Roland E-A7 61 Key Expandable Arranger
A WORLD OF SOUNDS AND BACKING STYLES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS The E-A7 is a versatile arranger keyboard for musicians needing professional sounds and authentic backing styles from all over the world. Using the E-A7 is fast and intuitive thanks to its logical dual-screen layout—styles on the left and sounds on the right, with most options having dedicated, quick-access buttons. You can import WAV files to create your own instruments, or even sample directly from the keyboard. And with the powerful E-A7 Tone Manager software, you can use your computer to edit and organize user tones and drum kits, work with samples, and more. Singers will appreciate the microphone input with dedicated vocal effects, while the whole keyboard is easy to gig with, weighing in at just 8 kg/18 lbs. Wherever you’re going with your music, the E-A7 will help you get there. Over 1,500 versatile tones from all over the world WAV file import and onboard sampling function Huge library of backing styles from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and South America Powerful arranger engine with direct control buttons and versatile, one-touch performance options 156 dedicated buttons for fast access to commonly used functions Logical dual-screen layout, with backing styles on the left and sounds on the right Microphone input with dedicated vocal effects Easy to carry and transport, weighing just 8 kg/18 lbs. E-A7 Tone Manager (Windows/Mac) for creating user tones and drum kits, importing and editing samples, and organizing E-A7 setups Version 2.00 update provides additional styles and operation enhancements based on user feedback. Keyboard 61 keys (with velocity)SOUND GENERATORMaximum Polyphony128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)Parts4 keyboard parts (UP1, UP2, UP3, LWR) + 16 song partsTones- Preset Tone: Over 1,500 Tones – Preset Drum Kit: Over 100 Drum Kits * GM2 compatible sounds are included. – User Tone: 256 Tones – User Drum Kit: 128 Drum KitsFavorite50 favorite tones can be registered.Melody IntelligentYesSTYLESStyles- Preset Style: Over 600 Styles – User Style: Unlimited number (storage on internal memory and USB flash drive)Style ControlsIntro x 4, Main x 4, Fill x 4, Break, Ending x 4One Touch Memories4 programmable registrations per styleStyle Makeup ToolsInstrument-oriented editing Style Composer SONGSRealtime PlayerSMF (Format 0/1), KAR, MP3, WAV, MP3+CDGTempo Change- 20-250 BPM for SMF (and Style) – 75-125% for MP3 and WAV filesPart Mute- Track Mute: SMF (and Style) – Center Cancel: MP3 and WAVSong Chord ExtractorAutomatic chord detection for SMF filesLyrics DisplaySMF, KAR, MP3SMF Makeup ToolsInstrument-oriented editingSMF Mark & JumpYes (4 storable locations)Song (Audio) RecordingFormat: 16-bit linear, 44.1 kHz, WAVDemo Song YesEFFECTSReverb8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)Chorus8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)MFX84 types for keyboard parts (selectable via Keyboard Part MFX), A & B for Style and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)Master EQ6 Presets + 1 User MemoryMaster Compressor6 Presets + 1 User MemoryInput Effect Reverb 6 types, Delay 2 typesUSER PROGRAMSUser Programs- Preset (Music Assistant + Preloaded data): Over 500 User Programs – User: Up to 100 User Programs are included per User Program SetUser Program Sets Unlimited number (storage on internal memory and USB flash drive)SAMPLING/SAMPLE IMPORTFormat16-bit linear, 44.1 kHz, WAVWave Expansion Memory128 MB for Sampling/Sample ImportNumber of Samples512Multisample Function * Samples and multisamples can be exported to USB Flash Memory as User Tone or User Drum Kit. * Samples and multisamples can be used as wave data for the sound engine.SCALE TUNINGSMemory Buttons3 user scale Memories and Equal temperamentUser Scale Buttons – Instant quarter-tone tuning of each note of a scale (C-B) – Adjustable tuning range (-64-+63 cent) for each button – Tunings can also be saved to User Program memories.OTHERSPads6 pads for triggering phrases and tones and Stop Pad * Phrases are tempo-synchronized with Styles or SMF, and support for chord detection.Style/Song FinderYesControllersAssignable Lever Assignable Switch x 7 Assignable Control Pedal Part Level Slider x 6 Multifunction PadsDisplayDual Graphic LCD (160 x 160 dots x 2, with backlit)ConnectorsPHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type OUTPUT jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4-inch phone type EXT IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type INPUT jacks (L/MONO or MIC, R): 1/4-inch phone type PEDAL jacks (HOLD, EXPRESSION, CONTROL) MIDI connectors (IN, OUT) USB MEMORY port USB COMPUTER port (USB MIDI) DC IN jackSpeakers2 x 10 cmRated Power Output2 x 12 WPower SupplyAC AdaptorCurrent Draw1,500 mAAccessoriesOwner’s Manual Music Rest AC Adaptor Power Cord (for AC Adaptor)Options (sold separately)Keyboard Stand (*1): KS-18Z Pedal Switch: DP series, FS-5U Expression Pedal: EV-5 USB Flash Memory (*2) *1 When using the KS-18Z, ensure that the height of the unit is one meter or lower. *2 Use USB Flash Memory (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Flash Memory) sold by Roland. We cannot guarantee operation if other products are used.SIZE AND WEIGHTWidth1,045 mm 41-3/16 inchesDepth318 mm 12-9/16 inchesHeight136 mm 5-3/8 inchesWeight (excluding AC adaptor and music rest)7.9 kg 17 lbs. 7 oz.