Roland FA-08 Music Workstation 88 Keys
Reimagined music workstation with 88-note Ivory Feel-G Keyboard. Roland’s powerful FA series streamlines the music workstation for effortless real-time power, ultra-fast workflow, and maximum versatility. Equipped with an 88-note weighted-action keyboard, the FA-08 provides authentic feel and response for piano-based performers. Taking the “work” out of the music workstation.
Roland’s FA series completely reimagines the music workstation, streamlining it for effortless real-time power, ultra-fast workflow, and maximum versatility. Each model in the series features a massive sound collection, studio-quality effects, and expressive real-time controls, plus onboard sampling with zero load time for instant playback from 16 pads. An integrated sequencer offers simple operation and non-stop loop recording, and you can easily export tracks for further development with your DAW. Available models include the 61-note FA-06 and 76-note FA-07, which both feature velocity-sensitive keyboards with synth action, and the FA-08, which features an 88-note keyboard with weighted action. Perform and record with a massive selection of Roland’s very best sounds. Expand your sound collection with free downloads from Roland’s Axial sound library site. Capture ideas and create songs without interruption. Enhance your sounds with a wide range of simultaneous effects. Fast workflow and intuitive real-time control. An instant-access performance sampler at your fingers. Studio sets enhanced for master rig control. Seamless DAW integration.Keyboard88 keys (Ivory Feel-G Keyboard with Escapement)SOUND GENERATOR SECTIONMaximum Polyphony128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)Parts16 partsTonesSuperNATURAL Acoustic SuperNATURAL Synth SuperNATURAL Drum Kit PCM Synth PCM Drum Kit * GM2 compatible sounds are included.Wave Expansion Slots2 slots * The wave expansion slots are rewritable internal waveform memory. You can download data from the Axial sound library site and write it via a USB flash drive into the FA’s internal wave memory (slot).FavoriteYesEffectsMulti-Effects: 16 systems, 68 types (Vocoder can be used only on part 1.) Part EQ: 16 systems Drum Part COMP+EQ: 6 systems Chorus: 3 types Reverb: 6 types Master Compressor (This can be changed to Insert FX (78 types).) Master EQ Total Effects (TFX): 29 types Mic Input Reverb: 8 typesSEQUENCERMIDI Tracks16File formatOriginal, SMF export/import supported, WAV export supported * Sampler trigger data can be recorded.SAMPLERFormat16-bit linear, 44.1 kHz, WAV/AIFF/MP3 import supportedMaximum Polyphony8Number of Samples16 Pads x 4 Banks (for each song) * Samples cannot be used as wave data for the sound engine.OTHERRhythm PatternYesArpeggioYesChord MemoryYesControllersD-BEAM Controller Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever Assignable Switch x 2 (S1/S2) Control Knob x 6 Sample Pad Tempo KnobDisplay5-inch Graphic Color LCDExternal MemorySD Card (SDHC supported)ConnectorsHeadphones Jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type MAIN Output Jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4-inch TRS phone type Sub Output Jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type AUDIO INPUT Jacks LINE: Stereo miniature phone type GUITAR/MIC: 1/4-inch phone type FOOT PEDAL Jacks (CTRL 1, CTRL 2, HOLD) MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT) USB FOR UPDATE Port USB COMPUTER Port (USB Hi-Speed AUDIO/MIDI) (Use a USB cable and a computer with a USB port that support USB 2.0 Hi-Speed.) DC IN JackPower SupplyAC AdaptorCurrent draw1,300 mAAccessoriesQuick Start Leaflet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY” SD Card (installed in the product when shipped from the factory) SD Card Protector (installed in the product when shipped from the factory) AC Adaptor Power CordOptions (sold separately)Keyboard Stand (*1): KS-G8, KS-G8B, KS-18Z, KS-12, KS-J8 Pedal Switch: DP series Expression Pedal: EV-5 USB Flash Memory (*2) Wireless USB Adapter: WNA1100-RL *1 When using the KS-18Z and KS-J8, 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 WEIGHTWidth1415 mm 55-3/4 inchesDepth340 mm 13-7/16 inchesHeight142 mm 5-10/16 inchesWeight16.5 kg 36 lbs. 7 oz.