E-50

Music Workstation

Great Sounds, Performance, and Price

  • USB
  • XGlite
  • GS
  • GM2
  • V-LINK
  • DigiScore

Great Sounds, Performance, and Price

A new generation of keyboards has arrived! The E-50(61 keys) and E-60(76 keys) offer advanced features, excellent music styles and high quality sounds, perfect for beginners and advanced musicians alike.

>> E-60 (76-key version)

  • - Incredible sound
  • - Fresh musical content
  • - Attractive and lightweight design
  • - Powerful built-in Audio system
  • - Intuitive user interface

The Best Sound

With its 64-voice polyphony sound engine, the E-50 delivers impressive, first-class sound quality.
With huge WAVE ROM onboard, the keyboard boasts the best sounds from the Roland library. Many new studio-sampled instruments including drums, guitar, bass and piano provide an ultra-realistic experience.
Newly sampled drum kits (Rock, Pop and Folk to name a just a few) have a realistic, natural resonance and various one-shot sampled drum articulations such as Cymbal Roll bring sophisticated drum styles to your performance.

Fresh Musical Content

More than 130 fresh styles are included, created by a professional team of international style programmers using their local musical preferences. All these styles are expertly mixed and mastered for a truly authentic playing experience.

Attractive, Lightweight Design

New sleek look, created by a top Italian design team.

Powerful Built-in Audio System

The E-50 delivers incredible, hi-impact sound thanks to their powerful four-speaker, bi-amplified sound systems, complete with Bass Reflex System and Digital Bass Enhancer.

Intuitive User Interface

The keyboard incorporates a large 16 gray-scale graphic display with touchcreen for quick and simple operation. A number of buttons are present on the control panel meaning the keyboard is easy to use.
A large number of files including Styles, Songs, User Programs and Music Assistants can be managed easily through the onboard database, viewed through the large LCD screen.

16-Track Sequencer / Style Composer

New professional 16-Track Sequencer and a complete internal Style Composer (both with Micro Event List and Piano Roll editing).

Style Converter

The Style Converter is an easy and intuitive tool for creating custom Music Styles based on one of your own Songs or a pre-made Standard MIDI File.

Guitar Mode

The E-50 comes with the Guitar Mode function which provides several down-and up-stroke patterns, realistic muting and other guitar techniques all controllable from the keyboards.

Cover/Makeup Tools function onboard!

The E-50 includes the acclaimed Cover/Makeup Tools functions allowing you to change any part of your Style or Songs at will.

DigiScore

The E-50 features a high quality 4-stave score display and also provide a chord and lyrics display function.

Data Storage

The E-50 features a 15,5 MByte internal memory (Solid State Disk), a Floppy disk drive and a PCMCIA card slot to expand the internal memory (for Microdrive (1.0-inch hard disk drive), CompactFlash, Memory Stick, SmartMedia).

An easy computer connection

USB applications
A USB connector allows files (Styles, Songs, User Programs, Bmp Images, File Text) to be exchanged with PC or MAC and also provides MIDI communication.

DATABASE MANAGER included!
The E-50 uses the “G-70 DATABASE MANAGER” software, which allows you to manage Songs, Styles and User Programs directly from your computer.

Keyboard

61 keys with velocity sensitive

Sound Source

Max polyphony
64
Tones
over 1000 Panel Tones, 34 Drum Sets
Multi timbre parts
32
Effect Processors
8 Reverb, 8 Chorus, 41 Multi-FX
Compatibility
GM2 / GS / XGlite

Styles

Preset styles
136 styles
Styles variations
4 Main / 4 Intro / 4 Ending / 6 Fill In
Sync Start / Sync Stop
Yes
User Style Composer
8 Tracks with Micro editing / Piano Roll editing / Guitar Mode programming
Direct Media Link
Yes
One Touch Setting
4 for each Style with customization

Cover

For Songs and Styles, 26 ALL, 16 Drum, 24 Bass

Makeup Tools

For Songs and Styles, Makeup Tools Freeze Data function

Panel Controls

Rotary Encoder with push switch
Yes
Pitch Bender and Modulation
Yes
Keyboard / Accomp Balance
Dedicated knob
Keyboard Part / Part Assign Switches
Upper1, Upper2, Lower, Manual Bass
Display
16 gray-scale graphic LCD with touchscreen

Player / Recorder

Mark / Jump
Yes, 4 locations for each Song
Sequencer
16-Track Sequencer, with Micro Event List / Piano Roll editing, Guitar Mode programming, SMF to Style Converter
DigiScore
Yes
Lyrics Display
Yes, with automatic Chord Extractor
Text Import / Export
Yes

User Programs

144

Music Assistant

more than 300 presets, programmable

Data Storage

FDD
3.5” 2HD / 2DD
Internal SSD (Solid State Disk)
15,5 MB (approx. 14,1 MB as preloaded factory data)
PCMCIA Slot
1 PCMCIA slot for: Microdrive (1.0-inch hard disk drive)*,Compact Flash*,Memory Stick*,Smartmedia*, *using Card adaptor *the E-50 system manages up to 4 GBytes of the above storage media
Type of files managed
Style, Song(SMF), User Program, MIDI Set, Play List, File.txt

Other functions

Guitar Mode
Yes, for Acoustic and Electric Guitars, with Stereo doubling function
Finder
Song, Style, User Program
Easy Setting
Arranger, Organ, Guitar, Piano
Chord Alteration System
Adaptive Chord Voicing
Melody Intelligent
Yes, 18 types, Melody Intelligent 2nd Tone customization
Tap Tempo
Yes
Transpose
Yes, -6 ~ +5
Song Chord Extractor
Yes
V-LINK
Yes
Updating system
Yes, on Flash

Connectors

MIDI
IN, OUT
USB
for data trasfer and MIDI
Audio Output
Main (L / mono, R)
Jacks
Hold, Foot Switch / Expression
Phones
2

Internal Amplification

Speakers
2 x 10 cm (woofer), 2 x 3 cm (tweeter)
Rated Power Output
2 x 8 W + 2 x 2 W (with Bass Reflex system)

Others

Supplied accessories
Owner’s Manual, External AC Adaptor, Music Rest, bundled CD-ROM (it contains E-50 backup data, USB-MIDI driver (for Mac/PC), DATABASE MANAGER software)

Size and Weight

Width (W)
1,020 mm40-3/16 inches
Depth (D)
356 mm14 inches
Height (H)
327 mm12-7/8 inches
Weight
8.8 kg19 lbs. 7 oz.

Height includes Music Rest

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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