HP204

Digital Piano

High Performance with Gorgeous Cabinet

  • Progressive Hammer Action Keyboard
  • USB
  • XGlite
  • GS
  • GM2

High Performance with Gorgeous Cabinet

The HP204 boasts an elegant European cabinet with front legs and a unique speaker system (identical to HP207e). The 88-key multi-sampled piano sound, PHA II keyboard with Escapement, and Continuous Pedal feature combine to make the HP204 a top new-generation digital piano. The cabinet is available in a Rosewood finish or a Light Oak finish.

  • - 88-key multi-sampled piano sound with piano resonance
  • - PHA II keyboard with Escapement
  • - Newly designed cabinet, available in a variety of colors, with front legs for a stable and stylish piano look
  • - Diffused omnidirectional sound emission thanks to the unique speaker system
  • - Continuous pedal for wider expression
  • - SMF and WAV file playback via USB Host port
  • - Audio CD playback, key control, and Center Cancel with commercial USB-CD drive
  • - DH-01 Holder for External CD Drive: DH-01 is an optional mounting bracket for attaching a commercial CD Drives sold separately. Regarding the CD Drive compatibility, please click here to see the list titled "Compatible CD Drives".
  • * Sold exclusively in Europe.

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Great Grand-Piano Sound

The HP204 features Roland’s finest 88-key piano sound, featuring true-to-life piano resonance and individual multisamples for every key. It’s touch responsive to the subtlest pressure and nuance — from the deepest, most powerful bass to the most delicate highs.

Progressive Hammer Action II

The HP204 is equipped with an authentic-feeling PHA II Keyboard. This next-generation keyboard features a redesigned progressive hammer-action mechanism for a natural touch response from pianissimo to fortissimo. In addition, Roland’s acclaimed Escapement “key click” feature comes standard on the HP204.

Omnidirectional Sound System

Unlike traditional direct-emitting loudspeakers, the HP204 employs a unique audio system that allows diffused omnidirectional sound emission. The player and the listener perceive the sound just as they would from a real acoustic grand. Volume issues are a thing of the past; you can simply adjust the volume of the internal sound system up or down to suit the environment.

File Playback via USB

The HP204 can play songs by itself* — an ideal for parties and gatherings. Simply import a Standard MIDI File via USB and enjoy as the keyboard plays the music automatically. Whether in a lounge or living room, hotel or concert hall, the HP204 will bring any environment to life. WAV files can be played via USB as well.


*Note: The HP204 does not have the player-piano-type “moving keys” feature.

CD Connection

More than just a great piano, the HP204 can also play back audio CDs from an optional USB-CD drive (commercially available in market) for play-along fun. There’s even a Center Cancel feature for minimizing pre-recorded vocals so you can sing along with your favorite songs as if you were in the band.

Newly Designed Cabinet

The HP204 is built into an attractive, elegant cabinet with front legs for style and stability. Adding to the appeal are Roland’s gorgeous Rosewood and Light Oak finishes.

Classic Position

The HP204 is built with an attractive half key-cover that slides out to cover the front-panel controls. This feature enhances the real-piano look while also protecting the controls from tampering.

HP204 Front Panel

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Keyboard

88 keys (PHA II with Escapement)
Touch Sensitivity
Touch: 5 levels/Fixed Touch
Hammer Response: Off/1 to 10
Keyboard Mode
Whole, Dual, (volume balance adjustable), Split (split point adjustable), Twin piano

Sound Generator (conforms to GM2/GS/XGlite)

Max polyphony
128 voices
Tones
306 tones (including 8 drum sets, SFX set)
Temperament
8 types, selectable tonic
Stretched tuning
On/Off
Master Tuning
415.3 to 466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
Transpose
Key Transpose:-6 to +5 (in semitones); Playback Transpose (with Audio CD/Audio File):-6 to +5 (in semitones)
Effects
3D (4 levels), Dynamics (4 Types), Reverb (Off/1 to 10), Key Off resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10), String Resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10), Damper Resonance (only for piano tones, Off/1 to 10)

Recorder

Tracks
3 tracks
Songs
Recorder section: 1 song; Internal Memory: max. 99 songs
Note Storage
Approx. 30,000 notes
Control
Song Select, Play/Stop, Rec, Previous/Rewinding, Next/Fast-forwarding, Track Mute (Mute Level adjustable), Tempo, Tempo Mute, All Song Play, Count-in, Count-down, Song Volume, Center Cancel (only for audio playback)
Tempo
Quarter note: 10 to 500
Resolution
120 ticks per quarter note
Metronome
Beat: 2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8; Volume: 0 to 10 levels; Metronome sound: 8 types
Internal Memory
Songs: max. 99 songs; Save Song: Standard Midi Files (Format 0)
External Memory
External Storage: USB CD Drive (Sold commercially*1, Read Only), USB Flash Memory (Sold Separately), USB Floppy Disk Drive (Sold Separately); Playable Software: Standard Midi Files (format 0/1), Roland Original Format (i-Format), Audio File (WAV 44.1 kHz/16 bit Linear Format), Audio CDs (CD-DA)

Others

Internal Songs
65 songs + 7 Tone Demo Songs
Rated Power Output
30W x 2
Speakers
16.5 cm x 2.5 cm x 2
Display
7 segments, 3 characters LED, Beat LED
Control
Volume, Brilliance: 21 Steps (-10 to -1/Off/1 to 10)
Pedal
Damper (half-pedal recognition), Soft (half-pedal recognition, function assignable), Sostenuto (function assignable)
Other Function
Panel Lock, Panel key-cover, V-LINK
Connectors
AC inlet, Pedal connector, Input jacks (Front: L/Mono, R Rear: L/Mono, R), Output jacks (L/Mono, R), USB connector, MIDI connectors (IN, OUT), Phones jack (Stereo) x 2, External Memory port
Power Supply
AC 230 V, AC 230 VE (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption
70 W
Accessories
Owner's Manual, Roland 60 Classical Piano Masterpieces, Power Cord, Headphone Hook
Options
USB Flash Memory: M-UF128; Floppy Disk Drive: FD-01A; Holder (for External CD drive): DH-01

Compatible CD Drives

Regarding the CD Drive compatibility, please click here to see the list titled "Compatible CD Drives".

Size and Weight

Width (W)
1,415 mm55-3/4 inches
Depth (D)
561 mm22-1/8 inches
Height (H)
1,082 mm42-5/8 inches
Weight
77.5 kg170 lbs. 14 oz.

with Music rest

*1 A list of the CD drives that have been tested and found to be compatible is available in this Roland website.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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