KR-3

Digital Intelligent Piano

An impressive number of easy-to-use features and authentic auto-accompaniment functions in a stylish and affordable instrument.

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  • GM2
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An impressive number of easy-to-use features and authentic auto-accompaniment functions in a stylish and affordable instrument.

The KR-3 means instant piano enjoyment for everyone. Not only does it offer a wide range of instrument tones and a host of delightful features, but it also incorporates Roland's exciting “Music Assistant.” The “Music Assistant” is an intelligent help function for setting up impressive auto-accompaniments. It makes possible the most entertaining piano performance-or practice-ever.

  • - The world's finest and most realistic piano tones
  • - Weighted Hammer Action Keyboard offers an authentic acoustic piano touch
  • - The “Music Assistant” feature-an intelligent help function for setting up impressive auto-accompaniments
  • - An extensive variety of versatile instrument sounds
  • - Fun-to-use SMF music files and sequencer
  • - Intuitive and simple User Interface
  • - More Attractive Appearance-Simulated Mahogany cabinet with sliding keyboard cover
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The KR-3: everything a piano should be

The KR-3 features Roland's best sound technology, for the world's finest and most realistic piano tones. And its new Weighted Hammer Action Keyboard offers an authentic acoustic piano touch, faithfully delivering every nuance of your fingers. In addition, the KR-3 incorporates a whole range of automatic accompaniment features: 136 up-to-date onboard music styles ensure the ideal accompaniment for any type of music you want to play. You'll feel the KR-3's power and presence, as if you're performing in your very own band. Plus, to ensure that your piano fun is endless, you can also access even more music styles via the onboard disk drive.

Music Assistant

The “Music Assistant” is an intelligent help function that assists you in setting up the auto-accompaniment which best suits the particular song or style you want to play. You simply identify the type of song you want, and the Music Assistant's auto-setup feature chooses a music style that suits that song perfectly. Play a chord, and the accompaniment follows your lead on the melody. You can also change the accompaniment to different musical styles such as Latin or jazz, and add fancy introductions and endings to the accompaniment, for an exciting and rousing performance. With a host of other accompaniment functions, the KR-3 makes everything easy: you'll be playing like never before the moment you bring it home.

A versatile instrument for creative musicians

The KR-3 offers unrivalled expressiveness and ease of playing. With its 88-note keyboard, the beautiful sound of a fine acoustic piano, and an extensive variety of other instrument sounds including guitar, saxophone, strings and others, this is the ideal instrument for creative musicians. It also greatly expands the horizon of each sound with built-in effects, including chorus and reverb for piano, rotary for organ, and much more.

Fun-to-use SMF music files and sequencer

The KR-3 is fitted with a 16-track sequencer with extensive editing features: you can record your own songs and add additional tracks as required, or mute any Standard MIDI File track in order to play it yourself along with the backing track. Your lessons and practice have never been so entertaining. When using music files that contain lyrics, the words to the songs can be shown on the LCD display for karaoke singing.

Easy-to-read backlit LCD display

Using the KR-3 couldn't be easier. Its centralized backlit LCD panel lets you know exactly where you want to go at all times. Sophisticated icons and intuitive menus make navigation a breeze-and make the KR-3 one of the most enjoyable instruments you'll ever play.

Elegant exterior

The KR-3's gorgeous cabinet with sliding keyboard cover is a fine addition to any room's décor. Its elegant mahogany finish adds a touch of class to your piano performance.

Keyboard

Keyboard
88 keys (Weighted Hammer Action Keyboard)
Touch Sensitivity
5 types
Keyboard Modes
Whole, Split (split point adjustable), Layer, Arranger, Piano Style Arranger, Manual Drums/SFX

Sound Source (Conforms to GM/GS)

Maximum Polyphony
64 voices
Tones
124 basic tones (270 in Tone Expansion Mode + 8 drum sets + 1 SFX set)
Temperament
7 types, tonic selectable
Transpose
Key Transpose (-6 to 5 semitone steps),
Playback Transpose (-12 to +12 semitone steps)
Effects
Reverb (8 types), Chorus (8 types), DSP effects (32 types)

Arranger

Music Styles
136 + additional Styles on supplied disk
Music Assistant
31 types
Programmable Music Styles
Style Composer / Style Converter
Melody Intelligence
18 types

User Programs

Internal
31 (Music Assistant)
Disk
Max. 99 Music Assistant sets

Metronome

Tempo
Quarter note = 20 to 250
Beat
0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8
Volume
10 levels

Composer

Tracks
5 tracks/16 tracks
Song
1 song
Note Storage
Approx. 30,000 notes
Resolution
120 ticks per quarter note
Recording Method
Realtime (Replace, Mix, Punch In/Out), Step (Chord Sequencer)
Edit
Copy, Quantize, Delete, Insert, Erase, Transpose, Track Exchange, Track Copy, Setup (Tempo and Volume)
Other Functions
Demo, Chord Guessing Game, Note Guessing Game

Disk Drive/Disk Storage (3.5 inch Micro Floppy Disk)

Playable Song Format
Music Style: MSA
Save
Music Style: MSA

Others

Rated Power Output
20 W x 2
Speakers
16 cm x 2
Display
Graphical LCD 240 x 64 dots (backlit LCD)
Language
English/Japanese/German/French
Lyrics
Yes (built-in display, MIDI output)
Control
Volume, Brilliance, Contrast
Pedals
Damper Pedal, Soft Pedal (assignable)
Connectors
Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Input jacks (L/Mono, R),
Headphones jack (Stereo phones) x 2, MIDI In connector, MIDI Out connector
Power Consumption
60 W
Cabinet Finish
Simulated Mahogany
Accessories
Owner's Manual, Music Style Disk, Power Cord

Size and Weight

Width (W)
1,402 mm55-1/4 inches
Depth (D)
531 mm20-15/16 inches
Height (H)
884 mm34-13/16 inches
Weight
62.5 kg137 lbs. 13 oz.

Including the piano stand

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.

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