KR-103

Digital Intelligent Piano

KR-103
Discontinued

The KR-103 provides a cost-effective way for entry-level piano students and hobbyists to experience Roland’s acclaimed KR series. With hundreds of great sounds onboard (including grand piano), plus friendly auto-accompaniment features, the KR-103 can deliver the sound of an entire ensemble through its built-in stereo speaker system. It’s a virtual band (or orchestra) in one instrument!

Compact Progressive Hammer Action

The KR-103 is outfitted with Roland’s Compact Progressive Hammer-Action keyboard, which simulates a real grand piano by providing a heavier touch in the lower octaves that gets increasingly lighter in the upper range. It has many of the same design elements as Roland’s acclaimed Progressive Hammer-Action Keyboard.

Great Sounds

The KR-103’s sounds are vibrant and realistic. Many of the sounds have been refined and processed to provide added color and impact. Combined with the new amplification system, the KR-103’s sounds will inspire and impress, from crystal clear high end to powerful low frequencies.

LCD

Navigating a state-of-the-art instrument has never been friendlier, thanks to the KR-103’s attractive LCD with accompanying front-panel buttons. No more fumbling to find the right menu or button.

Music Styles

The KR-103 comes with 170 all-new Music Styles prepared by Roland’s legendary Style creators. Each pattern contains an Intro, Original, Variation, Fill-In, and Ending element, with additional options via the Style Orchestrator buttons.

Music Assistant

Over 150 Music Assistant songs are onboard the KR-103 to accompany you as you perform. Just play a chord, and the accompaniment intelligently follows your lead!

Options

Add functionality and convenience to your KR-103 with the following add-ons from Roland: EV-5 Expression Pedal, CD-2 CF/CD Recorder.

Keyboard
Keyboard
88 keys (Compact Progressive Hammer-Action Keyboard)
Touch Sensitivity
Yes
Keyboard Mode
Whole, Split (adjustable split point), Layer, Arranger, Piano Style Arranger, Manual Drums / SFX
Sound Generator (Conforms to GM2 / GS / XG Lite)
Max. Polyphony
64 voices
Tones
400 in 6 groups, 20 drum sets
Master Tuning
427.4 Hz to 452.6 Hz (0.1 Hz steps)
Transpose
Key Transpose (-6 to +6)
Data Transpose (-24 to +24)
All Transpose (-6 to +6)
Effects
Reverb (8 types), Chorus, Rotary and 46 Multi-FX
Arranger
Music Styles:
170 styles in 6 groups x 3 types (Style Orchestrator)
Music Assistant
150 sets
Melody Intelligence
18 types
User Programs
Internal
36
Disk
Max. 99 sets
Metronome
Tempo
Quarter note = 20 to 250
Beat
1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8
Volume
127 levels
Metronome Pattern
1
Metronome Sound
1
Composer
Tracks
5 tracks / 16 tracks
Song
1 Song
Resolution
120 ticks per quarter note
Recording Method
New Song/Single/Punch In/Out
Other Functions
Demo, Panel Lock , V-LINK
External Storage
Disk
Max. 99 songs, Max. 99 User Styles, Max. 99 User Program Sets
Playable Software
Song: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0/1), Roland Original Format (i-Format), Music Style: MSA, MSD, MSE
Save
Song: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)
Internal Song
Over 50 songs
Others
Display
Bouncing Beat Indicator, Custom LCD (backlit LCD
Lyrics
No (only via MIDI output)
One Touch Program
One Touch Piano, One Touch Arranger
Pedals
Damper Pedal, Soft Pedal (functions assignable), Sostenuto Pedal (functions assignable)
Connectors
Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Input jacks (L/Mono, R), Headphones jack (Stereo) x 2, MIDI In connector, MIDI Out connector, USB connector, Expression Pedal Jack
Rated Power Output
25 W x 2
Speakers
20 cm x 2
Power Consumption
70 W
Accessories
USB Installation Guide CD-ROM (Roland Digital Piano USB Driver), Power Cord, Headphones Hook
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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