RS-70

Synthesizer

RS-70
Discontinued

The RS-70 Synthesizer is designed so musicians can forget about MIDI and focus on playing. This affordable keyboard sports an all-new collection of CD-quality sounds, cool performance features and simple Direct Access buttons for selecting Patches—plus a new Loop Sequencer that takes the mystery out of multi-track recording.

Keyboard
61 keys (with velocity)
Sound Generator
Maximum Polyphony
64 voices
Parts
16
*Two Tones can be assigned to each part (Patch), and can be split or layered.
Wave Memory
64 MB (16-bit linear equivalent)
Preset Memory
Original Tones
1,024
Patches
Original: 512, General MIDI 2: 256
Rhythm Sets
Original: 21, General MIDI 2: 9
*Each Pattern is tied to a Performance.
User Memory
Patches
128
*Two Tones can be assigned to each Patch.
Rhythm Sets
16
*Each Pattern is tied to a Performance.
Effects
Multi-Effects
47 types
Reverb
8 types
Chorus
8 types
Quick Sequencer
System
Instrument-based Pattern sequencer with realtime Pattern switching function
Recording Methods
Realtime loop recording, Step recording
Tracks
16 tracks / Pattern
Resolution
96 TPQN
Note Storage
Approx. 100,000 notes
Tempo
5-300 BPM (with tap tempo function)
Patterns
User Patterns
max.256
*The 128 Preset Pattern (including 110 Rhythm Patterns) are provided as part of the User Patterns, that can be rewritten and deleted.
Pattern Length
1-998 measures
User Songs
max.99
Multi-Chord Memory
Preset Chord Sets
16
*12 chord forms are assigned to each set.
User Chord Sets
8
*12 chord forms can be assigned to each set.

Phrase / Arpeggio
Preset Templates
342
User Templates
8
Styles (variations)
473
User Styles
8
Controllers
D Beam Controller
1
Pitch Bend / Modulation Lever
1
Control Knobs
5
Others
External Storage Device
3.5 inch floppy disk: 1.44 MB (2HD), 720 KB (2DD)
(SMF music files for General MIDI or General MIDI 2 can be played.)
Display
20 characters, 2 lines (Backlit LCD)
Connectors
Output Jacks (L/MONO, R)
Headphones Jack
MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT)
USB Connectors
Hold Pedal Jack
Control Pedal Jack
Power Supply
DC 9 V (AC Adaptor)
Current draw
1,500 mA
Accessories
Owner's Manual
AC Adaptor (PSB-1U)
CD-ROM (Editor program for PC / Mac, USB-MIDI driver)
Options
Pedal Switch: DP-2, DP-8
Foot Switch: BOSS FS-5U
Expression Pedal : EV-5
Size and Weight
Width
1,033 mm
40-11/16 inches
Depth
294 mm
11-5/8 inches
Height
103 mm
4-1/16 inches
Weight
5.8 kg
12 lbs. 13 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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