LX-17New Generation
Digital Piano

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Our Most Luxurious Home Piano with the Ultimate Sound Experience

Since 1972, Roland has worked to create the ultimate piano experience, and our new LX pianos are among the most exciting yet. We wanted to build a luxurious upright piano for the connoisseur, with the rich sound and graceful appearance of an acoustic, along with a multitude of advantages only possible with a digital piano. The LX-17 is powered by the latest version of our acclaimed SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling technology, along with a unique keyboard that blends wood and molded materials for great feel and durability. The LX-17 connects via Bluetooth® technology to your smartphone or tablet so you can hear your music-making apps or online piano lessons through the piano’s powerful eight-speaker sound system. And even though it’s compact, the classically-styled LX-17 is our tallest upright piano and it’ll definitely make a big impact in your home especially with a choice of finishes including polished ebony and polished white.

Standard Features

  • Uses the latest SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling technology instead of conventional sampling, for a far richer, more detailed piano sound
  • Acoustic Projection system, with eight speakers that work together to recreate the deep, rich sound field of an acoustic piano
  • Headphones 3D Ambience technology for natural, realistic sound when practicing on headphones
  • Authentic grand piano touch from the new PHA-50 (Progressive Hammer Action with Escapement) keyboard combining the appearance and feel of wood with the durability of modern materials
  • Also includes a large, versatile selection of non-piano sounds such as strings, brass, organ, and many others
  • 25 registrations for storing favorite sound setups, including layers and splits; registration groups can be backed up to a USB memory stick
  • Classic upright piano cabinet with a compact footprint perfect for smaller spaces
  • Connect your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth technology and practice piano with audio from apps routed through the piano speaker system
  • Two premium finishes; authentic polished ebony and polished white

Roland’s groundbreaking SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling technology for a rich, living piano sound

 

Press a key on most digital pianos and you’ll hear a recording of a piano note. But a SuperNATURAL Piano works differently, using the latest modeling technology to recreate, rather than replay, the sound. The unique, modeling process spans the entire sound creation process of a typical piano including the combination of notes played, their resonance and the way in which the piano’s many elements interact with each other. The result is a rich, complex sound - complete with overtones - that actually changes in response to the way you play; something impossible to achieve when a piano uses samples. It’s the difference between just listening back to a recording or actually being there yourself.

 

The PHA-50 offers the beautiful look and familiar feel of a wooden keyboard, with the durability of modern molded material

The wooden piano keyboards often found on acoustic pianos are attractive to look at and they feel solid and substantial under your fingers. But a completely wooden keyboard is not the best approach for a digital piano, as wooden keys need regular maintenance to keep them in the best condition. The LX-17 has a new type of keyboard that blends wood and molded material for the best of both worlds; beautiful wooden sides give each key a familiar, rigid mass that feels just right to play, while the durable inner frame lets you enjoy your Roland piano every day for years to come without worrying about reliability. You can play it every night too - as our piano key construction also produces less of a “thump” noise when played.

 

The multi-channel Acoustic Projection speaker system recreates the rich, deep sound of an acoustic grand piano

Roland’s Acoustic Projection speaker system reproduces the rich, immersive sound experience of an acoustic grand piano. The LX-17 houses a four-way, eight-speaker system, driven by a powerful six-channel amplifier and each section fulfils a specific role in delivering superior piano tone. The powerful cabinet speakers produce the all-enveloping main piano sound, while the top-mounted asymmetric spatial speakers reproduce the resonance of the piano’s frame. Finally, the nearfield speakers and tweeters project the sounds most likely to be noticed by the player, including dramatic, dynamic overtones and even the noise of the hammers as they hit the piano string. The sound can also be made even clearer by opening the top lid, just like on an acoustic piano.

 

Connect your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth technology - and use apps to make learning easy

Today, people often play and learn the piano with the aid of smartphones and tablets. Using Bluetooth technology, the LX-17 wirelessly connects to your mobile device, enabling you to take advantage of popular iOS/Android apps and online practice videos. Once connected, the audio is routed through the piano’s internal speakers, or headphones if you prefer to practice in private. Then you can play along with your favorite artist and bands or practice with the very best piano teachers. You could visit Sheet Music Direct to download a wide range of music scores, or install iOS apps like PiaScore with free access to over 70,000 classical music scores; you can even turn the pages of the score on your iPad/iPhone screen by pressing the piano’s pedal.
*The Bluetooth feature may not be available depending on the country where you purchased this product.

 

Headphones 3D Ambience delivers authentic grand piano sound through your headphones

One of the great advantages of a digital piano is the ability to play quietly with headphones. However, when used with headphones, some digital pianos simply switch the sound from the speakers to your ears. This is a missed opportunity as good headphones can provide remarkable clarity and detail when you’re practicing. Roland pianos use Headphones 3D Ambience to optimize the audio so it sounds like it’s coming from within the piano itself and not through your headphones. You’ll also be able to practice for extended periods of time without fatigue, any time of the day or night.

 
 
 

Elegant Design, Classic Lines, Timeless Sound

Although it’s packed with advanced technology, the LX-17 is reassuringly traditional when it comes to style. Combining classic lines with a space-saving compact upright cabinet, there are two premium finishes available; polished ebony and polished white. Once your piano is home, you don’t even need to press the power button to get started - just open the lid and start playing. As you play you’ll notice the gorgeous polished finger board and, as with an acoustic piano, you can open the top lid for an even clearer sound.

Sound Generator
Piano Sound
SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling
Max. Polyphony
Piano: Limitless (solo playing using ‘Piano’ category tones)
Other: 384
Tones
Total 307 Tones
Keyboard
Keyboard
PHA-50 Keyboard: Wood and Plastic Hybrid Structure, with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel (88 keys)
Pedals
Pedals
Progressive Damper Action Pedal (Damper pedal: capable of continuous detection, Soft pedal: capable of continuous detection/function assignable, Sostenuto pedal: function assignable)
Speaker System
Speaker System
Acoustic Projection
Speakers
Cabinet Speakers: 25 cm (9-7/8 inches) x 2 (with Speaker Box)
Near-field Speakers: (12 cm (4-3/4 inches) x 8 cm (3-3/16 inches)) x 2 (with Speaker Box)
Near-field Tweeters: 5 cm (2 inches) x 2
Spatial Speakers: (12 cm (4-3/4 inches) x 8 cm (3-3/16 inches)) x 2
Rated Power Output
25 W x 2
6 W x 2
6 W x 2
Volume Level (SPL)
112 dB (This value was measured according to the method that is based on Roland's technical standard.)
Headphones
Headphones
Effect: Headphones 3D Ambience
Tuning, Voicing
Touch Sensitivity
Key Touch: 100 types, fixed touch
Master Tuning
415.3 to 466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
Temperament
10 types (Equal, Just Major, Just Minor, Pythagorean, Kirnberger I, Kirnberger II, Kirnberger III, Meantone, Werckmeister, Arabic), selectable temperament key
Effects
Ambience, Brilliance
Piano Designer
Lid
Key Off Noise
Hammer Noise
Duplex Scale
Full Scale String Resonance
Damper Resonance
Key Off Resonance
Cabinet Resonance
Soundboard Type
Damper Noise
Single Note Tuning
Single Note Volume
Single Note Character
Internal Songs
Internal Songs
US: Total 363 songs
Other: Total 353 songs
Data Playback
Playable Software
Standard MIDI Files (Format 0, 1)
Audio File (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear format, require USB Flash Memory)
Recorder
Recordable Software
Standard MIDI Files (Format 0, 3 parts, Approx. 70,000 notes memory)
Audio File (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear format, require USB Flash Memory)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Audio: Bluetooth Ver 3.0 (Supports SCMS-T content protection)
MIDI, Turning music sheet: Bluetooth Ver 4.0 (Bluetooth LE)
Convenient Functions
Convenient Functions
Metronome (adjustable Tempo/Beat/Down beat/Pattern/Volume/Tone)
Registration
TwinPiano (with Individual Mode)
Transpose (in semitones)
Speaker volume and Headphones volume automatically select function
Volume limit function
Panel Lock
Auto Off
Other
Display
Graphic LCD 132 x 32 dots
Connector
DC In jack
Input jacks: Stereo miniature phone type
Output (L/Mono, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
USB Computer port: USB B type
USB Memory port: USB A type
Phones jack x 2: Stereo miniature phone type, Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
Power Supply
AC Adaptor
Power Consumption
13 W
Accessories
Owner's Manual
Roland Classical Piano Masterpieces
Roland Piano Arrange Collections "Let's Enjoy Piano"
AC Adaptor
Power Cord
Headphone Hook
Options (sold separately)
USB Flash Memory (*1)
*1 Use USB Flash Memory sold by Roland. We cannot guarantee operation if other products are used.
Size and Weight (including piano stand, with top lid close)
Width
1407 mm
55-7/16 inches
Depth
470 mm
18-9/16 inches
Height
1070 mm
42-1/8 inches
Weight
87.3 kg
192 lbs. 8 oz.
Size and Weight (including piano stand, with top lid open)
Width
1407 mm
55-7/16 inches
Depth
482 mm
19 inches
Height
1132 mm
44-5/8 inches
Weight
87.3 kg
192 lbs. 8 oz.
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