Digital Mini-Grand Piano


Elegant, Streamlined, Affordable — a Grand for Every Environment

Introducing a groundbreaking digital grand with a graceful style and stunning Satin Black finish that blends elegantly into any environment. The piano sound and touch are exquisite, akin to playing a world-class grand, yet its bonus features such as the USB memory port give this instrument much more functionality than meets the eye.

High Class Yet Affordable

This new-concept digital grand is perfect for players who desire high-end piano sound, playability, performance and the look of a classy grand piano.

Streamlined Design

With a streamlined grand-piano shape, the RG-1 is an elegant addition to any room. It features a lightweight, easy-to-open lid that can be locked while it is opened. The RG-1 is available in a gorgeous Satin Black finish that will complement any space, small or large.

Superior Sound

The RG-1 is equipped with Roland’s finest 88-key stereo multi-sampled piano sound in which the distinctive acoustic properties of each key have been captured, to accurately reproduce the subtlety of a full concert grand piano. Your ears won’t believe how true-to-life this piano sounds and responds.

Perfect Touch

For the most authentic keyboard feel, the RG-1 features Roland’s acclaimed PHA II keyboard with Escapement and Ivory Feel keys, which yields a heavier touch in the lower range and lighter touch in the upper. It also provides lighter resistance for pianissimo passages and stronger resistance for fortissimo. The white keys have a two-piece structure that reduces the surface “click” noise when playing. The newly-developed keyboard surface material is designed to absorb moisture, ensuring a secure, slip-proof feel that your fingers will love. The authentic coloration of grand-piano keys can also been seen on the sides of the white keys.

Characteristic “Click Feel” of Grand-Piano Keys

When the keys are pressed slowly, the resistance increases and then suddenly relaxes. The Escapement architecture of the RG-1 keys reproduces the characteristic “click feel” of a grand piano for the ultimate in realistic performance and expression.

USB Media Features

Play along with your favorite songs by simply inserting an industry-standard USB Flash Memory or optional USB CD drive. The RG-1’s flexible file compatibility enables playback of .WAV files and Standard MIDI Files through the built-in stereo speaker system — great for “one-man-band” type performance, or skill-building play-along sessions.

88 keys (PHA II ivory feel Keyboard with Escapement)
Touch Sensitivity
Touch: 100 levels, Fixed Touch
Hammer Response: 10 levels
Keyboard Mode
Whole, Layer (as layer tones. volume balance adjustable), Split, (split point adjustable)
Sound Generator
88 keys stereo multi-sampling piano sound
Conforms to GM2/GS/XG Lite
Maximum Polyphony
128 voices
20 tones (5 groups 4 variations) for manual performance
340 internal tones for SMF playback (including 8 drum sets, SFX set)
8 types, selectable tonic
Stretched Tuning
2 types
Master Tuning
415.3 Hz to 466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
Key Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones)
Playback Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones)
Reverb (127 levels), Hammer noise (only for piano tones, 5 levels) , Damper Resonance (only for piano tones, 10 levels) , Damper Noise (only for piano tones, 10 levels) , Duplex Scale (only for piano tones, 10 levels) , String Resonance (only for piano tones, 10 levels) , Key Off Resonance (only for piano tones, 10 levels)
4-band Digital Equalizer
Quarter note = 10 to 500
2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8
11 levels
1 track
1 song
Note Storage
Approx. 30,000 notes
120 ticks per quarter note
Song Select, Play/Stop, Rec, Previous/Rewinding, Next/Fast-forwarding, Track Mute (Mute level adjustable), Melody Guide (Track mute volume), Tempo (only for Music files playback), All Song Play, Center Cancel (only for Audio playback), Count-in (only for Music files playback)
Internal Memory
Songs: Max. 99 songs
Save Song: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)
External memory
External Storage
USB Memory
Floppy Disk (when using optional floppy disc drive)
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) (when using a USB CD drive)
Save Song
Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)
Internal Songs
Over 50 songs (including the tone demos)
Rated Power Output
40 W x 2
20 cm x 2, 5cm x 2
20 characters, 2 lines LCD
Volume, Brilliance, LCD Contrast
Damper (half-pedal recognition), Soft (half-pedal recognition, Function assignable), Sostenuto (Function assignable)
USB (MIDI) connector, External memory port (USB), Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Input jacks (L/Mono, R), Headphone jack x 2 (Stereo), MIDI connectors (IN, OUT), Pedal Connector, AC inlet
Other Functions
Panel Lock, Playback Lock, V-LINK
Power supply
AC 117 V, AC 230 V, AC 240 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption
60 W
Owner's Manual, Power Cord, Brackets
USB memory (M-UF1G), Floppy Disk Drive (FD-01A), CD Drive Holder (DH-01)
Size and Weight ( Top opened )
1,420 mm
55-15/16 inches
730 mm
28-3/4 inches
1,270 mm
50 inches
75.0 kg
165 lbs. 6 oz.
Size and Weight ( Top closed )
1,420 mm
55-15/16 inches
730 mm
28-3/4 inches
890 mm
35-1/16 inches
75.0 kg
165 lbs. 6 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.


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