Roland VA-7 V-Arranger Keyboard

Roland Updated: 2009-02-11 RSS
Roland VA-7 V-Arranger Keyboard

The VA-7 brings an entirely new level of performance to music enthusiasts everywhere. This advanced arranger keyboard combines a powerful 128-voice GM2/GS-compatible sound engine with Roland's exclusive VariPhrase» technology for re-arranging vocal samples, making it the first keyboard that sings. And creating music sequences and arrangements is easy, thanks to an intuitive touchscreen interface.

* 61-key aftertouch-sensitive arranger keyboard with 128-voice GM2/GS-compatible sound source
* Intuitive user interface with touchscreen for quick and easy operation
* VariPhrase elastic audio sound engine for re-arranging vocal samples
* 128 music styles; Style Orchestrator and Style Morphing functions
* Super Sound buttons for instant recall of favorite vocal sounds
* Virtual Band with multi-lingual "wizard" assists in optimal instrument setup
* Onboard 16-track sequencer; D-Beam controller
* 3.5" floppy loads SMFs and system updates; Zip100 drive stores VariPhrase samples

Keyboard: 61 keys (with Velocity and Aftertouch sensitive)
User Program: 128

PCM Sound Generator
Max. Polyphony: 128
Tones: 3649 including 116 Drum Sets on 48MB PCM samples (GM2/GS compatible)
Parts: 32

VariPhrase Sound Generator
Max Polyphony: 4
Phrases: 48 (up to 16MB on ROM)
Sampling Phrases: 16 (up to 8MB on RAM)
Display: 320 x 240 Backlit LCD, 1/4 VGA Touch Screen
ROM: 128, Disk Link from ZIP: 64, Disk User Style (Loadable on RAM), Acoustic Styles: 16, 8-Track User Style Composer, SMF to Style Converter
Effects: Reverb: 8, Chorus: 8, Delay: 10, Parametric EQ: 1, DSP: 89

Data Storage: ZIP IDE/ATAPI, 3.5"FDD
Type of files managed: Style, Song, SMF, User Program, MIDI Set, VariPhrase Sample
Speakers: 2-way Bass-Reflex
Connectors: MIDI (In, Out, Thru), Output (L/Mono, R), Input (L/Mono, R), Variphrase Sampling Input