Roland BK5 Workstation Keyboard

Model: BK5

SKU: 87885 Product ID: 714850

The Roland BK5 workstation is the perfect partner for the “one-man band”.

  • High quality, fesh sounds
  • Easy user interface and advanced features
  • Built-in sound system
  • Video output to share lyrics on external screen

Available at JB Frankston (VIC), Berrimah (NT), Harbour Town (QLD) and Oxley (QLD)


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    Turn your show into a multimedia experience with the Roland BK5. The workstation includes high-quality, fresh sounds combined with an easy user interface and advanced features.


    Key Features:

    61 keys

    LCD backlit display

    Wide selection of sounds, music assistants, and rhythms

    Play and manipulate audio files

    Bulit-in effects, including reverb, chorus, EQ, multi-band compressor, and dozens of multi-effects

    Instant audio recording onto USB memory

    Automatic chord detection for SMF files

    Video output to share SMF/MP3 Lyrics with friends or the audience on an external screen



    Keyboard: 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
    Display: 160 x 160 dots Graphic LCD (with backlit)

    Sound Generator

    Max. Polyphony: 128 voices
    Sounds: 1,172 tones, 60 Drum Sets
    Multitimbral parts: 3 real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR) + 16 song parts
    Master Tuning: 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
    Key Control (Transpose): -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
    Tempo change: 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms, 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAV files
    Part mute functions: Track mute (Rhythms, SMF), centre cancel (mp3, wav, audio input signals


    Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF section
    Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    MFX: 84 types for real-time parts (selectable via Tone Part MFX)
    MFX: A & B for rhythm and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)
    Parametric EQ: 6 pre-sets + 1 User memory
    Multi-band compressor: 6 pre-sets + 1 User memory

    Rhythm section

    Rhythms: 305 in 6 “Rhythm” families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
    Rhythm Composer: Internal Rhythm Composer, SMF-to-Rhythm Converter provided as PC application (Windows) on the bundled CD-ROM
    One Touch memories: 4 programmable registrations per rhythm
    Rhythm Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing


    Real-time player: SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV, mp3+CDG
    Song chord extractor: Automatic chord detection for SMF files
    SMF Makeup Tools: Instrument-oriented editing

    Performance Memories

    Performance Lists:
    - Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
    - Over 500 “Music Assistant” memories (internal memory)
    - 5 “Factory Song” memories (internal memory)
    Performance memories per List: Max. 999
    Search function: Quick location of SMF, audio and JPG files on the connected USB memory


    Media: USB Flash memory
    Song Save Format: Audio files - WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)


    Lyrics: SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
    Slide shows: Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x
    768 pixels)


    Panel controls: Volume, rotary encoder: data dial
    - Headohones jack x2: Stereo 1/4" phone type
    - Audio input jack: Stereo miniature phone type
    - Audio output jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
    - USB computer connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
    - USB memory (Type A, data storage devices)
    - MIDI connectors (IN, OUT): Visual Control function
    - Video output jack: RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC selectable)
    - Foot pedal jack: HOLD, SWITCH/EXPRESSION (programmable)
    Speakers: 10 cm x 2
    Rated power output: 12 W x 2
    Power supply: AC adaptor
    Power consumption: 1100mA
    Auto Off function: Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
    Accessories: Owner’s Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
    Size and Weight (Without music rest):
    Width: 1,044 mm
    Depth: 317 mm
    Height: 129 mm
    Weight: 7.5 kg


    Musical instrument type - Arrangers & workstations

    Manufacturer's warranty - 1 Year


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