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Roland V-Combo VR-09 Performance Keyboard

Code: 104760   
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(1 review)

£625.00

Price includes VAT

€681.87 (euros)

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V-Combo VR-09 Performance Keyboard description:

The Roland V-Combo VR-09 is a 61 key live performance keyboard with dedicated piano, organ and synth sound engines.

Lightweight and portable, the VR-09 doesn’t compromise on sound or functionality, and is an ideal solution live performance keyboard players. The sound engines are organised into three intuitive blocks all accessible via the front panel with real-time controls for maximum on stage expression.

The Roland V-Combo VR-09 features three dedicated sound engines. The Pro Acoustic and Electric pianos include an acoustic grand piano with stereo multisampling as well as vintage styled E.Pianos that benefit from the on-board added effects like tremolo and phaser. The world-class tonewheel organs powered by Roland’s SuperNATURAL technology offer authentic hands-on control via nine harmonic drawbars, plus a newly developed transistor style organ for those 60’s tones. The synth engine has been developed to offer modern, cutting edge tones as well as vintage analogue style classics like Juno strings and synth brass. Intuitive control over parameters like filter cut-off and ADSR via the organ drawbars makes it a truly dynamic performance instrument.

The effects engine side of the VR-09 allows up to seven simultaneous effects including rotary, delay, reverb, tone, overdrive, compressor, and customizable MFX with dedicated controllers to tweak the various parameters.

For further control over the organ and synth sound engines, the free VR-09 editor app gives you powerful controls over some of the deeper features set under the hood with a full-colour touch screen interface.

The main features of the Roland V-Combo VR-09 include:

  • Professional keyboard with instant-access operation for performing musicians
  • Light and mobile; battery or AC powe
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  • Pro-quality acoustic and electric pianos, including grand piano with 88-note stereo multi-sampling
  • SuperNATURAL-powered Virtual Tone Wheel organ with nine harmonic bars, plus newly developed transistor-type ‘60s organ tone
  • Wide range of synth tones, from vintage classics to modern essentials
  • Seven simultaneous effects with dedicated real-time controls
  • Looper and built-in rhythm patterns; WAV/MP3/SMF song playback via optional USB memory
  • Free VR-09 Editor app available for iPad

Manufacturer: Roland

This page first created on: 25/01/2013

Customer Reviews


GB

Review:
For the price you can't beat it it covers a lot of bases.

Pros it's a just over a 1/3 or a Nord electro 5D 61 ok so it doesn't have a waterfall keybed but it's not that bad, it is easy to edit, knobs sliders and a simple menu through the LCD make it very easy to get going.
The organ section is very good if a little limited but the draw bars work well to get some great sounds and double up on the piano and synth sections.
It's very hands on.
Cons so far I haven't found a way to edit the efx other than level, some accessories have been discontinued i.e. wifi dongle and pedalboards. No native Mac or PC editor, there is a free iPad one but you need either the camera kit for the iPad or the wifi dongle. The axial library only has one entry for the VR-09.

As I've only had a few days I am still find my way around, for organ tones and electric piano for soul and funk it's a bargain if you can justify a Hammond or a Nord.

This customer purchased the product in April 2017