Roland A-800 Pro USB MIDI Controller Keyboard
£279.00 RRP £325.99
(including VAT @ 20%)
2 in stock
Can be delivered to you on: 20 Jun 13
Optional: 5 year warranty: £16.50
(Includes 60 day money back guarantee)
Free delivery available
- 61 velocity-sensitive keys
- 45 assignable controls knobs, sliders and buttons
- USB Bus Powered - no AC adaptor required
- Cakewalk Production Plus Pack software
Roland A-800 Pro USB MIDI Controller Keyboard— If you're looking for a keyboard controller that you can use in the studio, on-stage, or anywhere you feel inspired, look no further than the A-800PRO. Combining the best of Roland engineering with Cakewalk's legendary ease-of-use, the A-800PRO has the features and feel you need to get the most out of your music performances and productions.
Call our Roland Specialist on: 0843 155 0500 for further information
Product Ref: 16932
The Feel of a Roland-Quality Instrument:
When you perform with the A-800PRO, you're tapping into the benefits of over 30 years of Roland keyboard development. A superior key mechanism provides aftertouch and and increased sensitivity for a wide range of expressive dynamics in your performance. Rounded key assemblies offer responsive reaction to your touch and more comfortable glissando. Plus, enhancements have been made to eliminate vertical shake and reduce the already low mechanical noise on key strokes. And with selectable Velocity curves you can fine tune the A-800PRO to match your playing style. No matter what your skill level, you'll appreciate the feel of a quality instrument when you play the A-800PRO.
Everything at Your Fingertips:
The A-800PRO has been ergonomically designed to put everything at your fingertips. All controls are easily accessible and intelligently laid out to make performing and producing music an inspiring affair. Whether you're playing your favorite virtual instrument or working in your digital audio workstation, 9 knobs, 9 sliders, 4 buttons, and a dedicated Transport section offers fully assignable control of all the features you need. And the sure-grip, rubber-coated Pitch Bend/Modulation Stick offers expressive control of both functions at the same time.
The A-800PRO Editor for Mac and PC makes it a breeze to customize the A-800PRO for use with your favorite synth or DAW. Just fire up the editor, adjust your Control Map, and hit transmit - it's that easy. And when you're working with an ACT (Active Controller Technology) enabled DAW like SONAR, parameters will remap automatically, keeping you in the flow and focused on your music.
The A-800PRO puts 8 velocity sensitive Dynamic Pads right within your reach. Use these pads to trigger grooves, samples, or one shots on the fly with your favorite DAW, sampler, or virtual Instrument like the included Cakewalk Sound Center or Studio Instruments Drums. Use the Hold control to 'latch' the pads. Or assign aftertouch, velocity, and controller data to pads for greater expression in your performance.
Ready to Rock In Studio or On Stage:
Whether you're live on stage in front an audience of screaming fans, or dimming the lights in the studio to capture a mood, you can always clearly see what you're doing with the A-800PRO's ultra-bright backlit LED display and buttons. And the A-PRO works with USB bus power, so if you have your laptop you're ready to make music anywhere.
FPT Low-latency MIDI Transmission:
Don't trust your MIDI to anything else! The A-500PRO offers MIDI Transmission using Roland's proprietary FPT (Fast Processing Technology). You can rely on FPT for stable, high speed, low latency, and low jitter MIDI transmission. In layman's terms, that means that subtleties of your performance are going to be captured regardless of the music application you are using. And when working with virtual instruments, FPT provides lower latencies to give you the inspiring feel of playing a real instrument.
Production Plus Pack:
The Production Plus Pack is a powerful suite of music creation software that ships with the A-500PRO. It includes SONAR 8.5 LE recording software (PC only) and three high-quality and versatile virtual instruments for Mac and PC: Rapture LE, Cakewalk Sound Center, and Studio Instruments Drums.
- Keyboard: 61 keys (with velocity and channel aftertouch)
- Display: 16 characters, 2 lines LCD (with backlighting)
- Connectors: Sustain Pedal Jack: ¼ phone type, Expression Pedal Jack: ¼ TRS phone type, MIDI IN/OUT, USB Connector, DC IN Jack.
- Power Supply: DC 9 V (AC Adaptor) or USB Bus Power, 300 mA (AC Adaptor or USB Bus Power)
- Accessories: A-PRO CD-ROM, Cakewalk Production Plus Pack DVD-ROM, USB Cable, Owner's Manual.
- Optional Accessories: Pedal Switch: DP-2/DP-10, Expression Pedal: EV-5/EV-7, AC Adaptor (PSB series)
- Dimensions: Width: 1002 mm/39.5 inches, Depth: 251 mm/10 inches, Height: 91 mm/4 inches,
- Weight: 4.5 kg/9 lbs. 15 oz.
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