Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Musikmesse 2010: Roland unveil the FR-3X V-Accordion

Musikmesse 2010: Roland unveil the FR-3X V-Accordion
Great deals on musical instruments

Roland expands the award winning V-Accordian family introducing the FR-3X Accordian, being released at Musikmesse 2010.

With new bellows pressure-sensing circuitry, the FR-3X provides faster response and higher sensitivity and precision, plus detection of the bellows opening and closing.

In addition, the new bellows resistance regulator lets you adjust the bellows inertia for the ultimate in comfort and playing feel.

The FR-3X is loaded with great accordion sounds. You can switch instantly from an Italian jazz accordion, for example, to German folk, French musette, or Russian bajan without changing your technique.

In addition, orchestral sounds are onboard the FR-3X as well as a Virtual Tone Wheel generator, which lets you enjoy authentic organ sounds with bellows pressure control.

You can even play percussion sounds with your left hand using the bass and chord buttons.

The USB host capability allows you to customise orchestra and accordion sounds, to save/load user program data and to manage MP3s and Wave files.

Playback MP3/Wave is perfect for educational use and enhances live performance too.

Thanks to the Bass To Treble mode, the FR-3X can be used like a Bassoon Accordion.

If you care to venture beyond the internal sounds, the FR-3X lets you control external MIDI-compatible instruments.

The Treble keyboard and chord/bass buttons are velocity-sensitive, while the bellows controller provides more articulation possibilities than any other MIDI keyboard, MIDI wind instrument, etc.

Though the FR-3X is a fully electronic instrument, you dont need to connect it to an amplifier in order to produce sounds.

Its internal amplification is ideal for small venues, restaurants, and so on.

To enhance the cable-free convenience even more, you can power the FR-3X from ten commercially available rechargeable Ni-MH batteries for the ultimate in portability.

Five-hour battery operation with speaker On and eight-hour battery operation with speaker Off to guarantee a long performance.

A special White version is available in both piano- and button-type units, packed with the same great features as the FR-3X.

It features beautifully decorated bellows and genuine leather and Alcantaran straps.

Posted on 24 Mar 2010 09:06 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Available for purchase now at Gear4music, Stone Deaf's brand new range of amplifiers give the modern player a number of tonal options and sizes to explore!

20 Feb 2017 16:40
thumbnail

Taking the best features of active and passive pickups, then merging them into one versatile pickup, Duality offers the player a versatile selection of tones.

20 Feb 2017 13:42
thumbnail

Tailor made and resolutely custom, SJC deliver the goods once again with some exclusive offerings that are available only to Gear4music. Don't miss out!

17 Feb 2017 10:53
thumbnail

After changing hands several times over the years, Kurt's revered Hagstrom will now be auctioned today with all the proceeds of the auction going to charity.

16 Feb 2017 12:31
thumbnail

The M-Audio CODE 61 and CODE 49 has been released in a stylish new black design, combining a stunning aesthetic with classic tone.

15 Feb 2017 15:33
thumbnail

Featuring an abundance of exciting new features, the M2 series promises a vast amount of creative and auditory opportunities to the discerning DJ.

15 Feb 2017 10:55

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With a stunning finish and one of a kind tone, the Natal Cafe Racer shell packs are an exciting foundation for professional drummers of almost any genre.

23 Feb 2017 15:03
thumbnail

Old Blood Noise Endeavors EQ and Buffer, Headphone Amp and AB/Y Switcher have landed. Rugged and road ready, this trio promise get the most out of your guitar.

23 Feb 2017 12:46
thumbnail

The ROLI Loop BLOCK, Lightpad BLOCK and Live BLOCK are now available for purchase at Gear4music. A revelation in your creativity, make music wherever you are.

22 Feb 2017 12:10
thumbnail

Those who purchase a copy of Superior Drummer 2 are eligible for any SDX completely free. Additionally, Superior Drummer 2 Crossgrade is available heavily reduced.

21 Feb 2017 16:28
thumbnail

Gear4music are now stocking an extremely limited 5 piece Tama Star Bubinga Exotix 5 piece shell pack with an Australian Backwood Finish, Only one in stock!

21 Feb 2017 12:42
thumbnail

A pedal that relives the glory of the last centuries' greatest synth sounds , the SYNTH9 Synth Pedal offers the player 9 timeless tones in one package.

21 Feb 2017 10:05