AX-Synth (Black Sparkle)

Shoulder Synthesizer

AX-Synth (Black Sparkle): Shoulder Synthesizer

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Features

It’s time to escape the keyboard rig and rock the stage. The stylish AX-Synth represents Roland’s new generation of remote keyboards, but for the first time, this one has a sound generator onboard. It’s self-contained and equipped with powerful, solo-oriented sounds from Roland’s latest, greatest synths. Strap on an AX and steal the show.

  • Built-in sound engine with voices from Roland’s latest synthesizers
  • Ribbon controller, D Beam, modulation bar, knobs, and easy-to-see display for stage
  • USB MIDI for easy connection to PC
  • Dedicated V-LINK button for video/visual control
  • Innovative bender mode for expressive solos
  • Long battery operation (approx. 6 hours)
CB-61W carry case sold separately.


All In One
Plug in and play — what could be more convenient? The AX-Synth has everything you need to steal the show. Unlike most remote synths of yesteryear, the AX-Synth is self-contained and loaded with hundreds of Roland’s greatest sounds. External MIDI devices are not required. Everything is built-in and ready to rock.

Control Freak
The AX-Synth is packed with cool controllers for expressive live performance. Glide your fingers over the Ribbon Controller for ultra-smooth pitch bends. A Modulation Bar and dedicated control knobs are also provided for real-time sound shaping. Wave your hand over the invisible D Beam for attention-getting effects.

USB MIDI
While the AX-Synth is completely self-contained, it’s also capable of driving external instruments via MIDI. Plug into a MIDI device, and enjoy an unlimited world of sounds and textures, all controllable from the AX-Synth.

Custom Programming
The AX-Synth has a vault of great solo sounds onboard, but if you want to customize your sounds, you can download the dedicated PC software editor/librarian application. The AX-Synth’s USB/MIDI connector makes communication to and from your computer fast and convenient.

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Specs

Keyboard
49 Keys (with velocity)
Sound Generator
Maximum Polyphony
128 voices
Tones
256 Tones + 8 Special Tones (including SuperNATURAL)
Controllers
D-Beam, Ribbon Touch, Modulation Bar, Volume Knob Controller, Aftertouch Knob Controller, Portamento On/Off, Hold button On/Off, Bender Mode: Normal/Catch+Last
Connectors
Output Jacks: 2 x 1/4' inch phone type (L/MONO, R), Headphones (Stereo 1/4' inch phone type), Foot Pedal, USB connector (USB MIDI), MIDI connector (IN/OUT), AC Adaptor
Others
Battery
8 x Ni-MH rechargeable Batteries
Display
(3 x 7) segment LED
Accessories
Owner's Manual, Shoulder strap, AC Adaptor (PSB-1U)
Size and Weight ( excluding batteries )
Width
1,142 mm
45 inches
Depth
266 mm
10-1/2 inches
Height
87 mm
3-7/16 inches
Weight
3.9 kg
8 lbs. 10 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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