Roland FA 08 Review & Comparison & Best Price

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Roland FA 08 Compare Sound & Function —Digital Piano Best Review..

Roland FA 08

Roland FA 08 is one of the most dynamic keyboard of the Roland.
This futuristic type workstation allows you to play any type of music which gives you a greater feeling of listening to a new track; Greatest workstation that fits any type of players.
Roland FA 08 has 16 backlit packs with an instant audio playback which helps you to use the Roland FA 08 comfortably and also promptly.
The FA 08 becomes the center of your computer studio to process your work.
Roland FA 08 has USB audio/MIDI interfacing which can help you through out your functions in order to manual use the workstation keyboard.
Roland FA 08 has a music workstation will work your imagination to a larger wave.

Lightweight with a touch action with excellent playability.
Musicians will greatly appreciate the keyboard touch with clear distinction in each sound.
Roland FA 08 allows you to precisely use the keyboard with comfort and also many different type of space use.
With the compatible keyboard workstation, you can feel the fingertips in your hands this allows you to have a better sound system coming out of the keyboard specs.

Roland FA 08 side view

Function|

Sequencer: 16 MIDI Tracks with Original, SMF exp/imp supported. WAV exp supported.

Sampler: with 8 Max Polyphony, 16 Pads x 4 Banks (for each song)

Controllers: Enrich your playability through the use of D-BEAM Controller, Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever, Assignable Switch x 2 (S1/S2), Control Knob x 6, Sample Pad, and Tempo Knob.

Wave Expansion Slots: The wave expansion slots are rewritable internal waveform memory. You can download data from the Axial sound library site and write it via a USB flash drive into the FA’s internal wave memory (slot).

Roland FA 08 performance

Effects|

Multi-Effects: 16 systems, 68 types (Vocoder can be used only on part 1.)
Part EQ: 16 systems
Drum Part COMP+EQ: 6 systems
Chorus: 3 types
Reverb: 6 types
Master Compressor (This can be changed to Insert FX (78 types).)
Master EQ
Total Effects (TFX): 29 types
Mic Input Reverb: 8 types

Display: Has a 5 inch Graphic LCD that can enrich playability and convenience.

Other Functions: Arpeggio, Rhythm Pattern, Chord Memory

Options|

Keyboard Stand (*1): KS-G8, KS-G8B, KS-18Z, KS-12, KS-J8
Pedal Switch: DP series
Expression Pedal: EV-5
USB Flash Memory (*2)
Wireless USB Adapter: WNA1100-RL

Warranty|

Roland FA 08 comes with 3 years of parts warranty and 2 years of labor warranty.

 

Specs (official website)

KEYBOARDKeyboard88 keys (Ivory Feel-G Keyboard with Escapement)SOUND GENERATOR SECTIONMaximum Polyphony128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)Parts16 partsTonesSuperNATURAL Acoustic
SuperNATURAL Synth
SuperNATURAL Drum Kit
PCM Synth
PCM Drum Kit

* GM2 compatible sounds are included.Wave Expansion Slots2 slots
* The wave expansion slots are rewritable internal waveform memory. You can download data from the Axial sound library site and write it via a USB flash drive into the FA’s internal wave memory (slot).
FavoriteYesEffectsMulti-Effects: 16 systems, 68 types (Vocoder can be used only on part 1.)
Part EQ: 16 systems
Drum Part COMP+EQ: 6 systems
Chorus: 3 types
Reverb: 6 types
Master Compressor (This can be changed to Insert FX (78 types).)
Master EQ
Total Effects (TFX): 29 types
Mic Input Reverb: 8 typesSEQUENCERMIDI Tracks16File formatOriginal, SMF export/import supported, WAV export supported

* Sampler trigger data can be recorded.SAMPLERFormat16-bit linear, 44.1 kHz, WAV/AIFF/MP3 import supportedMaximum Polyphony8Number of Samples16 Pads x 4 Banks (for each song)

* Samples cannot be used as wave data for the sound engine.OTHERRhythm PatternYesArpeggioYesChord MemoryYesControllersD-BEAM Controller
Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever
Assignable Switch x 2 (S1/S2)
Control Knob x 6
Sample Pad
Tempo KnobDisplay5-inch Graphic Color LCDExternal MemorySD Card (SDHC supported)ConnectorsHeadphones Jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
MAIN Output Jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4-inch TRS phone type
Sub Output Jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
AUDIO INPUT Jacks
LINE: Stereo miniature phone type
GUITAR/MIC: 1/4-inch phone type
FOOT PEDAL Jacks (CTRL 1, CTRL 2, HOLD)
MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT)
USB FOR UPDATE Port
USB COMPUTER Port (USB Hi-Speed AUDIO/MIDI)
(Use a USB cable and a computer with a USB port that support USB 2.0 Hi-Speed.)
DC IN JackPower SupplyAC AdaptorCurrent draw1,300 mAAccessoriesQuick Start
Leaflet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY”
SD Card (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
SD Card Protector (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
AC Adaptor
Power CordOptions (sold separately)Keyboard Stand (*1): KS-G8, KS-G8B, KS-18Z, KS-12, KS-J8
Pedal Switch: DP series
Expression Pedal: EV-5
USB Flash Memory (*2)
Wireless USB Adapter: WNA1100-RL

*1 When using the KS-18Z and KS-J8, ensure that the height of the unit is one meter or lower.
*2 Use USB Flash Memory (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Flash Memory) sold by Roland. We cannot guarantee operation if other products are used.
SIZE AND WEIGHTWidth1415 mm
55-3/4 inchesDepth340 mm
13-7/16 inchesHeight142 mm
5-10/16 inchesWeight16.5 kg
36 lbs. 7 oz.

Roland FA 08 official website: http://www.roland.com/products/fa-08/

 

 

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