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Roland RP102 is a suitable piano for those who are looking for a digital piano that has a reasonable price, sophisticated design, something that only focused on basics. But that does not mean RP102 has inferior sound and key action. It has SuperNATURAL Sound engine with 128 polyphony, PHA-4 key action with 5 levels or touch sensitivy, and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.
Roland RP102 Bluetooth and Piano Partner 2 App
Roland RP102 came up with Bluetooth 4.0. When you access digital sheet music using Piano Partner 2 via bluetooth, the device will automatically turn the page for you. Also there are other Android and IOS apps available for RP102. Roland RP102 is an ideal homestyle piano for anyone who wants to start learning piano or even for advanced players.
Roland made a user-friendly video instruction so new players can easily connect their RP102 to their smart device.
ROLAND RP102 PHA-4 ACTION
– Roland RP102 has impressive 88 keys, PHA-4 graded weight hammer action which has escapement feeling that replicates grand piano touch. Roland RP102 also has ivory key surface, it absorbs moisture from fingers, thus improves playability. 5 levels of sensors within the action enable players to express subtlety.
*Escapement –the mechanism that allows the hammer to clear the string after striking, so that the string can vibrate (TheFreeDictionary).
Hammers of grand piano positioned horizontally, therefore get affected by gravity directly, which enables faster key recovery. Hammers of upright piano are positioned vertically with springs (jack).
Roland RP102 Outputs/Ports
On the front side of Roland RP102, therea are one 1/4″ output and one 1/8″ output for headphones. On the back, there are 2 types of USB ports, 3 pedal jack, and power jack.
Roland RP102 Function List (From official website)
Roland RP102 has a simple design to change its settings. Using only the function button on the left of the piano and piano keys will set the piano in corresponding setting.
Roland RP102 and RP101 Comparison
|Action||PHA-4||PHA Alpha II|
|Size||54-5/16 x 16-5/16 x 38-1/2 in||54-5/8 x 15-3/4 x 37-1/4 in|
|Weight||83 lbs 6 oz (37.8 kg)||101 lbs 7 oz (46kg)|
Sound Engine| Roland RP102 has SuperNATURAL Piano Sound with 128 polyphony which is enough to play even complicated classical pieces.
Voices| Roland RP102 has 4 piano tones and 11 other tones such as
-Concert, Ballad, Mellow, and Bright Piano.
-Temolo, Pop E-Piano
Speaker| 6W x 2 with 99 dB
Color| Roland RP102 comes with black
Warranty| 2 years of labor, 5 years of parts
-Manual, leaflet, AC adaptor, Power Cord, and Music Rest
Manual|Roland RP102 manual
SPEC (Roland official site)
Keyboard: 88 keys (PHA-4 Standard Keyboard: with Escapement and Ivory Feel)
Key Touch: 5 types, fixed touch
-Damper (Pedal switch, capable of half pedal detection)
-Soft (Pedal switch)
-Sostenuto (Pedal switch)
Piano Sound: SuperNATURAL Piano Sound
Max. Polyphony: 128 voices
TonesPiano: 4 tones
Other: 11 tones
Stretched Tuning: 1 types (Always On)
Master Tuning: 415.3–466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
Transpose: -6–+5 (in semitones)
EffectsAmbience (Off, 10 levels)
Brilliance (21 levels)
Only for Piano Tones:
Damper Resonance (Always On)
String Resonance (Always On)
Key Off Resonance (Always On)METRONOMETempoQuarter note = 10–500 (When rhythm function turns on: Quarter note = 20–250)Beat2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8Volume100 levelsINTERNAL MEMORYInternal SongsListening: 9 songs
METRONOME TempoQuarter note = 10–500 (When rhythm function turns on: Quarter note = 20–250)Beat2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8Volume100 levelsINTERNAL MEMORYInternal SongsListening: 9 songs
Volume: 100 levels
Internal SongsListening: 9 songs
Piano Masterpieces: 40 songs
Easy Piano: 8 songs
Czerny: 100 songs
Hanon: 20 songs
Scale: 36 songsBLUETOOTHMIDI, Turning music sheetBluetooth Ver 4.0OTHERKeyboard LidSlide
MIDI, Turning music sheetBluetooth Ver 4.0OTHERKeyboard LidSlide
Keyboard LidSlide type
ConnectorsDC In jack
USB COMPUTER port: USB Type B
Update port: USB Type A
Phones jacks (usable as output jack) x 2: Stereo miniature phone type, Stereo 1/4-inch phone typeAccessoriesOwner’s manual
Leaflet “Stand Assembly”
Power Cord (for AC Adaptor)
Music restOptions (sold separately)HeadphonesRATED POWER OUTPUTRated Power Output6 W x 2Volume Level (SPL)99 dB (This value was measured according to the method that is based on Roland’s technical standard.)Speakers12 cm (4-3/4 inches) x 2
Power SupplyAC adaptorPower Consumption4 W (3–10 W)
4 W: Average power consumption while piano is played with volume at center position
3 W: Power consumption immediately after power-up; nothing being played
10 W: Rated power consumption
SIZE (INCLUDING PIANO STAND, WITH MUSIC REST)
Width: 1,379 mm54-5/16 inches
Depth: 413 mm16-5/16 inches
Height:977 mm 38-1/2 inches
SIZE (INCLUDING PIANO STAND, WITHOUT MUSIC REST)
Width: 1,379 mm 54-5/16 inches
Depth: 423 mm 16-11/16 inches
Height: 817 mm 32-3/16 inches
WEIGHT (INCLUDING PIANO STAND)
Weight: 37.8 kg, 83 lbs 6 oz
* Actual weight can vary slightly from that indicated due to the fact that wooden parts are involved.