Roland's BK-3 is a very easy-to-use arranger/recorder keyboard that sets a new standard for entry-level arrangers. Loaded with a big selection of sounds, Musical Assistants, and rhythms from around the world, this compact, 61-key arranger's velocity-sensitive keys give you a dynamic and expressive playing experience, while onboard effects make the 800-plus sounds even richer. The BK-3's onboard stereo speakers give you a self-contained performance machine, and you can even record your performance straight from the BK-3 via USB. If you're in the market for a do-it-all arranger keyboard, you've found it: the Roland BK-3.
With 128-voice polyphony and over 800 sounds, the Roland BK-3 gives you a huge sonic palette to work with. The BK-3's broad selection of onboard sounds, drum sets, Music Assistants, and Rhythms span a wide range of music genres from all over the world.
Roland's BK-3 gives you great-sounding onboard effects - including EQ, reverb, chorus, a multiband compressor, and dozens of multi-effects - to make your songs sparkle. Add a professional sheen to your music with the BK-3's onboard effects.
The Roland BK-3 keeps you connected. A USB port lets you connect to USB storage devices such as thumb drives or hard disks for playing and saving song files. You can also record your performances to USB devices as WAV files, for fast and easy sharing with friends and family.
Perfect for solo entertainers and home hobbyists alike, the BK-3 Backing Keyboard brings a new level of performance to entry-level auto-accompaniment instruments. Featuring a wide range of quality onboard sounds and rhythms, song playback via USB memory, built-in speakers, and more, this portable, self-contained keyboard puts the power of a full ensemble under your fingertips. From one-person shows to social gatherings to personal practice, the BK-3 brings endless hours enjoyment for playing all musical styles.
The BK-3 is filled with sounds and rhythms covering an extensive range of music genres from around the world, including Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia. There are over 850 tones and 50 drum kits built in, providing a universe of voices for melody playing and accompaniment. Compatibility with GM2, GS, and XG Lite formats ensures high-quality playback with Standard MIDI Files.
The BK-3 can play a variety of external backing formats from optional USB memory, including WAV and MP3 audio, SMF, and Roland rhythms (BK, E, G, and VA series). Playback tempo and song key can easily be adjusted to suit your vocal range or performing needs, even with audio files. In addition, a Center Cancel function reduces the volume of vocals in commercial WAV/MP3 songs, ideal for karaoke singing and minus-one playing.
A dedicated front-panel button makes it simple to record audio directly to USB memory, allowing you to capture full-ensemble BK-3 performances any time you wish for self-evaluation and sharing with friends and family. Your recordings are saved as CD-quality WAV data, making it easy to transfer them to your computer for burning audio CDs.
The Roland BK-3: your do-it-all arranger keyboard!
|Number of Keys
|851 (Tones), 53 (Drum Sets)
|Reverb, Chorus, Multi-EFX, Parametric EQ, Multi-band compressor
|1 x 1/4" TRS
|1 x Type A, 1 x Type B
|1 x Sustain, 1 x Expression
|Ext. AC Adaptor
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