Roland AX-Synth (Black Sparkle)Item ID: AXSynthBK
49-key Shoulder Synthesizer and USB MIDI Controller with 128-voice Polyphony, 264 Onboard Sounds, D Beam, Ribbon Touch, Modulation Bar, V-Link, and Optional Battery Power - Black
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A Show-stopping Shoulder Synth!Roland's ultra-rad AX-Synth gives new life to a classic design. Empowering keyboardists everywhere to step out from behind a cockpit of keyboard gear and take center stage, the 49-key AX-Synth offers up a powerful built-in sound engine packed with solo-oriented sounds. And, thanks to its pitch-bend ribbon controller, D Beam, and modulation bar, you have a ton of expressive control when this guy's strapped onto your shoulder. Feeling really inventive? You can also connect it to your computer via USB and perform killer virtual instruments onstage with the AX-Synth.
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Roland AX-Synth Shoulder Synthesizer at a Glance:
Strap it on and play - this remote synth is loaded with sweet sounds
This is one piece of gear that's sure to steal the show. Just strap Roland's AX-Synth onto your shoulder and start rocking out - unlike shoulder synthesizers of yesteryear, the Roland AX-Synth features a ton of onboard sounds, so it's one self-contained instrument. Onboard are an onslaught of Roland's best solo-oriented synthesizer tones - all easily navigable onstage via a bright display.
Packed with controllers for expressive live performances
Roland's AX-Synth is loaded with the right kind of sounds - and expressive controls - for show-stopping performances. Also onboard are a pitch-bend ribbon controller, a D beam controller, and a modulation bar, so you can play each passage with expression.
Connect it to your computer via USB for virtual-instrument performances
While you can use the AX-Synth by itself for killer sounds, you can also pair it up with your computer via its USB connection, then use the AX-Synth to play your favorite virtual instruments onstage.
Downloadable PC software for customizing your AX-Synth sounds
While the AX-Synth features a ton of great solo sounds, you can also use the included PC software editor/librarian application to customize your sounds. The AX-Synth's USB/MIDI connector makes tweaking then loading your new sounds a breeze.
Battery-powered for untethered performances
The AX-Synth can function off of AC power, for practicing - or performing. But, for the ultimate in freedom, you can take advantage of its six hours of potential battery life. Just connect it up to your wireless instrument body pack system and really take your keyboard performances wire-free.
V-Link button for video control
Not only can you use the AX-Synth for center-stage-worthy synthesizer performances - but using its handy V-Link button, you can also use it for video and visual control.
Roland AX-Synth Shoulder Synthesizer Features:
Burn up center stage with the Roland AX-Synth shoulder synthesizer!
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Reviewsbased on 3 reviews
by Jaime Andres Garcia Cuello from Bogota, ColombiaThis is a true Professional axe. Playing it feels like playing a musical instrument, not a generic midi controller. The included sounds matches the hardware perfectly. Very responsive, looks grea... read more [+]t, and makes You look great! ;). The keys action is greatly improved from the AX7īs. close [-]
May 2, 2012
Music Background: Hobbyst, Week End Warrior!
by fromWish I would've picked this up a long time ago!!
March 30, 2012
Music Background: Musician
by David Mondebello from New Orleans, La. USAI love it ! It is a specialized instrument, and the keys are smaller, but the sounds are Roland for sure. Remember, it is mainly a solo instrument. It gives us keyboard guys a chance to get out front ... read more [+]and strut. It's fun and the audience is surprised. Myself and the guitar player sometimes trade licks which improves the show. close [-]
December 3, 2011
Music Background: Musician
Roland AX-Synth (Black Sparkle)
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