Roland has introduced the two new V-Combo live performance keyboards, the VR-730 and VR-09-B.
Both instruments feature a wide selection of organ, piano, and synth sounds,, plus seven simultaneous effects. The VR-730 features a 73-note waterfall keyboard with semi-weighted action, though, while the VR-09-B offers a 61-note synth-action keyboard.
- Mobile, easy-to-carry design runs on AC or battery power.
- Instant access to organ, piano, and synth sounds via dedicated panel sections.
- Virtual Tone Wheel Organ reproduces authentic vintage organ sounds.
- Three onboard rotary effects, including a newly developed rock rotary type with cutting presence for performing with loud bands.
- Vintage electric pianos and rich acoustic grand pianos; VR-730 EPs include a selection from the RD-2000.
- Wide selection of SuperNATURAL Synth tones, from vintage classics to modern essentials.
- Expand the onboard sound library with free downloads from Roland’s Axial website.
- Free iPad editor app for customizing organ and synth sounds.
- Seven simultaneous effects with dedicated real-time controls.
- Enhance performances and practice sessions with rhythm patterns, metronome, looper, USB audio recording/playback, and other built-in features.
- Free VR-09 Editor app for iPad, VR-730 and VR-09-B offers enhanced control of the organ and synth engines,
- Users can also download additional VR-730 and VR-09-B sounds for free at Roland’s Axial website.
The VR-730’s 73-note waterfall keyboard is tailored to traditional organ players, offering a quick-firing response for executing techniques like trill, sputter, glissando, and percussive hits.
The VR-09-B’s 61-note keyboard features Roland’s synth action keyboard, and reduces size and weight for even greater portability.
See the Roland site for more info: