Roland LX-15

Roland LX-15
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Number of Keys: 88
Key Weight: Piano
Key Size: Full
Touch Sensitive:


Number of Voices: 347
Polyphony: 128
Sound Generation: Super
Piano Sounds:
Real World Sounds:
Sounds Editable:

Extra Features



Tablet Connectivity:


Power Supply:


Audio Out:
Audio In:


Sustain Pedal:
Soft Pedal:
Expression Pedal:

Release Info

Year: 2011
RRP: Unknown


New Dimensions in Piano Sound

The elegant, upright-styled LX-15 combines Roland's latest technologies for a complete, organic piano experience. Equipped with a SuperNATURAL Piano engine with Soundboard Behavior, an innovative multi-dimensional Acoustic Projection sound system, a premium PHA III Ivory Feel keyboard, and Progressive Damper-Action Pedal, the LX-15 is an ideal instrument for serious piano enthusiasts, as well as beginners at home. Experience perfect piano sound, touch, and response delivered through an amazing sound system — and all from within a graceful cabinet.

Innovative Acoustic Projection Sound System

The LX-15's newly developed Acoustic Projection sound system creates a multi-dimensional sound field with accurate piano-resonance characteristics. The technology is derived from Roland's acclaimed V-Piano Grand sound system. Six speakers are used for this system: The upper speakers provide ambience or various resonance portions; the middle speakers, located near the keyboard, enhance the image of the direct piano sound; the lower speakers recreate the piano body sound for rich bass and energy. The blend of those speakers creates a unique, deep sound field that dramatically enhances the expressiveness of the SuperNATURAL Piano.

SuperNATURAL Piano with Soundboard Behavior

The LX-15 incorporates Roland's SuperNATURAL Piano technology for seamless velocity response, natural note decay, and authentic key-range behavior to reproduce perfect piano sound and expression. Newly developed Soundboard Behavior technology emulates the natural characteristics of string vibrations on the soundboard, and is not found on conventional sampling pianos. The technology is based on the V-Piano's soundboard modeling, and can enhance sound clarity even when many notes are played simultaneously.

Expanded Piano Selection

The built-in piano selection has been expanded in the LX-15. In addition to modern grand-piano sounds, a newly added Early Piano category contains four fortepiano variations and two harpsichord variations. Enjoy a treasured lineup of instruments new and old, spanning centuries.

Polished-Ebony Finished Cabinet

The LX-15's polished-ebony finish gorgeous design cabinet features a contoured design for a strong, bold look with classical elegance. The graceful design fits well into any home environment, from classic to contemporary interiors. The mirror-finished fallboard reflects the keyboard and moving fingers, bringing a sense of visual enjoyment to your playing. The top lid can be closed and opened smoothly to shape the piano's overall tonal character.

PHA III Ivory Feel Keyboard with Escapement

Roland's high-end PHA III keyboard accurately responds to the players touch, from the most subtle and delicate to the most dynamic technique. The escapement mechanism reproduces the authentic click-feel of a grand-piano keyboard. The keyboard also features Roland's acclaimed Ivory Feel surface material, which replicates the texture of ivory and ebony.

Progressive Damper Action Pedal

The LX-15's Progressive Damper Action pedal accurately reproduces the pedal response of an acoustic piano. When you first start to press the damper pedal, it offers lighter resistance, but as you continue to press, the resistance increases, just as on an acoustic piano. The damper pedal can also accurately express the unique sound decay when half-pedaling.

Built-In Audio/MIDI Recorder

The LX-15's built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as audio and/or MIDI data — a convenient feature for pianists, as well as students who want to evaluate their playing afterward. Recorded audio data can be saved onto USB Memory, and copied to an external computer for making audio CDs or for uploading to the Internet. *USB memory is required for audio recording.




88 keys (PHA III Ivory Feel Keyboard with Escapement)

Touch Sensitivity

Key Touch: 100 types, Fixed Touch Hammer Response: Off, 10 levels

Keyboard Mode

Whole Dual (volume balance adjustable) Split (split point adjustable) Twin Piano



Damper (Progressive Damper Action Pedal, capable of continuous detection) Soft (capable of continuous detection) Sostenuto (function assignable)

Sound Generator

Piano Sound

SuperNATURAL Piano Sound

Sound Generator

Conforms to GM2/GS/XG Lite

Max. Polyphony

128 voices


Grand Piano: 10 tones Early Piano: 6 tones E.Piano: 10 tones Strings: 14 tones Other: 307 tones (including 8 drum sets, 1 SFX set)


8 types, selectable temperament Key

Stretched Tuning

Preset User tuning (adjustable in individual notes: -50.0 to +50.0 cent) Off

Master Tuning

415.3 Hz to 466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)


Key Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones) Playback Transpose: -6 to +5 (in semitones)


Ambience (Off, 10 levels) Brilliance (Off, -10 to 0 to +10) Only for Piano Tones (Piano Designer): Open/close lid (7 levels) Soundboard Behavior (Off, 10 levels) Cabinet Resonance (Off, 10 levels) Hammer Noise (5 levels) Damper Noise (Off, 10 levels) Duplex Scale (Off, 10 levels) Damper Resonance (Off, 10 levels) String Resonance (Off, 10 levels) Key Off Resonance (Off, 10 levels) Only for Organ Tones: Rotary Speaker Effect (Slow/Fast)



Quarter note = 10 to 500


2/2, 0/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, 12/8


11 levels

SMF Recorder


3 tracks

Save Song

Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)


Recorder section: 1 song Internal Memory: Max. 99 songs

Note Storage

Approx. 30,000 notes


Song Select Play/Stop Rec Rewinding Fast-forwarding Previous song Next song Track Mute Mute Volume Tempo Tempo Mute All Songs Play Count-in Song Balance AB Repeat


Tempo: Quarter note = 10 to 500


120 ticks per quarter note

Audio/Audio CDs


Yes File Format: Audio File (WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit linear format) Audio CDs (CD-DA) (when using optional CD drive)


Yes (with Keyboard, SMF data, Audio from Input jacks) File Format: Audio File (WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit linear format)


Playback Transpose (with Audio from Input jacks): -6 to +5 (in semitones)


Audio Playback Speed: 75 to 125 %


Song Select Play/Stop Rec Rewinding Fast-forwarding Previous song Next song Tempo All Songs Play Song Balance AB Repeat Center Cancel (with Audio from Input jacks)

Internal Memory


Max. 99 songs

Save Song

Standard MIDI Files (Format 0)

External Memory

External Storage

USB Flash Memory Floppy Disk (when using optional floppy disk drive)

Playable Software

Standard MIDI Files (Format 0/1) Roland Original Format (i-Format) Audio File (WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit linear format) Audio CDs (CD-DA) (when using optional CD drive)

Save Song

Standard MIDI Files (Format 0) Audio File (WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit linear format)


Internal Songs

Piano Masterpieces: 75 songs Hanon: 20 songs Czerny #100: 100 songs

Rated Power Output

60 W x 2 20 W x 2

Volume Level (SPL)

110 dB * These figures were measured according to the method that is based on Roland's technical standard.


Cabinet Speakers (16 cm x 2 with Speaker box) Near-field Speakers (5 cm x 2) Spatial Speakers ((8 cm x 12 cm) x 2)


Graphic monochrome LCD 122 x 32 dots (with backlit)




Volume (Slider)

Other Functions



AC inlet Pedal connector Input jacks (L/Mono, R): RCA phono type Output jacks (L/Mono, R): 1/4-inch phone type USB COMPUTER connector USB MEMORY connector MIDI connectors (In, Out) Phones jack (Stereo, with Twin Piano Individual Mode) x 2: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type

Power Consumption

38 W (36 W to 85 W)


Owner's Manual Power Cord Headphones Hook (*1) *1 Supplied with the stand.


Headphones USB Flash Memory USB CD Drive (CD-01A) USB Floppy Disk Drive (FD-01A)

Size and Weight (with top lid close (including piano stand))


1408 mm

55-7/16 inches


472 mm

18-10/16 inches


1070 mm

42-3/16 inches


91 kg

200 lbs. 10 oz.

Size and Weight (with top lid open (including piano stand))


1408 mm

55-7/16 inches


483 mm

19-1/16 inches


1128 mm

44-7/16 inches


91 kg

200 lbs. 10 oz.


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