Roland digital piano series unveiled: HP, DP, HPi, LX


Roland has shown off seven new digital pianos in several series.

Roland HP-508

Roland HP-508

HP508/HP506/HP504

Roland updates its HP500 series (from the HP-503, HP-505 and HP-507) with the introduction of three new models. As is the norm, higher-numbered models in a series have more features. Here are the main features:

  • SuperNATURAL sound
  • PHA-4 keyboard (Concert on the 506/508 and Premium on the 504) with touch-detection technology and escapement.
  • Dynamic Harmonic feature for powerful fortissimo (i.e. loud) playing
  • Acoustic Projection audio system
  • Authentic Damper Pedal Response
  • 3D headphone ambience effect
  • MIDI/audio recorder
  • Piano Partner and Air Performer iPad apps
  • All models available in Simulated Rosewood or Contemporary Black finishes; HP508 and HP506 also available in luxurious Polished Ebony finish

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Roland DP-90Se

Roland DP-90Se

DP90Se/DP90e

The DP90 series features:

  • Organic grand piano sounds with SuperNATURAL Piano technology
  • PHA-4 keyboard featuring touch-sensing technology
  • Dynamic Harmonic feature for unique tonal character and powerful sound for fortissimo playing
  • Individual Note Voicing which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and tonal character of each note independently
  • Headphones 3D Ambience effect
  • Integrated stand with built-in audio system for dynamic, resonant sound
  • Free Piano Partner app for iPad provides intuitive selection of DP90 tones and songs, and displays music scores for the onboard songs with DigiScore Lite
  • Play along with favorite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Large onboard song library covers piano classics as well as popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon
  • Metronome and recorder built in
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including a Volume Limit function and independent volume adjustment for headphones
  • Stylish, compact cabinet with closable lid
  • DP90Se available in Polished Ebony or Polished White finishes; DP90e available in Contemporary Black finish

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Roland HPi-50e

Roland HPi-50e

HPi-50e

Features of the HPi-50e, updated version of the HPi-50:

  • Experience the rich, complex tone of an authentic acoustic grand with SuperNATURAL Piano
  • New PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel features Roland’s latest high-resolution touch-detection technology
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Customize the piano’s tone to your taste with Individual Note Voicing, which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and character of each note independently
  • Interactive DigiScore training programs include digital sheet music plus entertaining skill-building games and exercises
  • Large, high-resolution (1280 x 800) color LCD built into the music rest
  • 50 onboard rhythm accompaniments and nearly 400 internal songs, including popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon, plus classical masterpieces and popular songs
  • 16-part SMF song recorder built in; records and plays WAV audio songs via optional USB flash memory
  • Innovative Acoustic Projection system for natural, multi-dimensional sound
  • Headphone 3D Ambience effect provides a rich, immersive sound field while using headphones for private practice
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including independent volume for headphones, Volume Limit function, and adjustable music rest
  • Progressive Damper Action pedal; wood cabinet with beautiful Simulated Rosewood finish

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Roland LX-15e

Roland LX-15e

LX-15e

Features of the LX-15e, the updated version of the LX-15:

  • Enjoy beautiful, organic grand piano sounds with Roland’s SuperNATURAL Piano technology
  • Experience unparalleled touch response with the PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel, the new flagship keyboard from Roland
  • New Dynamic Harmonic feature provides a unique tonal character and powerful sound for fortissimo playing
  • Find your perfect piano sound with Individual Note Voicing, which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and tonal character of each note independently
  • Headphone 3D Ambience effect provides a rich, immersive sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Acoustic Projection technology reproduces the expansive, multi-dimensional sound field of an acoustic piano
  • Display music scores and select LX-15e tones and songs with the free Piano Partner app for iPad
  • Play along with favorite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Large onboard song library covers piano classics as well as popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon
  • Built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory required for audio recording)
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including independent headphones volume, Volume Limit function, and 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch jacks to support a variety of headphones
  • Luxurious looks in a space-saving design; available in Polished Ebony or Polished White finishes

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