Roland intros FR-1x V-Accordion [NAMM12] 1


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Roland takes another step on its decade-long V-Accordion journey with the introduction of the FR-1x V-Accordion.

It builds upon the current FR-1 V-Accordions with the following key features:

  • FR-1x Piano type and FR-1x Button type with stereo speaker system onboard
  • USB memory port for Wave/MP3 player, new-sounds upload, data loading/saving
  • Professional look with friendly user interface and 7-segment LED
  • Standard and Free Bass modes
  • 16 Accordion Sets, 16 Orchestral sounds, four Virtual Tone Wheel presets, eight User Programs
  • Available in black or red

It’s light and small so is easily transportable. Its on-board speakers and battery operation make it instantly usable in a performance setting.

Read more about its features below.

Perfect for Students and Pros

Light and small, the FR-1x series is perfect for young players, music studios, and schools. They are the most compact of all V-Accordions, but cut no corners in sound quality. It’s also a perfect instrument for the professional accordionist and live performer. The FR-1x’s battery power and onboard speakers make it ideal for the strolling accordionist. The FR-1x is great instrument for musicians who perform musical styles such as folk, rock, roots-rock, blues, zydeco, and more.

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Play Anytime, Anywhere

Enjoy instant, high-quality sound from the onboard speakers or play privately with ear buds or headphones (sold separately). The FR-1x is also the perfect instrument to travel with. Because of its compact size, it fits in the overhead storage compartment on most commercial airplanes.

Advanced Musical Expression

With the FR-1x series, you can access over a dozen different accordion sounds instantly. There are even orchestral instruments onboard, as well as virtual tonewheel organs with realistic rotary effects. The FR-1x also includes onboard manual drum/percussion sounds that can be played with the bass and chord buttons!

Exact pricing and availability to be confirmed.


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