portable



Korg Kaossilator 2 angled front view
Korg has updated its hugely popular Kaossilator with the arrival of the Kaossilator 2. Still sporting a vibrant yellow body (whether it comes in pink is another matter) it boasts a range of features including: Simple control with finger taps/slides on the integrated X-Y touchpad 150 built-in sounds cover every […]

Korg Kaossilator 2 bursts into life [NAMM12]





High quality portable audio recorders are now easily obtainable and affordable enough that even hobbyists can dabble in the world of digital sound recording while on the move. Being able to capture high quality sounds on location can open up a whole wealth of music possibilities, particularly in certain genres […]

TASCAM intros DR-40 4-track portable audio recorder


Roland BA-55 portable amplifier
Roland has introduced its latest portable amplifier with a range of easy to use features including automatic mono/stereo output switching, echo and reverb modes, wireless microphones and either battery or mains powered operation. Built in to the BA-55 portable amplifier is an accelerometer, similar to what you’d expect to find […]

Roland intros BA-55 portable amp with easy switching modes



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Sometimes (in fact, most of the time in my experience) musical inspiration hits you when you’re away from your studio. In the rush to get down the ideas before those creative juices dry up, or your memory plays tricks and you forget the melody line for that future masterpiece, equipment […]

Roland intros BOSS Micro BR BR-80 portable digital recorder


yamaha piaggero NP-31 NP-11 ultraportable digital pianos
Offering a similar function set to the 76-note Piaggero NP-V60 and NP-V80 digital pianos released last year, Yamaha now reveals the ultraportable NP-31 and NP-11 models. The NP-31 features a 76-note full-size keyboard, while the NP-11 offers 61 keys. Designed to be transportable and usable pretty much anywhere, they’ll run […]

Yamaha Piaggero NP-31 and NP-11 ultraportable digital pianos unveiled [NAMM11]




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In a world of modern keyboards, there’s something about Roland’s new C-230 Classic Keyboard that speaks of the past. That’s not to say that it doesn’t have cutting edge technology in it. The C-230 features 36 classical organ tones, 8 organ bass tones, 4 harpsichord tones, two fortepianos, celesta, and […]

Roland intros C-230 Classic Keyboard [Musikmesse 2009]


Yamaha has unveiled its NP-30 Portable Digital Grand Piano, featuring 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) stereo-sampled piano voices, weighing just 12 pounds, and able to operate on six AA batteries or a power adaptor. With an emphasis on portability, the Graded Soft Touch keys […]

Yamaha intros NP-30 portable digital grand piano