is a completely self contained keyboard, and it features Sounds and Music Rhythms with the same quality as the Roland Bk-5, as well as a wide range of installed Music Assistants. The BK-3 gives you many types of musical backings, including Rhythm, SMF, MP3 and WAV directly from USB Memory, as well as Easy Audio recording directly onto USB Memory.
The BK-3 is compatible with Roland Wireless Connect, which allows users to communicate with an Apple iPhone or iPad over a wireless network via the optional WNA1100-RL Wireless USB Adapter. The free app for iPhone/iPad offers fun and useful integration with the BK-3, including Air Recorder, music sharing on social networks, and a lyrics display for SMF songs (with embedded lyrics) played on the BK-3.
Portable, self-contained keyboard with built-in sound system
High-quality sounds, rhythms, and Music Assistants
Comfortable, intuitive user interface
Compatible with music rhythms from Roland’s BK, E, G, and VA series
Play a variety of backing formats (SMF, MP3, WAV, and rhythms) and record performances with optional USB memory
Roland Wireless Connect capability for cable-free communication with iPhone and iPad; free iOS apps available for music sharing, lyrics display, and more
Available in black finish
Wide Range of Sounds and Rhythms Onboard
The BK-3 is filled with sounds and rhythms covering an extensive range of music genres from around the world, including Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia. There are over 850 tones and 50 drum kits built in, providing a universe of voices for melody playing and accompaniment. Compatibility with GM2, GS, and XG Lite formats ensures high-quality playback with Standard MIDI Files.
Play Backing Tracks and Rhythms via USB Memory
The BK-3 can play a variety of external backing formats from optional USB memory, including WAV and MP3 audio, SMF, and Roland rhythms (BK, E, G, and VA series). Playback tempo and song key can easily be adjusted to suit your vocal range or performing needs, even with audio files. In addition, a Center Cancel function reduces the volume of vocals in commercial WAV/MP3 songs, ideal for karaoke singing and minus-one playing.
Easy Audio Recording
A dedicated front-panel button makes it simple to record audio directly to USB memory, allowing you to capture full-ensemble BK-3 performances any time you wish for self-evaluation and sharing with friends and family. Your recordings are saved as CD-quality WAV data, making it easy to transfer them to your computer for burning audio CDs.
Roland Wireless Connect for iPhone and iPad
Compatibility with Roland Wireless Connect allows BK-3 players to communicate with an Apple iPhone or iPad over a wireless network via the optional WNA1100-RL Wireless USB Adapter. There are a number of fun, free iOS apps available, including Air Recorder for capturing BK-3 audio to your iPhone, and Lyrics Viewer for displaying SMF song lyrics on your iPad. And with Show Your Music, you can create video clips of your music performances and share them on your favorite social networks!
Number of Keys: 61, velocity sensitive
Built-in Speakers: Yes
Polyphony: 128 Voices
Number of Presets: 851 tones, 53 drum sets
Effects Types: Reverb, Chorus, Multi-EFX, Parametric EQ, Multi-band compressor
Sequencer: 16 Tracks
USB: Type A (data storage); Type B (MIDI data reception/transmission)
Number of Audio Inputs: 0
Audio Input Types: No audio inputs
Number of Audio Outputs: 1
Audio Output Types: TRS
MIDI I/O: In/Out
Pedal Inputs: 2 (sustain, expression)
Power Supply: AC adaptor
Power Consumption: 1,200 mA
Accessories: Owner's Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), and Music rest.
Dimensions (WxHxD): 41.125 x 5.125 x 12.5"; 1044 x 129 x 317mm
Weight: 7.5 kg; 16 lbs. 9 oz.