Roland expands its range of home pianos

Roland expands its line of home pianos with two new entry-level instruments and an updated companion piano app for select models in the series. They say the F107 and RP107 bring a new level of performance to the category, delivering premium Roland piano sound and keyboard action derived from high-end models. They describe the new Roland Piano App as the latest mobile app for Roland pianos with Bluetooth® connectivity, combining powerful remote control functions and improved learning functions with an updated interface for easier use. Here are the details straight from Roland…

F107 and RP107 digital pianos
The affordable F107 and RP107 make an authentic grand piano experience more accessible to everyone, delivering exceptional performance in slim, space-saving cabinets that are perfect for contemporary lifestyles. The F107 features a sleek design based on the Roland F701 – winner of the 2021 Red Dot Design Award – making it an ideal choice for young adults and modern living spaces. The RP107 features a classic upright style ideal for families and anyone who prefers a more traditional appearance. Cabinets aside, both pianos offer identical features.

The F107 and RP107 deliver authentic sound and expression not available in other pianos at this price, providing players with a solid foundation for learning and the range to expand as skills blossom. . Roland’s acclaimed SuperNATURAL Piano engine combines sophisticated sampling and modeling technologies that reproduce all the complex nuances of an acoustic grand piano. The standard 88-note PHA-4 keyboard delivers true weighted response, while sustain, soft, and sostenuto pedals are ready to support a variety of advanced pedaling techniques.

Built-in Bluetooth audio/MIDI connectivity allows F107 and RP107 owners to easily extend their piano experience with a smartphone or tablet. They can wirelessly stream favorite music and educational content through the built-in speaker system and play along, or explore music composition with MIDI music apps like GarageBand and others. USB ports are also available for connection with computers and flash storage devices.

The F107 and RP107 feature built-in recording that lets players check their progress and share music, plus Twin Piano mode for playing alongside a family member, friend, or friend. a teacher. Volume control is at the touch of a button and dual headphone jacks allow two people to play quietly at the same time, each with independent sound control.

Roland Piano App
The Roland Piano app for iOS and Android mobile devices is an essential companion for the F107, RP107 and other Roland home pianos, unlocking advanced features for extended operation and continued musical growth. Based on feedback from users of previous Roland apps, the interface has been redesigned for a smoother, smoother experience. Everything is easier to access, with a straightforward layout and visual feedback that invites players to fully immerse themselves in music and learning.

When paired with a compatible Roland piano via Bluetooth, the Roland Piano app provides remote control over sound selection, metronome settings, recording, and more. The app also includes inspiring lesson features to encourage progress, such as an activity journal with goals, flash card games, rhythm exercises and a week-long Master’s program to learn different pieces of music. piano. Plus, the app includes sheet music for the piano’s built-in song library, plus a fun auto-accompaniment feature for playing with full sound.

The Roland Piano app replaces the old Piano Every Day app and works with select Roland home piano models that include built-in Bluetooth connectivity.

Price and availability:
The Roland F107 and RP107 digital pianos will be available in the United States in August for $1,099.99 and $1,199.99, respectively. The new Roland Piano app is free to download and accessible via the App Store for iOS and Android mobile devices. And with Roland Cloud’s Core, Pro, and Ultimate membership levels, users can access over 300 additional scores within the app.