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  Latin Instruments > Accordions > Diatonic Button Accordions > Roland FR-18D-RD Diatonic V-Accordion (red)

Roland FR-18D-RD Diatonic V-Accordion (red)

Model Number: FR-18D-RD
Brand:Roland
List Price: $2,199.00

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FR-18 diatonic: V-Accordion®
A World of Musical Genres in One Amazing Instrument
Features
Introducing the world’s first diatonic digital accordion! With the same level of sound quality and natural, dynamic response as its award-winning V-Accordion® predecessors, the new FR-18 diatonic is a dream for accordionists seeking a world-class diatonic instrument that can do it all. The FR-18 diatonic features a brand new sound set that lets you choose instantly from a lineup of 12 virtual diatonic accordions as well as a variety of orchestral instruments, Virtual Tone Wheel organs, percussion, and more.

World’s first digital diatonic accordion
12 onboard accordion models, including three user sets
Virtual Tone Wheel organs onboard with slow and fast rotary
Four user program registrations
Programmable keyboard and bass button layout
Drum function for manual percussion via bass & chord buttons
Player is free to roam with battery (AA) power and wireless capability*
*Wireless unit and batteries are optional, sold separately

A World of Musical Genres in One Amazing Instrument
More Info
12 Diatonic Accordions In One
Performing accordionists can cover all bases onstage with this one instrument. No matter the song, you can switch instantly between different tonalities and configurations of the keyboard/bass buttons. Diatonic musicians won’t have to carry a truckload of accordions onstage anymore! In addition to its amazing collection of virtual accordions, the FR-18 diatonic has other great instruments onboard, all instantly selectable. Choose from orchestral and brass instruments, exotic world instruments, percussion, organs, and more. The User Sets let you load your custom layouts of sounds and settings for instant recall.

Tablature Sets
The FR-18 diatonic comes with a dozen instantly selectable tablatures, making it possible to cover numerous genres without ever having to change accordions. In addition, you can create your own tablatures with a PC/Mac software app (available via free download). With this software, the FR-18 diatonic is truly an open instrument with customizable layouts for the keyboard and bass buttons. Thanks to USB compatibility, it’s easy to transmit and receive custom tablature sets between computer and accordion.

Performance Style & Comfort
The speaker-less, lightweight body makes the FR-18 diatonic a comfort to wear and play. The long-life battery compatibility lets you roam onstage, free of unnecessary cables and clutter. The classic black finish blends well into any environment; it looks cool and stylish onstage yet elegant in the classiest of settings. In addition, there are exchangeable inlay sheets that let you change the appearance of the instrument. You can also create your own custom-designed inlay sheets and install them easily.

Private or Public
High-quality Roland earphones are included with the FR-18 diatonic package so you can play the instrument right out of the box. Practice at any hour without disturbing neighbors or surrounding environments. When it’s time to blast, however, plug the FR-18 diatonic into one of Roland’s award-winning amplifiers, such as the SA-300 stage amplifier.

A World of Musical Genres in One Amazing Instrument
Specs
Keyboards Right hand
37 buttons, velocity sensitive, selectable tablature and key
Left hand
18 bass buttons, velocity sensitive, selectable tablature and key (same as for right hand), selectable button chord behavior (full chord or omitted third)
Bellows Real pneumatic detection of bellows pressure (high resolution pressure sensor), bellows resistance regulator
Sound generator Max polyphony
128 voices
Wave ROM
64 MB of waveforms (8+8 MB expansion sounds)
Tones
12 accordion Sets, each including: 8 treble registers, 8 orchestral sounds, 4 organ sounds, 3 bass
Treble reed footages
5
Bass reed footages
3
Chord reed footages
2
PBM (Physical Behavior Modeling) Noises
stopping-reed growl, closing valve noise, left button noise
Individual reed simulation
hysteresis threshold, expression curve, pressure-variant filter, pressure-variant pitch deviation
Reed sound wave switching
by bellows acceleration, by note repetition speed
Musette tuning Micro tuning presets
15 (Dry, Classic, F-Folk, American L/H, North Europe, German L/H, D-Folk L/H, Alpine, Italian L/H, French, Scottish)
Effects reverb
8 types
chorus
8 types, rotary (Slow/Fast) for organ sounds
Panel controls Knobs
VOLUME
Panel switches
4 treble registers + ORCHESTRA/ORGAN button, SET/FUNCTION register, 3 bass registers, ORCH. BASS button, ORCH. CHORD button, LEFT REGISTER button, KEY/DEMO button, USER PROGRAMbutton, DRUMS button, TABLATURE button, POWER button
Operation modes ORCHESTRA/ORGAN modes
Solo, Dual
Key
12 possible keys (C, C#, D, Eb, E, F, F#, G, Ab, A, Bb, B)
Tablatures
12 types,
Bass
On/Off
Octave
Down, 0, Up (for Treble and Orchestra/Organ), 4 User Program memories
Other Power supply
AC adaptor, Batteries (AA, HR6 Rechargeable Ni-MH x 8)
Current draw
500 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use (using Ni-MH 2000 mAh batteries)
±5.5 hours
*Actual battery life varies according to usage conditions, the quality of the batteries and the number of charging cycles. Be sure to use only rechargeable Ni-MH batteries.
Connectors
OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
PHONES jack: stereo 1/4" phone type
USB MIDI connector (computer connection)
USB MEMORY connector (storage devices)
MIDI OUT/IN connector (function adjustable via parameter)
DC IN jack
Accessories
AC adaptor, Owner’s Manual, Straps, 1/4"—1/4" phone (guitar) cable, Earphones (with 1/8"—1/4" adaptor plug), Strip for securing the adaptor, MIDI and/or audio cables, Hexagonal wrench, Replaceable “traforo” inlay sheets
Options (sold separately)
Accordion soft bag
Size and Weight (without straps or optional batteries) Width
365 mm
14-3/8 inches
Depth
195 mm
7-11/16 inches
Height
375 mm
14-13/16 inches
Weight
5.3 kg
11 lbs. 11 oz.
In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.
Accessories
AAP-1
Accordion Accessory Pack

 

This accessory pack includes a custom throne and music stand with carry bag.

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 BK-7m
Backing Module

 

A state-of-the-art module with high-quality music styles, SMF and audio file playback via USB, and more.

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 CM-30
Cube Monitor

 

Versatile and portable, the new CM-30 CUBE Monitor delivers 30 watts of audio punch.

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SA-1000
Stage Amplifier

 

A super-lightweight and portable stage amp customized for use with organs and digital pianos.

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Downloads & Updates
Downloads & Updates

FR-18 diatonic System Update Version 1.04
This is the latest operating system for the FR-18 diatonic. Please refer to the "FR-18D Addendum.pdf" document for more information about this update. Please refer to the "FR-18D System Update Procedure.pdf" document for the update procedure.
FR-18 diatonic Tablature Maker Version 1.01 for Windows/Macintosh
The Tablature Maker is an application designed to create new tablatures for your FR-18 diatonic accordion. Using the Tablature Maker you can also edit the tablatures that are already provided in your FR-18 diatonic. Version 1.01 allows users to copy a single tablature to a set.
Support
If you have questions about operating your Roland, BOSS or Cakewalk product, please check our Knowledge Base for answers to the most common questions.

You can also contact our Product Support department by phone or email.

Product Manuals

FR-18 diatonic Owners Manual (FR-18d_OM.pdf)
FR-18 diatonic Owners Manual (FR-18d_ESOM.pdf)
Support Documents

FR-18 diatonic Brochure
V-Accordion Leaflet

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