- Keyboard type: Velocity sensitive, light-weighted with aftertouch
- Keys: 49 keys
- Number of Pads: 8
- Number of Faders: 9
- Number of Encoders: 8
- Transport functions / buttons: 8 Transport buttons
- Pitch Bender / Modulation: Pitch bend and modulation lever
- Power supply: External USB
- System requirements: Win XP, Vista, 7, MacOSX
- Display: LCD Display back-lit
- Connections: Sustain, Expression, MIDI out, USB to Host
- Colour / Finish: Black
- Dimensions (WxHxD): 839 x 91 x 121 mm
- Weight: 3,8 kg
- Including: USB cable, Sonar LE
- 49-key MIDI Keyboard Controller with 45 Assignable Controls (Knobs, Sliders, Buttons, Transport), and Software Bundle - Mac/PC
- 45 assignable controls: knobs, sliders, buttons, transport
- Sure-grip Pitch Bend / Modulation Stick
- USB Bus Powered, no AC adaptor required
- 16 x 2 character brightly lit LED display for editing controls and navigating the system menu
- 8 velocity-sensitive, lighted, dynamic pads for finger drumming and triggering loops and samples, with HOLD button for latching
- Dedicated transport section for using the A-PRO as a control surface, that can be remapped
- Faders for improved feel when making tweaks and adjustments
- Included Editor software makes creating new control maps and transferring them to the A-PRO simple and easy
- Ready to play with 3 included virtual instruments
- Works with any DAW on Mac or PC
Supports Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard
- Includes the Production Plus Pack music creation software which has Cakewalk Sound Center, Rapture LE & Studio Instruments Drums for Mac and PC, as well as SONAR 8.5 LE (PC Only)
Roland A-500PRO · Master Keyboard
The bus-powered Roland Cakewalk A-500 PRO 49-key USB keyboard controller is designed for studios, on-stage, or anywhere you feel musically inspired. The Cakewalk A-500 PRO USB MIDI controller keyboard has the features and feel to get the most out of music performances and productions.
The Roland Cakewalk A-500 PRO USB controller keyboards is compatible with a range of Mac and PC software including Ableton Live, Cubase, FL Studio, Garage Band, Logic, Nuendo, Pro Tools, SONAR, plus the bundled Production Plus Pack software. The Roland Cakewalk A-300PRO USB MIDI controller keyboard is easy to set up, just plug-in a USB Cable, you'll be making music in no time at all.
Other features of the Roland Cakewalk A-500PRO 49-key controller keyboard include aftertouch and increased sensitivity for a wide range of expressive performance dynamics, rounded key assemblies, elimination of vertical shake and reduction of mechanical noise on key strokes. Fine tune the Cakewalk A-500 PRO keyboard with selectable Velocity curves to match your playing style. Nine knobs, nine sliders, four buttons and a dedicated transport section contrrol virtual instruments or a DAW. Sure-grip rubber-coated Pitch Bend / Modulation Stick offers expressive control of both functions at the same time. Eight velocity sensitive Dynamic Pads trigger grooves, samples, or one shots in a DAW, sampler, or virtual instrument like the included Cakewalk Sound Center or Studio Instruments Drums. The Hold control latches the pads. Or assign aftertouch, velocity, and controller data to pads for greater expression in your performance.
The Cakewalk A-500 PRO USB MIDI controller keyboard uses Roland's FTP Fast Processing Technology for stable, high speed, low-latency, and low-jitter MIDI transmission. When working with virtual instruments, Fast Processing Technology provides lower latencies to give the feel of playing a real instrument.
The bundled Production Plus Pack is a suite of music creation software that includes SONAR 8.5 LE recording software for PC only and three virtual instruments for Mac and PC: Rapture LE synthesizer software with 198 leads, basses and pads, Cakewalk Sound Center with 100 high-quality sounds, and Studio Instruments Drums for pro-sounding drum tracks. Sonar LE music production software for Windows provides 32 audio tracks, 64 MIDI tracks, six wtudio-quality effects, and two virtual instruments.
Master Keyboard · Roland A-500PRO
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