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NEW Black Roland FR-8XB-BK Digital Chromatic Button Accordion 92 120

  • Flagship button-type V-Accordion, filled with many enhancements requested by pro accordionists
  • Newly developed Dynamic Bellows Behavior technology emulates the true bellows response of an acoustic accordion in every register
  • Simple and convenient onboard battery charging with an AC adapter
  • A large selection of accordion sounds from around the world, plus 180 orchestra and percussion sounds and world-class Virtual Tone Wheel organs
  • Four powerful multi-effects engines (MFX), with dedicated MFX for Accordion, Orchestra 1, Orchestra 2, and Orchestra Chord sections
  • All-new user interface, featuring a large, easy-to-read color display, intuitive panel layout, and three programmable chin switches for hands-free control of a variety of functions
  • 1,400 user program memories allow players to save custom setups for every performing situation
  • Onboard looper for creating instant backing accompaniment
  • Recording, audio playback, and more via convenient USB memory; USB COMPUTER port for integrating with MIDI music software
  • Available in red and black finishes


KEYBOARD, BASS & BELLOWS
Right hand
41 keys: piano type with velocity sensitive and aftertouch
Left hand
Piano type/Button type 120 bass buttons velocity sensitive. Standard, Free Bass mode, Orch. Bass, Orch. Chord, Orch. Free Bass
Bass & Chord Mode
2 Bs Rows, 3 Bs Rows A-7th, 3 Bs Rows A-5dim, 3 Bs Rows B-7th, 3 Bs Rows B-5dim, 3 Bs Rows Bx-7th , 3 Bs Rows Belgium
Free Bass Mode
Minor 3rd, Bajan, Fifth, North Europe, Finnish
Bellows
Advanced “Dynamic Bellows Behavior” technology to manage the behavior of bellows
Bellows Resistance
On, Off, -63 to 0 to +64
Bellows curve
Fixed Low, Fixed Med, Fixed High, X-Light, Light, Standard, Heavy, X-Heavy
SOUND SOURCE
Max polyphony
128 voices
Tones (Accordion Set)
100 Accordion Sets, each one including: 14 Treble Registers, 7 Bass/Chord registers, 7 Free Bass registers, 7 Orchestra Free Bass registers, 7 Orchestra Bass registers, 7 Orchestra Chord registers, 180 Orchestral sounds (28 real time + others selectable by MENU), 18 Drum Sets
Reed Footages
7 Treble, 5 Bass, 3 Chord, 2 Free Bass
Additional sounds
Upload from USB memory and saved on internal memory
Orchestral sounds
180: 28 real time (14x2) the others selectable by MENU
Organ sounds (Virtual Tone Wheel)
32 presets for Treble, Chord and Free Bass sections, 16 presets x Bass section
Up to 28 Harmonic Bar combinations customizable, can be controlled and shaped by bellows.
Orchestral Bass sounds
180: 7 real time, the others selectable by MENU
Orchestral Chord sounds
180: 7 real time, the others selectable by MENU
Orchestral Free Bass sounds
180: 7 real time, the others selectable by MENU
Drum Sets
18
User Programs
1,400: 100 User Program Bank x 14 registers
APBM (ADVANCED 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
Switching Reed Sound Wave
By bellows acceleration, by note repetition speed
Bellows opening/closing sound change
By bellows opening/closing detection
Bellows Behavior
Dynamic Bellows Behavior technology for a perfect simulation of the bellows behavior in an acoustic accordion
MUSETTE TUNING
Micro-Tuning Presets
16 Types: Off, Dry, Classic, F-Folk, American L/H, North Europe, German L/H, D-Folk L/H, Alpine, Italian L/H, French, Scottish
Fine Tuning reed footages 8- / 8+
-100 to 0 to +100
EFFECTS
Reverb/Chorus/Delay
8 types, 8 types, 10 types
MFX multi effects
MFX x 4 (84 types) for: Accordion, Orchestra 1, Orchestra 2, Orch Chord/Orch Free Bass
Rotary for Organ sound
Slow/Fast with Vibrato, Chorus, Overdrive and VK-Rotary
“Cassotto” simulation
Yes
PANEL CONTROLS
Knob controls & Registers
Volume, Balance, Reverb Chorus, Delay, Effect (assignable knob), 14 x Accordion/Orchestra1/Orchestra2/Organ
Encoder
Data Edit with Enter
Navigation switches
Up, Down, Menu/Write, Exit/Jump
Other switches
Set Up, Set Down, Orch 1 On/Off, Orch 2 On/Off, Organ On/Off, Accordion On/Off, Orch Bass On/Off, Orch Chord/Free Bass On/Off, Free Bass On/Off, Bass&Chord On/Off, Drums On/Off, Bass to Treble On/Off, User Program On/Off, Song List On/Off, Power On/Off, Charge On/Off, Loop/Wave/MP3 player: Loop, Reset/Stop, Play/Pause, Audio Rec
Chin switches
3 programmable chin switches
Additional switches
6 user assignable function switches on last row of bass buttons
OPERATION MODE
Accordion, Orchest1/Organ, Orchest2, Drum
Zone, High, Low
Octave
-1, 0, +1 for Treble, -3, 0, +3 for Orchest1, Orchest2
Drum Shift
-36 to 0 to +36
Orchestra Chord Guitar Mode
Gtr Table1, Gtr Table2, Gtr Table3
Sound Edit
Orchest1, Orchest2, Orch Bass, Orch Chord, Orch Free Bass
Bass to Treble
On/Off
Part Mute
Accordion, Orchest 1, Orchest 2, Organ, Bass&Chord, Free Bass, Orch Bass, Orch Chord, Orch Free Bass
Bass & Chord with drum/percussion sounds
Programmable drum/percussion sounds for Bass/Orch Bass 2 rows, Chord/Orchestra Chord 4 rows.
Audio Player and Audio REC
MP3/Wave player from USB memory and REC on USB
Audio Loop
REC (with Overdub function) and Play
Speakers Off
On/Off adjustable via Menu parameter
Editing and Write
Full parameters for each section – New Graphic User Interface
MIDI FUNCTIONS
Ext. Seq. Playback (MIDI IN) or USB Computer
Accordion, Bass&Chord, Orchest1, Orchest2, Organ, Orch Bass, Orch Chord, Orch Free Bass, ALL (Local Off function)
Start/Stop MIDI TX
Send Start/Stop by pushing Alpha dial
OTHER
Display
Color LCD 2.4”, 320 x 240 dots
Rated Power Output
2 x 25 W
Speakers
2 x 9 cm neodymium speakers
2 x Tweeters
Wave Expansion
4 internal areas (8 MB each) to load new sounds
Power supply
AC adaptor
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack 24 V – 4500 mA

* Expected battery life under continuous use: 8 hours speaker ON mode, 11 hours speaker OFF mode
Onboard Connectors
OUTPUT jacks L/Mono (Treble), R/Mono (Bass): 1/4” phone type
PHONES jack: 1/4” phone type
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
USB MEMORY port: type A
USB COMPUTER port: type B
DC IN connector
Accessories
AC Adaptor
Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor)
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack 24 V – 4500 mA
Owner’s Manual
Reference caps for the bass buttons
Straps
Accordion cloth
Accordion soft bag
Option (sold separately)
Wireless USB Adaptor (WNA1100-RL)
USB flash memory (M-UF2G)
Headphones: RH-200, RH-300
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack 24 V – 4500 mA
Footswitch
SIZE AND WEIGHT (WEIGHT: WITHOUT STRAPS)
Width
543 mm
21-7/16 inches
Depth
280 mm
11-1/16 inches
Height
415 mm
16-6/16 inches
Weight
12.1 kg
26 lbs. 11 oz.


Contact Info
  • Liberty Bellows LLC
  • info@libertybellows.com
  • 267-815-4407
  • 614 S. 2nd St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
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