Classic Sounds, Vintage Look, and a 73-Note Waterfall Keyboard
The V-Combo VR-730 delivers top-quality organ, electric piano, acoustic piano, and synth sounds in a travel-ready instrument with a 73-note waterfall keyboard. You don't need to carry around that heavy vintage combo organ, rotary speaker, and traditional EP anymore the VR-730 gives you the essential sounds and authentic playability you need while saving your back. The onboard organs faithfully respond to classic techniques, while the historic electric pianos which include a special selection from the acclaimed RD-2000 Stage Piano offer impeccable tone and touch. And with the smart user interface and direct access controls, you can focus on playing without being bothered with fussy adjustments and complicated settings. The V-Combo VR-730 is the perfect instrument for pro performers on the move, providing versatile, gig-ready sounds in a highly mobile package.
- professional performance instrument with essential sounds for gigging musicians
- 73-note waterfall keyboard with semi-weighted action for authentic organ and electric piano performances
- Mobile, easy-to-carry design weighs just 21 lbs. 14 oz./9.9 kg and runs on AC or battery power
- Instant access to organ, piano, and synth sounds via dedicated panel sections
- Virtual Tone Wheel Organ reproduces authentic vintage organ sounds
- Three onboard rotary effects, including a newly developed rock rotary type with cutting presence for performing with loud bands
- Vintage electric pianos and rich acoustic grand pianos; EPs include a selection from the RD-2000
- Wide selection of SuperNATURAL Synth tones, from vintage classics to modern essentials
- Expand the onboard sound library with free downloads from Rolands Axial website
- Traditional vintage look with wood side panels
- Free iPad editor app for customizing organ and synth sounds
- Seven simultaneous effects with dedicated real-time controls
- Enhance performances and practice sessions with rhythm patterns, metronome, looper, USB audio recording/playback, and other built-in features
Classic Waterfall Keyboard for Authentic Vintage Organ and Piano Performances
The VR-730 is equipped with a 73-note waterfall keyboard with semi-weighted action, ideal for playing traditional organ techniques like trill, sputter, glissando, and percussive hits. As soon as you put your hands on the keys, youll feel right at home with the smooth touch that has just the right amount of resistance. And with the quick-firing response, its easy and comfortable to play fast passages, percussive attack expressions, and soft glissandos. The waterfall shape also provides a friendly feel for piano players, and the extra octave is a welcome addition for those used to 61-note keyboards, offering extended playing range and bigger zones for splits.
Gig-Ready and Easy to Carry
Vintage gear is great, but its not very practical for the average working keyboard player who needs to travel light. A combo organ, rotary speaker, and electric piano can add up to several hundred pounds, and are verybulky and difficult for one person to move. The VR-730 includes all these sounds and more in an instrument that weighs just 21 lbs. 14 oz./9.9 kg, soits a breeze to transport and even easier to set up. And with support for battery operation, the VR-730 delivers the ultimate mobile convenience for street gigs, weddings, and various on-the-go events.
Hassle-Free Operation for Expressive Freedom On Stage
The VR-730 was designed from the ground up with the needs of live players in mind. Its smart, nicely organized front-panel layout features a clear LCD screen and dedicated organ, piano, and synth sound sections. This gives you direct access to all the essential sounds you need, plus lots of real-time controls for expressive tone manipulation. Seven simultaneous effects include rotary, delay, reverb, tone, overdrive, compressor, and MFX, and the dedicated knobs tweak multiple parameters for powerful sound shaping with minimal effort. Its also simple to set up splits and layers on the fly, and to save all your settings in user memory locations for instant recall on stage.
Authentic Combo Organs with Virtual Tone Wheel Tech
With the VR-730, youre able to deliver authentic organ performances with all the tonal characteristics of revered vintage combo organs. Rolands latest Virtual Tone Wheel Organ engine faithfully emulates the sound-generating process of a real tone wheel organ in every way, while nine harmonic bars provide classic hands-on tone control. Rotary effects are vital to the combo organ sound, and the VR-730s three genre-oriented types make it simple to call up the right rotary tone for any style, from gospel and pop to jazz and rock. You can also deepen the sound further with the Twin Rotary effect, add some grit with tube-style overdrive, or call up the ring modulator for a more aggressive sound.
Anchor Your Music with Essential Electric and Acoustic Pianos
Piano is a cornerstone sound for live playing, and theVR-730 provides a wide selection for covering all musical styles. Many historic electric piano are on board, including a favorite from the RD-2000. You can also spice up your EPs with vintage effects like phaser, tremolo, touch wah, and tape delay. The gorgeous acoustic grand piano features 88-note stereo multi-sampling, delivering pro-level tone that rivals Rolands dedicated stage pianos. The VR-730s easy-access compressor effect works great with the piano sounds, ensuring that your playing always cuts through when performing with loud bands and big ensembles.
SuperNATURAL Synth Sounds from Vintage to Modern
The VR-730 is packed with a ton of ready-to-play synths, from Roland analog classics like JUNO strings and JUPITER pads to textured, modern-era digital tones and beyond. There are lots of fat, analog-style lead and bass tones to choose from as well, plus organic 80s-era synth sounds from Rolands famous D-50. The 200-plus sounds cover a wide range of styles and genres, and are organized into dedicated one-touch categories like Lead, Bass, Pad, Strings, and more for fast access.
Classic Combo Design, Ready for the Stage
The VR-730 offers a classic streamlined appearance with real wood side panels, delivering the authentic vibe of a vintage combo organ. The control panels matte finish hides fingerprints for a clean and tidy look, and also eliminates harsh reflections from stage lighting that can reduce visibility.
Expand Your Sound Collection with Free Downloads from RolandÃs Axial Sound Library Site
Rolands Axial site is the official tone library home for downloading new sounds for Roland keyboards. Specially designed by top programmers, The Cover Band Collection for the VR-730 provides dozens of patches inspired by popular songs, giving you lots of ready-to-play sounds for all types of gigs. Be sure to check Axial often, as were always adding new sounds for the VR-730 and other Roland instruments.
Dedicated iPad Editor for Organs and Synths
The free VR-09 Editor app for iPad gives you powerful, intuitive control of the VR-730s organ and synth sound engines via your tablets full-color touchscreen interface. Quickly edit organ sounds and customize vintage tone wheel characteristics such as leakage, click noise, and rotary speed, and easily access synth sounds to build custom tones and layers. After tweaking sounds at home, you can take your iPad to the gig and use the app for extra real-time control on stage. Cable-free communication between the VR-730 and iPad is simple to set up with Roland Wireless Connect. Alternately, you can link up with a standard USB cable using the appropriate adapter for your specific iPad model.
|Built In Speakers||No|
|Drawbar Sets||1 Set|
|Number of Keys||73|
|Midi||In, Out, and USB|
|Control Connections|| (1) Damper pedal
(1) Expression pedal
(1) 8-Pin PK In connector
|Onboard Controllers|| (10) Drawbars
Pitch Bend/Modulation lever
|Effects||Effects (7 systems always on / global control): Overdrive; Tone; Compressor; Multi-effects: 20 types; Delay: 6 types; Reverb: 6 types; Rotary: 3 types|
|Half Moon Switch Input||No|
|Audio Inputs||1/8" Aux Input|
|Audio Outputs||2) 1/4" Line - L/Mono, R (1) 1/4" Headphone|
|Key Action||semi-weighted, waterfall|
|Number of MIDI Control Zones||2|
|Pedal Board Input||8-Pin PK In, 5-Pin MIDI|
|Product Weight||21 lbs 14 oz|
|Programs/Presets|| Sounds: 268
Registrations: 100 (4 x 25 banks)
|Reverse Key Presets||No|
|Song Recorder||Audio & MIDI|
|USB Flash Drive Port (to Device)||MIDI Recording;Audio Recording;Song File Playback;Program/Preset Storage;System Updates|
|USB Port (to Host)||MIDI|
|Voices of Polyphony||128|
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