Roland FR-3S Reedless Piano Accordion
Limited private use at home and in excellent condition.
The Roland FR3s is a spectacular and compact instrument. The FR3s is the model with built in speakers. This accordion is an absolute delight and can be played through its own internal speakers giving a very good sound. Ample connections for external amplifiers and additional sound expanders. A very full sound can be achieved using the internal sounds and can be supplemented through midi connection to an additional expander.
37 piano keys which are velocity sensitive, 120 velocity sensitive bass buttons.
Right hand solo (1 instrument or accordion sound at a time), right hand dual (1 solo instrument plus 1 accordion setting at the same time), high / low (accordion plus solo instrument sound with the highest note played as the instrument without the accordion but the accordion on the lower notes or setting vive versa).
Left hand with standard bass or free bass (to play full melodies on the left hand), left hand orchestral bass, left hand orchestral chord, left hand orchestral free bass.
Bellows with pneumatic resistance sensor for life like playing.
Each range can be controlled by normal style accordion couplers –
Tones 10 user selectable accordion sets each set with 10 treble registers, 7 bass registers, 7 free bass registers, 7 orchestral free bass registers, 7 orchestral bass registers, 7 orchestral chord registers, 10 orchestra sounds.
More reed selection types than any traditional accordion. -4 treble reed footages, 5 bass reed footages, 3 chord reed footages, 2 free bass footages.
64 sounds can sound simultaneously.
Orchestral treble sounds include, trumpet, trombone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet, harmonica, violin, flute, jazz organ, blues organ.
Orchestral bass sounds include acoustic bass, bowed bass, fingered bass, picked bass, fretless bass, tuba, tuba mix.
Orchestral chord sounds include st. strings, chorus organ, steel guitar, stereo orchestral brass, choir, harps and strings, guitar and organ.
Orchestral free bass sounds include trombone, clarinet, oboe, flute, percussion organ, acoustic guitar, acoustic piano.
Other sounds stopping reed growl, closing valve noise, left button noise can be turned on or off.
Individual reed simulations.
Reed waveform switching.
Select your accordion type for round the world performances - Micro tuning presets for off, dry, American L, classic, folk F, N Europe, German L,German H, D-folk L, alpine, Italian L, Italian H, D Folk H, French, Scottish.
Reverberation 8 types, chorus 8 types, rotary effect for organ sound slow / fast, cassotto and sordina simulation.
Rotary controls for volume, treble bass balance, reverberation, chorus.
Data enter and edit allow selection of numerous parameters on the accordion including the switching of external midi units.
Treble registers 10 plus plus orchestra (one tab changes the values of the 10 couplers from accordion reed settings to instrumental sound settings).
Bass registers 7.
Other switches accordion set up and down, sordina on off, power on off.
Display LED illuminated digits and letters.
Power 2 x 11 watts.
Speakers 2 x 10 cm.
Connectors headphone jack stereo, output jack left (mono), output jack right bass, midi socket.
Dark grey colour.
Supplied with charger, straps, owners manual, power cable.
Size 425 high, 481 wide, 270 deep, weight 8.3 Kg.