Roland have long been the leaders in electronic music innovation. Always looking for ways to capture the minds and ears of aspiring and experienced musicians. Experts in the fields of electronic music, Roland have applied their years of expertise learnt in the electronic field and applied them to the arena of wind instruments with beginners at the heart of their ethos.
Learn and play like the wind
For a lot of people, especially adults, learning a new or first instrument can be tricky. The physicality of a new instrument often puts older beginners off while the learning of music theory can be a stumbling block for all learners. The Roland Aerophone Mini looks to remove and minimise these hurdles in a number of innovative ways. The Aerophone Mini connects via Bluetooth to the Roland Aerophone companion app.
The Roland Aerophone has a sturdy yet simple construction. There are a number of basic button controls. You can change octave or alter pitch and articulation. The buttons are laid out similar to a recorder making the fingering simple and intuitive. The companion app lets you learn step by step with backing tracks and music notation.
Range of sounds
The Roland Aerophone Mini comes loaded with 6 authentic instrument sounds including saxophone, flute, clarinet, violin. When connected to the companion app you can access a further 50 sounds and varieties of backing tracks and tutorials. The Roland Aerophone Mini is the ideal learner instrument for children. Its small form means it isn't a cumbersome instrument.
The Roland Aerophone Mini has a sensitive breath sensor. You can adjust the sensitivity so less or lighter breaths have the same effect as heavier breaths would and Visa Versa. The Aerophone is also Bluetooth MIDI compatible meaning you can record your tracks via a DAW or trigger other sounds via MIDI.
The Roland Aerophone Mini is a very versatile instrument that is ideal for the novice. With headphone connectivity, you can play and practise in peace and put all your time into learning and practising. This extremely well built and versatile instrument is perfect for the beginner looking for some inspiration and a doorway in to learning music.
Key Layout Recorder type Sound Generator PCM synthesizer Tones 6 Effect Reverb Controllers Breath sensor Performance keys Octave keys Function button Bluetooth Ver 4.2 Profile Support: A2DP (Audio), GATT (MIDI over Bluetooth Low Energy) Codec: SBC (Support to the content protection of the SCMS-T method) Connectors PHONES/OUTPUT jack: stereo mini phone type USB COMPUTER port (micro B Type, support Power supply) Internal Speaker 2.8 cm, 1.5 WPower Supply USB AC adaptor (sold separately) Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) (sold separately) x 4 Current Draw 400 mA Battery life for continuous use (differs depending on the conditions of use)Ni-MH batteries: approximately 10 hours (When using batteries having a capacity of 1,900 mAh.) * Carbon-zinc or alkaline batteries cannot be used Accessories Owner's manual Mouthpiece cap Neck strap Band USB cable (Power (Type A))
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