The Roland BK-7m is a professional, portable backing module for solo musicians, pro entertainers and anyone requiring flexible accompaniment from a variety of sources. The BK-7m is literally packed with top quality tones, styles and rhythms with one-touch access. Play smf, wav and mp3 files directly from USB and record performances directly to USB memory. Use the BK-7m as a top class sound module to use with the MIDI output of your keyboard, V-Accordion or other MIDI controller.
If you're a solo performer in a professional context then the BK-7m is a great partner to make your performances shine. Whether you're using it for playback of backing tracks, as a sound module, or indeed both, this module has you covered. If you need a reminder of lyrics and chords, or for a spot of karaoke, the Roland BK-7m is also capable of displaying lyrics on external monitors for reference.
Compact and portable
While there are computers and various modules available for this purpose, the Roland BK-7m offers incredible professionalism, world-class sounds, incredible flexibility, fast operation and a very small stage footprint. The portability and the simple setup make this device a huge time saver too, which is extremely helpful in an industry that involves quick changeovers and keeping 'dead air' to a minimum.
Model Roland BK-7m DISPLAY TYPE Display 128 x 64 dots, graphic LCD SOUND GENERATOR (Conforms to GM2/GS/XGlite) Max. polyphony 128 voices Sounds 1,094 tones, 57 drum sets Multitimbral parts real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR, MBS) + 16 Song parts Master tuning 415.3 Hz to 466.2 Hz Key control (Transpose) -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data & AUDIO INPUT signals) Tempo change Quarter Note = 20 to 250 for SMF, 75 to 125 % for mp3 and WAV files Part mute functions TRACK MUTE: Music Styles, SMF, CENTRE CANCEL: mp3, WAV, AUDIO INPUT signals EFFECTS Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR, MBS) reverb: 12 types, chorus: 6 types, MFX: 84 types, parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 User, multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 user Music Style/SMF section reverb: 8 types, chorus: 8 types, MFX A, B, C: 84 types each, parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 user, multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 user MUSIC STYLE SECTION Music Styles 433 in 10 "Rhythm" families One Touch memories 4 per Music Style Style Cover 30 presets Style Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing SONGS Real-time player SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV Song Chord Extractor Automatic chord detection for SMF files SMF Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing SMF Cover 30 types PERFORMANCE MEMORIES Performance lists Unlimited number (storage on USB memory), 954 Music Assistant (Internal on BK-7m) Performance memories per list Max. 999 Finder Quick location of Performance memories DEMO Demo songs Yes RECORDING USB Recorder Records audio files (WAV, 44.1kHz/16-bit linear format) VIDEO Lyrics SMF and mp3/WAV PANEL CONTROLS Knobs VOLUME, AUDIO IN, BALANCE Rotary encoder Data dial with push switching function CONNECTORS Headphone jack Stereo 1/4" phone type Audio inputs INPUT L/MONO, R jack: 1/4" phone type USB connectors USB Host (data storage), COMPUTER (reception and transmission of MIDI data) MIDI IN/OUT connector MIDI IN/OUT (V-LINK function) Audio outputs OUTPUT L/MONO, R jacks: 1/4" phone type Video output Composite (PAL or NTSC, selectable) Pedal and footswitch jacks SWITCH/EXPRESSION jack (programmable), FC-7 jack (programmable) OTHER Power supply 9V DC, supplied AC adaptor Current draw 900 mA Included accessories Owner's Manual, AC adaptor, Sonar LE DVD-ROM SIZE AND WEIGHT Width 303 mm/ 11-15/16 inches Depth 194 mm/ 7-11/16 inches Height 101 mm/ 4 inches Weight 1.7 kg/ 3 lbs. 12 oz.
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