The Roland Roland KC-400 Stereo Mixing Keyboard Amplifier allows for 4 channels of stereo inputs to be mixed together and then sent out as a single clear stereo signal whilst benefiting from projection and monitoring of your instruments and audio at close range. With a 150-watt amplifier, 3-band EQ and rock-solid build quality, the KC-400 has a lot to boast about.
4 channel mixer and mic input
Although thought of as a keyboard amp, a key feature of this KC series amp is the on-board 4-channel stereo-capable mixer and the varied connectivity which it offers. The first channel has dual use as either a XLR microphone input or line level 1/4" jack inputs. Channels 2 and 3 and 4 all offer 1/4" jack connectivity, great for connecting your keyboards to, although they could also be used for any other instruments with a line-level output.
Each of the 4 stereo capable channels has their own level control on the top of the amp, meaning you can set up the perfect mix easily. On top of this there's a pair of RCA connectors which are a great fit when connecting playback equipment such as smartphones or MP3 players, a useful feature for both practice and performance.
150 watts of power
The KC-400 is a solid middleweight of the KC family, offering an impressive 150 watts of power. This may not be the most powerful keyboard amplifier on the market, but it wasn't designed to be. This level of output is great as a studio practice amp, for powerful on stage re-enforcement during gigs or as a dedicated amplifier at medium-sized venues.
External speakers and sub connectivity
For the rare times when you do need more power Roland have added a pair of great breakout options. The line out connection is a fairly standard feature, but an appreciated one none-the-less. You could use this 1/4" jack output to easily give a sound engineer a feed of everything that you're sending to the KC-400. The subwoofer out is a bit more of a unique feature, letting you connect the amp directly to a compatible subwoofer to add some real depth to your output. Want to shape your sound even further? There's a dedicated 3-band EQ to do just that.
The KC-400 will make an excellent workhorse in the studio and on the stage and reinforce your sound with astonishing detail and a good amount of power. If you need heavyweight sound that you can carry around with the option of mixing stereo signals and sending to front of house, the KC-400 is your amplifier.
Manufacturer Roland Model KC-400 4-Channel Stereo Mixing Keyboard Amplifier Weight 22kg (48lbs 9oz) Dimansions (WxDxH) 490 x 385 x 470mm Rated Power Output 150 W Nominal Input Level (1 kHz) CH1 (BALANCED, L/MONO, R): -50-- -20 dBu
CH2 (L/MONO, R): -20 dBu
CH3 (L/MONO, R): -20 dBu
CH4/MONITOR IN (L/MONO, R): -20 dBu
AUX IN (L, R, STEREO): -10 dBu
STEREO LINK (IN): 0 dBu
Nominal Output Level (1 kHz) LINE OUT (L/MONO, R): +4 dBu
STEREO LINK (OUT): 0 dBu
SUB OUT: +4 dBu
Speakers 30 cm (12 inches) Woofer x 1
Tweeter x 1
Controls POWER switch
[CH1] MIC/LINE knob
[CH2] LINE knob
[CH3] LINE knob
[EQUALIZER] LOW knob, MIDDLE, HIGH knob
[VOLUME] MASTER knob
Indicator Power Connectivity CH1 (BALANCED) jack: XLR type
CH1 (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
CH2 (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
CH3 (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
CH4/MONITOR IN (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
LINE OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
AUX IN (L, R) jacks: RCA phono type
AUX IN (STEREO) jacks: Stereo miniature phone type
SUB OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
STEREO LINK (IN, OUT) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch TRS phone type (mono signal output)
Power Consumption 40 W
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