Scan code: LN113301 Manufacturer code: BK-5

(B-Stock) Roland - 'BK-5' Backing Keyboard

(B-Stock) Roland - 'BK-5' 61-key Arranger Keyboard with 128-note Polyphony, 1172 Voices, Effects, and Stereo Speakers

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Scan code: LN113301 Manufacturer code: BK-5
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(B-Stock) Roland - 'BK-5'
Backing Keyboard

roland bk-5

Please note: This item is B-Grade. Packaging may be damaged or missing and there may be cosmetic imperfections and slight signs of use.

Perfect For One-Man BandsThe BK-5 is yet another milestone in the history of auto-accompaniment instruments from Roland. With modern high-quality sounds, advanced features all with a simple and easy to use interface. Perfect for one-man bands along with anyone from amateur hobbyists all the way up to full time professionals. The BK-5 comes with enough features to keep everyone entertained whilst making your experience more enjoyable and taking your performance to the next level.

61 KeysKeyboard

1,172 TonesSounds

128 VoicesPolyphony

Amazing Features • Wide selection of sounds, Music Assistants, and Rhythms that cover a wide landscape of musical genres
• Onboard effects, including reverb, chorus, EQ, multi-band compressor, and dozens of multi-effects
• Self-contained, do-everything keyboard with auto-accompaniment engine and built-in sound system
• Video output to share SMF/MP3 Lyrics with friends or the audience on an external screen
• Music rhythm compatibility with Roland BK-7m/E-series/ G-series/VA-series instruments

Sound Generator

roland bk-5

Great Power, Great SoundPowered by a state-of-the-art Roland sound engine the BK-5 is packed with over 1,100 incredible sounds along with a wide variety of drum and percussion kits.

This keyboard can handle 128 voices simultaneously, and works with a wide range of voicing formats, such as GM2, GS, and XG Lite. Give the BK-5 a Standard MIDI File and prepare for a fantastic-sounding band!

Creative Control

roland bk-5

Ultimate ControlAlong with playing MIDI Files using its internal sound generator, the BK-5 can also play and control audio files. Play MP3 or WAV files via USB and use the integrated controls to change key signature and tempo to suit the needs of your vocal range or style of performance.

You can also use the BK-5’s Center Cancel option to minimize the vocals from pre-existing songs to instantly create karaoke-style tracks to sing along to.

USB & Video Compatibility

4K Recording

Further EnhancementsTo expand its capabilities further, the BK-5 features a USB port for connecting to industry-standard USB storage devices like a USB key or self-powered USB hard disk for playing and modifying/saving files. You can also use the USB port to record your performances as audio files (WAV, 44.1KHz/16-bit linear format) on a USB storage device.

The BK-5’s composite video output can be connected to an external monitor, allowing the audience or other musicians onstage to follow the lyrics and chord symbols of the performed song. So your show can now become a multimedia experience!

BK-5 Backing Keyboard Overview

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Keyboard 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
Display 160 x 160 dots Graphic LCD (with backlit)
Max. Polyphony 128 voices (GM2/GS/XG Lite compatible)
Sounds 1,172 tones, 60 Drum Sets
Multitimbral parts 3 real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR) + 16 song parts
Master Tuning 415.3 to 466.2 Hz
Key Control (Transpose) -6 to +5 in semitones (for audio/MIDI data)
Tempo change 20 to 250 BPM for SMF and rhythms, 75 to 125% for mp3 and WAV files
Part mute functions TRACK MUTE (Rhythms, SMF), CENTER CANCEL (mp3, WAV, AUDIO INPUT signals)
Real-time parts (UP1, UP2, LWR), Rhythms/SMF section Reverb: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
Chorus: 8 types (selectable via Makeup Tools)
MFX: 84 types for real-time parts (selectable via Tone Part MFX)
MFX: A & B for rhythm and SMF section (selectable via Makeup Tools)
Parametric EQ: 6 presets + 1 User memory
Multi-band compressor: 6 presets + 1 User memory
Rhythms 305 in 6 “Rhythm” families (localized rhythms for specific areas are included in the WORLD 1 and WORLD 2 families)
Rhythm Composer Internal Rhythm Composer, SMF-to-Rhythm Converter provided as PC application (Windows) on the bundled CD-ROM
One Touch memories 4 programmable registrations per rhythm
Rhythm Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing
Real-time player SMF (Format 0/1), KAR, mp3, WAV, mp3+CDG
Song chord extractor Automatic chord detection for SMF files
SMF Makeup Tools Instrument-oriented editing
Performance Lists Unlimited number (storage on USB memory)
Over 500 “Music Assistant” memories (internal memory)
5 “Factory Song” memories (internal memory)
Performance memories per List Max. 999
Search function Quick location of SMF, audio and JPG files on the connected USB memory
Demo Yes
Recording Media USB Flash memory
Recording Song Save Format Audio files: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)
Video Lyrics SMF, mp3/WAV, mp3+CDG
Video slide shows Picture folder linked to songs (recommended resolution: 512 x 384 or 1024 x 768 pixels)
Panel controls Knobs: VOLUME, Rotary encoder: Data dial
Connectors PHONES jack x2: Stereo 1/4" phone type
AUDIO INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
AUDIO OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type
USB COMPUTER connector (Type B, reception and transmission of MIDI data)
USB MEMORY (Type A, data storage devices)
MIDI connectors (IN, OUT): Visual Control function
VIDEO OUTPUT jack: RCA-type (CVBS, PAL or NTSC selectable)
Foot pedal jack: HOLD, SWITCH/EXPRESSION (programmable)
Speakers 10 cm x 2
Rated power output 12 W x 2
Power supply AC adaptor
Power consumption 1100mA
Auto Off function Off, 10 min, 30 min, 240 min
Accessories Owner’s Manual, AC adaptor, Power cord (for connecting the AC adaptor), Music rest, CD-ROM (Style Converter 4.0, USB driver)
Dimensions (Without Music Rest) Width: 1,044 mm
Depth: 317 mm
Height: 129 mm
Dimensions (With Music Rest) Width: 1044 mm
Depth: 317 mm
Height: 301 mm
Weight 7.5 kg
16 lbs. 9 oz.
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Additional Information
Scan Code LN113301
Model Number BK-5
GTIN 4957054502034

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(B-Stock) Roland - 'BK-5' Backing Keyboard
(B-Stock) Roland - 'BK-5' Backing Keyboard