The WNA1100-RL is a simple, compact wireless USB adapter for Roland Wireless Connect. Roland Wireless Connect is an innovative system that allows Roland electronic musical instruments to communicate fluidly with the iPhone. Consisting of a wireless USB adapter and two iOS apps (Air Recorder and V-Drums Friend Jam), Roland Wireless Connect makes it easy for Roland users to enjoy their instruments with the Apple iPhone.
With the Air Recorder app, audio can be recorded from a Roland synthesizer, V-Accordion, or V-Drums directly into the iPhone. Songs can be played from the iPhone and sent to the instrument, where users can jam along and record the result back in Air Recorder. You can export your recorded songs to other apps as well.
V-Drums Friend Jam for iPhone
V-Drums Friend Jam for iPhone is an iOS version of V-Drums Friend Jam, the popular social practice tool for drummers. While the Mac/Windows version of V-Drums Friend Jam requires a USB or MIDI connection from a V-Drums sound module to a computer, Roland Wireless Connect provides a direct, cable-free connection from the module to the iPhone. The app allows V-Drums users across the globe to interact with each other while improving their drumming skills with play-along songs and practice evaluation features.
USB Wireless Connectivity
The hardware portion of Roland Wireless Connect is a simple, compact wireless USB adapter WNA1100-RL that plugs into the USB port on a Roland instrument. In order for the mobile device to communicate with compatible musical instruments, you need a wireless LAN access point with an Internet connection.
The following instruments are compatible with the Roland Wireless Connect system (as of March 2012):
- Synthesizers/Keyboards: JUNO-Di, JUNO-Gi, JUPITER-80, JUPITER-50, Lucina AX-09, and BK-5
- V-Drums Sound Modules: TD-30, TD-15, and TD-11
- V-Accordions: FR-1x and FR-1xb
- Supports Air Recorder app and V-Drums Friend Jam for iPhone
- Compatible with Rolands JUNO-Di, JUNO-Gi, JUPITER-80, JUPITER-50, Lucina AX-09, BK-5/BK-5 OR. V-Drums Sound Modules (TD-30, TD-15, TD-11), and V-Accordion FR-1x (Piano type, Button type)
NOTE: iPod or iOS device not included.
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- Interface: Hi-Speed USB
- Standards: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
- Transmission speed: 150 Mbps (Max)
- Antenna: Internal type
- Indicator: Function indicator LED
- Power Supply: USB Bus Power
- Accessory: Owner's Manual
- Operating products: Roland products equipped with USB interface and wireless connection features
- Size and Weight
- Width: 18 mm: 3/4"
- Depth: 61 mm: 2-7/16"
- Height: 9 mm: 6/16"
- Weight: 7 g: 1 oz.
- Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
- Shipping Weight: 1 lbs