ROLI Seaboard RISE 25 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, 25-Key

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Play your synths a whole new way on the 25-key Seaboard RISE MIDI controller. ROLI reinvents the keyboard with a pressure-sensitive continuous-touch surface.
Seaboard RISE 25 is the world's first truly accessible expressive MIDI controller. It establishes a new standard in music-making devices by combining the intimacy of acoustic instruments with the versatility of electronic music. Paired with Equator, our powerful software synthesizer, the Seaboard RISE 25 unlocks unprecedented creative possibilities for contemporary musicians in a joyfully-crafted evolution of the keyboard.

Check out the Seaboard RISE in action at home, and on the stage:


Features:

- Start in piano mode and then explore new dimensions of touch interaction. Begin with even the most basic keyboard technique and grow from there. Customize sensitivity to match your own playing style.
- Use with a variety of software and hardware synthesizers as well as the Equator bundle included with RISE 25. Simulate the authentic dynamic range of any instrument to breathe new life into your favorite sounds. Personalize patches using the touch sensitive trackpad and faders.
- Create sonic possibilities by mapping sound parameters to unique gestures. Perform and record tracks with subtle and sensual details that previously required post-production. Push the boundaries of music with an instrument that marries tradition with innovation.
- Free yourself from cables using built-in MIDI over Bluetooth with up to 8 hours of continuous play. Enjoy the craftsmanship of a world-class instrument made of the best materials and built to last. Touch and shape sound read more timbres in an astonishingly direct and intuitive way. read less
Keys: 25 Keywaves
Dimensions: 19.88 x 8.27 x 0.9" (505 x 210 x 22.86 mm)
Weight: 6.17 lbs (2.8 kg)
Inputs: Continuous pedal input (1/4" jack)
Accessories: USB B port (MIDI out and power) USB A port (for charging peripherals)

Full MIDI compatibility over USB and Bluetooth Bundled with Equator, the world's first purpose-built, multi-dimensional software synthesizer.

Power Supply: 9-12V 2A DC port/ Internal battery

System Requirements:

- OS X 10.8+ / Windows 7+ / iOS 7+
- Intel Core i5 2.5GHz or faster recommended
- 4 GB RAM minimum 8 GB RAM recommended
- 2 GB available disk space for Equator installation
- USB 2.0+ port for USB compatibility
(4 ratings)
Submitted January 6, 2016 by Mike W in Springfield, MA
"ROLI RISE is revolutionary"
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Upside: almost everything about it. The instrument (a midi interface in fact, as it needs a software synth on a computer) allows you to produce sounds unlike any I have heard before. Bluetooth works fine with Mac Pro.Downside: needs a charger, USB charging is slow.
Musical Background:
playing since 1963
Musical Style:
Rock, EDM
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