Roland RD-2000 Digital Stage Piano

Roland's best RD yet gives you SuperNATURAL acoustic pianos and classic EPs, vintage effects like the BOSS CE-1 Chorus, and hybrid wooden hammer-action keys.
The Roland RD-2000 is a dream come true for the performing keyboardist. It features dual sound engines that power Roland's best acoustic and electric pianos ever, plus the finest action they've ever put in a stage piano. There's a massive selection of top-quality ensemble sounds to cover any musical task, as well as two wave expansion slots for adding even more sounds. And with its innovative modern interface, the RD-2000 is the perfect master controller for working with today's software-based instruments on stage.

Gorgeous Acoustic Pianos Powered by V-Piano Technology

In a word, the RD-2000's acoustic piano sounds are magnificent. Incorporating Roland's very latest piano technologies and long-running V-Piano research, the acoustic voice is incredibly natural, responsive, and richly detailed. The dedicated acoustic engine features full-keyboard polyphony, allowing you to realize authentic piano performances without absolutely no compromises.

Historic Electric Pianos

Via a second SuperNATURAL-based sound engine, the RD-2000 gives you access to a wide range of classic electric pianos from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. Included are newly developed recreations of the RD-1000 (the very first RD stage piano) and MKS-20 sound module from the 1980s. Driven by Roland's milestone SA technology, their unique musical voices are instantly recognizable from that era's hit records. Vintage effects are also on hand for processing your EPs, including the famous BOSS CE-1 Chorus and Roland SDD-320 Dimension D. read more Visit Roland's special RD history page for more background on these and other classic instruments and effects, plus sound demos of the recreations found in the RD-2000.

Superb Playability

The PHA-50 progressive hammer-action keyboard with escapement is the ideal platform for playing the RD-2000's responsive acoustic and electric pianos. This innovative keyboard features hybrid keys constructed of wood and molded materials, combining classic feel with rugged durability. Together with Roland's advanced sensor mechanism and hammer-action design, the PHA-50 delivers authentic grand piano touch that's right at home under your fingers.

Command and Control

The RD-2000 offers the most extensive controller features of any RD piano to date, making it the perfect solution for commanding a large-scale setup. With the ability to seamlessly integrate internal sounds, software-based instruments, hardware sound modules, and more, the RD-2000 is mission control for the most advanced stage shows.

Connect with DAWs and Performance Software

Via the RD-2000's USB audio/MIDI interface, it's easy to integrate software instruments with a studio DAW or a laptop running your favorite host software on stage. You can control soft synths with zones along with internal sounds, and route their audio through the RD-2000 to create a powerful hybrid rig. The interface supports 24-bit audio at rates up to 192 kHz, allowing you to access your highest quality sounds.

High-Res Control with RAINLINK

The RD-2000 supports Roland's newly developed RAINLINK protocol, which provides high- resolution velocity control for compatible software instruments. This ability is particularly effective for deriving the subtlest tonal nuances out of supported software-based pianos.
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- Keyboard Section
- PHA-50 Keyboard: Wood and Plastic Hybrid Structure, with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel (88 keys)
- Sound Generator Section
- 2x Independent Sound Engines
- Sound Engine1: V-Piano Technology
- Sound Engine2: SuperNATURAL
- SuperNATURAL Piano
- SuperNATURAL (E.Piano, Clav)
- Virtual Tone Wheel Organ
- PCM Sound Generator
- Max. Polyphony
- V-Piano Technology Sound Engine: Full Polyphony
- SuperNATURAL Sound Engine: 128 voices

- Parts
- 16 parts (Max 8 parts are used in the PROGRAM )
- Tones
- 1,100 tones Over

- Program
- 300

- Scene
- 100

- Effects
- Modulation FX: 4 systems, 62 types
- Tremolo/Amp Simulator: 4 systems, 6 types
- Reverb: 6 types
- Delay: 5 types
- Sympathetic Resonance (Only for SuperNATURAL Piano)
- 3-band Compressor
- 5-band Digital Equalizer

- Audio File Player
- File Format: Audio Files (WAV format, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)

- Recorder Section
- File Format: Audio Files (WAV format, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear)

- External Storage Device
- USB flash drive (supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed flash memory)
- Other
- Rhythm Pattern: 200 patterns

- Controllers
- Slider x 9 (with illumination)
- Knobs x 8 (with illumination)
- Pitch Bend/Modulation lever
- Modulation Wheel x 2
- Display
- Graphic LCD 256 x 80 dots
- Connectors
- MAIN OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
- MAIN OUT (L, R) jacks: XLR type
- SUB OUT (L, R) jacks:1/4-inch phone type
- INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
- Pedal (DAMPER, FC1, FC2, EXT) jacks: TRS phone type
- MIDI (IN, OUT1, THRU/OUT2) connectors
- USB (COMPUTER) port: USB type B
- USB (MEMORY) port: USB type A
- PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4 inch phone type
- AC In jack
- Number of USB Audio Record/Playback Channels
- Signal Processing: 24-bit
- Sampling Rate: 192 kHz, 96 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz
- Record: 2 channels
- Playback: 2 channels
- Power Consumption
- 23 W
- Dimensions
- 1,412 (W) x 367 (D) x 140 (H) mm
- 55-5/8 x 14-1/2 x 5-9/16 inches
- Weight
- 21.7 kg
- 47 lbs 14 oz
- Actual weight can vary slightly from that indicated due to the fact that wooden parts are involved.
- Accessories
- Owner's manual
- Power cord
- Damper pedal (capable of continuous detection)
- Options
- Keyboard stand: KS-G8B
- Piano pedal: RPU-3
- Damper pedal: DP-10
- Pedal switch: DP-2
- Expression pedal: EV-5
- USB Flash Memory
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 61.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 61 x 20 x 11 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RD-2000
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 323-890-3700
(5 ratings)
Submitted November 16, 2017 by Kyn Mahone in Los Angeles, CA
"Roland has done it AGAIN!!!!!"
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I've owned/played alot of stage pianos in my career, and I must say that the RD-2000 is the best stage piano out right now.The RD series just keeps getting better. The V-Piano engine has a great sound...very warm and responsive. The Rhodes patches are well made. A fellow musician pulled me to the side just to tell me how much it sounded like a genuine Rhodes in the house. My only gripe so far is with the "Other" sounds. I wish I had more control over the lead and synth patches like I do in a Fantom or JV series product, but it's a stage piano so I make it work. The selling point for me is the DAW integration. I've used it with Ableton Live, and it syncs up very well; and the Sub-outs are very handy when using this board with Ableton or Mainstage. I couple the RD with my XV-5080, so being able to use MIDI and USB gives me so many sound options just in case the RD doesn't have a sound I want right away. This is probably the most versatile board (musically and technologically) I've ever owned, and it's built like a tank, so I know I'll be using this for years to come...unless Roland comes out with something even better!!!!!
Musical Background:
MD/Keys player...10 years professionally
Musical Style:
R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Gospel, CCM...and whatever else I get hired for.
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