American Musical Supply
American Musical Supply
1-800-458-4076
AMS Advantage
American Musical Supply
Item Reviews for: Roland AX Synth Shoulder Keyboard Synthesizer  -  ROL AXSYNTH LIST

Great instrument
By: Rene from Palm Bay, Florida      Submitted: 12/15/2013

Overall Rating


General


Quality


Ease of Use


Features


Sound


Feel


Value


Was this review helpful?

General What is your overall opinion of this product? I love the keyboard, the strap keeps coming off they should've included a secured strap lock. Bought a strap lock, ended up splitting synth in 2, so I can screw the locks in. There is no way you can install a strap lock without opening it up. And if you haven't opened up a synth before, don't try it. Quality What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music? Good quality for the sound, and feel. Ease of Use How user friendly is it? Would it work well for a beginner, intermediate or experienced player? Easy to operate,(never opened the manual). Playing wise, you can't see the buttons or keys your playing with. Have to close your eyes and memorize where every keys and buttons are. Features Are the features on the product what you were expecting? What are your favorite features? Yes, I love the sounds it produces. Favorite feature is the slide, or glide whatever you can call it. I call it portamento Sound How is the sound quality? How does the sound compare to other products you've use? Great, piano is good. Tines and electric piano needs improvement. Others are marvelous. Feel How is the feel of the keys? Are the controls laid out well? The keys are great for now. Have to wait for at least a year of use. Value Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range? I thought it was a good price. Hey a used accordion is now $300. With this I don't have to push and pull. So I got my money's worth.
I've been waiting my entire life for a synth like this!
By: TrackMeister from Newark,NJ,USA      Submitted: 10/24/2011

Overall Rating


Quality


Features


Ease of Use


Sound




Value


Was this review helpful?

Quality Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable? Here's where it hurts the most. This Synth cost well over one thousand bucks but it feels like a toy. It's a very light plastic feel to it which I don't care for. A little bit of ruggedness could help. Maybe use some aluminum or steel to add more durability to it. I understand it's a shoulder strap synth so weight is an issue but more quality materials and less plastic wouldn't hurt. Features What do you consider to be the best features of this product? What features would you add to this product if you could? So far I pretty much got this to play the guitar effects which are amazing. The keys feel punchy and really respondent. It's kind of like a guitar shaped which means they adapted guitar like qualities but in synth form. Very Smart! very usable! Ease of Use How easy is this product to use? How easy is the product to use with other products? Did it take long for you to learn to use this product? Was the manual helpful? How playable do you consider this product to be? So many different functions but like us all who reads manuals first? We jump in and play and it was an adventure so many nice quality sounds and the controllers are right where you want them. Sound How is the tone? Godly sounds! Value Was this item an overall good value? Yes very much so! I look forward to mastering this synth.
GREAT TOOL
By: Ruxy Muzik from Muskegon Michigan, anonmyous47263      Submitted: 10/20/2011

Overall Rating


Quality


Features


Ease of Use


Sound




Value


Was this review helpful?

Quality Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable? Durable and well made, with some extras like cord holders, which is handy and rare on synths of this type. Features What do you consider to be the best features of this product? What features would you add to this product if you could? I'd say the best feature is the internal sounds. The others in the AX series didn't have any of their own sounds Ease of Use How easy is this product to use? How easy is the product to use with other products? Did it take long for you to learn to use this product? Was the manual helpful? How playable do you consider this product to be? The internal sounds are extremely easy to access, and some of them are exceptional, very usuable without tweaking them at all. Sound How is the tone? GREAT tones, and with the included software, all of them are tweakable to a great degree Value Was this item an overall good value? Yes, it was pricey, but it does live up to the dollar value
Loading....