The Roland A88 88 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller is a surprisingly portable 88 key controller that plays and feels like a grand! The A88 features 88 pro-quality weighted keys, setting a new standard for streamlined, portable MIDI controllers. An Ivory Feel-G weighted keyboard, a trusted asset found on high-end Roland workstations and digital pianos, gives the A88 controller the feel of a luxurious grand piano. Portability and top notch feel have finally met!
Roland A88 88 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller Features
Ivory Feel-G Keyboard
- Premium 88-key Ivory Feel-G keyboard for an incredible feel
- Lightweight and compact design
- Easy to use
- Two knobs, two switches, and D-BEAM controller
- Dual and Split keyboard functions
- Includes Ableton Live Lite download
- USB bus powered (also supports AC power)
Featuring Roland’s acclaimed Progressive Hammer Action design with Escapement, the A-88’s Ivory Feel-G keyboard provides the functions, appearance, and texture of keyboards found on Roland’s flagship pianos. It’s equipped with advanced sensor technology, and the white keys feature a comfortable, moisture-absorbent surface that feels like real ivory.
For Music Production
The A88 controller is the perfect MIDI keyboard to get the most out of your software-based pianos, soft synths, and sound modules. It provides clean connections via its recessed rear panel so you can place a computer monitor or laptop in the perfect position for creating music. USB bus-powered operation allows for a clean, simple setup, while the two knobs, two switches, and D-BEAM controller are all easily accessible and intelligently arranged to make your workflow fast and fluid.
For Live Performance
If you’re looking for grand piano action without the weight and bulk, look no further than the Roland A88. The elegant Ivory Feel-G keyboard plays like a true grand, with superb action and natural resistance-gradation from the low to high keys. For quick control over your external instruments, the A-88’s dedicated Dual and Split buttons let you instantly access layers and zones. You can also map the A88’s controllers automatically to SuperNatural instruments such as the Integra 7 sound module or Jupiter 80 and Jupiter 50 synths.
Turn your iPad into a Pro Musical Instrument
As iPad music apps continue to evolve and improve, you’ll want a pro-quality keyboard to play them. Connect the Roland A88 to your iPad and play your favorite music apps that support Core MIDI.