NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased

15th Jan 2014 | 08:00

NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
HP. DP and LX models

NAMM 2014: Digital pianos constitute a big part of Roland's business, so it should come as no surprise that the company will be launching a raft of new models at next week's Winter NAMM show.

Click through to get a closer look at all the new pianos, as we run you through their specs and prices.

NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland DP-90e, from £1940
"A stylish, modern piano with the sound and feel of a classic"
  • Enjoy beautiful, organic grand piano sounds and endless inspiration with Roland’s SuperNATURAL Piano technology
  • Experience true grand piano touch with the new PHA-4 Premium Keyboard with Escapement and Ivory Feel
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Find your perfect piano sound with Individual Note Voicing, which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and tonal character of each note independently
  • Headphones 3D Ambience effect provides a rich, multi-dimensional sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Free Piano Partner app for iPad provides intuitive selection of DP90e tones and songs, and displays music scores for the onboard songs with DigiScore Lite
  • Play along with favourite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Large onboard song library covers piano classics as well as popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon
  • Metronome and recorder built in; recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory required for audio recording)
  • Integrated stand with built-in audio system for dynamic, resonant sound
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including a Volume Limit function and independent volume adjustment for headphones
  • Stylish, compact cabinet with closable lid; available in Contemporary Black finish
NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland HP504, £1529
"The affordable home piano with classic design, sound and feel"
  • Enjoy superior sound with SuperNATURAL Piano, which delivers the rich, complex tone of an authentic acoustic grand
  • New PHA-4 Premium Keyboard with Escapement and Ivory Feel features Roland’s latest high-resolution touch-detection technology
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Use new Individual Note Voicing to customise the sound to your taste by adjusting the pitch, volume, and character of each note independently
  • Headphones 3D Ambience effect offers a rich, immersive sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Free Piano Partner app for iPad includes the interactive Flash Card game for building music skills and provides an intuitive interface for selecting songs and tones in the HP504
  • Play along with favourite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Large onboard song library covers piano classics, as well as popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon
  • Built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory required for audio recording)
  • Convenient features for daily playing, such as independent volume for headphones, Volume Limit function, and adjustable music rest
  • Available in Simulated Rosewood or Contemporary Black finishes
NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland HP506, from £1939
"The classic home piano with a four-speaker sound system"
  • Enjoy superior sound with SuperNATURAL Piano, which delivers the rich, complex tone of an authentic acoustic grand
  • New PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel features Roland’s latest high-resolution touch-detection technology
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Use new Individual Note Voicing to customise the sound to your taste by adjusting the pitch, volume, and character of each note independently
  • Headphones 3D Ambience effect offers a rich, immersive sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Four-channel Acoustic Projection audio system provides the organic, multi-dimensional sound field of an acoustic piano
  • Play along with favourite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Display music scores and select HP506 tones and songs with the free Piano Partner app for iPad Built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory required for audio recording)
  • Convenient features for daily playing, such as independent volume for headphones, Volume Limit function, and adjustable music rest
  • Bold and elegant design; available in Polished Ebony, Simulated Rosewood, or Contemporary Black finishes
NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland HP508, from £2469
"The ultimate home piano with a six-speaker sound system"
  • Enjoy superior sound with SuperNATURAL Piano, which delivers the rich, complex tone of an authentic acoustic grand
  • New PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel features Roland’s latest high-resolution touch-detection technology
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Use new Individual Note Voicing to customize the sound to your taste by adjusting the pitch, volume, and character of each note independently
  • Headphones 3D Ambience effect offers a rich, immersive sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Six-channel Acoustic Projection audio system provides the organic, multi-dimensional sound field of an acoustic piano
  • Display music scores and select HP508 tones and songs with the free Piano Partner app for iPad
  • Play along with favorite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory is required for audio recording)
  • Convenient features for daily playing, such as independent volume for headphones, Volume Limit function, and an adjustable music rest
  • Bold and elegant design; available in Polished Ebony, Simulated Rosewood, or Contemporary Black finishes
NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland HPi-50e, £2410
"The piano that teaches you how to play it"
  • Experience the rich, complex tone of an authentic acoustic grand with SuperNATURAL Piano
  • New PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel features Roland’s latest high-resolution touch-detection technology
  • Fortissimo playing styles are fully expressed with the new Dynamic Harmonic feature, which provides both a unique tonal character and powerful sound
  • Customise the piano’s tone to your taste with Individual Note Voicing, which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and character of each note independently
  • Interactive DigiScore training programs include digital sheet music plus entertaining skill-building games and exercises
  • Large, high-resolution (1280 x 800) colour LCD built into the music rest
  • 50 onboard rhythm accompaniments and nearly 400 internal songs, including popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon, plus classical masterpieces and popular songs
  • 16-part SMF song recorder built in; records and plays WAV audio songs via optional USB flash memory
  • Innovative Acoustic Projection system for natural, multi-dimensional sound
  • Headphone 3D Ambience effect provides a rich, immersive sound field while using headphones for private practice
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including independent volume for headphones, Volume Limit function, and adjustable music rest
  • Progressive Damper Action pedal; wood cabinet with beautiful Simulated Rosewood finish
NAMM 2014: New Roland digital pianos showcased
Roland LX-15e, £4585
"A digital piano for people who love acoustic pianos"
  • Enjoy beautiful, organic grand piano sounds with Roland’s SuperNATURAL Piano technology
  • Experience unparalleled touch response with the PHA-4 Concert Keyboard with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel, the new flagship keyboard from Roland
  • New Dynamic Harmonic feature provides a unique tonal character and powerful sound for fortissimo playing
  • Find your perfect piano sound with Individual Note Voicing, which lets you adjust the pitch, volume, and tonal character of each note independently
  • Headphone 3D Ambience effect provides a rich, immersive sound experience while using headphones for private practice
  • Acoustic Projection technology reproduces the expansive, multi-dimensional sound field of an acoustic piano
  • Display music scores and select LX-15e tones and songs with the free Piano Partner app for iPad
  • Play along with favourite songs in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using the free Air Performer app
  • Large onboard song library covers piano classics as well as popular études such as Czerny 100 and Hanon
  • Built-in recorder lets you capture your performances as MIDI or audio files (optional USB flash memory required for audio recording)
  • Convenient features for daily playing, including independent headphones volume, Volume Limit function, and 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch jacks to support a variety of headphones
  • Luxurious looks in a space-saving design; available in Polished Ebony or Polished White finishes
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