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Roland GR-55GK BK Guitar Synthesizer with GK-3 Pickup System - Black

MPN: GR55GKBK

What's In the Box?

From Manufacturer

  • GR-55 BK Guitar Synthesizer (Black)
  • GK-3 Divided Pickup System
  • GK Cable
  • Power Supply
  • Owner's Manual

Out of Stock. Expected on Aug 28, 2014

List Price: $1,239.00

Our Price: $799.00

You Save $440.00 (36%)

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"Simply put, incredible service, wonderful digital piano and yes, you have exceeded our expectations. I'm VERY happy with this purchase and with Kraft Music's service. Excellent job - Thank you!" - Diane, FL

"The shipping was excellent, driver was very courteous, and there was no damage to the packages. The keyboard was received in time for us to use in a wedding and 20 shows in the next few weeks. If we need any other equipment, the purchase will be made from you. Thanks for all your help." - Genny, GA

A New Era of Sound, Power and Performance

The Roland GR-55 is a revolution in guitar synthesis, with features never before available in any guitar processor. In terms of speed, it's the fastest ever. It's also the most accurate, thanks to newly developed pitch-detection technology. As for sound, the triple-core generator houses a world-class array of virtual guitars, basses, amps, and synth voices, enabling tones and textures that have never been heard before. Onstage or in the studio, you can instantly access the GR-55's huge library of ready-to-use sounds, from pop to rock and beyond, with quick-access category buttons. Welcome to a groundbreaking new era in guitar synthesis!

  • A revolutionary fusion of guitar synthesis and powerful COSM guitar modeling
  • Up to four sound sources at a time: two PCM synth tones, plus COSM guitar modeling and normal guitar input
  • Easy to use and easy to play with hundreds of great, ready-to-use sounds for rock or pop guitarists
  • Advanced Roland technology provides superb sound quality and lightning-fast processing
  • Over 900 of Roland's latest fully editable PCM sounds, including pianos, organs, strings, vintage synths, and much more
  • COSM guitar and amp modeling
  • Two types of multi-effects engines, plus global reverb, chorus, and delay effects, and an onboard looper
  • Built-in USB audio player with foot control

New Sound Possibilities
The GR-55's powerful triple-core engine comprises two PCM synthesizers (with over 900 tones powered by the latest Roland synthesis technology) and COSM guitar modeling, featuring a virtual treasure trove of guitar, bass, amp, and synth models. Together, these combined technologies allow you to create unique, revolutionary sounds. The 'Metal Synth Lead' preset, for example, combines two types of thick, brilliant synth textures with an overdriven solid-body/humbucking tone for incredible punch and power.

Lightning-Fast Tracking
Thanks to Roland's decades of research and dedication to guitar synthesizers and powerful new pitch detection technology, the GR-55 is far and away the fastest guitar synth ever. Furthermore, the COSM guitar-modeling engine needs zero detection time, allowing the GR-55 to respond instantly and exactly as you play. The GR-55 detects pitch, velocity, and behavior for unprecedented response to your performance.

Instant Gratification

Get ready to rock-and fast! The GR-55 puts you instantly in touch with a huge library of amazing sounds, no editing required. The onboard lineup of ready-to-use presets (270, plus 297 user) takes the pain out of the process, with simple category buttons for finding the perfect sound fast. Choose from hundreds of great presets for pop, rock, and beyond, and kick-start your song or jam with unique, powerful sounds that will turn heads and raise fists.

Easy to Use

If you're new to the world of technology, fear not. The GR-55 is powerful yet extremely friendly. For customizing sounds, the EZ Edit feature (made famous in the GT-10) and large LCD takes the guesswork out of the process. And for those who want to go deep, the GR-55 offers huge array of controllable parameters. Pros will appreciate the power of the GR-55 while beginners will love how quick and easy the unit is to operate..

USB Connectivity

The GR-55 conveniently bridges the guitarist to the desktop music production world with its two USB ports. The rear-panel port can be used one for MIDI/Audio data communication; the side-panel port is dedicated to real-time playback of audio files from a USB memory device (sold separately). The GR-55 provides foot control of USB audio playback so your hands never need to leave the guitar..

GK3 Divided Pickup

The included GK-3 Divided Pickup attaches to any steel-stringed electric - no drilling necessary - and delivers accurate performance data to guitar synthesizers such as Roland's popular GR-20. The GK-3's slim-line design enables ideal placement on the guitar. Mounts easily on any steel-stringed electric without damage to guitar. Features an adjustable curve design and pickup cable length; also includes an attachment plate for Les Paul-type guitars.
Manufacturer Roland
Condition New
Product Type Guitar Synthesizer
Number of Keys No
Weighted Keys No
Key Action
Speakers No
Voices/Programs Tones: PCM: 910 types Modeling: 23 types (guitar mode) 17 types (bass mode) Patch Memory: Guitar mode Preset: 270 + User: 297 Bass mode Preset: 90 + User: 297
Voices of Polyphony PCM: 2 tones Modeling: 1 tone
Effects MFX (Multi-Effects): 20 types AMP (Preamp): 42 types MOD (Modulation): 14 types DELAY: 7 types REVERB: 5 types CHORUS: 4 types EQ: 1 type
Sequencer
Sampling
Memory USB Flash
Audio File Playback Yes
Arpeggiator No
MIDI In, Out; USB
USB to Host Yes
USB to Device Yes
Inputs
Outputs 1/4" Stereo Headphone 1/4" Guitar Out (2) 1/4" Line - L/Mono, R
Control Inputs GK IN connector (13 pins DIN type)
Controllers Expression Pedal
Expansion
Width 16"
Depth 9-5/8"
Height 3-1/8"
Product Weight
Unique Features Up to four sound sources at a time: two PCM synth tones, plus COSM guitar modeling and normal guitar input

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***IMPORTANT NOTE: Please test your item before getting it fully assembled. For example, with digital pianos, unpack the keyboard portion, power it on and test all the keys. It is very rare that these items arrive with defects, but it is still a good idea to test it before spending time getting it fully assembled. Use caution when unpacking your purchase from its box, as some needed parts and pieces may be packed in and amongst the packing material. Be sure to save the carton and all packing materials, in case of a needed return. Do not write on the box and do not discard!

ROLAND LIMITED WARRANTY: This product is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for a period of one (1) year for parts and and ninety (90) days for labor from the date of purchase. Click here for details

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