Great Sounds, Performance, and Price
A new generation of keyboards has arrived! The E-50(61 keys) and E-60(76 keys) offer advanced features, excellent music styles and high quality sounds, perfect for beginners and advanced musicians alike.
Roland E-50 Music Workstation Features:
- Incredible sound
- Fresh musical content
- Attractive and lightweight design
- Powerful built-in Audio system
- Intuitive user interface
The Best Sound
With its 64-voice polyphony sound engine, the E-50 delivers impressive, first-class sound quality.
With huge WAVE ROM onboard, the keyboard boasts the best sounds from the Roland library. Many new studio-sampled instruments including drums, guitar, bass and piano provide an ultra-realistic experience.
Newly sampled drum kits (Rock, Pop and Folk to name a just a few) have a realistic, natural resonance and various one-shot sampled drum articulations such as Cymbal Roll bring sophisticated drum styles to your performance.
Fresh Musical Content
More than 130 fresh styles are included, created by a professional team of international style programmers using their local musical preferences. All these styles are expertly mixed and mastered for a truly authentic playing experience.
Attractive, Lightweight Design
New sleek look, created by a top Italian design team.
Powerful Built-in Audio System
The E-50 delivers incredible, hi-impact sound thanks to their powerful four-speaker, bi-amplified sound systems, complete with Bass Reflex System and Digital Bass Enhancer.
Intuitive User Interface
The keyboard incorporates a large 16 gray-scale graphic display with touchcreen for quick and simple operation. A number of buttons are present on the control panel meaning the keyboard is easy to use.
A large number of files including Styles, Songs, User Programs and Music Assistants can be managed easily through the onboard database, viewed through the large LCD screen.
16-Track Sequencer / Style Composer
New professional 16-Track Sequencer and a complete internal Style Composer (both with Micro Event List and Piano Roll editing).
The Style Converter is an easy and intuitive tool for creating custom Music Styles based on one of your own Songs or a pre-made Standard MIDI File.
The E-50 comes with the Guitar Mode function which provides several down-and up-stroke patterns, realistic muting and other guitar techniques all controllable from the keyboards.
Cover/Makeup Tools function onboard!
The E-50 includes the acclaimed Cover/Makeup Tools functions allowing you to change any part of your Style or Songs at will.
The E-50 features a high quality 4-stave score display and also provide a chord and lyrics display function.
The E-50 features a 15,5 MByte internal memory (Solid State Disk), a Floppy disk drive and a PCMCIA card slot to expand the internal memory (for Microdrive (1.0-inch hard disk drive), CompactFlash, Memory Stick, SmartMedia).
An easy computer connection
A USB connector allows files (Styles, Songs, User Programs, Bmp Images, File Text) to be exchanged with PC or MAC and also provides MIDI communication.
DATABASE MANAGER included!
The E-50 uses the "G-70 DATABASE MANAGER" software, which allows you to manage Songs, Styles and User Programs directly from your computer.
Roland E-50 Music Workstation Specifications:
61 keys with velocity sensitive
over 1000 Panel Tones, 34 Drum Sets
Multi timbre parts
8 Reverb, 8 Chorus, 41 Multi-FX
GM2 / GS / XG Lite
4 Main / 4 Intro / 4 Ending / 6 Fill In
Sync Start / Sync Stop
User Style Composer
8 Tracks with Micro editing / Piano Roll editing / Guitar Mode programming
Direct Media Link
One Touch Setting
4 for each Style with customization
For Songs and Styles, 26 ALL, 16 Drum, 24 Bass
For Songs and Styles, Makeup Tools Freeze Data function
Rotary Encoder with push switch
Pitch Bender and Modulation
Keyboard / Accomp Balance
Keyboard Part / Part Assign Switches
Upper1, Upper2, Lower, Manual Bass
16 gray-scale graphic LCD with touchscreen
Player / Recorder
Mark / Jump
Yes, 4 locations for each Song
16-Track Sequencer, with Micro Event List / Piano Roll editing, Guitar Mode programming, SMF to Style Converter
Yes, with automatic Chord Extractor
Text Import / Export
more than 300 presets, programmable
3.5” 2HD / 2DD
Internal SSD (Solid State Disk)
15,5 MB (approx. 14,1 MB as preloaded factory data)
1 PCMCIA slot for: Microdrive (1.0-inch hard disk drive)*,Compact Flash*,Memory Stick*,Smartmedia*, *using Card adaptor *the E-50 system manages up to 4 GBytes of the above storage media
Type of files managed
Style, Song(SMF), User Program, MIDI Set, Play List, File.txt
Yes, for Acoustic and Electric Guitars, with Stereo doubling function
Song, Style, User Program
Arranger, Organ, Guitar, Piano
Chord Alteration System
Adaptive Chord Voicing
Yes, 18 types, Melody Intelligent 2nd Tone customization
Yes, -6 ~ +5
Song Chord Extractor
Yes, on Flash
for data trasfer and MIDI
Main (L / mono, R)
Hold, Foot Switch / Expression
2 x 10 cm (woofer), 2 x 3 cm (tweeter)
Rated Power Output
2 x 8 W + 2 x 2 W (with Bass Reflex system)
Owner’s Manual, External AC Adaptor, Music Rest, bundled CD-ROM (it contains E-50 backup data, USB-MIDI driver (for Mac/PC), DATABASE MANAGER software)
Size and Weight
19 lbs. 7 oz.