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Product: Roland FR 18


Roland FR 18 V-Accordion Specifications

Keyboard Bass & Bellows

Right hand 37 buttons, velocity sensitive, selectable tablature and key
Left hand 18 bass buttons, velocity sensitive, selectable tablature and key (same as for right hand), selectable button chord behavior (full chord or omitted third)


Real pneumatic detection of bellows pressure (high resolution pressure sensor), bellows resistance regulator

Sound generator

Max Polyphony 128 voices
Wave ROM 64 Mbyte Wave ROM
Tones 12 accordion Sets, each including: 8 treble registers, 8 orchestral sounds, 4 organ sounds, 3 bass & chord registers, 3 Orchestra Bass registers, 3 Orchestra Chord registers
Treble Reed footages 5
Bass Reed footages 3
Chord Reed footages 2

PBM (Physical Behavior Modeling)

Noises stopping-reed growl, closing valve noise, left button noise
Individual reed simulation hysteresis threshold, expression curve, pressure-variant filter, pressure-variant pitch deviation
Reed waveform switching By bellows acceleration, by note repetition speed
Bellow opening/closing sound change By bellows opening/closing detection

Musette tuning

Micro tuning presets 15 (Dry, Classic, F-Folk, American L/H, North Europe, German L/H, D-Folk L/H, Alpine, Italian L/H, French, Scottish)


Reverb 8 types
Chorus 8 types, rotary (Slow/Fast) for organ sounds

Panel controls

Panel switches 4 treble registers + ORCHESTRA/ORGAN button, SET/FUNCTION register, 3 bass registers, ORCH. BASS button, ORCH. CHORD button, LEFT REGISTER button, KEY/DEMO button, USER PROGRAMbutton, DRUMS button, TABLATURE button, POWER button

Operation modes

ORCHESTRA/ORGAN modes Solo, Dual
Key 12 possible keys (C, C#, D, Eb, E, F, F#, G, Ab, A, Bb, B)
Tablatures 12 types,
Bass & Chord with drum/percussion sounds On/Off
Percussion sounds with Bass & Chord For Bass/Orch Bass 2 rows, Chord/Orchestra Chord 4 rows
Octave Down, 0, Up (for Treble and Orchestra/Organ), 4 User Program memories


Power supply AC adaptor, Batteries (AA, HR6 Rechargeable Ni-MH x 8)
Current draw 500 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use (using Ni-MH 2000 mAh batteries) ±5.5 hours *Actual battery life varies according to usage conditions, the quality of the batteries and the number of charging cycles. Be sure to use only rechargeable Ni-MH batteries.
Supplied accessories FBC-7 (Power supply/Battery Charger), Owner’s Manual, Straps, Accordion Cloth, Bass Reference caps, Power Cable, 19-pin Multicore cable, Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack 24V-4500mAh.External FBC-7 Specifications: 5 Programmable Foot switches (set Up /Down Register Up/Down, Sustain), Multi connector (towards Accordion), Expression Pedal jack, MIDI connectors (In, Out, Thru), Output jacks (L/Mono, R), AC Inlet
Connectors OUTPUT jacks (L/Mono, R/Mono): 1/4" phone type PHONES jack: stereo 1/4" phone type USB MIDI connector (computer connection) USB MEMORY connector (storage devices) MIDI OUT/IN connector (function adjustable via parameter) DC IN jack
Accessories AC adaptor, Owner’s Manual, Straps, 1/4"—1/4" phone (guitar) cable, Earphones (with 1/8"—1/4" adaptor plug), Strip for securing the adaptor, MIDI and/or audio cables, Hexagonal wrench, Replaceable “traforo” inlay sheets
Options (sold separately) Accordion soft bag

Size and Weight

365 mm 14-3/8 inches
195 mm 7-11/16 inches
375 mm 14-13/16 inches
5.3 kg 11 lbs. 11 oz.

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Last Updated: Monday, 20 November 2017 19:12