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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

 

 

Hi Geoff

Is it anything like Mike Eykins app for IPhone? Any link to a web site?

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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

 

 

Hi Geoff

Is it anything like Mike Eykins app for IPhone? Any link to a web site?

 

Just search Google.

 

http://www.rolandus.com/products/productdetails.php?ProductId=1147

 

Interesting indeed! I thought Wakker made a similar midi concertina instrument? There is not enough demand for concertinas for Roland to bother with it, through.

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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

Hi Geoff

Is it anything like Mike Eykins app for IPhone? Any link to a web site?

Just search Google.

 

http://www.rolandus....?ProductId=1147

 

Interesting indeed! I thought Wakker made a similar midi concertina instrument? There is not enough demand for concertinas for Roland to bother with it, through.

 

Here is the information about the Wakker Midi.

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I think that the S-Wave concertina is close to what you have in mind. There is a website you can google.

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http://www.rolandus.com/products/productdetails.php?ProductId=1147

 

Well this looks very cool. Roland has made a name for itself for creative instrument modeling in interesting packages. Ever try a Handsonic?

 

http://www.rolandus.com/products/productdetails.php?ProductId=199

 

These features would be great in a 38 button Anglo concertina.

 

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 sound wave switching

by bellows acceleration, by note repetition speed

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)

Effects

reverb

8 types

chorus

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

Panel controls

Knobs

VOLUME

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

On/Off

Octave

Down, 0, Up (for Treble and Orchestra/Organ), 4 User Program memories[/size]

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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

Hi Geoff

Is it anything like Mike Eykins app for IPhone? Any link to a web site?

Just search Google.

 

http://www.rolandus....?ProductId=1147

 

Interesting indeed! I thought Wakker made a similar midi concertina instrument? There is not enough demand for concertinas for Roland to bother with it, through.

 

Here is the information about the Wakker Midi.

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I think that Wim has, at least temporarily, suspended manufacture of the midi.

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That Roland . . . I think I'm in love. If only I had a first-born child to sell to get one!

However, one minor drawback -- like a solid-body electric guitar, it appears to need an amp to make itself heard. I'd really like one that sounded like an ordinary 3-row diatonic when not plugged in, and then had a cable-plug-activated interface that brought the whole thing to digital life when possible.

 

Still, there must be a small, poorly guarded neighborhood bank around here somewhere.

 

Sigh.

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Just looking at the spec for the brand new Roland fr-18 digital button box. Looks a great idea.

3 rows and you can configure it to any keyboard layout you fancy.

 

How long before we get a digital concertina - 4 rows and you can configure it however you want. Design your own keyboard.

Anyone fancy the idea?

 

Hasn't Roy Whitely already pretty much done this??

 

http://www.accordionmagic.com/Video.html

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